It’s the beginning of the play and we meet Faye, Dez and Shanita.
Start: Dez: Cold then a b#!ch today, ain’t it?
Faye: (puffing.) S@iiitt.
Dez: Told them fools something ain’t right with the heat in here. Upstairs could give a damn less.
Faye: Reggie bringing in a heater today, supposed to.
Dez: Reggie supposed to been brought in a heater--days ago. Head somewhere else.
[... .. ...]
Shanita: Knock him out real good, Faye.
Dez: Awww baby, you ain’t got to knock me out. You can just have your way with me.
Shanita: Boy please.
Morisseau, Dominique, Skeleton Crew, Samuel French, 2017, pp. 8-12.