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Prologue Last edited by ilikepie186, on 03/20/2012. 0 comments. More scene info.

--- prologue ---

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int. bedroom

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"06:45:01 AM" Clock ticking.

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Alarm. ASHLEY's eyes open. She turns off the alarm. ROBERT, husband, wakes up.

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ROBERT

Good morning.

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ASHLEY

Good morning.

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They kiss. JOHN, child, walks into the room.

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JOHN

Hi, mommy! Hi dad!

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They stop kissing. ASHLEY gets up and hugs JOHN.

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ROBERT

Hey, buddy. You ready for today?

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JOHN

Yeah.

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ASHLEY

Come on. We have to get ready.

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They leave to get ready. and we-

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int. kitchen

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JOHN is eating. ASHLEY is rushing, getting ready. She has a bunch of papers in her hands. She is dressed to go to work (elegant). ROBERT is eating with JOHN. ASHLEY hugs both of them.

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ASHLEY

I love you, guys. I'll be back after my meeting.

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ROBERT

Great.

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JOHN

Bye, mommy!

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ASHLEY

Bye.

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ASHLEY leaves. and we-

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ext. office parking lot

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ASHLEY leaves the building to her car. She gets in. She throws her stuff in the back, not caring. She is angry.

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ASHLEY

Son of a bitch! All I fucking get is a 'thank you'? After four weeks of non stop work?

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She shakes her head, pissed off. She drives away. and we-

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int. ashley's house

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ASHLEY walks into the house. It is dark. No one is there.

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ASHLEY

Hello! I'm home!

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Nothing. She sees blood. She follows it, curious, but cautious. It leads to their bedroom. ROBERT is dead on the floor. ASHLEY is shocked. She looks for JOHN. She cant find him. The phone rings. She answers it. The voice is muffled and she is unable to hear who is talking.

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ASHLEY (CONT'D)

Hello?

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VOICE

Did you find the body?

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ASHLEY begins to cry.

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ASHLEY

Who are you and what did you do to my son?

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VOICE

I'm afraid I am unable to answer that. I promise I have no intention of harming your son. Just give me what I want and you will get him back, untouched.

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ASHLEY considers this.

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ASHLEY

What do you want?

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VOICE

Five million dollars.

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JOHN

Mommy?

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ASHLEY

John?

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VOICE

You have three days. No talking to cops. I will be monitoring you. You know what I will do. Go.

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He hangs up. ASHLEY is shocked.

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CREDITS.

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END.

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