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Recap / The Outer Limits 1995 S 4 E 25 Black Box

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The Control Voice: It is said that conduct on the battlefield is the ultimate measure of a man. But often the enemy we are most afraid to face is much closer... to home.

Everyone tries to get their hands on a mysterious package. Meanwhile, a war veteran is haunted by flashbacks and tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter.

The Control Voice: Wars can be won or lost but in the battle waged inside a man's soul, only love can heal the wounds.

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  • Disappeared Dad: Lt. Colonel Brandon Grace abandoned his wife Karen and his daughter Cammie, which later causes him to feel severe guilt.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Ares Group officer Lt. Colonel Brandon Grace suffers from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of his last mission in which he was betrayed by a member of his unit.

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