The Woman has been brought to the Man’s remote country cabin on a
START: After all, we’re both adults. We can be honest with each other. Can’t we? I mean, can’t we? [Silence] Today on the beach, you were teaching me to cast. And I asked you, as a joke, I think… just being silly, who knows why, I asked how many other women you’d brought here. To this place.
END: Afterwards, in this room we made love. When it was over, you said something. You told me something. Words which completely surprised me and scared me. And I’ve thought of nothing else since.
Jez Butterworth, The River, NHB Modern Plays, electronic edition, 2012, p.47
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