Gabriel and Gabrielle are two strangers who meet by chance and
START: Gabriel: You smoke.
Gabrielle: No, not really. I just want to hold one. My mother used to smoke. I used to think she looked so sophisticated and after… Well, I just felt like looking sophisticated.
Gabriel: That was your first time, wasn’t it?
Gabrielle: Didn’t know if I was meant to tell you. Thought I’d just let you find out.
[... … …]
END: Gabrielle: We just f&*#@!. (Beat.) That’s all.
Gabrielle: Your father’s right about the Coorong… You can be standing on solid ground then without even noticing, it turns to water beneath you. And if you don’t move, you’ll drown.
A flash of light on the horizon. A rumble of thunder.
He gives her the piece of driftwood.
Keep this to remember your first time.
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