Jessica has come to meet her fiance's family for the first time and
The door slowly opens. ELIZABETH, 17, leans her head in.
Jessica Don’t be sorry. Come on in.
Elizabeth enters the room.
Elizabeth Sorry. I just need… I forgot something.
Elizabeth goes to the far side of the bed. She picks up a stuffed sheep from the floor.
Elizabeth Sorry. He helps me sleep better.
Jessica No problem.
Elizabeth heads for the door. Jessica returns to her book. Elizabeth stops at the door and turns around.
Elizabeth What are you reading?
Jessica The Bacchae.
Elizabeth What’s it about?
Jessica It’s for a class.
Elizabeth Is it good?
Jessica Pretty good.
Elizabeth What class?
Jessica Sex, Religion, and Prehistory.
Elizabeth stands awkwardly in the doorway for a moment. She turns to go.
Jessica You don’t have to leave.
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