Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 2
Age Ranges
  • Late Teen
Style
Period
Time/Place
Present day, high school
Act/Scene
Act One

Scene Context

Josh remembers the moment when he first heard rumors about himself; instead of going out with his

Scene Text

JOSH Hey, Katie.

KATIE Hi.

JOSH Writing your thing for speech class? (she goes back to her work) Guess what I wrote about. (hands her the snapshot) The buck I killed last weekend. Man, it was so cool. What's yours on?

KATIE How to dump somebody.

JOSH How does it go?

KATIE Say for example your boyfriend says he's gonna meet you at the mall and take you to a movie but instead he goes hunting.

JOSH C'mon, Katie. We could go out this coming weekend.

KATIE I don't think we should see each other anymore.

JOSH Can't you give me another chance?

KATIE I like somebody else now.

JOSH Who?

KATIE What's it matter?

JOSH Just tell me who.

KATIE Doesn't matter.

JOSH Matters to me.

KATIE Believe it or not there are some people who don't take me for granted.

(Enter Michael.)

MICHAEL Sorry I'm late. Hey, Josh.

JOSH Him? It's him? I thought we're friends?

MICHAEL We are.

JOSH Some friend who sneaks around with my girl.

KATIE I'm not yours.

MICHAEL Nobody's sneaking around, Josh.

KATIE Can we just go please?

(Josh pushes Michael who pushes him back and knocks Josh to the ground.)