Gina: The baby’s nose is bleeding!
Aunt Kate: Just pinch her nose.
Gina: There’s blood on the crib.
Gina: Her parents will freak out.
Aunt Kate: Nosebleeds are common, dear. They’ll understand.
Gina: No they won’t. They’re weird.
Aunt Kate: Do you want me to come over and help?
Gina: No, I can take care of it.
Gina: But you have to admit: the Kelbs are strange.
Aunt Kate: They are particular, yes.
Gina: Mrs. Kelb is so suspicious of everyone.
Gina: She’ll blame me for this.
Aunt Kate: She’s a scientist. She has that kind of mind.
Gina: This poor little baby, growing up with a mom like that.
Gina: At least she’s got a mom, right?
Gina: Not like me.
Please don’t talk that way. Aunt Kate
Aunt Kate: You’re not alone.
Gina: Yeah, I know…
Gina: Other orphans get gruel and spankings.
Gina: I get to live with my cool aunt. 😉
Aunt Kate: What does the baby’s skin feel like?
Gina: She feels cold. Really cold.
Gina: And she keeps whispering something really creepy.
Aunt Kate: What’s she whispering
Gina: Dzuma, Dzuma
Aunt Kate: What?!
Gina: She keeps repeating it over and over.
Gina: Do you know what it means?
Gina: Aunt Kate?
Gina: You still there?
Aunt Kate: Get out of the room.
Gina: Why? What does it mean?
Aunt Kate: Don’t leave the house.
Aunt Kate: And don’t let anyone in.
Aunt Kate: That includes the Kelbs.
Aunt Kate: Lock the doors.
Gina: What does it mean??!
Aunt Kate: I’ll find the Kelbs and let them know what’s happening.
Aunt Kate: Don’t go near the child again.
Gina: Why not?
Gina: Please tell me what’s happening.
Aunt Kate: Get back to you soon.
Gina: Thanks a lot, Aunt Kate.
Gina: I’ll just sit here…. Not freaked out at all.
two minutes later Aunt Kate: I talked to Mrs. Kelb.
Aunt Kate: They’re on their way home.
Aunt Kate: Here’s what you need to do:
Gina: I looked it up. Dzuma.
Gina: It’s Polish.
Gina: And it means…plague.
Gina: Dzuma means plague!
Gina: Death and destruction.
Gina: Doesn’t it?
Aunt Kate: Yes.
Gina: She’s not even two, and she’s talking about plague?
Aunt Kate: Stay away from her.
Gina: Is this the disease that killed Mom and Dad?
Aunt Kate: We don’t need to go into that.
Gina: I’ve read about it. You can find information about it online.
Gina: About the epidemic when you all were in Poland.
Aunt Kate: Don’t worry about that right now.
Gina: Some people say that it infects you…but also makes you really aware.
Gina: Like you have these really deep insights into the world.
Aunt Kate: Where did you hear all this?
Aunt Kate: Conspiracy forums?
Aunt Kate: That’s just gibberish from a bunch of weirdos typing in their basements.
Gina: Some of them sound like they know what they’re talking about.
Aunt Kate: All weirdos pretend to know what they’re talking about.
Aunt Kate: So what’s the truth? GinaRight now, just stay put and wait for me.
Gina: You never give me straight answers.
Aunt Kate: This isn’t the time to go into it.
Aunt Kate: Right now, you need to stay away from the child.
Aunt Kate: And keep anyone else out.
Gina: If you want me to listen to you, you have to tell me what’s happening.
Gina: Don’t treat me like a child.
Aunt Kate: All right, listen…
Aunt Kate: It may be nothing…
Aunt Kate: But it’s possible that it’s related to what we saw over there.
Gina: The Plague?
Aunt Kate: We weren’t able to categorize it precisely…
Aunt Kate: But it was dangerous, and highly contagious.
Gina: Am I going to die?!
Aunt Kate: No. I’m going to take care of you.
Gina: What about Ana?
Aunt Kate: What we’re going to do is make sure that you are professionally quarantined.
Aunt Kate: I’ll figure that out. In the meantime, we need to contain this thing.
Aunt Kate: Stay away from the child.
Gina: How did the disease get into her?
Aunt Kate: It must have been dormant in Mrs. Kelb.
Aunt Kate: There’s a lot we never understood about Dzuma
Aunt Kate: But we do know that, if you’re not exhibiting symptoms…
Aunt Kate: You’re not contagious.
Gina: I don’t have symptoms.
Aunt Kate: Good. That’s good. For now…
Aunt Kate: Is this the first time Ana’s had a bloody nose, and cold skin?
Gina: Yeah, definitely. She’s completely different tonight.
Aunt Kate: Then let’s hope we can control the situation.
Gina: But I might die!
Aunt Kate: You’re going to be OK. We’ll get the best people on it.
Gina: And why is Ana speaking in Polish?
Gina: She was never there. Her parents aren’t Polish.
Gina: That doesn’t make any sense. She’s just a baby.
Gina: You can’t learn a language through a disease.
Gina: Aunt Kate?
Aunt Kate: I’ll be there very soon. Maybe ten minutes.
Aunt Kate: Most important: don’t go near Ana.
Gina: Hold on. There’s someone out on the lawn.
Aunt Kate: Don’t let them in.
Gina: Out by the fence, behind the trees.
Gina: I think there might be two of them…
Gina: They’ve got masks over their faces.
Aunt Kate: They must be from disease control. Just sit tight.
Aunt Kate: I’m about ten minutes away.
Gina: And now Ana is screaming.
Aunt Kate: Let her cry.
Aunt Kate: Gina. Just let her cry.
Aunt Kate: Don’t go near her.
Gina: She’s choking.
Gina: It sounds like she can’t breathe.
Aunt Kate: No, she’s just crying.
Gina: How do you know?
Aunt Kate: Don’t go in there.
Gina: She can’t breathe.
Aunt Kate: Stay away from her.
Gina: Now she’s sweating.
Gina: Cold as ice and she’s sweating.
Aunt Kate: You’re inside the room?
Aunt Kate: Get out now!!
Gina: Okay, she’s calming down. She had something stuck in her throat.
Aunt Kate: Gina, do you understand that what she has is very serious?
Gina: I helped her cough it up.
Aunt Kate: You can’t be near her.
Gina: I’ve been touching her all night.
Gina: If I’m going to get it, I’ve got it, right?
Aunt Kate: Not necessarily.
Aunt Kate: The more contact you have, the more likely you’ll get it.
Gina: I couldn’t just leave her.
Aunt Kate: Wait for me to get there.
Gina: You’re going to come inside the house?
Aunt Kate: Probably not.
Aunt Kate: I’ll stay outside with Disease Control.
Aunt Kate: But I’ll help figure out how to organize the quarantine.
Gina: How will that work?
Aunt Kate: We’ll have people in from Atlanta in a few hours.
Aunt Kate: Top people in the world. We’re going to be all right.
Gina: This is how Mom and Dad died.
Gina: Isn’t it?
Aunt Kate: It’s complicated. I’ll explain when I get there.
Gina: You’ll yell to me from out on the lawn?
Aunt Kate: You’re not going die.
Gina: You don’t know that.
Aunt Kate: We’re getting the best people on it.
Aunt Kate: Sure. GinaI swear you’re going to be okay.
Gina: What does Klamsa mean?
Aunt Kate: What?
Gina: The baby. That’s what she’s saying now.
Aunt Kate: You’re still in the room?
Gina: I’m near the door.
Aunt Kate: Get out of there! And close the door!!
Gina: Ok! Wash my hands, too?
Aunt Kate: It can’t hurt.
Gina: But what does “Klamsa” mean.
Aunt Kate: I don’t know. She’s just a toddler.
Gina: You sure you don’t know?
Gina: Because the Kelb’s have a dictionary here.
Gina: It wasn’t hard for me to look up Klamsa.
Aunt Kate: This isn’t something to worry about now.
Gina: She said it again. And I know what it means.
Gina: It means liar.
Aunt Kate: She’s a sick baby. Don’t worry about what she says.
Gina: She warns me about plague.
Gina: She warns me about liars.
Aunt Kate: I am not lying to you.
Gina: You don’t tell me the whole truth.
Aunt Kate: Gina, you’re all I have in the world.
Aunt Kate: I would never do anything to hurt you.
Gina: You have lied to me.
Gina: In the past.
Gina: Took you a week to tell me Mom and Dad were gone.
Aunt Kate: I will explain everything I can.
Aunt Kate: Promise me you won’t go near her until then.
Gina: Wait…I smell something.
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