He opens her robe, revealing her naked body. Duvane emerges from a hidden entryway carrying a long wooden case, which he balances on the table and opens to reveal a long, curved knife. He stands beside Rachel and slips out of his robe.
AROUND THE BEND
Napolitano, eyes widening in alarm, can barely hear Rachelís garbled CRIES of protest. He peers behind him, looking for the cops who are following him, then edges back toward them, shining his powerful LIGHT in their direction. Behind him, the Orderís sacrificial party begins a rhythmic CHANT.
DOWN THE TUNNEL
TWO DEPUTIES and Undersheriff Dallesandro notice Napolitanoís FLASHLIGHT.
Napolitano WHISTLES sharply and calls to them --
WITH THE SACRIFICIAL PARTY
Duvane hurries back into his robe. The Guards scurry around the bend and spot Napolitano waiting there as the three cops race toward them.
Robert and the Technician grab the candelabras as the Guards race to get Rachel and the platform. Duvane is already gone with the knife in its case. Napolitano flashes his LIGHT at Rachel, getting her attention.
His voice rouses her, and she begins to focus.
Off Napolitano, wondering if he heard correctly --