EXT. CAVE, SOMEWHERE IN BRITAIN - DAY
Xena and Gabrielle are walking away from the cave just after the episode "Gabrielle's Hope" ends.
They arrive at their rowboat and find a reed basket with a baby in it floating nearby. Xena pulls it in to shore.
Gabrielle is breast-feeding, cooing to the baby.
Xena examines the child.
They set off through the woods. They pass a whole battalion of banshees who are on their knees, bowing to the baby.
The baby, gurgling happily, is trying to plunge her pacifier into Gabrielle's heart.
The baby is now four years old and is strangling an elderly passerby. Gabrielle looks on fondly.
Hope screeches, running from the garlic.
Hope runs for the skin of goat's blood, dribbling it down her chin as she drinks. Xena looks on quizzically.
Hope goes over to Xena and pulls on her leathers then looks at her with a cherubic expression. Xena draws her sword, bloodlust in her eyes.
Gabrielle points down the path to a trail of bodies. Xena sheathes her sword.
Hope is suddenly ten years old. They enter a village and Hope burns all the huts in her path. Xena pulls Gabrielle aside.
Xena and Gabrielle hug long enough for many screen captures to be taken.
Hope holds a severed arm in the 'thumbs up' position. Gabrielle smiles, waves then heads east with Xena.
As they head east we: