Hey Capa, we're only stardust.Searle
Mace: We should split up.
Harvey: I'm not sure that's such a good idea...
Mace: You're probably right. We might get picked off one at a time by aliens.
Kaneda, Searle, report to flight deck... We have an excess of manliness breaking out in the comms centre.Cassie
At the end of time, a moment will come when just one man remians. Then the moment will pass. Then man will be gone and there will be nothing to show as if we were ever here... but stardust.Pinbacker
Pinbacker: I am Pinbacker, Commander of the Icarus One. We have abandoned our mission. Our star is dying. All our science. All our hopes, our... our dreams, are foolish! In the face of this, we are dust, nothing more. Unto this dust, we return. When he chooses for us to die, it is not our place to challenge God.
Mace: Okay, that make sense to anyone?
Capa: It's the problem right there. Between the boosters and the gravity of the sun the velocity of the payload will get so great that space and time will become smeared together and everything will distort. Everything will be unquantifiable.
Kaneda: You have to come down on one side or the other. I need a decision.
Capa: It's not a decision, it's a guess. It's like flipping a coin and asking me to decide whether it will be heads or tails.
Capa: Heads... We harvested all Earth's resources to make this payload. This is humanity's last chance... our last, best chance... Searle's argument is sound. Two last chances are better than one.
Capa: Our sun is dying. Mankind faces extinction. Seven years ago the Icarus project sent a mission to restart the sun but that mission was lost before it reached the star. Sixteen months ago, I, Robert Capa, and a crew of seven left earth frozen in a solar winter. Our payload a stellar bomb with a mass equivalent to Manhattan Island. Our purpose to create a star within a star.
Capa: Eight astronauts strapped to the back of a bomb. My bomb. Welcome to the Icarus Two.
Only dream I ever have... is the surface of the sun... everytime I shut my eyes... it's always the same.Cassie
Are you an angel?Pinbacker
Capa: My God... my God, Pinbacker!
Pinbacker: No, not your God... mine!
Icarus: Capa; Warning. You are dying. All crew are dying.
Capa: We know we're dying. That's alright, just as long as we have enough oxygen to get to the payload delivery point.
Icarus: Capa; Warning, you do not have enough oxygen to survive until the payload delivery point.
Capa: Please clarify.
Icarus: Twelve hours before crew will perform complex tasks. Fourteen hours before crew will perform preliminary tasks. Sixteen hours until death.
Capa: Negative, Icarus. We have enough oxygen for four crew members to survive.
Capa: Trey is dead. There are only four crew members; Cassie, Mace, Corazon and me.
Icarus: Negative. Five crew members.
Capa: Icarus... who is the fifth crew member?
Capa: Where is the fifth crew member?
Icarus: In the observation room.
Cassie: Are you scared?
Capa: When a Stellar Bomb is triggered, very little will happen at first -and then a spark, will pop into existance, and it will hang for an instant, hovering in space and then, it will split into two, and those will split again, and again, and again... detonation beyond all imaging - the big bang on a small scale. - a new star born out of a dying one... I think it will be beautiful... No, i'm not scared
Cassie: ...I am.