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This is your first scene. Last edited by GhostAndTheClown, on 11/18/2011. 0 comments. More scene info.

EXT. FRONT STOOP APARTMENT BUILDING - NIGHT

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Claire and SEVERAL PARTY GOERS stand on the stoop smoking cigarettes. Claire descends the staircase and rollie-shoes over to Ed.

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She takes his hand and guides him in the correct direction to the party.

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claire

What took you so long?

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POV ED

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The first step looks way too tall.

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Ed lays down on the side walk and gazes up the steps.

Claire positions herself at Ed's eye level.

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claire (CONT'D)

Are you okay.

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Party goer

Tell him to get up. Someone's gonna call the cops.

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claire

(To Ed) What's wrong?

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Ed

I want you to be Samwise and I'll be Frodo cause we have to climb this mountain.

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Claire

Bobby's gonna kick you out if you don't get up.

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POV ED

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The stairs tower above him. The perspective shifts and the steps stretch to twice their height.

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claire (CONT'D)

(To her smoking friends) He's fine. He smoked for the first time.

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ED

I'm too tired. I need you to be Samwise and help me.

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Claire notices the can of Jokai Bableves still in his hand.

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CLAIRE

If you get up we'll cook the (She says it his way) "Yoke babies."

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ED

Tell me you're Samwise.

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claire

(Reluctantly gives in) I'm Samwise.

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Ed

And I'm Frodo?

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claire

And you're Frodo.

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Ed grabs Claire's hand and lifts himself up. He has been cured of his previous state.

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INT. LIVING ROOM PARTY - CONTINUOUS

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The party is dimly lit and not very crowded. On the couch, a couple hooks up full swing one on top of the other. On the coffee table, a GUY cuts white powder into piles for himself and his FRIEND. This place is dark and dangerous. Claire and Ed enter the party. Ed has tunnel vision as he stalks to the kitchen. Claire follows. As they pass, people look at Ed confused by his existence.

INT. KITCHEN - CONTINUOUS

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CLOSE ON

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DRAWER

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Ed opens it and pulls out a can opener. He tries to open the can but his motor functions are very poor.

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Claire takes the can and opens it with one fluid motion. Ed watches - astonished. Claire finds a microwave safe bowl in a cabinet and dumps the contents in. She tastes the cold Jokai Bableves - gross - and microwaves it.

Claire embraces Ed and stands on her tippie toes. Ed kisses her and loses balance.

claire (CONT'D)

Weed makes me horny.

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ED

Yes.

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claire

You don't love me.

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MICROWAVE BEEPS

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Claire removes the Bowl puts a spoon in it and hands it to Ed.

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Ed

Aren't you having some?

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Claire looks at the can.

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POV CLAIRE

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Can

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Claire

I don't eat canned food.

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INT. LIVING ROOM - CONTINUOUS

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Claire skates off to the living room and sits next to the couple on the couch and gives them a dirty look.

GUY

Claire.

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Claire switches couches and sits next to the guy.

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Claire

Yea yea yea.

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Claire does a line of coke.

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INT. KITCHEN - SIMULTANEOUS

Ed holds a spoonful of Jakai Bableves and looks at it. Curious. Ed looks in the direction of the living room.

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POV ED

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Claire laughs really hard in slow motion and hugs the guy that gave her coke.

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CLOSE ON - ED'S FACE

Ed eats the spoonful of Jakai Bableves.

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BEAT

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He likes it. Ed finishes the bowl at lightning speed and joins the rest of the group in the living room.

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INT. LIVING ROOM - LATER

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Seated next to the couple, Ed falls asleep.

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FADE OUT

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INT. LIVING ROOM - HOURS LATER

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BLACK

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claire o.s.

Ed! Ed? Are you ok?

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POV ED

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Ed opens his eyes to see a blurry Claire and OTHERS he does not recognize.

Other 1

What's wrong with him?

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Other 2

He just smoked too much.

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CLAIRE

No his face is all swollen and he keeps throwing up.

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CLOSE ON

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