Cinderella's Stepmother is one of the twelve jurors debating whether
WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?!
Fairies and mermaid and lost boys. They’re all lost! They should all be on trial! These Neverland folk. Human life don’t mean as much to them as it does to us.
(Silence and shock. The OTHERS start to get up from the table and back away from STEP MOTHER.)
Look, these people are flying and sword fighting and making houses in trees and playing Indians, they don’t care if they kill a pirate in the process. They don’t care. Oh sure, there are some good things about orphans, too. Look, I’m the first to say that.
(The group is starting to ignore her.)
I’ve known a few orphans who were pretty decent, but that’s the exception. Most of them, it’s like they have no feelings. They can do anything. (Noticing everyone backing away:) What’s going on here?
I’m speaking my piece, and you— Listen to me! They’re no good. There’s not one of ’em who’s any good. We better watch out. Take it from me. This kid on trial…
(Beat. No one is listening…)
Well, don’t you know about them? Listen to me! What are you doing? I’m trying to tell you somethin’…
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