All Quotes tagged Moscow(4)

[Pripyat, April 25, 1986 - twelve hours prior to the explosion]

Fomin: I hear they might promote Bryukhanov. This little problem we have with the safety test, if it's completed successfully... yes, I think promotion's very likely. Who knows? Maybe Moscow. Naturally, they'll put me in charge once he's gone, and then I'll need someone to take my old job. I could pick Sitnikov.

Dyatlov: I would like to be considered.

Fomin: We'll keep that in mind. [Bryukhanov enters] Viktor Petrovich, preparations for the test have gone smoothly. Comrade Dyatlov's been working per my instructions, and reactor 4's output has been reduced to 1600 megawatts. With your approval, we're ready to continue lowering power to—

Bryukhanov: We have to wait.

Fomin: Is, uh...

Bryukhanov: Are you going to ask me if there's a problem, Nikolai? You can't read a fucking face? Three years, I've tried to finish this test. Three years. [lights a cigarette] I've just had a call from the grid controller in Kiev. He says we can't lower power any further. Not for another ten hours.

Dyatlov: A grid controller? Where does he get off telling us—

Bryukhanov: It's not the grid controller's decision, Dyatlov. It's the end of the month. All the productivity quotas. Everyone's working overtime, the factories need power, someone's pushing down from above, not that we'll ever know who. [sighs] So do we have to scrap it, or what?

Fomin: No, I don't think so. If we need to wait ten hours, we wait.

Bryukhanov: [to Dyatlov] Running half power, not going to have stability issues?

Fomin: No, I should think—

Bryukhanov: I'm not asking you.

Dyatlov: It's safe. We'll maintain at 1600. I'll go home, get some sleep, come back tonight. We'll proceed then. I'll personally supervise the test, and it will be completed.

Bryukhanov: Well, I'm not waiting around. Call me when it's done.

[1989: Hank Pym storms S.H.I.E.L.D's board room in the Triskelion]
Hank Pym: Stark.

Howard Stark: [murmuring] He doesn't seem happy… [normal] Hello, Hank, You're supposed to be in Moscow.

Hank Pym: I took a detour. [takes a Pym Particle vial and puts it on the desk] Through your defense lab.

Peggy Carter: Tell me that isn't what I think it is.

Hank Pym: That depends if you think it's a poor attempt to replicate my work. Even for this group, that takes nerve.

Mitchell Carson: You were instructed to go to Russia. May I remind you, Dr. Pym, that you're a soldier?

Hank Pym: I'm a scientist.

Howard Stark: Then act like one, The Pym Particle is the most revolutionary science ever developed, help us put it to good use.

Hank Pym: I let you turn me into your errand boy, and now you try to steal my research?

Mitchell Carson: If only you'd protected Janet with such ferocity, Dr. Pym. [Pym takes a moment to control himself before he slams Carson's head into the desk]

Peggy Carter: [intervening] Easy, Hank!

Hank Pym: You mention my wife again, and I'll show you ferocity.

Howard Stark: [as Carson stares at him] Don't look at me. You said it.

Hank Pym: I formally tender my resignation.

Howard Stark: We won't accept it…formally. Hank, we need you. The Pym Particle is a miracle. Please, don't let your past determine the future.

Hank Pym: As long as I am alive, nobody will ever get that formula. [Pym turns around and leaves calmly]

Mitchell Carson: We shouldn't let him leave the building.

Peggy Carter: You've already lied to him, now you want to go to war with him?

Mitchell Carson: Yes! Our scientists haven't come close to replicating his work.

Howard Stark: He just kicked your ass full-size. You really want to find out what it's like when you can't see him coming?