The Woman has been brought to the Man’s remote country cabin on a
START: I walked along the darkening road. There’s an old deserted house up there, at the end of the track. Right on the cliff before it drops down to the river. You’ve got to watch your step round the back wall. And there, standing on the slope, was this horse.
END: She laughed and laughed. The air was very still. Then she stopped, and though she was some way away, I heard her sigh. And she shook her head. And she turned and walked away. Then it started to rain so I hurried back.
Jez Butterworth, The River, NHB Modern Plays, electronic edition, 2012, pp.31-32.
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