The Man is sketching his girlfriend, the Other Woman, while she sits
START: THE OTHER WOMAN. So come on. So who invented it? Fly-fishing. Who thought it up?
THE MAN. ‘There is a river called Astraeus, which floweth midway between Berea and Thessalonica – ’
THE OTHER WOMAN. Are you quoting now. Is this a quote?
THE MAN. ‘ – in which are produced certain spotted fish – ’
THE OTHER WOMAN. Oh God it is –
THE MAN. ‘ – whose food consists of insects which fly above the river – ’
END: THE OTHER WOMAN. Next door. Under the bed, in the box there’s a framed drawing. A drawing of a woman. She’s sitting here in this chair. She’s wearing a scarlet dress. Her face has been scratched out.
He holds her gaze. Slowly. He looks away.
She goes in to the bedroom. She reappears with her small suitcase.
THE MAN. Please. Don’t go.
She looks at him. She
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