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PROM PRO M QUEEN QUEEN

 

 ACT 1

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T The ch The chor orus us of a POP POP SONG SONG poun pounds ds thro throug ugh h the the larg large e deco decora rate ted d gymn gy mnas asiu ium m of Fria Friar r Hill Hills s High High Scho School ol. . The Th e gy gymn mnas asiu ium m is cove covere red d from from wall walls s to ceil ceilin ing g with with stream stre amer ers, s, part party y ball balloo oons ns, , and and shin shinin ing g star stars. s. The The fant fantas asy y prom pr om cove covere red d in glit glitte ter, r, conf confet etti ti, , and and flas flashi hing ng stro strobe be lights. Studen Stud ents ts dr dres esse sed d in gown gowns s and and tuxe tuxedo dos s cove cover r the the enti entire re floo floor r of the the gy gym, m, all all of them them sque squeez ezed ed toge togeth ther er tigh tightl tly y and and danc da ncin ing g wi with th the the beat beat of the the song song. . A larg large e ba bann nner er drap draped ed over over the the silv silver er, , glit glitte teri ring ng stag stage e on the th e fa far r si side de of the the larg large e gym gym read reads s "Fri "Friar ar Hill Hills s High High Scho School ol Seni Se nior or Prom Prom 1998 1998!" !" in big, big, bold bold lett letter ers. s. The The perf perfec ect t prom prom. . The per perfec fect t nig night. ht. Chairs Chai rs and and smal small l tabl tables es cove covere red d in blac black k tabl tablec eclo loth ths s sit sit on the th e op oppo posi site te end end of the the gymn gymnas asiu ium. m. A few few roam roamin ing g stud studen ents ts sit si t at the the tabl tables es.. ...a .and nd at the the tabl table e in the the cent center er.. ...s .sit its s MELISS MEL ISSA A EVANS. EVANS. Meli Me liss ssa a co comb mbs s back back her her long long hair hair behi behind nd her her ear ear as she she watche watc hes s bl blan ankl kly y at her her peer peers s danc dancin ing g and and laug laughi hing ng on the the floor. flo or. Mel Meliss issa a is beauti beautiful ful, , sevent seventeen een... ...and and seems seems distan distant t when wh en this this shou should ld be the the happ happie iest st nigh night t of her her life life. . JENNIFER (O.S.) JENNIFER (confused) OK, OK , what what the the hell hell are are you you doin doing g over ov er here here all all by your yourse self lf? ? Me Meli liss aiend brea br eaks ou t of he tran tr ce and an d lo oks s upntee to see he rll. best be stssa frie fr nd, ,ks JENN JEout NNIF IFER ER her MOOR MOr ORE. E.ance Jenn Je nnif ifer erlook is seve sevent een n asher well we . A grea great t be best st frie friend nd. . Loya Loyal l and and hone honest st. . MELISSA (smirks) I told you I wasn’t going to be much mu ch fun fun toni tonigh ght. t. JENNIFER (angry) UH, UH , why? why? You’ You’re re in the the runn runnin ing g for for Prom Pr om Quee Queen. n. And And to be hone honest st, , ther th ere’ e’s s not not much much comp compet etit itio ion. n. You You shou sh ould ld be stok stoked ed, , girl girl. .

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2. MELISSA (smirks) Everyb Eve rybody ody keeps keeps saying saying that.. that... . JENNIFER Beca Be caus use e it’s it’s the the trut truth. h. And And it’s it’s your yo ur last last prom prom, , Meli Meliss ssa. a. Try Try to at leas le ast t enjo enjoy y it. it. MELISSA (sad) It’s It’ s hard.. hard...es .espec pecial ially ly with with that.. that... .

Meliss Meli ssa a lo look oks s at the the danc dance e floo floor r and and Jenn Jennif ifer er turn turns s to foll fo llow ow her her gaze gaze to see see PATR PATRIC ICK K HOOV HOOVER ER danc dancin ing g with with JANE JANET T REYNOLDS. Jenn Je nnif ifer er ro roll lls s her her eyes eyes and and turn turns s back back to Meli Meliss ssa. a. JENNIFER (sighs) Patr Pa tric ick k is fuck fuckin ing g reta retard rded ed for for dump du mpin ing g you you befo before re prom prom, , for for one. one. And An d for for two, two, you you coul could d prac practi tica call lly y fit two of you plus a mini me in that th at dres dress. s. But, But, you’ you’ve ve got got the the crown, crown , sweetie. sweetie. MELISSA (shrugs) MAYBE. Jenn Je nnif ifer er sm smir irks ks as she she grab grabs s Meli Meliss ssa’ a’s s hand hand and and sque squeez ezes es it. it. JENNIFER (giggles) SO modest modest! ! Meli Me liss ssa a GI GIGG GGLE LES S al alon ong g with with Jenn Jennif ifer er as they they look look arou around nd the the chaotic chaoti c gym. gym. MELISSA (sighs) Ya know know, , I real really ly thou though ght t that that toni to nigh ght t was was goin going g to feel feel more mo re.. ...s .spe peci cial al. . I thou though ght t I was was goin go ing g to be exci excite ted d and and have have butter but terfli flies, es, but... but...I I don’t don’t really really feel fee l anythi anything. ng. JENNIFER (confused) How? Ho w? This This nigh night t is all all you’ you’ve ve been been talking talki ng about! about! (CONTINUED)

 

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3. MELISSA I know know. . That That’s ’s the the scar scary y part part. . It’s It’s like li ke it’s it’s here here, , righ right t in fron front t of me, me , and and sudd sudden enly ly it’s it’s neve never r felt felt farthe far ther r away. away. Sounds Sounds pretty pretty stupid stupid, , doesn’ doe sn’t t it?

Jenn Je nnif ifer er sh shak akes es her her head head. . JENNIFER No, No , no; no; it does doesn’ n’t t soun sound d stup stupid id at all, al l, actu actual ally ly. . It’s It’s almo almost st too too good good to be true true. . Like Like, , you’ you’re re used used to bein be ing g let let down down and and disa disapp ppoi oint nted ed that th at.. ...h .how ow coul could d some someth thin ing g so good good be for you. you. MELISSA (smirks) And THAT is why you are my best friend. Jennif Jenn ifer er sm smir irks ks as Meli Meliss ssa a wrap wraps s her her arms arms arou around nd her her and and pull pu lls s he her r in clos close. e. MELISSA MELIS SA (CONT’D) (CONT’D) I’m gonn I’m gonna a go to the the bath bathr room oom and and touc to uch h up my make make-u -up. p. They They’r ’re e goin going g to anno announ unce ce soon soon. . JENNIFER (to (t o Meli Meliss ssa a who who stan stands ds) ) Do you want me to come with you? Girl Gi rl code code and and all. all... .. Meliss Meli ssa a sm smil iles es, , gi gigg ggle les, s, and and shak shakes es her her head head as she she shuf shuffl fles es thro th roug ugh h th the e crow crowde ded d gym gym and and towa toward rds s the the exit exit door doors. s.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Meliss Meli ssa a wa walk lks s down down a long long, , dark dark hall hallwa way. y. The The CLIC CLICKI KING NG of her her heel he els s bo boun unce ce off off of the the wall walls s as she she make makes s her her way way towa toward rds s the th e ba bath thro room om door door ahea ahead. d. CREAK. Meliss Meli ssa a stop stops s and and tur turns to hear ear a door door open open at the the end end of the th e ha hall llwa way. y. Her Her eyes eyes scan scan the the end end of the the hall hallwa way y behi behind nd her her to see no one. Meliss Mel issa a turns turns forwar forward d as... as... THE TH E MA MAIN INTE TENA NANC NCE E CL CLOS OSET ET DOOR DOOR BUST BUSTS S OPEN OPEN IN FRON FRONT T OF HER. HER. (CONTINUED)

 

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MELISSA AHH! TOMMY AHH! TOMMY TOMM Y HA HART RTLE LEY Y push pushes es a clea cleani ning ng cart cart out out thro throug ugh h the the door door as he JUMP JUMPS S in terr terror or and and lets lets out out a smal small l SCR SCREAM. EAM. A broo broom m fall fa lls s off of his cart cart and and thro throug ugh h the the open open door doorwa way y of the the maintenance closet. maintenance closet. MELISSA (smirks, breathless) (smirks, breathless) OH, OH , Tomm Tommy. y... ..Go God, d, you you scar scared ed me. me. Tommy Tomm y is we wear arin ing g a jani janito tor r jump jumpsu suit it. . He is 30 year years s old old and and is alre alread ady y bald baldin ing. g. His His bead beady y eyes eyes narr narrow ow on Meli Meliss ssa a as he slow sl owly ly smil smiles es. . He’s He’s cree creepy py.. ...y .yet et has has a kind kindne ness ss in his his eyes eyes. . TOMMY (smirks) You. Yo u... ..yo you’ u’re re fine fine. . Sorr Sorry y I star startl tled ed you, yo u, Miss Miss. . Evan Evans. s. MELISSA Oh, Oh , you’ you’re re fine fine Tomm Tommy. y. I’m I’m jump jumpy y tonight tonig ht anyway. anyway. TOMMY What are What are you you so nerv nervou ous s abou about? t? You You wann wa nna a talk talk abou about t it? it? MELISSA That Th at’s ’s not not unde under r your your job job descri des cripti ption. on. Thank Thank you, you, though though, , Tommy. Me Meli liss ssa a smil iles and an dom nods nods as sh walk wa arou ar ound th cart ca rt and an ds towa to ward rds s sm th the e es bath bathro room door door. . she Tomm Toe mmy y lks watc was tche hes s nd as the Meli Mee liss ssa a step st eps into in to the the ba bath thro room om and and the the door door shut shuts s behi behind nd her. her. He look looks s at his his cart cart and and SIG SIGHS as he turn turns s to grab grab the the broo broom m from fr om the the ma main inte tena nanc nce e clos closet et floo floor r that that fell fell from from his his cart cart. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- MAIN MAINTE TENA NANC NCE E CLOS CLOSET ET- NIGH NIGHT T Tommy Tomm y gr grab abs s the the fa fall llen en broo broom m from from the the floo floor r and and sets sets it on the th e ca cart rt. . He turn turns s and and acci accide dent ntal ally ly bump bumps s into into the the wall wall hold ho ldin ing g ma many ny gard garden en and and mech mechan anic ical al tool tools. s. A larg large e pair pair of gard ga rden en shea shears rs drop drop off off of thei their r hook hook and and clan clank k to the the floo floor. r.

 

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Tommy Tomm y JU JUMP MPS S in frig fright ht as the the shea shears rs CLAN CLANG G to the the floo floor. r. He catc ca tche hes s hi his s brea breath th as he bend bends s down down to grab grab the the shea shears rs. . He lean le ans s up an and d puts uts the them back back onto onto the their hook hook as he grab grabs s his clea cl eani ning ng ca cart rt and and push pushes es it forw forwar ard. d.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Tomm To mmy y ki kick cks s the the ma main inte tena nanc nce e clos closet et door door shut shut as he push pushes es the cl the clea eani ning ng cart cart down down the the hall hallwa way. y. Tommy Tomm y di disa sapp ppea ears rs arou around nd the the corn corner er of the the hall hallwa way y as the the mainte mai ntenan nance ce closet closet slowly slowly CREAKS CREAKS back back open.. open... .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- NIGH NIGHT T A toil toilet et FL FLUS USHE HES S as one one of the the stal stalls ls door doors s open opens s and and Meliss Meli ssa a em emer erge ges s ou out t of it. it. She She walk walks s to the the sink sink acro across ss from from the th e sta stall and and rest rests s her hand hands s on the the edge edge. . The ba The bath thro room om is dim; dim; shad shadow ows s blan blanke ket t the the wall walls s arou around nd Meliss Mel issa. a. The bathro bathroom om is silent silent... ...des desert erted. ed. Meliss Meli ssa a tu turn rns s the the sink sink on and and wash washes es her her hand hands s as she she toss tosses es her he r ha hair ir ba back ck and and exam examin ines es her her refl reflec ecti tion on star starin ing g back back at her. he r. She She tu turn rns s the the sink sink off off and and drie dries s her her hands ands as she she SIGHS. She Sh e le lean ans s ag agai ains nst t the the sink sink and and star stares es deep deep into into her her eyes eyes in the mi the mirr rror or in fron front t of her. her. MELISSA (to hersel herself) f) You Yo u are are fine fine, , Meli Meliss ssa. a. You’ You’re re fine... THUD! Meliss Meli ssa’ a’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as she she turn turns s to hear hear a THUD THUD come come from from one on e of the the stal stalls ls behi behind nd her. her. MELISSA MELIS SA (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Jennifer? Meliss Meli ssa a wa walk lks s to the the last last stal stall l and and push pushes es the the door door open open to see se e no one one ins inside. ide. She She smir smirk ks and and walk walks s to the the nex next. She She push pu shes es the the door door open open.. ...n .no o one. one. Meli Me liss ssa a sk skip ips s over over the the stal stall l she she used used and and head heads s to the the next next. .

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6. MELISSA MELIS SA (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (smirks) Jenn Je nny y Jen Jen Jen? Jen?

Meliss Meli ssa a pu push shes es the the next next stal stall l door door open open.. ...n .not othi hing ng. . Meli Meliss ssa a smil sm iles es as she she eyes eyes the the last last stal stall. l. She edg She edges towa toward rds s it as she she SMIR SMIRKS KS. . She She bit bites her her lip lip as her her hand ha nd slow slowly ly rise rises s to the the clos closed ed stal stall l door door. . Her He r pa palm lm re rest sts s agai agains nst t the the door door.. ...a .and nd she she shov shoves es it open open. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- STAL STALLL- NIGH NIGHT T The st The stal all l do door or slow slowly ly swin swings gs open open.. ...t .to o REVE REVEAL AL a da dark rk figu figure re standi sta nding ng beh behind ind Mel Meliss issa. a. Meliss Meli ssa a st star ares es back back into into the the empt empty y stal stall, l, unaw unawar are e of the the figu fi gure re stan standi ding ng in the the shad shadow ows s behi behind nd her. her.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T A micr microp opho hone ne SCRE SCREEC ECHE HES S thro throug ugh h the the gym gym as a FEMA FEMALE LE TEAC TEACHE HER R taps ta ps on it as she she stan stands ds on the the stag stage, e, gett gettin ing g ever everyo yone ne’s ’s attention. FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER May Ma y we plea please se have have all all of the the Pro Prom Queen Que en candid candidate ates; s; Janet Janet Reynol Reynolds, ds, Emil Em ily y Cart Carter er, , Oliv Olivia ia Baxt Baxter er, , and and Meli Me liss ssa a Evan Evans s to the the stag stage e plea please se? ? Jennif Jenn ifer er tu turn rns s and and look looks s thro throug ugh h the the crow crowd. d. Her Her eyes eyes scan scan the th e dar dark and and crowd rowded ed gym gym for for Meli Meliss ssa a, but but she is no wher where e in sight. Jenn Je nnif ifer er tu turn rns s to see see Patr Patric ick k walk walk up besi beside de her her as his his date, date , Ja Jane net, t, rush rushes es to the the stag stage. e. Patr Patric ick k is seve sevent ntee een; n; the the boy nex next t door.. door...cu .cute. te...b ..but ut with with edge. edge. PATRICK (to Jennif Jennifer) er) Where’s Where ’s Melissa? Melissa? JENNIFER (scann (sc anning ing the crowd) crowd) Why Wh y do you you care care? ? PATRICK She was She was so exci excite ted d for for this this.. ...j .jus ust t can’ ca n’t t beli believ eve e she’ she’s s not not up ther there e already. (CONTINUED)

 

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JENNIFER (annoyed) You Yo u coul could d have have been been stan standi ding ng up ther th ere e with with her. her... .. PATRICK (smirks) I know know, , righ right? t? I wa was s look lookin ing g forw fo rwar ard d to it.. it... . JENNIFER (angry) Then Th en why why the the hell hell did did you you brea break k up with wi th her, her, Patr Patric ick? k? If you you were were SO look lo okin ing g forw forwar ard d to it? it? PATRICK (confused) What? Wha t? Whoa, Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa.. whoa...Me .Melis lissa sa brok br oke e up with with me. me. JENNIFER (confused) Alwa Al ways ys play playin ing g the the vict victim im, , aren aren’t ’t we? PATRICK (upset) No, No , Jen. Jen... ..I’ I’m m seri seriou ous. s. She She said said there the re as someon someone e els else.. e...wa .wait, it, what what did di d she she tell tell you? you? Jennif Jenn ifer er’s ’s eyeb eyebro rows ws rise rise in conf confus usio ion n as she she look looks s away away and and scan sc ans s th the e cr crow owde ded d gym gym agai again, n, seei seeing ng Meli Meliss ssa a no wher where. e.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er wa walk lks s from from the the gymn gymnas asiu ium m door door as it SLAM SLAMS S shut shut behi be hind nd her. her. She She lo look oks s arou around nd the the dese desert rted ed, , dark dark hall hallwa way y and and head he ads s to towa ward rds s the the bath bathro room om door door ahea ahead. d. Jenn Je nnif ifer er pa pass sses es the the main mainte tena nanc nce e clos closet et door door that that is stil still l wide open wide open. . She She stop stops, s, turn turns s arou around nd and and look looks s thro throug ugh h the the doorwa doo rway.. y...to .to see nobody nobody. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- MAIN MAINTA TANE NECE CE CLOS CLOSET ET- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er wa walk lks s away away from from the the open open main mainte tena nanc nce e clos closet et and and disa di sapp ppea ears rs out out of sigh sight. t... .. The Th e ho hook ok wh wher ere e the the gard garden en shea shears rs once once hang hanged ed.. ...i .is s now now empt empty. y.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- NIGH NIGHT T The ba The bath thro room om door door slow slowly ly CREA CREAKS KS open open as Jenn Jennif ifer er shuf shuffl fles es into in to the the gi girl rls s bath bathro room om. . The The door door slam slams s behi behind nd her her as she she look lo oks s ar arou ound nd the the dark dark, , dese desert rted ed bath bathro room om. . JENNIFER Meli Me liss ssa, a, move move your your ass. ass... .. Jennif Jenn ifer er wa walk lks s to the the only only clos closed ed stal stall l door door and and bang bangs s on the th e do door or. . JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) Come Co me on, on, don’ don’t t be nerv nervou ous! s! You You know know you yo u got got thi this in the the bag, bag, girl girl.. ... . SILE SI LENC NCE. E. Je Jenn nnif ifer er roll rolls s her her eyes eyes as she she look looks s down down at her her heels. heel s... ..to to see see that that she she is stan standi ding ng in bloo blood. d. Her He r ey eyes es sl slow owly ly wide widen n as she she look looks s at the the bloo blood d spre spread adin ing g across acro ss the the tile tile floo floor r and and slow slowly ly drip drippi ping ng down down the the drai drain n beside bes ide her her. . JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) (scared) What the What the fuck fuck? ? Meli Meliss ssa? a?

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T The FE The FEMA MALE LE TEAC TEACHE HER R read reads s from from a card card as she she hold holds s the the micr mi crop opho hone ne and and the the prom prom quee queen n cani canida date tes s stan stand d behi behind nd her. her. FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER And this And this year year’s ’s Prom Prom Quee Queen n is.. is... .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- STAL STALLL- NIGH NIGHT T Jenn Je nnif ifer er pu push shes es the the stal stall l door door open open and and look looks s insi inside de.. ...h .her er eyes wide eyes widen n in terr terror or as she she look looks s insi inside de the the stal stall. l.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T FEMALE FEMAL E TEACHER TEACHER (excited) MELISSA MELIS SA EVANS! EVANS!

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- STAL STALLL- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er SC SCRE REAM AMS S in terr terror or as she she look looks s at the the bloo bloody dy scen scene e in fron front t of her her insi insid de of the the stal stall. l. JENNIFER AHHHH! MELI ME LISS SSA’ A’S S DE DEAD AD BODY BODY IS SITT SITTIN ING G ON A TOLI TOLIET ET, , HER HER LIFE LIFELE LESS SS LEGS OUT LEGS OUT IN FRON FRONT T OF HER. HER. A PAIR PAIR OF GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS ARE ARE STIC ST ICKI KING NG OU OUT T OF THE THE TOP TOP OF HER HER HEAD HEAD. . BLOO BLOOD D GUSH GUSHES ES FROM FROM HER HER HEAD HE AD, , DO DOWN WN HER HER CHES CHEST, T, AND AND ONTO ONTO THE THE FLOO FLOOR. R. SMAS SM ASH H CU CUT T TO TO: : MAIN MAI N TIT TITLES LES SMAS SM ASH H CU CUT T TO TO: :

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- DAY DAY TITL TI TLE E CA CARD RD: : 15 Year Years s Late Later r Friar Fria r Hi Hill lls s High High Scho School ol is live lively ly and and chao chaoti tic. c. Stud Studen ents ts walk walk and an d ch chat at al all l alon along g the the camp campus us. . The Fr The Fria iar r Hi Hill lls s Hi High gh Scho School ol sign sign boar board d read reads s "Sen "Senio ior r Prom Prom 2013 20 13 Toni Tonigh ght! t! Be Ther There! e!". ".

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DAY DAY Studen Stud ents ts ru rush sh thro throug ugh h the the gym, gym, sett settin ing g up deco decora rati tion ons. s. Fake Fake, , crys cr ysta tal l sn snow owfl flak akes es hang hang from from the the ceil ceilin ing g high high abov above e the the gym. gym. A whit white e st stag age e cove covere red d in arti artifc fcia ial l snow snow sits sits in the the cent center er of the the gym. gym. A larg large e glass lass tabl table e sits sits in the the cent center er of the the deco de cora rate ted d st stag age. e. Stud Studen ents ts huss hussel el thro throug ugh h the the gym, gym, appl applyi ying ng the fi the fina nal l to touc uche hes s to the the prom prom. . BROO BR OOKE KE MORG MORGAN AN star stares es up at KRIS KRISTE TEN N CUTL CUTLER ER who who stan stands ds on the the very top step of a ladder as she tacks the end of a banner read re adin ing g "W "WIN INTE TER R WO WOND NDER ERLA LAND ND!" !" on the the wall wall of the the chao chaoti tic c gym. gym. Brooke Broo ke and and Kris Kriste ten n are are both both beau beauti tifu ful. l. Long Long hair hair, , perf perfec ect t skin sk in, , th the e ty typi pica cal l prom prom quee queen n cand candid idat ates es. . Both Both sevent sev enteen een... ...bot both h full full of teen teen angst. angst. BROOKE (smirks) Ya know know, , from from this this angl angle. e... ..yo your ur ass ass does do esn’ n’t t look look so huge huge. .

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10. KRISTEN (hat (h atef eful ul, , look looks s down down to Brooke) Ya know know, , Broo Brooke ke, , from from this this angl an gle. e... ..yo your ur tits tits don’ don’t t look look so National Natio nal Geographic Geographic. . BROOKE (mad) Uh, my tits Uh, tits are are perf perfec ectl tly y norm normal al, , than th ank k you. you. And, And, unli unlike ke you. you... ..al all l natural. KRISTEN (smirk (sm irks, s, fixing fixing the banner banner) ) Plea Pl ease se, , I can can see see the the tiss tissue ue pape paper r from fr om here here. . At leas least t I kno know I won’ won’t t have ha ve to worr worry y abou about t gett gettin ing g you you a Klee Kl eene nex x when when you you loos loose e toni tonigh ght. t. BROOKE (annoyed) I will will push push you you off off this this fuck fuckin ing g ladder. KRISTEN (smirks) But Bu t in all all seri seriou ousn snes ess, s, if I don’ don’t t win. wi n... ..it it won’ won’t t be you you or Ambe Amber; r; it’ll it’ ll defini definitel tely y be Natali Natalie. e. BROOKE Well, Wel l, thanks thanks. . KRISTEN The only The only reas reason on Nata Natali lie e even even got got nomi no mina nate ted d was was beca becaus use e of what what happ ha ppen ened ed to her her sist sister er. . BROOKE God, Go d, isn’ isn’t t this this the the fift fiftee eent nth h year year annive ann iversa rsary ry or someth something ing? ? KRISTEN Exactl Exac tly, y, whic which h prov proves es my poin point. t. Peop Pe ople le will will feel feel sorr sorry y for for her, her, and and vote vo te for for her. her. BROOKE If only only my sist sister er got got butc butche here red. d... ..I I wouldn wou ldn’t ’t miss miss her. her.

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T NATALI NATA LIE E EV EVAN ANS S is sitt sittin ing g on the the stag stage, e, pain painti ting ng on a larg large e piec pi ece e of wo wood od. . She She is pain painti ting ng a ba back ckgr grou ound nd scen scene e of moun mo unta tain ins s co cove vere red d in snow snow. . She She move moves s her her brus brush, h, this this way way and and that th at. . Na Nata tali lie e is seve sevent ntee een n and and "gir "girl l next next door door pret pretty ty"; "; cute cute and an d fu fun n ye yet t matu mature re and and depe depend ndab able le. . JENNIFER JENNI FER (O.S.) It’s real It’s really ly comi coming ng toge togeth ther er, , isn’ isn’t t it? Natali Nata lie e lo look oks s up and and smil smiles es at Miss Miss. . Jenn Jennif ifer er Moor Moore. e. Jenn Je nnif ifer er ha has s grow grown n up but but has has aged aged well well over over the the cour course se of fift fi ftee een n ye year ars. s. She’ She’s s now now 32.. 32... . and and the the coun counse selo lor r of Fria Friar r Hills Hil ls High High School School. . NATALIE (smirks) Eh, Eh , coul could d be comi coming ng alon along g fast faster er. . Sorr So rry y I’m I’m so slow slow with with this this. . JENNIFER (smirks) Hey, do it right or not at all. Jenn Je nnif ifer er kn knee eels ls down down besi beside de Nata Natali lie e and and look looks s at the the painti pain ting ng, , an and d then then to Nata Natali lie. e. NATALIE (painting) Go ahead. ahead... .. JENNIFER (confused) What? NATALIE (smirks) Ask As k me if I’m alri alrigh ght. t. If I’ll I’ll be OK tonigh tonight. t. Jenn Je nnif ifer er sm smil iles es as she she shru shrugs gs. . JENNIFER You’ve You’ ve gott gotten en that that a lot lot toda today, y, huh? NATALIE (loo (l ooks ks up to Jenn Jennif ifer er) ) If every very ten ten minu minut tes is a lot, lot, then then yeah...sure.

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JENNIFER You know You know if you you need need anyt anythi hing ng tonigh ton ight, t, I’ll I’ll be chaper chaperoni oning. ng. NATALIE (nods) I know know, , Miss Miss. . Moor Moore. e. JENNIFER Your sist Your sister er was was my best best frie friend nd. . It’s It ’s been been hard hard for for me, me, Nata Natali lie. e. I unde un ders rsta tand nd, , you you know know, , if you you do need ne ed to talk talk. . NATALIE Than Th ank k you, you, but but I’m I’m OK. OK. But, But, if YOU YOU need ne ed to talk talk.. ...I .I’m ’m here here. . Natali Nat alie e giggle giggles s with with Jennif Jennifer. er. JENNIFER (smirks) Now No w who’ who’s s coun counse seli ling ng who? who? Jenn Je nnif ifer er st stan ands ds and and begi begins ns to walk walk off off of the the stag stage e as AMBE AMBER R HILLAR HILL ARD D rush rushes es up the the stag stage e step steps s with with a box box of pain paint t in her her arms. Ambe Am ber r is se seve vent ntee een, n, beau beauti tifu ful. l. A ty typi pica cal l beau beauty ty quee queen. n. AMBER (smirks) Did Di d I just just inte interr rrup upt t your your sess sessio ion? n? NATALIE (loo (l ooks ks up to Ambe Amber r as she she giggles) Than Th ank k you! you! God, God, I was was goi going to lose lose it if I heard a single "So, how do you yo u feel feel abou about t that that?" ?". . AMBER (sit (s its s down down besi beside de Nata Natali lie) e) Let the Let the shit shit talk talkin ing g begi begin. n. Nata Na tali lie e fo foll llow ows s Am Ambe ber’ r’s s gaze gaze to see see Kris Kriste ten n and and Broo Brooke ke carryi carr ying ng a few few boxe boxes s of deco decora rati tion ons s towa toward rds s the the othe other r side side of the the gym. gym. NATALIE What do you What you mean mean? ?

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13. AMBER Dalt Da lton on told told me Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s been been tell te llin ing g ever everyo yone ne that that she’ she’s s got got this th is in the the bag. bag. That That ther there e isn’ isn’t t any real real com compet petiti ition. on. NATALIE (smirks) That’s Tha t’s not surpri surprisin sing. g. AMBER Ice Ic e quee queen n want wants s her her crow crown. n.

Natali Nata lie e gi gigg ggle les s al alon ong g with with Ambe Amber r as they they both both glan glance ce up to see se e Kr Kris iste ten n and and Br Broo ooke ke walk walkin ing g towa toward rds s them them. . They They both both figh fight t back ba ck thei their r smil smiles es as they they edge edge clos closer er. . Kriste Kris ten n an and d Broo Brooke ke stop stop by the the stag stage e and and star stare e at Ambe Amber r and and Natalie. AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (sarca (sa rcasti stic c to Kriste Kristen) n) Spea Sp eak k of the the prom prom quee queen. n... .. KRISTEN (annoyed) I was was just just wond wonder erin ing g how how much much more more time ti me you you guys guys were were goin going g to wast waste e pain pa inti ting ng that that piec piece e of tree tree.. ...w .we e have ha ve a lot lot more more to do bef before ore tonight. NATALIE (to Kriste Kristen) n) We’r We ’re e almo almost st done done. . We just just need need anot an othe her r coat coat of blue blue. . KRISTEN (smirks) What, What , to add add to the the othe other r eigh eight t you’ yo u’ve ve slap slappe ped d on ther there? e? Don’ Don’t t you you thin th ink k you you guys guys shou should ld, , I don’ don’t t know kn ow, , get get off your your asse asses s and and do someth som ething ing actual actually ly produc productiv tive? e? We can’ ca n’t t do this this on our our own. own... .. AMBER (to Kriste Kristen, n, hatefu hateful) l) I’m I’ m sorr sorry, y, who who vote voted d for for you you agai again? n? KRISTEN (annoyed) UH, UH , the the enti entire re stud studen ent t body body, , tram tramp p stamp. (CONTINUED)

 

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AMBER (smirks) How do you not choke on all the shit sh it you you talk talk? ? KRISTEN (giggles) Asks As ks the the girl girl who’ who’s s an expe expert rt at swallowing. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DAY DAY Kris Kr iste ten n gi gigg ggle les s to hers hersel elf f as her her and and Broo Brooke ke turn turn to walk walk away from away from the the stag stage e wher where e Nata Natali lie e and and Ambe Amber r sit. sit. They They begi begin n to walk walk away away when when.. ... . AMBER Yeah Ye ah, , just just ask ask Dalt Dalton on. . Kriste Kris ten n st stop ops s as Broo Brooke ke’s ’s eyes eyes wide widen n and and her her mout mouth h drop drops. s. Kris Kr iste ten n sl slow owly ly turn turns s to glar glare e at Ambe Amber. r. She She edge edges s back back toward tow ards s the stage. stage. KRISTEN What Wh at is that that supp suppos osed ed to mean mean? ? Kriste Kris ten n gl glar ares es at Nata Natali lie e who who smil smiles es coyl coyly. y... ..an and d then then glan gl ance ces s ba back ck down down, , dodg dodgin ing g the the tens tensio ion. n. Kris Kriste ten n then then look looks s to Broo Brooke ke who who SMIR SMIRKS KS, , and and then then look looks s down down in fear fear. . AMBER I thou though ght t the the comm commen ent t was was pret pretty ty self se lf-e -exp xpla lana nato tory ry. . But, But, if I must must go into int o detail detail... ... Ambe Am ber r smile miles s as she she stand tands s and step steps s off off of the the edge edge of the stag st age. e. She She edge edges s towa toward rds s Kris Kriste ten, n, thei their r face faces s inch inches es away away from each from each othe other. r. Nata Natali lie e look looks s up, up, her her eyes eyes glue glued d to the the drama. AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Has Ha s he ever ever call called ed you you Ambe Amber r by any chance cha nce? ? Just Just curiou curious.. s... . Kriste Kris ten’ n’s s ey eyes es burn burn into into Ambe Amber. r. Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s fist fists s clen clench ch at her he r si side des s as Broo Brooke ke step steps s in betw betwee een n the the two two of them them. . BROOKE (smirks) Girl Gi rls, s, girl girls, s, girl girls. s. Come Come on, on, save save it for for toni tonigh ght. t.

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A brie brief f si sile lenc nce e fa fall lls s betw betwee een n the the girl girls s as Kris Kriste ten n glar glares es at Amber. KRISTEN (to Amber) Amber) You’ Yo u’re re a li liar ar.. ... . Kriste Kris ten n st step eps s back back and and marc marche hes s away away as Ambe Amber r gigg giggle les s to herself. BROOKE (to Amber) Amber) Sorr So rry. y. She She gets gets a litt little le host hostil ile. e. Nata Na tali lie e st step eps s off off of the the stag stage e and and walk walks s to Ambe Amber’ r’s s side side. . NATALIE (to Brooke Brooke) ) Why Wh y do you you let let her her boss boss you arou aroun nd like li ke that that, , anyw anyway ay? ? You’ You’re re like like her her litt li ttle le lap lap dog. dog. BROOKE Look Lo ok, , you you guys guys just just don’ don’t t know know Kris Kr iste ten n the the way way I do. do. AMBER (smirks) Yeah Ye ah, , and and we don’ don’t t want want to. to. BROOKE I’m I’ m seri seriou ous s. She She can be a bitc bitch, h, hell he ll, , she’ she’s s alwa always ys a bitc bitch. h. But. Bu t... ..sh she’ e’s s help help me out out a lot. lot. NATALIE But, But , Brooke Brooke... ...loo look k where where it’s it’s gott go tten en you. you. You’ You’re re like like her her litt little le sidekick. sideki ck. She’s She’s contro controlli lling ng you. you. You and me used to so close. And then th en Kris Kriste ten n came came alon along. g... .. Broo Br ooke ke look looks s down down and and arou around nd the the gym gym unco uncomf mfor orta tabl bly. y. BROOKE (sad) I shou should ld go chec check k on her. her... .. Brooke Broo ke turn turns s and and walk walks s away away from from Nata Natali lie e and and Ambe Amber. r. Ambe Amber r shak sh akes es her her head head as she she shuf shuffl fles es back back towa toward rds s the the stag stage. e.

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AMBER (to Natali Natalie) e) Ther Th ere’ e’s s no use, use, she’ she’s s long long gone gone. . So far fa r up Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s ass, ass, she she can’ can’t t even ev en save save her her own. own. Natali Nata lie e wa watc tche hes s Br Broo ooke ke in the the dist distan ance ce rush rush afte after r Kris Kriste ten, n, then th en turn turns s away away, , and and walk walks s back back towa toward rds s the the stag stage. e.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- MISS MISS. . MOOR MOORE’ E’S S OFFI OFFICE CE- DAY DAY Jennif Jenn ifer er si sits ts at her her desk desk. . Her Her offi office ce is neat neat and and tidy tidy.. ...a .and nd bare ba rely ly big big enou enough gh to hold hold her her larg large, e, oak oak desk desk with with her her litt li ttle le name name plat plate e that that read reads s "Jen "Jenni nife fer r Moor Moore, e, Guid Guidan ance ce Coun Co unse selo lor" r" in big, big, gold gold lett letter ers. s. She typ She types into into her her comp comput uter er as a KNO KNOCK at the door door echo echos s thro th roug ugh h he her r tiny tiny offi office ce. . JENNIFER Yes? Her He r of offi fice ce door door SQUE SQUEAK AKS S open open and and Patr Patric ick k Hoov Hoover er walk walks s inside insi de. . He slow slowly ly shut shuts s the the door door behi behind nd him him as he smil smiles es to Jenn Je nnif ifer er as she she lo look oks s up from from her her comp comput uter er scre screen en. . Patric Patr ick k is now now also also 32, 32, and and has has matu mature red d grea greatl tly y sinc since e prom prom fiftee fif teen n years years ago. ago. Mature Matured d both both physic physicall ally.. y...an .and d emotionally. PATRICK I got got you you a litt little le some someth thin ing. g. Jenn Je nnif ifer er sm smil iles es as Patr Patric ick k hold holds s up a smal small l prom prom cors corsag age. e. JENNIFER (laughs) OH. OH . MY. MY. GOD. GOD. You You didn didn’t ’t. . PATRICK OH, OH , come come on! on! I had had to! to! It’s It’s prom prom. . You’ Yo u’re re gonn gonna a be ther there. e. And And I’m I’m gonn go nna a be ther there. e. Who Who says says chap chaper eron ons s can’ ca n’t t have have thei their r own own fun? fun? Patric Patr ick k sm smil iles es as he edge edges s arou around nd her her desk desk and and lean leans s down down to kiss ki ss Jenn Jennif ifer er. . Jenn Jennif ifer er turn turns s her her head head and and deni denies es him. him. PATRICK (leans (le ans up) OUCH, OUC H, denied denied. .

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JENNIFER Not here.. here... . Patr Pa tric ick k SIGH SIGHS S as he sits its on the the edge edge of her her desk desk. . PATRICK So, So , are are you. you... ..OK OK with with toni tonigh ght t stil st ill? l? I kn know ow that that you’ you’re re not not full fully y over ov er with with what what happ happen ened ed to Meli Meliss ssa a yet. JENNIFER Are Ar e you? you? PATRICK (upset) Well We ll, , she she WAS WAS my girl girlfr frie iend nd for for near ne arly ly my enti entire re juni junior or year year. . JENNIFER (annoyed) And An d she she was was my bes best frie frien nd for for 10. 10. Try Tr y that that on for for size size, , Patr Patric ick. k. Patr Pa tric ick k se sets ts down down the the cors corsag age e on the the desk desk as he knee kneels ls down down onto the onto the fl floo oor r besi beside de Jenn Jennif ifer er’s ’s chai chair. r. PATRICK If you you wann wanna a talk talk abou about t her, her, you you know kn ow I’m I’m here here to liste isten. n. I know know it’s it ’s your your job job to list listen en to peop people le’s ’s proble pro blems, ms, but somebo somebody’ dy’s s gotta gotta list li sten en to you, you, Jen. Jen. Jennif Jenn ifer er no nods ds as she she figh fights ts back back her her tear tears. s. She She grab grabs s Patr Pa tric ick’ k’s s fa face ce and and kiss kisses es him, him, soft soft and and long long. . She Sh e rel release eases s him and and wipe wipes s her eyes eyes as he looks ooks up at her her. JENNIFER Natalie’s Natal ie’s fine. fine...sho ..shocking ckingly ly enough. enough. I real really ly thou though ght t this this woul would d do her her in. PATRICK (stand (sta nds s back back up) up) She’ Sh e’s s a stro strong ng kid. kid. She She alwa always ys has has been. JENNIFER (worried) I know know. . I just just hope hope that that toni tonigh ght t goes go es smoo smooth thly ly. . Firs First t time time (MORE) (CONTINUED)

 

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JENNIFER JENNI FER (cont’d) (cont’d) chaper chap eron onin ing g and and I’m I’m even even a litt little le nervous. PATRICK (smiles) I’ll I’ ll be righ right t ther there e with with you. you. Hell Hell, , mayb ma ybe e I’ll I’ll even even spik spike e the the punc punch h bowl bo wl. . Make Make this this prom prom a li litt ttle le more more fun... Patric Patr ick k wa walk lks s back back towa toward rds s the the door door as he glan glance ces s back back at Jennifer. PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) ...m .. .mak ake e this this the the prom prom we shou should lda a had. Jenn Je nnif ifer er sm smil iles es and and nods nods as she she look looks s down down at her her keyb keyboa oard rd. . Patric Patr ick k le lets ts the the offi office ce door door slam slam behi behind nd him him as he leav leaves es. . Jenn Je nnif ifer er lo look oks s to her her righ right t and and pull pulls s a draw drawer er open open. . She gra She grabs a pict pictur ure e hidde idden n under nder a few boxe boxes s of pens pens and and pape pa perc rcli lips ps. . She She ex exam amin ines es the the pict pictur ure, e, fall fallin ing g into into nostalgia. The pi The pict ctur ure e is of Jenn Jennif ifer er, , Meli Meliss ssa, a, and and Patr Patric ick; k; all all seve se vent ntee een, n, 15 year years s ago. ago... .. Jennif Jenn ifer er’s ’s eyes eyes begi begin n to tear tear up as her her fing finger er runs runs alon along g the th e cu curv rve e of Meli Meliss ssa’ a’s s face face in the the pict pictur ure. e. She She brea breaks ks out out of her her tr tran ance ce and and shov shoves es the the pict pictur ure e back back into into the the drawer dra wer... ...and and SLAMS SLAMS the drawer drawer shut. shut.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- DAY DAY The Th e hi high gh sc scho hool ol lock locker er room room is floo floode ded d with with girl girls s as they they begin begi n to re redr dres ess, s, show shower er, , and and head head to thei their r next next clas class. s. The lo The lock cker er room room is fill filled ed with with stea steam, m, blar blarin ing g hair hairdr drye yers rs, , fogg fo ggy y mi mirr rror ors, s, and and chat chatte ter r and and goss gossip ip. . All of the All the show shower er stal stalls ls on the the far far wall wall are are empt empty, y, exce except pt one. on e... ..st stea eam m puff puffs s out out from from the the top top and and esca escape pes s into into the the air. air.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- STAL STALLL- DAY DAY Kriste Kris ten n ru runs ns her her fing finger ers s thro throug ugh h her her long long hair hair as the the wate water r rain ra ins s on he her r from from the the show shower er head head abov above. e. Stea Steam m surr surrou ound nds s her her as she she clos closes es her her eye eyes and and runs uns her her hand hands s along long her her wet wet arms.

 

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Soapy Soap y wa wate ter r circ circle les s the the drai drain n as she she brea breath thes es out out and and lean leans s agai ag ains nst t th the e wall wall, , look looks s up, up, and and lets lets the the wate water r rain rain over over her her face.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- DAY DAY The lo The lock cker er room room clea clears rs out out and and SILE SILENC NCE E fall falls s into into plac place. e. The The only on ly soun sound d is the the show shower er runn runnin ing g that that Kris Kriste ten n is usin using. g.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- STAL STALLL- DAY DAY Kris Kr iste ten n le lean ans s back back from from the the wate water r and and turn turns s off off the the show shower er. . She re She reac ache hes s out out th thro roug ugh h the the side side of the the curt curtai ain n and and drag drags s a larg la rge e to towe wel l insi inside de with with her. her. She pat She pats her her face ace and and wrap wraps s it arou aroun nd her her body ody as she she pus pushes hes the th e wh whit ite e sh show ower er curt curtai ain n open open. . She She exam examin ines es the the dese desert rted ed lock lo cker er room room ahea ahead d as she she step steps s out out of the the show shower er stal stall. l.

INT. FRIA INT. FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- DAY DAY Kris Kr iste ten n wa walk lks s down down an aisl aisle e of lock locker ers s as she she toss tosses es her her wet wet hair ha ir behi behind nd her her sh shou ould lder er. . She She then then stop stops. s... ..an and d look looks s ahea ah ead. d... ..as as her her eyes eyes wide widen. n. Her loc locker ker doo door.. r...wi .wide de open. open. Kriste Kris ten n ru rush shes es to it and and glan glance ces s insi inside de to see see her her clot clothe hes s gone go ne. . Sh She e tu turn rns, s, her her eyes eyes wide wide and and her her fist fists s clen clench ched ed. . KRISTEN (angry) Alri Al righ ght, t, this this isn’ isn’t t fuck fuckin ing g funn funny! y! Kris Kr iste ten n st stom omps ps down down the the aisl aisle e of lock locker ers s and and peek peeks s arou around nd the cor the corner ner to see see no one. one. KRISTEN KRIST EN (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Amber? Ambe r? If this this is you you pull pullin ing g this this shit sh it, , I swe swear to God! od! Kriste Kris ten n ma marc rche hes s ba back ck down down the the lock locker er aisl aisle. e. She She stop stops s at her her lock lo cker er and and SLAM SLAMS S the the door door shut shut. . SCREECH! Kriste Kris ten n st stop ops s as she she list listen ens. s. A show shower er curt curtai ain. n... ..sh shut utti ting ng. . Got Go t yo you u no now. w. Kris Kriste ten n SMIL SMILES ES coyl coyly y as she she rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the stal st alls ls arou around nd the the corn corner er. .

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She RO She ROUN UNDS DS the the corn corner er to see. see... ..no no one. one. Just Just the the show shower er stal st alls ls.. ...e .emp mpty ty, , wi with th the the lone lonely ly sink sinks s that that stan stand d acro across ss from from them th em. . Not a soul soul in sight ight. . Someth Some thin ing g th then en catc catche hes s her her eye. eye. She She look looks s up in the the firs first t mirr mi rror or to see. see... ..an an arro arrow w poin pointi ting ng to the the righ right. t... ..dr draw awn n in the th e st stea eam m pl plas aste tere red d on the the glas glass. s. Kris Kr iste ten n mo move ves s to the the next next sink sink and and then then the the next next, , all all with with the sa the same me ri righ ght t arro arrow w draw drawn n on the the stea steam. m. Kris Kr iste ten n fo foll llow ows s th the e arro arrows ws and and roun rounds ds the the corn corner er to see. see... ..a a small storag small storage e closet closet... ...sli slight ghtly ly ajar. ajar. Kriste Kris ten n ed edge ges s towa toward rds s the the door door as her her trem trembl blin ing g hand hand reac reache hes s out ou t in fron front t of her. her. She She edge edges s clos closer er.. ...h .her er fing finger er tips tips near ne arly ly touc touchi hing ng the the door door knob knob. . Just Just a few. few... ..mo more re.. ...i .inc nche hes. s. Kriste Kris ten n YA YANK NKS S the the door door open open and and look looks s insi inside de to see. se e... ..no noth thin ing. g. Only Only fold folded ed towe towels ls and and stac stacks ks of toil toilet et pape paper r inha in habi bit t th the e dark dark clos closet et. . Kris Kr iste ten n ON SI SIGH GHS SLLAC as she shstan e andi SLAM SLding AMS S the th ehind door do orthe shut sh ...O .ONL Y TO SCRE SCREAM AM TO SE SEE E DA DALT LTON WALL WA ACE E st ng behi be nd th eut.. door do or. .NLY KRISTEN AHHHH! Kris Kr iste ten n le leap aps s back back as Dalt Dalton on cack cackle les s and and laug laughs hs wild wildly ly with with her cl her clot othe hes s tigh tightl tly y wrap wrappe ped d in his his arms arms. . DALTON OH, my God, OH, God, babe babe. . That That was was too too pric pr icel eles ess. s. You You shou should ld have have seen seen your you r face. face. Dalt Da lton on edge edges s towa toward rds s Kris Kriste ten n as he hold holds s her her clot clothe hes s out out for for her he r to take take. . KRISTEN (angry (an gry, , catchi catching ng her breath breath) ) YOU, are un-fucking un-fucking-belie -believeable veable, , Dalton! Dalto n! Seriously! Seriously! Kriste Kris ten n sn snat atch ches es her her clot clothe hes s from from him him and and walk walks s to the the sink sink besi be side de her. her. She She wi wipe pes s the the stea steam m and and the the arro arrow w away away and and look looks s at her ref reflec lectio tion. n. DALTON OH, come on, Kris. It was just a joke jo ke. . I was was only only play playin ing g arou around nd.. ... .

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KRISTEN (furious) Yeah Ye ah, , well well, , it’s it’s not not funn funny y to me, me, OK? OK ? So just just stop stop! ! Sile Si lenc nce e fa fall lls s betw betwee een n them them as Dalt Dalton on shru shrugs gs and and his his eyes eyes widen. DALTON (sad) OK...sorry... Kriste Kris ten n SIGH SIGHS S as she she grab grabs s a brus brush h from rom the the bund bundle le of clot cl othe hes s th that at Dalt Dalton on took took and and runs runs it thro throug ugh h her her wet wet hair hair. . KRISTEN I’m I’ m alre alread ady y unde under r enou enough gh stre stress ss as it is. DALTON (smi (s mirk rks, s, lean leans s agai agains nst t the the sink) What Wh atous do you yoout? u t? poss possib ibly have haady veyto ne nerv rvou s abou ab You Yo uly alre alread know knbe ow you’ yo u’re re gonn gonna a win win toni tonigh ght. t. KRISTEN It’s It ’s not not even even that that, , OK. OK. DALTON (frustrated) Well We ll, , then then woul would d you you fuck fuckin ing g mind mind tell te llin ing g me what what the the hell hell is the the matt ma tter er with with you? you? Just Just spit spit it out. out. KRISTEN (angry) US. I have to worry about US. I didn di dn’t ’t even even know know I had had to, to, but but Ambe Am ber r Hill Hillar ard d info inform rmed ed me that that I do, do , inde indeed ed, , have have to worr worry. y. Just Just one one more mo re fuck fuckin ing g thin thing g for for me to fret fret over ov er. . As if ther there e wasn wasn’t ’t enou enough gh alre al read ady! y! So, So, Dalt Dalton on, , I’m I’m sorr sorry y if I don’ do n’t t seem seem so fuck fuckin ing g chip chippe per r and and so God God damn damn happ happy. y... ..bu but t you you gott gotta a real re aliz ize e that that ther there’ e’s s a lot lot of shit shit I have have to deal deal with with.. ...a .and nd it all... all ...jus just t got worse. worse. Kris Kr iste ten n tu turn rns s to Dalt Dalton on as her her eyes eyes fill fill with with tear tears. s.

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DALTON (confused) What Wh at are are you you talk talkin ing g abou about? t? What What did di d Ambe Amber r say? say? KRISTEN (upset) Do I even have to say? It’s not like li ke you you don’ don’t t alre alread ady y know know, , Dalt Da lton on. . It’s It’s not not like like the the enti entire re scho sc hool ol does doesn’ n’t t know know. . Here Here I am, am, walk wa lkin ing g arou around nd like like I’ve I’ve got got it all all toge to geth ther er but, but, BEHO BEHOLD LD, , I look look like like the th e bigg bigges est t idio idiot. t. DALTON What Wh at did did she she tell tell you? you? KRISTEN (angry) What Wh at you’ you’re re not not tell tellin ing g me.. me.... ..th that at you’ yo u’ve ve been been scre screwi wing ng arou around nd with with her. DALTON (annoyed) Oh, Oh , my God, God, Kris Kriste ten. n... ..it it’s ’s not not even even like lik e that. that. KRISTEN (snaps) OH, OH , it’s it’s not? not? Tell Tell now. no w... ..th that at you you did did That Th at she she was was lyin lying g me.. me ...t .tel ell l me that that, ,

me, me, righ right t not not touc touch h her. her. just just to get get to righ right t now. now... ..

Dalt Da lton on SIGH SIGHS S as he look looks s away away. . DALTON (barely audible) (barely audible) It’s It ’s noth nothin ing. g. You You are are gett gettin ing g upse upset t over ove r nothin nothing. g. KRISTEN (nea (n earl rly y cryi crying ng, , look looks s into into mirror) God, you God, you fuck fucked ed her. her... ..yo you u did. did. DALTON (angry) I neve never r said said we had had sex, sex, Kris Kriste ten. n.

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23. KRISTEN (glare (gl ares s at Dalton Dalton) ) Yeah Ye ah, , and and you you neve never r said said you you didn’t, didn’ t, either... either...

Dalton Dalt on grow grows s sile silent nt as he look looks s down down at the the floo floor r and and slow slowly ly edges edg es around around Kriste Kristen. n. DALTON Fine Fi ne, , find find anot anothe her r fuck fuckin ing g prom prom date... Dalton Dalt on shak shakes es his his head head as he walk walks s arou around nd the the corn corner er and and disa di sapp ppea ears rs out out of sigh sight. t. Kris Kriste ten n shak shakes es her her head head as tear tears s run ru n do down wn he her r chee cheeks ks. . She She lean leans s onto onto the the sink sink and and wipe wipes s her her eyes ey es as she she look looks s at her her refl reflec ecti tion on. . She sh She shak akes es her her head head at hers hersel elf f and and sits sits up stra straig ight ht and and brea br eath thes es in and and th then en out out loud loudly ly. . BANG! BANG ! Kr Kris iste ten n near nearly ly jump jumps s as she she hear hears s a lock locker er door door SLAM SLAM shut. Kris Kr iste ten sl slow owly lyin peek pesigh eks s t. arou around nd the thans e s corn coback rner er arou asound she sh e the wipe wie pes s rner her heer r eyes ey es to see se enno one on e si ght. She Sh e lean le ba ck ar nd th corn co and an d grab gr abs s he her r cl clot othe hes s and and her her brus brush. h. She wa She walk lks s ar arou ound nd the the corn corner er.. ...a .and nd then then stop stops. s... ..to to see see that that her he r lo lock cker er door door ahea ahead d is now now open open. . She ma She marc rche hes s towa toward rds s her her lock locker er in ange anger, r, her her feet feet stom stompi ping ng alon al ong g th the e co conc ncre rete te floo floor. r. Kriste Kris ten n SL SLAM AMS S her her lock locker er door door shut shut and and plop plops s onto onto the the benc bench h in the the ce cent nter er of the the lock locker er aisl aisle. e. She She drop drops s her her clot clothe hes s and and her he r bru brush and and hide hides s her face face in her her hand hands s as she she SOBS OBS and and CRIES...

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- DAY DAY Natali Nata lie e st stan ands ds at her her lock locker er as she she gath gather ers s her her book books s for for her he r ne next xt cl clas ass. s. A smal small l pa pair ir of hand hands s wrap wrap arou around nd her her eyes eyes as Nata Natali lie e jump jumps s in fright fright. . RAMONA (O.S.) RAMONA (O.S.) Hey, hey Hey, hey litt little le Miss Miss. . Prom Prom Quee Queen! n! Natali Nata lie e la laug ughs hs as RAMO RAMONA NA HAST HASTIN INGS GS rele releas ases es her her and and lean leans s agai ag ains nst t th the e lock locker er besi beside de her her own. own. Ramo Ramona na is seve sevent ntee een, n, quir qu irky ky, , an and d a wild wild card card. .

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NATALIE (shocked) Well We ll, , look look who’ who’s s in a goo good mood mood! ! RAMONA (smirks) I know know, , I thoug hought ht I’d I’d pac pack away away my bitchy bit chy, , sarcas sarcastic tic commen comments ts for just just one on e nigh night. t... ..in in your your hono honor. r. NATALIE (giggles) I’ll miss I’ll miss them them dear dearly ly. . Ramona Ramo na SMIR SMIRKS KS as she she look looks s at the the othe other r stud studen ents ts head headin ing g to class. RAMONA You Yo u hear hear from from dick dick head head yet yet abou about t tonight? NATALIE If my by mild dick dildly ckly head hereta ad, , rded you yoed u are ar eyfri refe re ferr rrin ing g to mi re tard boyf bo rien end, d, the th e answ answer er is no. no. I have haven’ n’t t hear heard d from fr om him him yet. yet. RAMONA I just just real really ly don’ don’t t feel feel like like raid ra idin ing g my moms moms stas stash h toni tonigh ght. t. Or begg be ggin ing g my olde older r sist sister er. . It real really ly dama da mage ges s my ego. ego. NATALIE I’m I’ m sure sure he’l he’ll l buy buy you you some some. . RAMONA (shocked) WHAT? WHAT ? You’ You’re re not not gonn gonna a get get shit sh it-f -fac aced ed with with me? me? What What kind kind of prom pr om is this this? ? Nata Na tali lie e sl slam ams s her her lock locker er as she she and and Ramo Ramona na shuf shuffl fle e down down the the hallwa hall way y an and d towa toward rds s clas class. s. NATALIE One wher One where e I’d I’d rath rather er not not brea break k my neck ne ck whil while e stum stumbl blin ing g up onto onto the the stag st age e when when they they anno announ unce ce Prom Prom Queen.

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RAMONA (sighs) If Shan Shane e bail bails, s, I’m I’m gonn gonna a be piss pi ssed ed. . He’s He’s my only only hope hope for for gettin get ting g throug through h tonigh tonight. t. NATALIE He won’ won’t t bail bail. . He’s He’s got got clas class s till till six si x and and the then he’l he’ll l be at my hous house e by seven even. . And have have I said said than thank k you lately...fo latel y...for r coming coming tonight? tonight? RAMONA YES, YE S, near nearly ly a hund hundre red d time times. s. Just Just know, you owe me. I mean, I hate ever ev eryo yone ne in this this fuck fuckin ing g scho school ol alre al read ady, y, but but wast wastin ing g my time time at a non-require non-r equired d school school functi fun ction. on...t ..that hat’s ’s a stretc stretch h for me. But Bu t it’s it’s only only beca becaus use e I fuck fuckin ing g love lo ve you. you. NATALIE I know know! ! Than Thank k you, you, agai again! n! RAMONA (giggles) And An d that that make makes s it oneone-oh oh-o -one ne! ! Keep Keep ’em coming coming, , really really! ! Natali Nata lie e la laug ughs hs alon along g with with Ramo Ramona na as they they walk walk down down the the crowde cro wded d hallwa hallway y toward towards s their their class. class.

INT. INT . JEN JENNIF NIFER’ ER’S S HOUSEHOUSE- JENNIF JENNIFER’ ER’S S BED BEDROO ROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Jenn Je nnif ifer er sm smil iles es as she she smoo smooth ths s out out the the fron front t of her her tigh tight, t, sexy se xy yet yet so soph phis isti tica cate ted, d, knee knee-l -len engt gth h dres dress. s. She She slow slowly ly slip slips s on the the co cors rsag age e that that Patr Patric ick k got got her her onto onto her her wris wrist. t. She She exam ex amin ines es he hers rsel elf f in the the tall tall body body mirr mirror or in fron front t of her her and and smiles smi les in satisf satisfact action ion. .

INT. INT . KRI KRISTE STEN’S N’S HOUSEHOUSE- KRISTE KRISTEN’S N’S BEDROO BEDROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Kriste Kris ten n sits sits at her her vanit anity y as she she trie tries s to touc touch h up her her masc ma scar ara a th that at runs runs down down her her chee cheeks ks in tear tears. s. She is dres She dresse sed d in a long, ong, glit glitzy zy gow gown that that fits fits her her bold bold personality person ality perfectly. perfectly.

 

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INT. INT . BRO BROOKE OKE’S ’S HOUSEHOUSE- BROOKE BROOKE’S ’S BEDROO BEDROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Broo Br ooke ke pull pulls s up the the top top of her her stra strapl ples ess s dres dress s and and over over her her breast brea sts s as they they bulg bulge e over over the the top. top. She She is wear wearin ing g a tigh tight, t, long lo ng gown gown that that show shows s ever every y curv curve. e. She SI She SIGH GHS, S, sits sits down down at her her vani vanity ty, , and and pluc plucks ks a fe few w tiss tissue ues s from fr om a tiss tissue ue box box besi beside de her. her. She She stuf stuffs fs them them into into the the top top of her her dr dres ess s and and re-a re-adj djus usts ts her her brea breast sts s as she she star stares es back back into in to her her mi mirr rror or. .

INT. IN T. AMBE AMBER’ R’S S HOUS HOUSEE- AMBE AMBER’ R’S S BEDR BEDROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T Ambe Am ber r sits its on the the edg edge of her her bed bed in her her tigh tight, t, long long gown gown that has that has a few few cuto cutout uts s that that leav leave e litt little le to the the imag imagin inat atio ion. n. Ambe Am ber r holds olds her her clut clutc ch purs purse e open open as she she grab grabs s a box of cond co ndom oms s fr from om her her bed. bed. She dr She drop ops s on one, e, and and then then anot anothe her r into into her her clut clutch ch. . She She then then SHRU SH RUGS GS and and dump dumps s the the enti entire re box box of cond condom oms s into into her her clut clutch ch and an d sta stands nds up and and hea heads towa toward rds s the the door door as she she smil smiles es in satisfaction. INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- NATALI NATALIE’S E’S BEDROO BEDROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Natali Nata lie e sits sits at her her vanit anity y as she she appl applie ies s a coat coat of lips li psti tick ck. . Sh She e is wear wearin ing g a clas classy sy, , long long dres dress s with with a smal small l train. KNOCK. KNO CK. KNO KNOCK. CK. Natali Nata lie e tu turn rns s and and look looks s at her her bedr bedroo oom m door door as two two knoc knocks ks erup er upt t fr from om behi behind nd it. it. NATALIE Come Co me in. in. Natali Nata lie e sm smil iles es as she she stan stands ds up and and mode models ls her her dres dress. s. The The door do or open opens s to reve reveal al DEBB DEBBIE IE EVAN EVANS, S, Nata Natali lie’ e’s s moth mother er. . Debbie Debb ie is 40, 40, and and time time hasn hasn’t ’t been been kind kind. . Life Life hasn hasn’t ’t been been kind ki nd, , an and d it show shows. s. DEBBIE (smiles) OH my God, God, hone honey, y, you you look look amaz amazin ing. g. Nata Na tali lie e sm smil iles es as Debb Debbie ie hugs hugs her her tigh tightl tly. y.

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DEBBIE DEBBI E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Seems Seem s like like just just yest yester erda day, y, Meli Meliss ssa a was wa s goin going g to prom prom. . Natali Nata lie e re rele leas ase e he her r moth mother er and and sits sits down down at her her vani vanity ty. . Debb De bbie ie sits sits down down on the the edge edge of Nata Natali lie’ e’s s bed. bed. NATALIE I don’ don’t t real really ly wann wanna a talk talk abou about t Meli Me liss ssa a righ right t now, now, mom. mom. For For obvi obviou ous s reasons. Debb De bbie ie nods nods as her her eyes eyes fill fill with with tear tears. s. DEBBIE Are you sure you want to do this? I just ju st.. ...i .is s it too too soon soon? ? This This all all just jus t seems. seems...l ..like ike too much. much. NATALIE (tur (t urns ns on her her vani vanity ty stoo stool) l) Mom, Mo m, ever everyt ythi hing ng is goin going g to be fine fi ne. . r... He..he was wa s was craz crs azy. y.ts. Tomm To y... ..th the ethis ja jani nito tor. he wa nuts nu .mmy. None No ne of this woul wo uld d have have happ happen ened ed if.. if...i .if f the the scho sc hool ol didn didn’t ’t hire hire a psyc psycho ho like like him. hi m. But, But, he’s he’s long long gone gone. . DEBBIE (worried) What Wh at if he come comes s back back? ? NATALIE What he did What did had had noth nothin ing g to with with me or you or with ith any anyone one els else but but Meli Me liss ssa. a. And And it’s it’s been been 15 year ye ars. s... ..if if he was was goin going g to come come around aro und... ...to to come come bac back k here.. here...he .he would woul d have have by now. now. He’s He’s prob probab ably ly dead de ad by now. now. DEBBIE It just just scar scares es me.. me...t .the hey y neve never r foun fo und d him him and and that that’s ’s what what driv drives es me craz cr azy, y, Nata Natali lie. e... ..to to this this day, day, I lose lo se slee sleep p over over that that. . That That he will will neve ne ver r pay pay for what what he did did to her. her. Natali Nata lie e st stan ands ds and and sits sits down down besi beside de her her moth mother er. . Nata Natali lie e wrap wr aps s he her r ar arm m arou around nd her her moth mother er and and pull pulls s her her clos close. e.

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28. NATALIE Maybe Mayb e not. not. But But guil guilt t eats eats away away at peop pe ople le. . And And he will will die die with with that that guil gu ilt t of what what he did did to Meli Meliss ssa, a, mom. DEBBIE (nearly crying) (nearly crying) It’s It ’s not not enou enough gh. . And And I can’ can’t t lose lose you, you , too... too...

Debbie Debb ie hugs hugs Nata Natali lie e agai again n as Nata Natali lie e figh fights ts back back her her tear tears s as she she ho hold lds s her her moth mother er. . NATALIE (barely (barel y audible) audible) You’ Yo u’ll ll neve never r lose lose me, me, mom. mom. DING DIN G DON DONG! G! Natali Nata lie e re rele leas ases es her her moth mother er as they they both both hear hear the the door doorbe bell ll chime chi me from from downst downstair airs. s. NATALIE (excited) That’s Tha t’s Shane! Shane! Nata Na tali lie e lu lung nges es up and and chec checks ks her her make make-u -up p once once agai again n as she she turns turn s to lo look ok at her her moth mother er who who stil still l sits sits on the the edge edge of her he r be bed. d. NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) List Li sten en, , if you you real really ly don’ don’t t want want me to go.. go...I .I won’ won’t. t. I don’ don’t t want want you you sitt si ttin ing g her her all all nigh night t by your yourse self lf going goi ng crazy. crazy. Debbie Debb ie shak shakes es her her head head as she she wipe wipes s away away her her tear tears s and and walk walks s toward tow ards s Natali Natalie. e. Debbie Debbie grabs grabs Natali Natalie’s e’s hands. hands... .. DEBBIE Jenn Je nnif ifer er will will be ther there, e, I’m I’m sure sure you yo u know know that that. . NATALIE I know; and I will call you if I need ne ed you. you. I prom promis ise. e. Debb De bbie ie nods nods and and hu hugs gs her her daug daught hter er once once more more. . DING DIN G DON DONG! G! Natali Nata lie e re rele leas ases es her her moth mother er as she she smil smiles es and and grab grabs s he clut cl utch ch purs purse e from from the the vani vanity ty. . (CONTINUED)

 

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29. DEBBIE Now No w go on, on, don’ don’t t wann wanna a leav leave e Shan Shane e waiting.

Natali Nata lie e ki kiss sses es her her mom’ mom’s s chee cheek k and and rush rushes es out out of her her bedr be droo oom. m. De Debb bbie ie turn turns s and and watc watche hes s Nata Natali lie e walk walk out out of her her bedroom. Debb De bbie ie slow slowly ly sits sits on the the edge edge of Nata Natali lie’ e’s s bed bed and and look looks s around arou nd the the bedr bedroo oom m as tear tears s fill fill her her eyes eyes. . Debb Debbie ie slow slowly ly look lo oks s at a pict pictur ure e on Nata Natali lie’ e’s s vani vanity ty. . It is a pi pict ctur ure e of threethr ee-yea year r old Natali Natalie e and sevent seventeen een-ye -year ar old Meliss Melissa. a. Debbie Debb ie slow slowly ly stan stands ds and and grab grabs s the the pict pictur ure e fram frame. e. She She clut cl utch ches es it to her her ches chest t as she she clos closes es her her eyes eyes, , and and tear tears s stre st ream am down down her her ch chee eeks ks. .

INT. IN T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FOYE FOYERR- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e op open ens s the the fron front t door door of her her hous house e to see see SHAN SHANE E WALL WA LLAC ACE E st stan andi ding ng on her her fron front t porc porch. h. His His back back is to her. her. She Sh e a SM SMIR IRKS KS Shan Shuet ane e o slow sl ly turn tuin rns shis arou ar nd with with wide wide eyes eyes. . He ha has s l arge ar geas bouq bouque t fowly rose ro ses s hi sound hand ha nds. s. SHANE Whoa, Whoa , I must must have have the the wron wrong g hous house. e. My girlfr girlfrien iend.. d...is .is not... not...THA THAT T SEX SEXY. Y. Natali Nata lie e gi gigg ggle les s as she she jump jumps s thro throug ugh h the the door doorwa way y and and into into Shan Sh ane’ e’s s ar arms ms as he near nearly ly drop drops s the the rose roses. s. Shane Shan e is 21 21, , matu mature re, , and and driv driven en. . Cute Cute and and kind kind. . The The perf perfec ect t guy. gu y. He is wea wearing ring an all all blac black k tuxe tuxedo do with with a tie tie that that matche mat ches s Natali Natalie’s e’s dress. dress. SHANE (giggles) OK, I’ll OK, I’ll take take you you to prom prom, , kind kind and sexy se xy stra strang nger er. . You You don’ don’t t have have to beg. Nata Na tali lie e ki kiss sses es Shan Shane e as he lets lets her her go. go.

EXT. EX T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FRON FRONT T PORC PORCHH- NIGH NIGHT T NATALIE Shut up. Shut up. You’ You’re re late late.. ... . Shane Shan e ho hook oks s arms arms with with Nata Natali lie e as they they walk walk down down the the fron front t porc po rch h st step eps s and and to towa ward rds s his his car car park parked ed by the the curb curb ahea ahead. d.

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SHANE I’m I’ m sorr sorry, y, Prof Profes esso sor r Douc Douche he Bag Bag thou th ough ght t he’d he’d keep keep me afte after r clas class s to disc di scus uss s my pape paper r and why why it was was late.

EXT. EX T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T Shane Shan e op open ens s the the pa pass ssen enge ger r door door for for Nata Natali lie e as he take takes s her her hand ha nd and and he help lps s her her insi inside de. . NATALIE And what And what was was your your excu excuse se? ? SHANE (sarcastic) OH, OH , the the usua usual. l. My supe super r need needy y girlfr gir lfrien iend.. d...it .it works works every every single single time. Nata Na tali lie e ro roll lls s her her eyes eyes and and gigg giggle les s as Shan Shane e wink winks s at he and and shut sh uts s th the e do door or. . Shane Shan e sl slid ides es acro across ss the the car car hood hood as Nata Natali lie e gigg giggle les s insi inside de. . He open opens s th the e drive rivers rs side side door door and and hops ops in the the car car besi beside de Natalie.

INT. IN T. SHAN SHANE’ E’S S CARCAR- FRON FRONT T SEAT SEAT- NIGH NIGHT T Shan Sh ane e dr driv ives es as Nata Natali lie e sets sets the the boqu boquet et of rose roses s on the the dashbo dash boar ard. d. He hand hands s her her a smal small l box box cont contai aini ning ng a co cors rsag age. e. NATALIE Wow, you Wow, you actu actual ally ly got got the the colo colors rs right! SHANE Corr Co rrec ecti tion on, , my moth mother er got got the the colors col ors right. right. Shan Sh ane e gi gigg ggle les s with with Nata Natali lie e as she she puts puts it onto onto her her wris wrist. t. NATALIE Well We ll, , I’ll I’ll than thank k your your mom mom the the next next time ti me I see see her. her. Natali Nata lie e le lean ans s over over the the midd middle le cons consol ole e and and kiss kisses es Shan Shane. e. She She sett se ttle les s ba back ck into into her her seat seat. .

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SHANE God, Go d, I’ve I’ve neve never r met met a stra strang nger er so sexy se xy and and so frie friend ndly ly. . My girl girlfr frie iend nd is gonn gonna a be so jeal jealou ous. s. NATALIE (giggles) Shut up! Shut up! Natali Nata lie e hi hits ts Shan Shane e play playfu full lly y on the the shou should lder er as she she look looks s out ou t of the the wind window ow besi beside de her. her. SHANE Was Wa s your your mom mom all all emot emotio iona nal l like like you you thought? NATALIE (sighs) Yep. SHANE I mean mean I un unde ders rsta tand nd wher where e she’ she’s s comi co ming ngisn’ from fr om. It’s It ’senou hard ha rd. . ye year ars s is n’t t.long lo ng en ough gh some so meth thin ing g as trag tragic ic and and that.. tha t...as .as what what happen happened ed

Fift Fiftee een to get ge tnover over as craz crazy y as to Meliss Melissa. a.

NATALIE I unde unders rsta tand nd that that she’ she’s s sad sad and. an d... ..no not t over over it all. all. But, But, I ca can’ n’t t be tied tied down down and and held held back back beca becaus use e of that.. that...be .becau cause se of what what happen happened. ed. She wants me to sit in my room, in my litt little le bubb bubble le.. ...i .in n her her litt little le bubb bu bble le of safe safety ty. . She She just just does doesn’ n’t t unde un ders rsta tand nd that that I need need to get get out out and an d to live live. . SHANE It’l It ’ll l get get bett better er. . Espe Especi cial ally ly when when we move move in toge togeth ther er.. ... . Nata Na tali lie’ e’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as she she look looks s to Shan Shane e besi beside de her. her. NATALIE (shocked) Wha-what? Shane Shan e sm smil iles es as he slow slowly ly hold holds s up a smal small l gold golden en key. key. Nata Na tali lie e gi gigg ggle les s as she she grab grabs s the the key. key.

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32. NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) What Wh at.. ...i .is s this this? ? Are Are you you sayi saying ng what what I thin think k you’ you’re re sayi saying ng? ? SHANE Depend Dep ends.. s...on .on your your answer answer. .

Shane Shan e sm smil iles es to Nata Natali lie e as she she blus blushe hes s and and look looks s at the the key key in her her ha hand nds. s. NATALIE Oh, my God. Oh, God. Yes. Yes... ..YE YES! S! Natali Nata lie e le lean ans s over over the the cons consol ole e agai again n and and wrap wraps s her her arms arms arou ar ound nd Shan Shane e as he laug laughs hs. . His Hi s sm smil ile e th then en fade fades s as he squi squint nts s at the the wind windsh shie ield ld. . SHANE (shocked) OH...m OH. ..my y God. God. Nata Na tali lie e re rele leas ases es Shan Shane e and and foll follow ows s his his gaze gaze thro throug ugh h the the windsh win dshiel ield d to see... see... Ramona Ramo na sitt sittin ing g on the the curb curb outs outsid ide e her her hous house e in her her prom prom dres dr ess s dr drin inki king ng a bott bottle le of vodk vodka a in a brow brown n pape paper r bag. bag. Her Her heel he els s sp spra rawl wled ed out out in fron front t of her her and and the the brow brown n bag bag tilt tilted ed high hi gh in the the air air as she she chug chugs s from from the the bott bottl le. NATALIE (smirks) Jesus... Shane Shan e pu pull lls s the the ca car r up besi beside de the the curb curb as Ramo Ramona na stum stumbl bles es up and an d le lean ans s on the the open open wind window ow to look look insi inside de at Nata Natali lie e and and Shane. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (to Ramona Ramona) ) Hi, Hi , love love. . I see see you you star start ted the the party par ty early. early. RAMONA (giggles) Hey, He y, I’m I’m not not nake naked d yet. yet... ..so so the the part pa rty y hasn hasn’t ’t even even star starte ted. d. SHANE (giggles) Hot mess.. mess...ba .backs ckseat eat... ...now now. . We are alre al read ady y late late and and we gott gotta a get get the the prom pr om quee queen n here here to the the danc dance, e, ASAP ASAP! !

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RAMONA (slurring words) (slurring words) Don’ Do n’t t get get your your fuck fuckin ing g jock jockst stra rap p in a twis twist. t. I’m I’m goin going, g, I’m I’m goin going. g.

EXT. EXT . STR STREET EET- NIG NIGHT HT Ramona Ramo na stum stumbl bles es arou around nd the the fron front t of Shan Shane’ e’s s car car and and near nearly ly fall fa lls s on he her r heels eels but but catc catch hes hers herse elf on the hood hood of the the car. Shane Shan e bl blar ares es the the horn horn as she she make makes s her her way way towa toward rds s the the backse bac kseat at pas passen senger ger side side door. door. BEEP! BEE P! BEEP! BEEP! RAMONA (annoyed) Hold Ho ld your your fuck fuckin ing g hors horses es! ! Drun Drunk k and and heel he els s don’ don’t t mix, mix, you you bast bastar ard! d! Ramo Ra mona nawn craw crth awls lsroad into in toas the thNata e tali back balie ckse seat atGGLE as Shan Shin ane’ e’s secar ca rssen spee sp eeds ds away awat. ay. an and d do down the e ro ad Na e GIGG GI LES S the th pass pa enge ger r seat se

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EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T MUSIC MUSI C BO BOOM OMS S from from insi inside de the the Fria Friar r Hill Hills s High High Scho School ol. . Limo Li mosi sine nes s ar are e line lined d up in fron front t of the the scho school ol, , pull pullin ing g up to the th e cu curb rb an and d drop droppi ping ng off off the the stud studen ents ts, , and and spee speedi ding ng off, off, one on e by one. one... ..li like ke an asse assemb mbly ly line line. . Stud St uden ents ts wa walk lk towa toward rds s the the scho school ol, , all all dres dresse sed d in gown gowns s and and tuxe tu xedo dos s. A ful full moon moon sits sits high high in the the sky sky as dark dark clou clouds ds dance danc e al alon ong g it’s it’s flow flowin ing g face facet. t.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T The Fr The Fria iar r Hi Hill lls s Hi High gh Scho School ol gymn gymnas asiu ium m is pack packed ed with with stud st uden ents ts. . Mu Musi sic c bl blar ares es thro throug ugh h the the room room as stud studen ents ts danc dance e and an d ch chat at al all l thro throug ugh h the the deco decora rate ted, d, dark dark gym. gym. Fake Fa ke, , gl glow owin ing g snow snowfl flak akes es hang hang from from the the ceil ceilin ing g abov above. e. The The stage stag e in th the e cente enter r of the the gym is glow glowin ing g with ith a strin tring g of ligh li ghts ts and and a snow snowy y back backgr grou ound nd behi behind nd it. it. A larg large e glas glass s tabl table e sits si ts in the the cent center er of the the stag stage e with with a prom prom quee queen n tiar tiara a on the th e rig right, ht, a prom rom kin king crow crown n on the the righ right, t, and and a large arge ice ice scul sc ulpt ptur ure e of a larg large e cast castle le sitt sittin ing g in the the cent center er of the the

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glass glas s ta tabl ble. e. A prom prom quee queen n sash sash sits sits besi beside de the the prom prom quee queen n tiara. A bann banner er re read adin ing g "Fri "Friar ar Hill Hills s High High Seni Senior or Prom Prom: : Wint Winter er Wonder Wond erla land nd!" !" hang hangs s alon along g the the wall wall wher where e the the stud studen ents ts ente enter r the th e gy gym. m. Kriste Kris ten n wa walk lks s thro throug ugh h the the gym gym door door and and glan glance ces s arou around nd the the larg la rge, e, chao chaoti tic c room room. . Her Her eyes eyes scan scan her her surr surrou ound ndin ings gs. . She gl She glan ance ces s at the the larg large e stag stage e and and eyes eyes the the crow crown n that that sits sits on the the lo long ng glas glass s tabl table. e. Kris Kriste ten n pass passes es a fe few w chat chatti ting ng stud st uden ents ts as she she lo look oks s arou around nd the the larg large e gymn gymnas asiu ium. m. She She seem seems s lost. los t. Awkwar Awkward. d. Lonely Lonely. . Kris Kr iste ten n tu turn rns s and and look looks s to the the danc dance e floo floor r to see see many many studen stud ents ts da danc ncin ing g with with thei their r juic juice e cups cups held held high high abov above e thei their r head he ads. s. A stro strobe be ligh light t flas flashe hes s arou around nd them them as the the musi music c BOOM BOOMS S and an d bo boun unce ces s off off of the the gym gym wall walls. s. Kriste Kris ten n sq squi uint nts s to see see Dalt Dalton on and and Ambe Amber r danc dancin ing g clos closel ely y and and kiss ki ssin ing g in the the cent center er of the the danc dance e floo floor. r. Kris Kriste ten n look looks s down do wn, , fi figh ghti ting ng back back her her tear tears. s. NATALI NAT ALIE E (O.S.) (O.S.) Hey, Hey , Kriste Kristen. n. Kris Kr iste ten n JU JUMP MPS S and and turn turns s to see see Nata Natali lie e besi beside de her. her. KRISTEN (distant) OH, hey Natali Natalie.. e... . Kris Kr iste ten n lo look oks s away away and and back back to the the danc dance e floo floor r wher where e Ambe Amber r and Da and Dalt lton on cont contin inue ue to kiss kiss. . NATALIE You Yo u look look real really ly pret pretty ty. . KRISTEN (annoyed) Thank Tha nk you. you. NATALIE And An d he’s he’s an idio idiot t to be here ere with with anyone any one else else tonigh tonight. t. Kriste Kris ten n lo look oks s to Nata Natali lie e as Nata Natali lie e nods nods and and supp suppli lies es a so soft ft smil sm ile. e. Kris Kriste ten n nods nods, , smil smilin ing g back back. . NATALIE NATALI E (O.S.) (O.S.) (loo (l ooki king ng to the the danc dance e floo floor) r) (MORE) (CONTINUED)

 

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NATALIE NATALI E (O.S.) (O.S.) (cont’ (cont’d) d) I’m I’ m sorr sorry y you have have to see see that that. . I didn di dn’t ’t thin think k Ambe Amber r woul would d real really ly stoo st oop p that that low. low. KRISTEN (smirks) Well We ll, , I did. did. Nata Na tali lie e SM SMIR IRKS KS as Kris Kriste ten n look looks s at the the danc dance e floo floor. r. NATALIE Ya know know, , if.. if...y .you ou wann wanna a hang hang out out with wi th us, us, we’r we’re e just just righ right t over over there. the re. Shane’ Shane’s s harmle harmless ss and Ramona Ramona doesn’t doesn ’t bite...har bite...hard. d. Natali Nata lie e gi gigg ggle les s an and d poin points ts back back to the the sitt sittin ing g area area with with nume nu mero rous us wh whit ite e tabl tables es and and chai chairs rs. . Kris Kriste ten n spot spots s Shan Shane e and and Ramo Ra mona na sitt sittin ing g at a ta tabl ble e in the the far far corn corner er. . KRISTEN (stern) Thanks Tha nks, , but... but...I’m I’m fine. fine. Really Really. . Natali Nata lie e no nods ds and and slow slowly ly turn turns s and and walk walks s towa toward rds s the the sitt sittin ing g area ar ea of the the gym. gym. Kris Kriste ten n glan glance ces s back back to the the danc dance e floo floor r and and watc wa tche hes s as Ambe Amber r and and Dalt Dalton on cont contin inue ue to danc dance e and and kiss kiss. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ife er fill fills s a cup cup of juic juice e and and hand hands s it to a male male stud studen ent t wait wa itin ing. g. Sh She e smil smiles es and and hand hands s the the juic juice e to the the stud studen ent. t. Jenn Je nnif ifer er st stan ands ds at the the snac snack k tabl table. e. The Th e ta tabl ble e is cove covere red d with with snac snacks ks rang rangin ing g from from chee cheese se and and cracke crac kers rs to chip chips s to the the gian giant t punc punch h bowl bowl that that Jenn Jennif ifer er supervises. JENNIFER (to (t o male male stud studen ent) t) Enjoy. Jennif Jenn ifer er fe feel els s two two hand hands s grab grab her her wais waist t as he eyes eyes wide widen. n. She Sh e sp spin ins s ar arou ound nd to see see Patr Patric ick k smil smilin ing g and and gigg giggli ling ng. . JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) (to Patric Patrick, k, laughs laughs) ) God, Go d, Patr Patric ick. k. Give Give me a he hear art t attack att ack. . You’re You’re late. late.

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36. PATRICK I know, I’m sorry. I had a few late pape pa pers rs to grad grade e and and then then I coul couldn dn’t ’t find fi nd my tie. tie.

Jennif Jenn ifer er lo look oks s Patr Patric ick k over over, , eyin eying g his his blac black k tuxe tuxedo do. . She She stra st raig ight hten ens s his his ti tie e as she she star stares es into into his his eyes eyes. . JENNIFER Well We ll, , you you look lo ok amaz amazin ing. g. PATRICK And you And you look look beau beauti tifu ful. l. Patric Patr ick k go goes es to kiss kiss Jenn Jennif ifer er and and she she dodg dodges es him him as a fema female le stud st uden ent t ap appr proa oach ches es the the snac snack k tabl table. e. Jennif Jenn ife er fill fills s a cup cup with with juic juice e and and hand hand it to the the fema female le stud st uden ent t wi with th a smil smile. e. PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) (in Jennif Jennifer’ er’s s ear) ear) Are Ar e we gonn gonna a be play playin ing g thes these e cat cat and an d mous mouse e game games s all all nigh night t long long? ? JENNIFER (smirks) Unle Un less ss you’ you’d d rath rather er get get fire fired. d. PATRICK It’d be wort It’d worth h it. it. Jennif Jenn ifer er ro roll lls s her her eyes eyes as she she look looks s up and and spot spots s Nata Natali lie, e, Shan Sh ane, e, and and Ramo Ramona na chat chatti ting ng and and sitt sittin ing g at tabl table e in the the distance. JENNIFER I wond wonder er if she’ she’s s doin doing g OK. OK. PATRICK I’m I’ m sure sure she’ she’s s fine fine. . She She look looks s happy. JENNIFER Let’ Le t’s s hope hope it last lasts. s.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DANC DANCE E FLOO FLOORR- NIGH NIGHT T Ambe Am ber r wr wrap aps s her her ar arms ms arou around nd Dalt Dalton on as his his hand hands s glid glide e alon along g her th her thig ighs hs and and to her her wais waist. t. Thei Th eir r li lips psund lock lock toge to geth ther er as they they kiss kiss and and the the stro strobe be ligh light t dan dances ces aro around them. the m. (CONTINUED)

 

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DALTON Than Th anks ks for for agre agreei eing ng to come come with with me on such such shor short t noti notice ce. . AMBER (giggles) I was was kind kind of upse upset t that that I wasn wasn’t ’t your yo ur firs first t pick pick. . DALTON You know know it’ it’s s compli complicat cated. ed. AMBER Yes, Ye s, I know know; ; Kris Kriste ten n is complicated. Dalt Da lton on laug laughs hs alon along g with with Ambe Amber r as she she rock rocks s her her body body on his. his. DALTON I know know, , it’ it’s too too bad she she won. won. Ambe Am ber r st stop ops s danc dancin ing g and and turn turns s to look look at Dalt Dalton on. . AMBER (shocked) What? DALTON You Yo u didn didn’t ’t know know? ? I thou though ght t they they told to ld you you guys guys in adva advanc nce? e? AMBER No, they they did didn’t n’t. . Wai Wait.. t...Kr .Krist isten en won? DALTON Yeah Ye ah. . I snu snuck a peak peak at the ball balle ets that th at were were on Mr. Mr. Hoov Hoover er’s ’s desk desk. . I though thou ght t you you knew knew. . AMBER (furious) No...n No. ..no, o, I didn’t didn’t. . Ambe Am ber r lo look oks s away away from from Dalt Dalton on and and sees sees Kris Kriste ten n watc watchi hing ng them them from acro from across ss the the gy gym. m. AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (angry) But now But now tha that I do. do...

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Amber Ambe r wr wrap aps s her her ar arms ms arou around nd Dalt Dalton on and and pull pulls s him him clos close. e. She She kiss ki sses es him, him, hard hard and and pass passio iona nate te, , near nearly ly taki taking ng him him down down. . Ambe Am ber r lo look oks s thro throug ugh h the the corn corner er of her her eyes eyes.. ...t .to o see see Kris Kriste ten n still watching. watching. Amber Ambe r sm smil iles es in sati satisf sfac acti tion on as she she cont contin inue ues s to kiss kiss Dalt Da lton on. . Am Ambe ber r watc watche hes s as Kris Kriste ten n turn turns s and and marc marche hes s out out of sight. Victor Victory. y.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T Kriste Kris ten n fi figh ghts ts back back her her tear tears s as she she rush rushes es thro throug ugh h a grou group p of stud studen ents ts and and to towa ward rds s the the door door. . Brooke Broo ke walk walks s in thro throug ugh h the the gym gym door door and and stop stops s Kris Kriste ten n as she sh e be begi gins ns to exit exit. . BROOKE Hey, He y, girl girl, , you you look look amaz amazin ing. g. (not (n otic ices es her her tear tears) s) What What’s ’s wron wrong? g? KRISTEN (nearly (nearl y crying) crying) Take Ta ke a look look at the the danc dance e floo floor. r. Brooke Broo ke look looks s arou around nd Kris Kriste ten n to see see Ambe Amber r and and Dalt Dalton on maki making ng out ou t as they they danc dance e on the the flo floor. or. BROOKE (shocked) Oh, wow. Oh, wow. Well Well than than. . KRISTEN This Th is was was supp suppos osed ed to be the the perf perfec ect t nigh ni ght, t, Broo Brooke ke. . Now Now it’s it’s all all just just goin go ing g to shit shit. . BROOKE You don’ You don’t t need need him, him, Kris Kriste ten. n. Ther There e are ar e a hund hundre red d othe other r guys guys here here toni to nigh ght t that that woul would d kill kill to be wrap wr appe ped d arou around nd your your arm. arm. Fuck Fuck him. him. If he wants to do this to you, then that th at show shows s his his char charac acte ter. r. You You don’ don’t t need ne ed some someon one e like like that that, , OK? OK? Broo Br ooke ke wipe wipes s the the tear tears s esca escapi ping ng Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s eyes eyes. . KRISTEN It’s It ’s just just.. ...i .if f I’m I’m not not Dalt Dalton on’s ’s girl gi rlfr frie iend nd.. ...t .the hen n who who am I? No body.

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39. BROOKE Don’t Don’ t talk talk like like that that. . Come Come on, on, let’ le t’s s just just danc dance. e. Shak Shake e our our asse asses s and an d have have fun. fun. Forg Forget et abou about t Dalt Dalton on. .

Kris Kr iste ten n sh shak akes es her her head head as she she head heads s towa toward rds s the the door door. . KRISTEN (crying) I can’ can’t. t. I can’ can’t t do this this. . Brooke Broo ke turn turns s and and watc watche hes s Kris Kriste ten n marc march h towa toward rds s the the exit exit door. BROOKE (sad) Kristen...Kristen Kristen...K risten, , come back! Kristen! The gy The gym m do door or SLAM SLAMS S shut shut behi behind nd Kris Kriste ten n as Broo Brooke ke is left left behi be hind nd. . Br Broo ooke ke SIGH SIGHS S and and turn turns s and and look looks s arou around nd the the chao chaoti tic c gym.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Shane Shan e sl slow owly ly stan stands ds and and push pushes es his his chai chair r in as he look looks s down down at Ramo Ramona na and and Nata Natali lie. e. SHANE I’m I’ m gonn gonna a go get get a drin drink. k. You You wan want anything? Nata Na tali lie e sh shak akes es her her head head and and look looks s to Ramo Ramona na. . RAMONA (to Shane) Shane) Nope No pe! ! I’m I’m good good! ! Ramo Ra mona na smil smiles es as she she hold holds s up a silv silver er flas flask k hidd hidde en in her her clutch clut ch purs purse. e. Nata Natali lie e gigg giggle les s with with Shan Shane e as he head heads s thro throug ugh h the th e cr crow owde ded d sitt sittin ing g area area and and towa toward rds s the the snac snack k tabl table. e. Nata Na tali lie e lo look oks s to Ramo Ramona na. . NATALIE He asked me to move in with him. Ramo Ra mona na’s ’s ey eyes es grow grow big big as she she sits sits up. up. RAMONA (shocked) What?

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40. NATALIE Yeah Ye ah, , I know know, , righ right? t? It’s It’s craz crazy! y! RAMONA But Bu t I thou though ght. t... ..we we were were goin going g to...g to. ..get et a place place after after gradua graduatio tion? n?

Nata Na tali lie e lo look oks s down down and and arou around nd the the crow crowde ded d gym. gym. An awkw awkwar ard d silenc sil ence e falls falls betwee between n them. them. RAMONA (CONT’D) RAMONA (CONT’D) You’ Yo u’re re just just goin going g to ditc ditch h me for for him? hi m? We’v We’ve e been been best best frie friend nds s for for how ho w many many year years s now now and and you’ you’ve ve know know him hi m for for how how many many minu minute tes? s? NATALIE You Yo u know know, , I was was hopi hoping ng you you were were goin go ing g to be an adu adult abou about t this this but I gues guess s I was was wron wrong. g... ..li like ke alwa always ys. . Nata Na tali lie e st stan ands ds up and and look looks s down down at Ramo Ramona na. . RAMONA (angry) Well We ll, , excu excuse se me! me! I didn didn’t ’t know know best best frie fr iend nds s brok broke e thei their r prom promis ises es. . You You were we re my firs first t frie friend nd when when I move moved d her he r and and now. now... ..I I feel feel like like I’m I’m bein being g repl re plac aced ed by this this guy guy that that you’ you’ve ve know kn own n for for two two seco second nds! s! Ramo Ra mona na dart darts s up, up, near nearly ly fall fallin ing. g. NATALIE (annoyed) Two Tw o seco second nds? s? Me and and Shan Shane e have have been been dati da ting ng for for near nearly ly a year year, , Ramo Ramona na! ! God, Go d, some someti time mes s you you can can be so self se lfis ish. h. Grow Grow the the fuck fuck up, up, already... Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s and and stor storms ms off, off, leav leavin ing g Ramo Ramona na alon alone. e. Ramo Ramona na rolls roll s her eyes eyes and and plop plops s bac back into into her chai chair r as she she take takes s anot an othe her r sw swig ig from from her her flas flask. k.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- PARK PARKIN ING G LOTLOT- NIGH NIGHT T Amber Ambe r an and d Da Dalt lton on hold hold hand hands s as they they walk walk alon along g the the grav gravel el park pa rkin ing g lo lot t behi behind nd the the high high scho school ol. . The The park parkin ing g lot lot is dese de sert rted ed. . Ma Many ny othe other r cars cars and and a few few limo limos s are are park parked ed in the the lot.

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41. AMBER (giggles) Wher Wh ere e are are we goin going, g, Dalt Dalton on? ? DALTON Some So mewh wher ere e wher where e we can can be alon alone. e.

Ambe Am ber r gi gigg ggle le as Dalt Dalton on pull pulls s her her behi behind nd him. him. Dalt Dalton on walk walks s to a limo limo pa ed at the the end end of the the lot lot and and awa away from from the the oth other cars ca rs and anpark d rked li limo mos. s. AMBER (confused) Why Wh y are are we gett gettin ing g back back in the the limo li mo? ? Prom Prom has has barl barly y star starte ted. d. DALTON Just Ju st get get in. in. Dalt Da lton on open opens s the the limo limo door door and and Ambe Amber r craw crawls ls insi inside de. . Dalt Dalton on looks look s ar arou ound nd, , the the coas coast t is clea clear. r. He hops hops insi inside de with with her her and an d sl slam ams s th the e door door shut shut. .

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- BACKBACK- NIGHT NIGHT Dalton Dalt on kiss kisses es Ambe Amber r as she she MOANS OANS and and claw claws s at his his back back. . He lean le ans s forwa orward rd and and pin pins her her onto nto the the seat seat as he kis kisses ses her her neck. AMBER So this this was was your your moti motive ve. . Dalton Dalt on nods nods as he kiss kisses es Ambe Amber. r. Ambe Amber r smil smiles es as she she wrap wraps s her he r ar arms ms ar arou ound nd Dalt Dalton on. . Dalton Dalt on sits sits up and and sits sits back back as Ambe Amber r stra stradd ddle les s him. him. She She digs di gs her her to tong ngue ue into into his his mout mouth h as his his hand hands s sque squeez eze e her her thighs. DALTON Hang on.. Hang on...w .we e need need cham champa pagn gne e or something. AMBER No, we don’ No, don’t. t. Dalton Dalt on SMIR SMIRKS KS as he drag drags s hims himsel elf f out out from from unde under r Ambe Amber r and and open op ens s th the e do door or. . DALTON Hang on. I snuck a cooler in the trunk tru nk earlie earlier. r.

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AMBER (annoyed) I didn didn’t ’t thin think k you you were were supp suppos osed ed to driv dr ive e your your own own limo limo. . DALTON (laughs) Hey, He y, it was was eith either er the the limo limo or the the driv dr iver er. . I coul could d only only affo afford rd one. one. AMBER Give Gi ve me the the keys keys. . I wann wanna a turn turn on some som e music. music. Dalt Da lton on pres presse ses s the the trun trunk k butt button on as he thro throws ws the the keys keys to Amber. Ambe r. Ambe Amber r pres presse ses s a butt button on on the the cons consol ole e that that lowe lowers rs the the privacy privac y window window. .

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- PARK PARKIN ING G LOTLOT- UNDE UNDER R LIMO LIMO- NIGH NIGHT T Dalt Da lton on step steps s out, out, his his blac black k dres dress s shoe shoes s CRUN CRUNCH CH onto onto the the grav gr avel el as we see. see... ..A A DARK DARK FIGU FIGURE RE HIDI HIDING NG UNDE UNDER R THE THE LIMO LIMO. . The lim The limo door door SLAM SLAMS S shut hut as Dalt Dalton on walks alks from from the the side side of the limo and to the rear of it.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- PARK PARKIN ING G LOTLOT- NIGH NIGHT T Dalton Dalt on yank yanks s the the trun trunk k open open to see see a larg large e cool cooler er sitt sittin ing g in the th e tr trun unk. k. He pull pulls s open open the the cool cooler er lid lid and and digs digs thro throug ugh h the the ice.

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT Ambe Am ber r le lean ans s thro throug ugh h the the open open priv privac acy y wind window ow and and turn turns s the the key in the key the igni igniti tion on. . She She adju adjust sts s the the radi radio o unti until l a POP POP SONG SONG play pl ays s so soft ftly ly from from the the spea speake kers rs. .

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- PARK PARKIN ING G LOTLOT- NIGH NIGHT T Dalt Da lton on digs digs out out a few few beer beers s from from the the ice ice and and stru strug ggles gles to keep them keep them in his his arms arms as he cont contin inue ues s to sear search ch thro throug ugh h the the ice.

 

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INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- BACKBACK- NIGHT NIGHT Amber Ambe r sits its bac back into into the the bac back of the the limo limo and cros crosse ses s her her arms ar ms as she she roll rolls s her her eyes eyes. . AMBER (annoyed) Jesus Jes us Christ Christ, , Dalton Dalton... ... Amber Ambe r tu turn rns s to look look out out thro throug ugh h the the rear rear wind windsh shie ield ld behi behind nd her he r onl only to see see the the top of trunk runk lid lid open open. . Amber Ambe r th then en turn turns s arou around nd as she she hear hears s the the fron front t driv driver ers s side side door do or of the the limo limo open open. . She le She lean ans s fo forw rwar ard d as she she squi squint nts s to see see who who was was gett gettin ing g into into the th e dr driv iver ers s seat seat. . AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (confused) Dalton?

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- PARK PARKIN ING G LOTLOT- NIGH NIGHT T Dalton Dalt on gath gather ers s a few few more more beer beers s from from the the cool cooler er as.. as...T .THE HE LIMO LIM O LUN LUNGES GES FORWAR FORWARD. D. Dalton Dalt on JUMP JUMPS S BACK BACK as the the limo limo spee speeds ds away away, , the the trun trunk k lid lid fall fa llin ing g sh shut ut and and the the beer beers s in his his arms arms CRAS CRASH H to the the grav gravel el. . DALTON (angry) What the What the fuck fuck?! ?! Ambe Amber! r!? ? Dalt Da lton on watc watche hes s in shoc shock k and and conf confus usio ion n as the the limo limo spee speeds ds away.

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- BACKBACK- NIGHT NIGHT Ambe Am ber r sits its wid wide eyed eyed in the the back back of the the lim limo as she she trie tries s to move towa move toward rds s the the priv privac acy y wind window ow ahea ahead. d. AMBER (angry) DALT DA LTON ON! ! WHAT WHAT THE THE FUCK FUCK ARE ARE YOU YOU DOING?! DOING ?! DALTON!? DALTON!? Amber Ambe r th then en gets gets clos closer er.. ...t .to o see see a hood hooded ed figu figure re sitt sittin ing g in the th e dr driv iver ers s seat seat. .

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AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) WHAT WH AT THE THE FUCK FUCK!? !? Ambe Am ber r pa pani nics cs as she she sear search ches es the the back backse seat at for for an esca escape pe. .

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T The li The limo mo sp spee eeds ds arou around nd the the corn corner er and and spee speeds ds alon along g the the road road in fron front t of the the sc scho hool ol. . A few few stud studen ents ts walk walk alon along g the the side si dewa walk lk an and d towa toward rds s the the scho school ol. .

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- BACKBACK- NIGHT NIGHT Amber Ambe r CR CRIE IES S as she she spot spots s the the stud studen ents ts. . She She look looks s down down and and pres pr esse ses s a butt button on on the the midd middle le cons consol ole. e. The The sunr sunroo oof f abov above e her he r sl slow owly ly open opens. s.

EXT. EXT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- TOPTOP- NIGHT NIGHT Ambe Am ber r st stan ands ds up and and stic sticks ks her her uppe upper r tors torso o thro throug ugh h the the sunroo sunr oof f as she she WAVE WAVES S her her arms arms to the the stud studen ents ts and and CRIE CRIES. S. AMBER HEY! HE Y! HEY, HEY, HELP HELP! ! SOME SOMEON ONE! E! HEY! HEY! Amber Ambe r wa watc tche hes s as the the stud studen ents ts watc watch h in conf confus usio ion n as the the limo limo spee sp eeds ds pass pass the the sc scho hool ol. .

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT The Th e ho hood oded ed figu figure re pres presse ses s a butt button on on thei their r cons consol ole. e.

EXT. EXT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- TOPTOP- NIGHT NIGHT Ambe Am ber r co cont ntin inue ues s to SCRE SCREAM AM and and WAVE WAVE for for help help as she she turn turns, s, facing faci ng the the back back of the the limo limo.. ...a .and nd then then look looks s down down. . The The sunr su nroo oof f be begi gins ns to shut shut. . AMBER AHH! AH H! NO! NO! The su The sunr nroo oof f digs digs into into her her stom stomac ach h as she she CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. . The The limo li mo spee speeds ds arou around nd the the scho school ol and and take takes s a shar sharp p righ right. t. Amber Ambe r tugs ugs but but she she is stuc stuck k in the the sunro unroof of. . She She CRIE CRIES S and and SCRE SC REAM AMS S in pain pain. .

 

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INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT The fi The figu gure re turn turns s the the whee wheel l shar sharp p and and hard hard as the the limo limo soar soars s arou ar ound nd a curv curve. e.

EXT. EX T. DALT DALTON ON’S ’S LIMO LIMO- TOPTOP- NIGH NIGHT T Ambe Am ber r pound ounds s on the the top of the limo limo as she she CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. . AMBER (crying) AHH! Oh, AHH! Oh, God! God! She tr She trie ies s to wigg wiggle le thro throug ugh h the the sunr sunroo oof, f, but but it is no use. use. She Sh e is stuc stuck k tigh tight. t.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BACK BACK ALLE ALLEYY- NIGH NIGHT T The li The limo mo ha halt lts s besi beside de the the back back alle alley y of the the high high scho school ol. . The The driv dr iver ers s do door or open opens s and and the the HOOD HOODED ED FIGU FIGURE RE step steps s out out as Ambe Amber r crie cr ies s from rom the the top top of the the limo limo. . Ambe Am ber r tu turn rns s to look look as the the hood hooded ed figu figure re slow slowly ly edge edges s closer. AMBER NO! PLEASE PLEASE! ! Ambe Am ber’ r’s s eyes eyes widen iden as she she look looks s at the weap weapon on in the figure figu re’s ’s le left ft hand hand. . The The figu figure re hold holds s a pair pair of shar sharp, p, larg large e garden gar den she shears ars. . AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) OH, my God! OH, God! NO! NO! NO! NO! The Th e fi figu gure re then then puts puts the the blad blades es of the the shea shears rs agai agains nst t the the limo, limo , an and d co cont ntin inue ues s to walk walk down down the the limo limo and and towa toward rds s Ambe Am ber. r... ..th the e blad blades es SCRE SCREEC ECHI HING NG and and SCRA SCRATC TCHI HING NG at the the pain paint. t.

EXT. EX T. DALT DALTON ON’S ’S LIMO LIMO- TOPTOP- NIGH NIGHT T AMBER NO! NO ! NO! NO! SOME SOMEON ONE E HELP HELP ME! ME! Amber Ambe r pu pull lls s and and wi wigg ggle les, s, tryi trying ng to wigg wiggle le thro throug ugh h the the sunr su nroo oof. f. Sh She e turn turns s to see see the the figu figure re edgi edging ng clos closer er. .

 

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INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- BACKBACK- NIGHT NIGHT The fi The figu gure re slow slowly ly open opens s the the back back door door and and look looks s insi inside de to see se e Am Ambe ber’ r’s s bott bottom om tors torso o hang hangin ing g from from the the sunr sunroo oof f abov above. e. Her Her legs le gs kick kick as she she SCRE SCREAM AMS S from from abov above. e. AMBER (O.S.) AMBER (O.S.) NO! NO! NO! NO! PLEA PLEASE SE! ! NO! NO! The fi The figu gure re lean leans s forw forwar ard d and and slow slowly ly open opens s the the larg large e shea shears rs. . The Th e fi figu gure re slow slowly ly puts puts the the blad blades es of the the shea shears rs arou around nd Amber’ Amb er’s s ankle. ankle. AMBER AMB ER (CONT’ (CONT’D) D) (O.S.) (O.S.) NO! NO ! OH, OH, GOD GOD! NO! NO! NO! The Th e fi figu gure re is abou about t to CHOP CHOP OFF OFF AMBE AMBER’ R’S S FOOT FOOT WHEN WHEN.. ...D .DAL ALTO TON N GRABS GRAB S TH THE E FI FIGU GURE RE FROM FROM BEHI BEHIND ND AND AND DRAG DRAGS S THEM THEM OUT OUT OF THE THE LIMO LIMO. .

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BACK BACK ALLE ALLEYY- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fi figu gure re fall falls s and and roll rolls s acro across ss the the grou ground nd as Dalt Dalton on look looks s at Ambe Amber r on top top of the the limo limo. . AMBER (to Dalton Dalton) ) Dalt Da lton on! ! Oh, Oh, than thank k you! you! Hurr Hurry! y! DALTON What Wh at the the fuck fuck is goin going g on!? on!? AMBER WE HAVE AVE TO GO! GO! JUS JUST GO! GO! DRIVE RIVE! ! Dalton Dalt on runs runs alon along g the the limo limo and and towa toward rds s the the fron front t driv driver ers s side si de door door as Ambe Amber r watc watche hes s the the figu figure re slow slowly ly roll rolls s over over on the gro ground und. . INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT Dalt Da lton on jump jumps s into into the the driv driver er’s ’s seat seat and and star starts ts the the limo limo. .

EXT. EXT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- TOPTOP- NIGHT NIGHT Ambe Am ber r POUND OUNDS S on the the top of the limo limo as it start tarts. s. AMBER DALT DA LTON ON! ! GO! GO! GO! GO!

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Amber Ambe r wa watc tche hes s as the the figu figure re slow slowly ly stan stands ds up and and remo remove ves s a SMAL SM ALL L SC SCRE REW W FROM FROM THE THE MIDD MIDDLE LE OF THE THE SHEA SHEARS RS THAT THAT HOLD HOLD THE THE TWO TWO BLADES TOGETH TOGETHER. ER. THE BL THE BLAD ADES ES OF THE THE SHEA SHEARS RS ARE ARE SEPA SEPARA RABL BLE, E, NOW NOW SUPP SUPPLY LYIN ING G THE THE KILLER KIL LER WIT WITH H TWO WEA WEAPON PONS.. S...TW .TWO O SHEARS SHEARS. . AMBER (CONT’D) (CONT FUCK FU CK! ! DALT DALTON ON, , GO, GO, GO! GO!’D)

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT Dalt Da lton on puts puts the the li limo mo in driv drive. e.

EXT. EXT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- TOPTOP- NIGHT NIGHT Amber Ambe r SC SCRE REAM AMS S as the the figu figure re thro throws ws one one of the the shea shear r thro throug ugh h the th e ai air. r. IT SPIN SPINS S TOWA TOWARD RDS S HER HER AS SHE SHE SCRE SCREAM AMS. S. AMBER AHHHH! SMAS SM ASH H CU CUT T TO TO: :

INT. INT . DAL DALTON TON’S ’S LIMOUS LIMOUSINE INE- FRONTFRONT- NIGHT NIGHT Dalton Dalt on’s ’s fo foot ot SLAM SLAMS S on the the gas gas and and the the limo limo LUNG LUNGES ES forw forwar ard. d. Dalt Da lton on turn turns s the the whee wheel l hard hard as the the limo limo spee speeds ds forw forwar ard d and and out ou t of the the alle alley. y. DALTON HANG ON, HANG ON, AMBE AMBER! R! HANG HANG ON! ON!

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T The li The limo mous usin ine e spee speeds ds alon along g the the road road in fron front t of the the scho school ol. . The Th e li limo mo st stop ops s as the the BREA BREAKS KS SCRE SCREEC ECH. H. The fr The fron ont t of the the scho school ol is now now dese desert rted ed. . All All of the the stud studen ents ts are ins inside ide. . Dalton Dalt on rush rushes es out out of the the limo limo and and rush rushes es alon along g the the side side of the th e li limo mo.. ...a .and nd then then stop stops. s. He sees sees the the back back of Ambe Amber. r... ..he her r uppe upper r tors torso o stil still l thro throug ugh h the sun sunroo roof. f.

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DALTON Amber? Dalton Dalt on edge edges s clos closer er, , walk walkin ing g alon along g the the edge edge of the the limo limo. . He watc wa tche hes s as blo blood runs runs down down the side side of the the limo limo from from the the top top wher wh ere e Am Ambe ber r is. is. Dalt Da lton onRDEN walk wa lks s EAR arou arR ound ndADES the th e STIC trun trICKI unk k NG of OUT the thT e OF limo limo toR’S see. se ..ON ONE EAD. OF TH THE E GA GARD EN SHEA SH BLAD BL ES ST KING OU AMBE AMBER’ Se... FORE FO REHE HEAD . DALTON (CONT’D) DALTON (CONT’D) AHHH! AHH H! AHHH! AHHH! Dalton Dalt on SCRE SCREAM AMS S as he quic quickl kly y turn turns s to run run back back to the the driv driver er side si de door door.. ...O .ONL NLY Y TO RUN RUN INTO INTO THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE. . DALTON DALTO N (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHH! THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE STAB STABS S THE THE OTHE OTHER R BLAD BLADE E OF THE THE GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEAR R INTO INTO DALT DA LTON ON’S ’S NE NECK CK. . THE THE BLAD BLADE E STAB STABS S THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE FRON FRONT T OF DALT DALTON ON’S ’S THRO TH ROAT AT AND AND OUT OUT THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE BACK BACK OF HIS HIS NECK NECK. . Dalt Da lton on grab grabs s at his his thro throat at as bloo blood d gush gushes es down down his his ches chest. t. He stum stumbl bles es alon along g the the side side of the the limo limo. . His His back back hits its the the side si de of the the limo limo.. ...a .and nd his his body body slow slowly ly sink sinks s down down alon along g it. it. He sits sits onto onto the grou ground nd as he chok chokes es up blo blood and and take takes s his last la st brea breath th. . The The figu figure re then then rips rips the the shea shear r blad blade e from from his his neck. The fi The figu gure re open opens s the the back back driv driver er’s ’s side side limo limo door door and and pres pr esse ses s th the e midd middle le cons consol ole e butt button on. . Ambe Amber’ r’s s body body fall falls s down down into int o the bac backse kseat. at. The Th e fi figu gure re lean leans s insi inside de and and YANK YANKS S the the othe other r shea shear r blad blade e out out of Ambe Amber’ r’s s head head. . The Th e fi figu gure re stan stands ds up stra straig ight ht, , reat reatta tach ches es the the blad blades es togeth toge ther er to form form the the pair pair of gard garden en shea shears rs, , and and turn turns s towa to ward rds s th the e scho school ol. . The The figu figure re then then turn turns s to Dalt Dalton on’s ’s body body. . The fi The figu gure re stru strugg ggle les s with with Dalt Dalton on’s ’s body body as they they bend bend down down and an d dra drag him him up. The The figu figure re drag drags s the the his his body ody and and drop drops s it into in to the the ba back ckse seat at besi beside de Ambe Amber’ r’s. s. The The figu figure re then then SLAM SLAMS S the the door doo r shu shut. t. The Th e fi figu gure re slow slowly ly turn turns s and and edge edges s towa toward rds s the the scho school ol.. ... .

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DANC DANCE E FLOO FLOORR- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e pu push shes es thro throug ugh h the the stud studen ents ts danc dancin ing g and and chat chatti ting ng on the th e da danc nce e fl floo oor. r. She Sh e tu turn rns s ar arou ound nd and and bump bumps s into into Broo Brooke ke. . BROOKE Hey, He y, have have you yo u seen seen Kris Kriste ten? n? NATALIE No, I thought I saw her with you a few fe w minu minute tes s ago? ago? BROOKE She Sh e took took off. off. This This whol whole e Dalt Dalton on thin th ing g is real really ly gett gettin ing g to her. her. NATALIE Well We ll, , I can’ can’t t find find Shan Shane e eith either er. . BROOKE Where’s Where ’s Ramona? Ramona? NATALIE Oh God, God, let’ let’s s not not talk talk abou about t her. her. Broo Br ooke ke and and Nata Natali lie e walk walk out out of the the chao chaoti tic c danc dance e floo floor r and and stand stan d by th the e wall wall. . BROOKE What Wha t happen happened? ed? NATALIE She’s She’ s just just.. ...n .not ot as good good of a frie fr iend nd as I thou though ght t she she was. was. BROOKE You thin You think k she’ she’s s bad, bad, try try bein being g best best friend fri ends s with with Kriste Kristen. n. NATALIE Well, Well , if I see see Kris Kriste ten, n, I’ll I’ll tell tell her he r you’ you’re re look lookin ing g for for her. her. Brooke Broo ke nods nods as she she sear search ches es the the crow crowde ded d gym gym with with her her eyes eyes. . Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s and and walk walks s away away. .

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ife er pour pours s a new new bag bag of chip chips s into into an empty mpty bowl bowl as Patr Pa tric ick k wa walk lks s back back to the the snac snack k tabl table. e. JENNIFER (annoy (an noyed, ed, to Patric Patrick) k) Oh my God, God, that th atever. was was the longe ongest st bathro bat hroom om break bre ak eve r.the PATRICK (frustrated) You Yo u shou should ld see see the the line line. . It’s It’s all all the th e way way arou around nd the the gym. gym. JENNIFER (annoyed) Plea Pl ease se, , just just help help me. me. PATRICK (grabs (gr abs Jennif Jennifer’ er’s s arm arms) s) Stop St op. . Brea Breath the. e. And And rela relax, x, OK? OK? Jennif Jenn ifer er le lets ts out out a HUGE HUGE BREA BREATH TH. . As if she’ she’s s been been hold holdin ing g it in for for fo fore reve ver. r. PATRICK You Yo u aren aren’t ’t goin going g to be frow frowni ning ng for for long. JENNIFER (confused) What? PATRICK I have have a surp surpri rise se for for you you. It’s It’s nothin not hing g crazy crazy or anythi anything. ng. Just Ju st.. ...m .mee eet t me on the the stai stairs rs in abou ab out t ten ten minu minute tes, s, OK? OK? JENNIFER (annoyed) You’ Yo u’re re leav leavin ing g me AGAI AGAIN? N? PATRICK (laughs) Trus Tr ust t me. me. It’l It’ll l wort worth h it! it! Jenn Je nnif ifer er sh shak akes es her her head head in ange anger r as Patr Patric ick k turn turns s and and rushes rush es away away and and th thro roug ugh h the the crow crowde ded d gym. gym.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- NIGH NIGHT T Kriste Kris ten n stan stands ds in fro front of a sink sink as she she crie cries. s. She She hang hangs s her he r hea head down down as she she sobs sobs and and weep weeps. s. The Th e ba bath thro room om is dese desert rted ed. . CREAK! Kriste Kris ten n he hear ars s the the bath bathro room om door door open open sudd sudden enly ly. . She She stra st raig ight hten ens s up and and wipe wipes s her her eyes eyes as she she turn turns s to see. see... .. Ramona Hastin Hastings. gs. RAMONA (surprised) OH, OH , sorr sorry. y. I didn didn’t ’t know know anyo anyone ne else el se was was in here here. . KRISTEN (sighs (sig hs in ange anger r as she she wipe wipes s her he r eyes eyes) ) Yeah, Yea h, clearl clearly. y. RAMONA Sorr So rry, y, the the line line for for the the bath bathro room om in the th e gym gym is awfu awful. l... .. Sile Si lenc nce e fa fall lls s betw betwee een n them them as Ramo Ramona na slow slowly ly make makes s her her way way toward towa rds s a toil toilet et stal stall. l. KRISTEN I’m I’ m sure sure you’ you’ve ve hear heard. d. Ramona Ramo na stop stops s and and turn turns s from from the the stal stall l and and walk walks s up to Kristen. RAMONA Heard Hea rd what? what? KRISTEN (sighs (sig hs in ange anger) r) Don’ Do n’t t play play dumb dumb. . Abou About t Ambe Amber r and and Dalt Da lton on. . I’m I’m sure sure ever everyo yone ne is talk ta lkin ing g abou about t it, it, laug laughi hing ng thei their r asse as ses s off. off. It’s It’s so emba embarr rras assi sing ng. . RAMONA No, No , but but fill fill me in. in. What What happ happen ened ed? ? Ramo Ra mona na lean leans s agai agains nst t the the sink sink next next to the the one one Kris Kriste ten n stan stands ds in fron front t of of. .

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52. KRISTEN (wip (w ipin ing g her her eyes eyes) ) Let’ Le t’s s just just say, say, I’m I’m goin going g to have have to chan change ge my rela relati tion onsh ship ip stat status us when wh en I get get home home toni tonigh ght. t. RAMONA (smirks) You Yo u know know, , Dalt Dalton on isn’ isn’t t that that grea great. t.

Kris Kr iste ten n lo look oks s to Ramo Ramona na as her her eyeb eyebro rows ws rise rise. . KRISTEN What? RAMONA (smirks) Dalt Da lton on, , he’s he’s not not that that fuck fuckin ing g grea gr eat. t. It’s It’s not not like like he’s he’s God God or anythi any thing. ng. I’m just just saying saying... ...why why wast wa ste e your your time time cryi crying ng and and hurt hurtin ing g over ov er some someon one e like like him? him? You’ You’re re putt pu ttin ing g some someon one e firs first t who who isn’ isn’t t even ev en thin thinki king ng abou about t you you twic twice. e. Kris Kr iste ten n no nods ds as she she look looks s into into the the mirr mirror or. . KRISTEN Yeah Ye ah. . I gues guess. s... .. RAMONA And An d you you kno know you you can have have any any guy guy you yo u want want. . You’ You’re re Kris Kriste ten n fuck fuckin ing g Cutl Cu tler er. . Guys Guys drag drag thei their r jaws jaws in the the dirt di rt when when you you pass pass by. by. KRISTEN (smirks) Yeah, Yea h, OK... OK... RAMONA I’m seri I’m seriou ous. s. SO, SO, if Dalt Dalton on can’ can’t t see se e how how grea great t you you are, are, then then some someon one e else el se will will. . Unti Until l then then, , just just have have fun. KRISTEN (looks (loo ks to Ramo Ramona na) ) You know You know what what’s ’s sad? sad? RAMONA (confused) What?

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KRISTEN This Th is is the the firs first t actu actual al conv co nver ersa sati tion on I’ve I’ve had had with with you...witho you.. .without ut insulting insulting you. RAMONA I just just know know what what it’s t’s lik like, to be hurt hu rt byNata thos th ose eeyou yo uecare ca rethe abou ab tge most most. . Me and Na tali lie are ar on th eout edge ed tonight. KRISTEN Why? RAMONA Oh, just Oh, just stup stupid id girl girl shit shit. . An estrog est rogen en filled filled mess. mess. Ramona Ram ona and Kri Kriste sten n giggle giggle togeth together. er. RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) But Bu t fuck fuck Dalt Dalton on. . If he want wants s Ambe Amber, r, let le t him him have have her. her. That That just just mean means s that you that you can can now now have have anyo anyone ne you you want. Kris Kr iste ten n nods nods as she she wipes ipes her her eyes eyes and digs digs in her her clut clutch ch and pu and pull lls s ou out t her her masc mascar ara. a. KRISTEN (smirks) You are... are...rig right. ht. Someon Someone e other other than than me is actu actual ally ly righ right, t, for for once once in my life life. . RAMONA And An d the the bitc bitch h is back back. . Kris Kr iste ten n gi gigg ggle les s al alon ong g with with Ramo Ramona na. . RAMONA (CONT’D) RAMONA (CONT’D) Duty Dut y calls. calls. Kriste Kris ten n no nods ds as Ramo Ramona na rush rushes es into into a stal stall l and and slam slams s the the door do or behi behind nd her. her. Kris Kriste ten n appl applie ies s a new new coat coat of masc mascar ara a and and lipstick. She Sh e ru rubs bs he her r lips lips toge togeth ther er and and runs runs her her fing finger ers s thro throug ugh h her her hair. hair . Sh She e ta take kes s on one e more more look look in the the mirr mirror or and and then then walk walks s towa to ward rds s th the e bath bathro room om door door. .

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- MR. MR. HOOV HOOVER ER’S ’S CLAS CLASSS- NIGH NIGHT T Patric Patr ick k is sitt sittin ing g at his his desk desk in his his dark dark and and dese desert rted ed clas cl assr sroo oom. m. He unlo unlock cks s a draw drawer er of his his desk desk with with a smal small l key key and an d pu pull lls s it open open. . He digs digs arou around nd insi inside de.. ...a .and nd slow slowly ly brin brings gs out out a smal small l ring ring box bo xslow in his hisopen sha sh as king kith ngehand ha nd. Hestar sits si ts bac back ck at in a his hibeau s auti desk detifu skful chai ch ramon aond s d he sl owly ly op ens the lid li d.to st are e back ba be lair diam di ring. He smil smiles es to himse imself lf as he shuts huts the the draw drawer er and and lock locks s it. it. He drop dr ops s th the e ke key y into into his his pock pocket et as he stan stands ds, , hold holdin ing g the the ring ring box bo x in his his han hand.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Patr Pa tric ick k st step eps s out out of his his clas classr sroo oom m and and shut shuts s the the door door behi behind nd him. He slow him. slowly ly walk walks s down down the the hall hallwa way y as he fond fondle les s the the ring ring box bo x in his his hand hands s nerv nervou ousl sly. y. CREEEEAK. Patric Patr ick k st stop ops. s... ..an and d slow slowly ly turn turns s arou around nd as he hear hears s a door door open op en behi behind nd him him sl slow owly ly. . He turns turns to see... see...the the mainte maintenan nance ce closet closet door.. door...sl .slowl owly y ope open. n. Patr Pa tric ick k st step eps s a few few feet feet clos closer er as sile silenc nce e surr surrou ound nds s him. him. PATRICK Hello? Patric Patr ick k st step eps s towa toward rds s the the clos closet et and and slow slowly ly peek peeks s insi inside de. . He sees se es noth nothin ing g but but dark darkne ness ss insi inside de. . Patr Pa tric ick k sl slow owly ly step steps s into into the the clos closet et. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- MAIN MAINTE TENA NANC NCE E CLOS CLOSET ET- NIGH NIGHT T Patric Patr ick k re reac ache hes s up and and tugs tugs on a li ligh ght t stri string ng abov above. e. The The clos cl oset et is lit lit up. up. Patr Patric ick k sees sees no one one insi inside de. . Just Just clea cleani ning ng supp su ppli lies es fr from om wall wall to wall wall. . He shru shrugs gs and and pull pulls s the the ligh light t stri string ng. . He slow slowly ly turn turns s and and leav le aves es the the main mainte tena nanc nce e clos closet et and and shut shuts s the the door door behi behind nd him. him. The ga The gard rden en shea shears rs.. ...a .are re miss missin ing g from from thei their r hook hook on the the wall wall. . Again.

 

55. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Patric Patr ick k wa walk lks s into into the the stai stairw rwel ell l as the the door door SLAM SLAMS S behi behind nd him. hi m. He look looks s over over the the rail railin ing g of the the stai stairw rwel ell l balc balcon ony y to see se e no one one in sigh sight. t. Patr Pa tric ick k si sigh ghs s as he chec checks ks his his watc watch. h. He look looks s arou around nd nervou nerv ousl sly y as he slip slips s the the ring ring box box into into his his pock pocket et. . Patric Patr ick k walk walks s down down a few few ste steps and and sits its in the the cen center ter of the the stai st airs rs. . He boun bounce ces s his his leg leg nerv nervou ousl sly, y, up and and down down, , as he SIGHS. He SMIR SMIRKS KS to hims himsel elf f as he rubs rubs his his fore forehe head ad. . He then then hear hears s the th e do door or be behi hind nd him him open open. . He look looks s up and and a smil smile e spre spread ads s acro across ss his his face face. . He slow slowly ly stan st ands ds up.. up...T .TO O REVE REVEAL AL THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE STAN STANDI DING NG BEHI BEHIND ND HIM HIM ON THE THE STAIRWELL STAIRW ELL BALCO BALCONY. NY. PATRICK I thou though ght t you you were weren’ n’t t gonn gonna a come come. . The Th e fi figu gure re slow slowly ly step steps s onto onto the the firs first t step step behi behind nd Patr Patric ick k as he stan stands ds.. ...h .his is back back stil still l to the the figu figure re. . PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) (smirks) I was was thin thinki king ng you you were were goin going g to leave lea ve me hangin hanging.. g... . The fi The figu gure re slow slowly ly step steps s onto onto the the seco second nd step step, , edgi edging ng clos closer er and an d cl clos oser er towa toward rds s Patr Patric ick’ k’s s back back. . PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) Well We ll, , aren aren’t ’t you you gonn gonna a ask ask me? me? Is it eati eating ng you you aliv alive e insi inside de? ? The fi The figu gure re slow slowly ly step steps s onto onto the the thir third d step step.. ...o .onl nly y inch inches es from fro m Pat Patric rick. k. PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) You give You give up yet? yet? Patr Pa tric ick k sm smil iles es as he spin spins s arou around nd to see see the the figu figure re stan standi ding ng right righ t in fr fron ont t of him him on the the step step abov above e him him. PATRICK PATRI CK (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (shocked) WHOA WH OA! ! What What the the hell hell? ? THE TH E FI FIGU GURE RE THEN THEN BRIN BRINGS GS OUT OUT THE THE GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS FROM FROM BEHI BEHIND ND THEI TH EIR R BA BACK CK AND AND SLAS SLASHE HES S PATR PATRIC ICK K ACRO ACROSS SS THE THE FACE FACE. .

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PATRICK PATRI CK (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHH! The fi The figu gure re then then SHOV SHOVES ES Patr Patric ick k back back. . He tumb tumble les s back backwa ward rds s down do wn the the st stai airs rs, , hitt hittin ing g each each step step with with a HA HARD RD THUD THUD. . Patr Pa tric ick k la land nds s on the the grou ground nd on his his stom stomac ach h belo below w as he CRIE CRIES S inies pain pa . gr Th The e figu fi gure slow slowly ly loom loppor oms s t down doas wn he the theatte stai st airs rs Pa tric ick k tr trie sin. to grab ab the th ere wall wall for fo r supp su ort at temp mpts tsas toPatr stan st and. d. PATRICK PATRI CK (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHHH! AHH H! OWWW! OWWW! Patr Pa tric ick k look looks s at his his righ right t leg to see see a bon bone stic stick king ing out out of his ca his calf lf. . Te Tear ars s st stre ream am down down Patr Patric ick’ k’s s face face as the the figu figure re step st eps s be besi side de him. him. PATRICK (CONT’D) PATRICK (CONT’D) Who Wh o the the fuc fuck are are you!? ou!? What What the the fuck fu ck do you you want want!? !? The Th e fi figu gure re then then puts puts thei their r boot boot to Patr Patric ick’ k’s s chee cheek. k. Patr Pa tric ick’ k’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as the the figu figure re push pushes es his his head head towa toward rds s the la the last st st stai air r on the the stai stairc rcas ase. e. PATRICK PATRI CK (CONT’D) (CONT’D) What Wh at do you you want want? ? Plea Please se! ! The Th e fi figu gure re puts puts Patr Patric ick’ k’s s face face in fron front t of the the last last step step as he CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. . The The figu figure re then then push pushes es on the the back back of Patr Pa tric ick’ k’s s he head ad with with thei their r boot boot. . Patric Patr ick’ k’s s mo mout uth h bi bite tes s onto onto the the edge edge of the the step step as the the figu fi gure re appl applie ies s pres pressu sure re. . Patr Patric ick k scre scream ams s as the the figu figure re star st ares es down down at Patr Patric ick. k. Patric Patr ick k mu mumb mble les s wo word rds s as he bite bites s onto onto the the step step as he trie tries s to look look up at the the hood hooded ed figu figure re stan standi ding ng abov above e him. him. The fi The figu gure re tilt tilts s thei their r head head.. ...a .as s they they slow slowly ly rais raise e thei their r boot bo ot.. ...A .AND ND STOM STOMP P ON THE THE BACK BACK OF PATR PATRIC ICK’ K’S S HEAD HEAD. . PATRICK AHHHH! PATR PA TRIC ICK K SC SCRE REAM AMS S IN PAIN PAIN AND AND AGON AGONY Y AS THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE CURB CURB STOM STOMPS PS HIM, HIS HIM, HIS TE TEET ETH H BREA BREAKI KING NG ON THE THE EDGE EDGE OF THE THE LAST LAST STEP STEP. . BLOO BLOOD D SPRE SP READ ADS S AC ACRO ROSS SS THE THE STEP STEP AND AND FROM FROM HIS HIS MOUT MOUTH. H. BLOOD BLOO D TR TRIC ICKL KLES ES OVER OVER THE THE EDGE EDGE OF THE THE LAST LAST STEP STEP AS THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE STOM ST OMPS PS ON THE THE BACK BACK OF PATR PATRIC ICK’ K’S S HEAD HEAD AGAI AGAIN. N.

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57. PATRICK AHHH!

THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE THEN THEN LIFT LIFTS S THEI THEIR R BOOT BOOT ONCE ONCE MORE MORE AS PATR PATRIC ICK K CRIE CRIES S AND AN D MU MUMB MBLE LES S IN AGON AGONY. Y. THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE THEN THEN STOM STOMPS PS DOWN DOWN, , HARD HARDER ER THAN THAN BEFO BEFORE RE, , ONTO ONTO THE THE BACK BA CK OF PATR PATRIC ICK’ K’S S HEAD HEAD. . PATR PATRIC ICK’ K’S S SKUL SKULL L CRUS CRUSHE HES S AND AND CRAC CRACKS KS AGAI AG AINS NST T THE THE EDGE EDGE OF THE STEP STEP AS SILE SILENC NCE E FAL FALLS IN THE STAIRWELL. The fi The figu gure re remo remove ves s thei their r boot boot and and look looks s down down at Patr Patric ick k as bloo bl ood d sp spre read ads s acro across ss the the step step and and gush gushes es onto onto the the floo floor. r.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DANC DANCE E FLOO FLOORR- NIGH NIGHT T A slow slow song song play plays s as coup couple les s spin spin soft softly ly, , thei their r bodi bodies es inte in tert rtwi wine ned, d, on the the danc dance e floo floor. r.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e st stan ands ds at the the snac snack k tabl table e as Jenn Jennif ifer er hand hands s her her a cup of punc cup punch. h. Nata Natali lie e sips sips from from it as Jenn Jennif ifer er smil smiles es. . JENIFFER How Ho w is it? it? Are Are you you havi having ng fun? fun? NATALIE I guess. guess... .. JENIFFER (upset) Prom-a-drama? NATALIE I just just feel feel kind kinda a bad. bad. JENIFFER About what? About what? NATALIE (sad) It’s just It’s just.. ...i .it t has has been been 15 year years. s. This Th is is the the anni annive vers rsar ary. y... ..an and d here here I am.. am...d .dan anci cing ng the the nigh night t away away. . JENIFFER Nata Na tali lie, e, stop stop. . She She woul wouldn dn’t ’t of want wa nted ed you you to sit sit arou around nd and and cry cry over ov er her. her. I guar guaran ante tee e you you she she is look lo okin ing g down down, , righ right t now, now, so happ happy y that you that you came came here here toni tonigh ght. t. (CONTINUED)

 

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Nata Na tali lie e sm smir irks ks as she she sips sips her her punc punch. h. JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Just have Just have fun. fun. It’s It’s your your seni senior or prom pr om. . It’s It’s your your last last big big blow blowou out t befo be fore re grad gradua uati tion on. . She’ She’d d want want you you enjoy enj oy it... it... Nata Na tali lie e no nods ds as she she smil smiles es at Jenn Jennif ifer er. . Jenn Jennif ifer er look looks s past past Natali Nata lie e an and d her her ey eyes es brig bright hten en. . JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) He’s waiting... waiting... Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s arou around nd and and foll follow ows s Jenn Jennif ifer er’s ’s gaze gaze to see see Shane Shan e st stan andi ding ng on the the edge edge of the the danc dance e floo floor r with with his his hand hands s in his his su suit it pock pocket ets. s. He smil smiles es at Nata Natali lie e as he wait waits. s. Natali Nata lie e se sets ts her her cup cup down down as she she wink winks s at Jenn Jennif ifer er. . Jenn Jennif ifer er smil sm iles es as she she watc watche hes s Nata Natali lie e turn turn and and rush rush towa toward rds s Shan Shane e in the dis distan tance. ce. Jenn Je nnif ifer er lo look oks s down down at her her watc watch. h. JENNIFER (upset) OH, OH , shit shit. . Shit Shit, , shit shit, , shit shit. . Jennif Jenn ifer er ru rush shes es away away from from the the snac snack k tabl table e and and thro throug ugh h the the busy bu sy, , ch chao aoti tic c sitt sittin ing g area area of the the gym. gym.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- DANC DANCE E FLOO FLOORR- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e an and d Shan Shane e danc dance e slow slowly ly on the the danc dance e floo floor r as othe other r coup co uple les s ar arou ound nd them them do the the same same. . Nata Natali lie’ e’s s arms arms are are wrap wrappe ped d tigh ti ghtl tly y ar arou ound nd Shan Shane’ e’s s neck neck, , his his tigh tightl tly y arou around nd her her wais waist. t. NATALIE Where Wher e have have you you been been? ? I thou though ght t you you bail ba iled ed out out for for a seco second nd. . SHANE I saw saw a bud buddy of mine. ine. He’s He’s here here with wi th his his girl girlfr frie iend nd, , too. too. Shan Sh ane e mo moti tion ons s over over to the the righ right t of the the gym. gym. Nata Natali lie e look looks s to see a COLL see COLLEG EGE E GUY GUY Shan Shane’ e’s s age age danc dancin ing g with with a HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL GIRL GI RL her her ow own n age. age. Nata Na tali lie e no nods ds and and look looks s back back to Shan Shane. e.

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NATALIE So Ramo Ramona na flip flippe ped d out. out. SHANE About? NATALIE Us, Us , movi moving ng in toge togeth ther er. . SHANE (smirks) Jealous, Jealo us, much? NATALIE She Sh e just just thin thinks ks that that.. ...s .she he shou should ld be numbe umber r one in my life life. . She She does do esn’ n’t t unde unders rsta tand nd that that I have have more more requ re quir irem emen ents ts in my life life than than just just her. SHANE I woul would d thin think k a real real best best frie friend nd woul wo uld d be happ happy y for for you. you. NATALIE She’ Sh e’ll ll come come arou around nd. . She’ She’s s alwa always ys like li ke this this when when thin things gs don’ don’t t go her her way. SHANE I don’ don’t t wann wanna a talk talk abou about t Ramo Ramona na. . NATALIE (smirks) I know know, , I’m I’m sorr sorry! y! SHANE So, So , is all all of your your furn furnit itur ure e goin going g to fit fit in our our apar apartm tmen ent t with with all all mine? NATALIE (giggles) Well We ll, , if not. not... ..yo you u can can alwa always ys sell sell some so me of your your shit shit. . SHANE (smirks) OH, some of my shit! I love how it’s it ’s auto automa mati tica call lly y gott gotta a be my shit shit we sell sell. .

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NATALIE Hey, I’m Hey, I’m livi living ng with with a pig pig like like you. yo u. I gott gotta a take take what what I can can get. get. SHANE Well We ll, , luck luckil ily y I have have the the one one thin thing g I need need. . NATALIE Oh yeah yeah, , what what’s ’s that that? ? SHANE Well We ll, , I’m I’m danc dancin ing g with with it. it. Natali Nata lie e bl blus ushe hes s as Shan Shane e smil smiles es. . Nata Natali lie e kiss kisses es Shan Shane e as she she pull pu lls s hi him m cl clos oser er. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er ru rush shes es down down the the dark dark, , dese desert rted ed hall hallwa way y as her her heel heels s CLIC CL ICK K al alon ong g the the fl floo oor. r. Musi Music c is hear heard d in the the dist distan ance ce from from the th e gy gym m fa far r behi behind nd her. her. She se She sees es th the e door door that that lead leads s to the the stai stairw rwel ell l ahea ahead. d. She She SIGH SI GHS S as sh she e look looks s arou around nd the the dark dark, , sile silent nt hall hallwa way. y. Jenn Je nnif ifer er pu push shes es on the the door door that that lead leads s to the the stairwell stairw ell... ...but but it doesn’ doesn’t t budge. budge. She pushes pushes again. again...l ..lock ocked. ed. Jenn Je nnif ifer er SI SIGH GHS S as she she turn turns s and and sees sees the the elev elevat ator or door door a few few feet awa feet away. y. Jenn Je nnif ifer er ru rush shes es to the the elev elevat ator or and and pres presse ses s the the down down arro arrow. w. She tap She taps her her heel eel as she she cro crosses sses her her arms arms and wait waits s impatiently.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ELEV ELEVAT ATOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T The el The elev evat ator or door doors s glid glide e open open as Jenn Jennif ifer er walk walks s into into the the elevator. She pr She pres esse ses s "G" "G" fo for r grou ground nd leve level l and and look looks s arou around nd the the dim dim elev el evat ator or as the the do door ors s slow slowly ly SQUE SQUEAK AK shut shut. . The el The elev evat ator or ligh lights ts abov above e Jenn Jennif ifer er flas flash h on and and off off as she she glan gl ance ces s up at them them. . The el The elev evat ator or then then goes goes comp comple lete tely ly dark dark. . Jenn Jennif ifer er GASP GASPS S in frig fr ight ht as she she is surr surrou ound nded ed by dark darkne ness ss. .

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JENNIFER Shit Sh it. . God, God, no, no, plea please se.. ... . The li The ligh ghts ts then then fina finall lly y flic flicke ker r back back on as Jenn Jennif ifer er lets lets out out a brea breath th of reli relief ef. . The Th e el elev evat ator or land lands s with with a TH THUD UD and and Jenn Jennif ifer er catc catche hes s her her brea br eath th as the the door doors s slow slowly ly glid glide e open open. . INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er st step eps s out out of the the elev elevat ator or and and into into the the dark dark stairw sta irwell ell... ...whe when n she nearly nearly slips. slips. JENNIFER (to hersel herself) f) What Wh at the the fuck fuck? ? Jennif Jenn ife er look looks s down down to see see that hat she she is stan standi ding ng in a huge huge pudd pu ddle le of bloo blood. d. Jenn Jennif ifer er look looks s to the the stai stairs rs to see see a bloo bl oody dy trai trail l lead leadin ing g up the the step steps. s. Bloo Blood d is tric trickl klin ing g down down the sta stairs irs slo slowly wly. . JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Oh...m Oh. ..my y God. God. Jenn Je nnif ifer er sl slow owly ly walk walks s up the the firs first t set set of stai stairs rs.. ...s .slo lowl wly y and cauti cautiously ously. . JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (trembling voice) (trembling voice) Pa...Patrick? Jennif Jenn ifer er sl slow owly ly make makes s her her way way towa toward rds s the the top top of the the firs first t staircase.. stairc ase...to .to see... PATRIC PATR ICK’ K’S S DE DEAD AD BODY BODY LEAN LEANED ED UP AGAI AGAINS NST T THE THE CORN CORNER ER OF THE THE WALL. JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHH! Jenn Je nnif ifer er co cove vers rs her her mout mouth h as tear tears s stre stream am down down her her face face. . JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) OH! OH MY GOD! NO! OH GOD! Jenn Je nnif ifer er gr grab abs s the the stai stairc rcas ase e rail railin ing g for for supp suppor ort t as she she nearly near ly slip slips s down down the the stai stairs rs as she she trie tries s to run run away away. .

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JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) Someone! Someo ne! Help! Jennif Jenn ifer er ru runs ns from from the the stai stairs rs and and pres presse ses s the the elev elevat ator or butt bu tton on agai again n and and agai again n and and agai again. n. She She beat beats s it with with her her hand hand as she she gl glan ance ces s back back at the the stai stairs rs. . She Sh eAK th then en n. he hear ars s the the door door abov above e her her on the the stai stairw rwel ell l balc balcon ony y CRE CREAK open. ope JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) OH GOD! GOD! Jenn Je nnif ifer er hi hits ts the the elev elevat ator or butt button on agai again n as she she glan glance ces s at the st the stai airs rs. . She She wa watc tche hes s as the the hood hooded ed figu figure re slow slowly ly walk walks s down do wn the the st stai airs rs towa toward rds s her. her. JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) NO! NO ! NO! NO! Jennif Jenn ifer er sl slam ams s her her hand hand agai agains nst t the the elev elevat ator or butt button on once once more mo re and and th then en turn turns s arou around nd. . She She sees sees a door door that that lead leads s out out to the the ha hall llwa way y behi behind nd her. her. She ru She rush shes es to it and and push pushes es on it.. it...L .LOC OCKE KED! D! Jenn Jennif ifer er glan glance ces s back ba ck to see see the the kill kille er only only a few few feet feet away away. . Jennif Jenn ifer er el elbo bows ws the the glas glass s fire fire hose hose case case on the the wall wall and and slam sl ams s th the e ho hose se nozz nozzle le into into the the smal small l glas glass s wind window ow, , shatte sha tterin ring g it.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er’s ’s arm arm reac reache hes s thro throug ugh h the the smal small l door door wind window ow and and turn tu rns s th the e lo lock ck. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Jenn Je nnif ifer er gl glan ance ces s back back as the the figu figure re edge edges s clos closer er, , thei their r garden gard en shea shears rs flic flicki king ng open open and and then then shut shut in thei their r glov gloved ed hand. Jennif Jenn ifer er pu push shes es the the door door open open and and dash dashes es out out as the the figu figure re inches inc hes clo closer ser. .

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jenn Je nnif ifer er ru runs ns into into the the dark dark and and dese desert rted ed hall hallwa way y as tear tears s stream stre am down down her her fa face ce. . JENNIFER Some So meon one, e, plea please se! ! Help Help me! me! Plea Please se! ! Jenn Je nnif ifer er co cont ntin inue ues s to run run down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she glan glance ces s back to see back see the the fi figu gure re rush rushin ing g afte after r her. her. Jenn Je nnif ifer er pu pull lls s on a do door or besi beside de her. her. LOCK LOCKED ED. . She Sh e ru rush shes es to the the next next door door. . LOCK LOCKED ED. . She Sh e ru rush shes es to the the next next.. ...i .it’ t’s s open open! ! Jenn Je nnif ifer er ru rush shes es insi inside de and and SLAM SLAMS S the the door door behi behind nd her. her.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y LABLAB- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er go goes es to lock lock the the door door, , but but ther there’ e’s s no lock lock. . She She quic qu ickl kly y tu turn rns s and and look looks s arou around nd the the larg large e biol biolog ogy y lab. lab. She he She hear ars s th the e figu figure re’s ’s FOOT FOOTST STEP EPS S grow growin ing g clos closer er outs outsid ide e the the door do or. . Sh She e ru rush shes es from from the the door door to find find a hi hidi ding ng spot spot. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fi figu gure re rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the door door.. ...a .and nd pull pulls s it open open. . The The figure figu re step steps s insi inside de the the biol biolog ogy y lab. lab.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y LABLAB- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fig figure ure let lets the the door oor shu shut them them as they they scan scan the the dark dark biolog biol ogy y la lab b to see see Jenn Jennif ifer er nowh nowher ere e in sigh sight. t. The Th e fi figu gure re walk walks s alon along g the the fron front t of the the clas class s and and look looks s at the bi the biol olog ogy y tabl tables es arou around nd the the room room. . The The figu figure re bend bends s down down and an d se sees es no one one hi hidi ding ng unde under r them them. . The fig The figure ure see sees a clo closet set at the the far far end end of the the roo room. The The figu fi gure re walk walks s towa toward rds s it and and YANK YANKS S the the clos closet et door door open open. . The The figu fi gure re turn turns s the the ligh light t on and and sear search ches es the the clos closet et.. ...o .onl nly y to find fin d bio biolog logy y equ equipm ipment ent and cleani cleaning ng suppli supplies es inside inside. . The Th e fi figu gure re SLAM SLAMS S the the clos closet et door door shut shut and and look looks s arou around nd the the biolog biol ogy y la lab b once once more more. . The The figu figure re turn turns s to see see anot anothe her r door door by the the cl clos oset et. .

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The fig The figure ure ope opens the the door door and and look looks s into into the the next next room room to see se e th that at it is the the biol biolog ogy y clas classr sroo oom, m, with with norm normal al scho school ol tabl ta bles es and and a large arge desk desk at the head head of the the of room room. . The Th e fi figu gure re SLAM SLAMS S the the door door and and rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the main main door door. . The fi The figu gure re look looks s the the room room over over once once more more, , and and exit exits s the the biolog bio logy y lab. lab. SILE SI LENC NCE EJenn fi fill lls ser the thslow e owly biol bily olog ogy yeps lab. la ..as cabi ca net tldoor do or slow slt owly lyd op open ens. s. Je nnif ifer sl step st sb... out ou tas ofathe th ebine smal sm all cabi ca bine net and an craw cr awls ls out out onto onto the the floo floor. r. She She slow slowly ly stan stands ds up as she she trie tries s to be as qu quie iet t as poss possib ible le. . Jennif Jenn ifer er th then en spot spots s the the door door that that lead leads s to the the biol biolog ogy y clas cl assr sroo oom m an and d rush rushes es towa toward rds s it. it.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er qu quie ietl tly y shut shuts s the the wood wooden en door door behi behind nd her her and and look looks s arou ar ound nd at the the desk desks s in the the clas classr sroo oom. m. She She sees sees the the main main door door besi be side de the the desk desk ahea ahead. d. She Sh e ru rush shes es towa toward rds s it and and slow slowly ly peek peeks s out out into into the the hall hallwa way y throug thro ugh h th the e larg large e clas classr sroo oom m door door wind window ow. . She She sees sees nobo nobody dy in sight. BAM! BA M! BAM! BAM! Jenn Jennif ifer er JUMP JUMPS S as she she spin spins s arou around nd to see see the the wooden wood en door door in the the corn corner er that that lead leads s to the the lab lab shak shake e and and trem tr embl ble e as the the figu figure re kick kicks s at it on the the othe other r sid side. JENNIFER (to hersel herself) f) Shit... Jennif Jenn ifer er tr trie ies s to open open the the clas classr sroo oom m door door, , but but it won’ won’t t budg bu dge. e. Jenn Jennif ifer er beat beats s on the the glas glass s wind window ow. . JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) (terrified) Help! Hel p! Please Please, , someon someone! e! Jenn Je nnif ifer er tu turn rns s from from the the door door as the the figu figure re cont contin inue ues s to kick kick at the the do door or in the the corn corner er. . Jenn Jennif ifer er then then look looks s up to see. see... ..a a smal sm all l wi wind ndow ow abov above e the the clas classr sroo oom m door door. . She th She then en tu turn rns s and and rush rushes es to the the end end of the the teac teache her’ r’s s desk desk and an d at atte temp mpts ts to push push it towa toward rds s the the clas classr sroo oom m door door. . She She GRUN GR UNTS TS and and grin grinds ds her her teet teeth h as she she push pushes es the the heav heavy y wood wooden en desk. She Sh e gla glances nces back back as she push pushes es to see see a cra crack form form in the the wood wo oden en door door that that the the figu figure re bang bangs s on. on.

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JENNIFER JENNI FER (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Shit... Jenn Je nnif ifer er pu push shes es hard harder er on the the edge edge of the the desk desk. . The The desk desk then push then pushes es agai agains nst t the the clas classr sroo oom m door door. . Jenn Jennif ifer er step steps s up onto on to the the de desk sk and and trie tries s to slid slide e the the smal small l wind window ow abov above e the the door doo r ope open. n. It won’ won’t t bu budg dge. e. Jenn Jennif ifer er pres presse ses s hard harder er as she she glan glance ces s back back to see. see... ..TH THE E GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS STAB STAB THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE WOOD WOODEN EN DOOR DOOR. . JENNIFER (CONT’D) JENNIFER (CONT’D) (try (t ryin ing g go slid slide e wind window ow open open) ) COME CO ME ON! ON! COME COME ON! ON! The Th e sm smal all l wi wind ndow ow abov above e the the clas classr sroo oom m door door then then slid slides es open open. . Jennif Jenn ifer er SM SMIL ILES ES as she she grab grabs s the the ledg ledge e of the the wind window ow and and begi be gins ns to pull pull hers hersel elf f up and and thro throug ugh h it. it. Her he Her heel els s ki kick ck as she she trie tries s to drag drag hers hersel elf f thro throug ugh h the the small sma ll window window. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er dr drag ags s her her uppe upper r tors torso o thro throug ugh h the the smal small l wind window ow as she sh e gr grab abs s at the the glas glass s door door wind window ow, , tryi trying ng to pull pull the the rest rest of her her bo body dy thro throug ugh. h. Her up Her uppe per r to tors rso o ha hang ngs s upsi upside de down down and and faci facing ng the the door door wind window ow as she she wi wigg ggle les s and and CRIE CRIES. S.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ife er’s r’s leg legs kick kick in the the air air as the wood wooden en door door in the the corner cor ner BUS BUSTS TS open. open.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jenn Je nnif ifer er gr grab abs s at the the door door wind window ow as she she trie tries s to pull pull hersel hers elf f th thro roug ugh. h. The The grou ground nd is far far belo below w her. her.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fi figu gure re rush rushes es in and and look looks s to see see Jenn Jennif ifer er’s ’s bott bottom om half half sticki stic king ng ou out t from from the the smal small l wind window ow abov above e the the glas glass s clas classr sroo oom m door do or wind window ow. . Her Her feet feet kick kick in the the air air as she she stru strugg ggle les. s.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Jennif Jenn ifer er CR CRIE IES S as she she grab grabs s at the the glas glass s door door wind window ow from from her he r up upsi side de down down angl angle. e. She She then then look looks s forw forwar ard d and and into into the the biol bi olog ogy y cl clas assr sroo oom m thro throug ugh h the the glas glass s door door wind window ow to see. see... ..TH THE E FIGU FI GURE RE THRO THROW W THE THE GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS TOWA TOWARD RDS S HER. HER.

AHHHH!

JENNIFER

THE GA THE GARD RDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS SPIN SPIN THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE AIR AIR AND AND SMAS SMASH H THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE DOOR DO OR WIND WINDOW OW AND AND ST STAB AB INTO INTO JENN JENNIF IFER ER’S ’S FACE FACE. . HER HE HER HEAD AD FL FLIN INGS GS BACK BACK AS THE THE DOOR DOOR WIND WINDOW OW SHAT SHATTE TERS RS AND AND THE THE GLAS GL ASS S FA FALL LLS S TO THE THE FLOO FLOOR. R. JENNIF JENN IFER ER’S ’S LIFE LIFELE LESS SS ARMS ARMS AND AND UPPE UPPER R TORS TORSO O LAY LAY LIMP LIMP AND AND SLUM SL UMPE PED D OV OVER ER THE THE WIND WINDOW OW ABOV ABOVE E THE THE DOOR DOOR AS BLOO BLOOD D GUSH GUSHES ES DOWN DOWN THE TH E DO DOOR OR AN AND D ONTO ONTO THE THE FLOO FLOOR R FAR FAR BELO BELOW. W.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T The fi The figu gure re walk walks s to the the clas classr sroo oom m door door, , the the brok broken en glas glass s CRUN CR UNCH CHIN ING G un unde der r th thei eir r boot boots. s. The The figu figure re look looks s up at her her limp limp bott bo ttom om half half hang hangin ing g from from the the wind window ow abov above e the the door door. . The Th e fi figu gure re then then look looks s forw forwar ard d thro throug ugh h the the empt empty y fram frame e of the the door wind door window ow to star stare e back back at the the upsi upside de down down uppe upper r tors torso o of Jennifer. The fi The figu gure re reac reache hes s thro throug ugh h the the door door wind window ow fram frame e and and grab grabs s the th e sh shea ears rs. . The The fi figu gure re hold holds s Jenn Jennif ifer er’s ’s head head into into plac place e as they th ey RIP RIP ou out t the the shea shears rs from from her her face face. . Bloo Blood d gush gushes es down down to the th e fl floo oor r an and d from from her her face face. . The Th e fi figu gure re turn turns s and and walk walks s away away from from Jenn Jennif ifer er’s ’s life lifele less ss body that body that stil still l ha hang ngs s ther there. e.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Broo Br ooke ke is sitt sittin ing g alon alone e at her her own own tabl table e as othe others rs chat chat and and talk arou talk around nd her her at othe other r tabl tables es. . She Sh e lo look oks s up to see see Kris Kriste ten. n. Kris Kriste ten n sits sits down down besi beside de her. her. BROOKE Wher Wh ere e have have you you been been? ? KRISTEN I’ve I’ ve been been doin doing g some some thin thinki king ng. .

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67. BROOKE (smirks) Wow, that Wow, that’s ’s a rari rarity ty. .

Kris Kr iste ten n ro roll lls s her her eyes eyes as she she sits sits forw forwar ard. d. KRISTEN I’m seriou serious, s, Brooke Brooke. . BROOKE OK, OK , what what have have you you been been thin thinki king ng about? KRISTEN About this...prom this...prom...ab ...about out school...ab schoo l...about out Dalton. Dalton. BROOKE That’s That ’s a lo lot t to be thin thinki king ng about. abo ut...e ..espe specia cially lly all at once. once. KRISTEN I know know, , but but it all all just just kinda inda cam came to me at once once toni tonigh ght. t. I don’ don’t t want want to be that that girl girl that that wast wastes es her her life li fe worr worryi ying ng abou about t a stup stupid id guy. gu y... ..an and d that that’s ’s what what I’ve I’ve been been doin do ing. g. Dalt Dalton on didn didn’t ’t ruin ruin my prom prom, , I’ve I’ ve been been ruin ruinin ing g it myse myself lf. . And And that th at’s ’s not not fair fair to me. me. BROOKE (giggles) Cong Co ngra rats ts, , I thin think k you you grew grew your your lady la dy ball balls s back back. . Kriste Kris ten n gi gigg ggle les s wi with th Broo Brooke ke as Broo Brooke ke slow slowly ly grab grabs s her her hand hand. . Kris Kr iste ten n sm smil iles es as she she lean leans s forw forwar ard d and and wrap wraps s her her arms arms around aro und Bro Brooke oke. . KRISTEN Oh boy. boy. Les-be Les-be-ho -hones nest t moment moment. . Kriste Kris ten n an and d Broo Brooke ke let let go as they they both both laug laugh h hyst hyster eric ical ally ly together. BROOKE So, So , what what brou brough ght t on this this sudd sudden en feelin fee ling g of empowe empowerme rment? nt? Kris Kr iste ten n lo look oks s arou around nd the the gym. gym. She She then then spot spots s Ramo Ramona na walk walkin ing g throug thro ugh h th the e gymn gymnas asiu ium m and and push pushin ing g thro throug ugh h a crow crowd d of peop people le. . Broo Br ooke ke foll follow ows s her her gaze gaze and and then then gigg giggle les. s.

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68. BROOKE (CONT’D) BROOKE (CONT’D) Ramona Ram ona... ...you you talkin talking g to Ramona Ramona abou ab out t this this and and not not me? me? KRISTEN Well, Well , it’s it’s diff differ eren ent t when when you you know know that th at they they won’ won’t t judg judge e you. you. BROOKE (offended) OK, so you think I would? I deal with wi th you you judg judgin ing g me ever every y day, day, Kristen.

Kris Kr iste ten’ n’s s ey eyeb ebro rows ws rise rise as she she sits sits back back. . KRISTEN What Wh at is that that supp suppos osed ed to mean mean? ? BROOKE I mean mean, , I tell tell you you ever everyt ythi hing ng. . And And usua us uall lly y you you resp respon ond d with with one one word word answer ans wers s or sarcas sarcastic tic bitchy bitchy comm co mmen ents ts. . Yet Yet I stil still l tell tell you you everyt eve rythin hing.. g...an .and d you can’t can’t even even talk ta lk to me abou about t your your issu issues es? ? Espe Es peci cial ally ly one one as reta retard rded ed and and over over dramat dra matic ic as Dalton Dalton? ? KRISTEN That Th at’s ’s not not what what I mean meant. t. It’s It’s just just, , I know know Ramo Ramona na woul would d have have no righ right t to judge udge me. me. I mea mean, look look at her. her... .. BROOKE (shocked) Wow... Broo Br ooke ke shak shakes es her her head head as she she stan stands ds up in disg disgus ust. t. KRISTEN Wait Wa it, , wher where e are are you you goin going? g? BROOKE You are You are neve never r goin going g to fuck fuckin ing g chan ch ange ge, , are are you? you? You’ You’re re alwa always ys goin go ing g to be the the same same hear heartl tles ess s Kristen. KRISTEN I’m not I’m not try trying ing to be mean mean, , I’m I’m just just bein be ing g hone honest st. . She’ She’s s a no body body. . She She has no room to judge me, and you do. do . You You shou should ld feel feel spec specia ial! l! (CONTINUED)

 

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BROOKE There’ The re’s s a differ differenc ence e betwee between n being being honest hon est and being being heartl heartless ess, , Kriste Kri sten. n. See, See, that’s that’s the differ differenc ence e betw be twee een n you you and and me. me. You You thin think k you’ yo u’re re so good good.. ...s .so o much much bett better er than th an ever everyo yone ne arou around nd you; you; that that you you deserv des erve e everyt everythin hing g becaus because e it’s it’s all been hand been handed ed to you you so easi easily ly. . You You don’ do n’t t see see how how it look looks. s... ..bu but t I do...e do. ..ever veryon yone e here here tonigh tonight t does. does. Now No w that that I see see it, it, clea clearl rly. y... ..I I don’ do n’t t blam blame e Dalt Dalton on for for doin doing g what what he did. id. Not Not one one bit. bit. Brooke Broo ke turn turns s and and marc marche hes s away away as Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s jaw jaw drop drops s in shoc sh ock k an and d he her r eyes eyes wide widen. n. KRISTEN (angry) Brooke! Broo Br ooke ke cont contin inue ues s to walk walk away away as Kris Kriste ten n call calls s for for her her once once more. KRISTEN (CONT’D) KRISTEN (CONT’D) (angry) Brooke!

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e an and d Shan Shane e stan stand d alon along g the the wall wall a fe few w feet feet from from the the dance danc e fl floo oor r and and ch chat at as Ramo Ramona na make makes s her her way way towa toward rds s them them. . Nata Na tali lie e lo look oks s up and and Shan Shane e foll follow ows s her her gaze gaze to see see Ramo Ramona na standing standi ng bes beside ide the them. m. RAMONA (to Shane) Shane) Hey, can I steal your date for a minute? Shan Sh ane e SM SMIR IRKS KS and and nods nods. . SHANE Just Ju st have have her her back back by midn midnig ight ht. . RAMONA (sarcastic) OH, I’ll OH, I’ll try. try. Nata Na tali lie e fo foll llow ows s Ra Ramo mona na towa toward rds s the the sitt sittin ing g area area of the the gym. gym.

 

70. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- SITT SITTIN ING G AREA AREA- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e si sits ts down down besi beside de Ramo Ramona na at thei their r tabl table. e. Nata Natali lie e waits. wai ts...a ..as s silenc silence e falls falls betwee between n the them. m. NATALIE (break (br eaking ing the silenc silence) e) Well We ll.. ...w .wha hat t did did you you want want to talk talk about? RAMONA List Li sten en, , I’m I’m sorr sorry y abou about t the the way way I acte ac ted. d. It was was tota totall lly y imma immatu ture re and and I know know I look looked ed like like a dumb dumb ass. ass. Natali Nat alie e nods. nods. RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) OK, usua OK, usuall lly y that that’s ’s when when the the pers person on says sa ys "OH, "OH, no, no, I unde unders rsta tand nd", ", but but I tota to tall lly y get get it. it. Anyw Anyway ay.. ...I .I am happ happy y for you and I want you and Shane to be happ happy. y. It’s It’s just just.. ...N .Nat atal alie ie, , I don’ do n’t t want want to be repl replac aced ed. . You’ You’re re real re ally ly impo import rtan ant t to me and. and... ..I I don’ do n’t t ever ever want want to lose lose you. you. NATALIE Ramo Ra mona na, , you’ you’re re not not goin going g to lose lose me. me . You’ You’re re not not eve ever goin going g to be repl re plac aced ed, , eith either er. . You You thin think k I can can get ge t my nail nails s done done and and eat eat my weig weight ht in ice cream while I cry to   The with him? him? NO! NO! Notebook   with Ramo Ra mona na gigg giggle les s alon along g with with Nata Natali lie. e. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’ D)ane And I can’ And can’t t bitc bitch h abou ab out t Shan Sh e to.. to ...S .Sha hane ne. . He’s He’s my boyf boyfri rien end d and and you’ yo u’re re my best best frie friend nd. . My rela re lati tion onsh ship ip with with him him is tota totall lly y sepe se pera rate te from from mine mine with with you, you, beca be caus use e they they are are both both very very sacr sacred ed to me. me. We just just.. ...g .got otta ta work work on findin fin ding g the balanc balance. e. Ramona Ram ona nod nods. s. RAMONA Can Ca n we star start t with with the the eat eating ing ice ice cream cre am part? part? Natali Nat alie e smirks smirks with with Ram Ramona ona. . (CONTINUED)

 

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71. NATALIE (giggles) Yeah Ye ah, , I cou could use use a few few gallo allons ns. .

Ramona Ramo na and and Nata Natali lie e laug laugh h as they they both both hug hug each each othe other r tightly. Ramo Ra mona na poin points ts in the the dist distan ance ce and and Nata Natali lie e foll follow ows s her her gaze gaze to see see Sh Shan ane e stil still l lean leanin ing g on the the wall wall. . RAMONA Now No w go danc dance e with with your your boyf boyfri rien end. d. Shak Sh ake e that that ass ass a litt little le. . Nata Na tali lie e sm smil iles es as she she slow slowly ly stan stands ds up. up. NATALIE (unsure) You Yo u sure sure you’ you’re re OK here here? ? RAMONA Nat, Na t, I’m I’m fine fine. . Just Just thin think k of this this as us.. us...s .sta tart rtin ing g to try try and and find find the balanc balance. e. Ramona Ramo na smil smiles es as Nata Natali lie e gigg giggle les. s. Nata Natali lie e nods nods, , turn turns, s, and and head he ads s ba back ck towa toward rds s Shan Shane e as Ramo Ramona na wink winks s and and smil smiles es. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke taps taps her her fo foot ot impa impati tien entl tly y as she she wait waits s in a long long line line of girl girls s fo for r the bath bathro room om that that sits sits on the the far far sid side of the the gym. She loo She looks arou around nd and and up towa toward rds s the the fron front t of the the line ine to see see no moveme movement nt anywhe anywhere. re. BROOKE (angry (an gry to hersel herself) f) You’ Yo u’d d thin think k we all all shar shared ed the the same same fucking fucki ng bladder. bladder. Brooke Broo ke turn turns s and scan scans s the the gym. ym. She She then then spot spots s a door oor on the the othe ot her r side ide of the the gym gym that that leads eads to the the loc locker ker roo room. She She smil sm iles es to hers hersel elf f as she she step steps s away away from from the the line line and and make makes s her he r wa way y to towa ward rds s th the e lock locker er room room door door acro across ss the the gym. gym. Broo Br ooke ke push pushes es past past a few few danc dancin ing g stud studen ents ts and and stop stops s a few few feet away feet away from from the the girl girls s lock locker er room room door door. . She She take takes s a quic quick k glan gl ance ce to make make sure sure no one one sees. ees. She Sh e th then en sn snea eaks ks thro throug ugh h the the lock locker er room room door door and and lets lets it shut behi shut behind nd her. her.

 

72. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke walk walks s thro throug ugh h the the dark dark and and quie quiet t lock locker er room room as she she hold ho lds s he her r cl clut utch ch purs purse e tigh tightl tly y in her her hand hand. . She ro She roun unds ds the the corn corner er and and sees sees the the door door lead leadin ing g to the the locker loc ker roo room m bat bathro hroom. om.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke walk walks s insid nside e as the the door oor shut shuts s behi behin nd her her to see see a set se t of stal stalls ls with with sink sinks s acro across ss from from them them. . BROOKE (to herelf herelf) ) OH, swee OH, sweet t swee sweet t para paradi dise se. . Brooke Broo ke SMIR SMIRKS KS as she she walk walks s to a sink sink and and look looks s up at her her refl re flec ecti tion on in the the mirr mirror or. . She She adju adjust sts s her her hair hair and and pull pulls s her her dres dr ess s up an and d chec checks ks her her make make-u -up. p. She tu She turn rns s an and d head heads s towa toward rds s the the midd middle le toil toilet et stal stall. l. She She SLAM SL AMS S th the e do door or behi behind nd her her as she she step steps s insi inside de. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- STAL STALLL- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke SIGH SIGHS S as she she sits its on the the toil toilet et and and begi begins ns to urin ur inat ate e. She She sets ets her her clut clutch ch purs purse e on her her lap as she sits sits there. She wa She wait its s in SILE SILENC NCE. E. She She glan glance ces s up at the the toil toilet et stal stall l door do or.. ...t .to o se see e an unkn unknow own n figu figure re pass pass by. by. Her Her eyes eyes wide widen n as she fin finish ishes. es. BROOKE Miss. Miss .(upset) Moor Moore e, if that that is you. ou. I am sorr so rry. y. I kn know ow we aren aren’t ’t alou aloud d in here but I had to go and the line was awful! awful! SILENCE. BROOKE BROOK E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Miss. Mis s. Moore? Moore? Noth No thin ing. g. Br Broo ooke ke pull pulls s up her her unde underw rwea ear r and and begi begins ns to stan stand d when her when her ce cell llph phon one e chim chimes es in her her clut clutch ch purs purse. e. She Sh e SI SIGH GHS S an and d sits sits back back down down onto onto the the toil toilet et and and digs digs thro th roug ugh h he her r clut clutch ch purs purse. e. Her Her clut clutch ch then then fall falls s off off of her her lap an lap and d on onto to the the floo floor. r. (CONTINUED)

 

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Her ph Her phon one e an and d a stic stick k of eyel eyelin iner er roll roll unde under r the the stal stall l door door and an d ou out t of sigh sight. t. BROOKE BROOK E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) SHIT. Broo Br ooke ke grab grabs s her her make makeup up that that fell fell on the the floo floor r in fron front t of her he r an and d sh shov oves es it into into her her clut clutch ch. . She She list listen ens s as her her phon phone e stops ringin stops ringing. g. BROOKE BROOK E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (sarcastic) What Wh at a perf perfec ect t fuck fuckin ing g prom prom nigh night. t. Brooke Broo ke sits sits up as.. as...t .the he stic stick k of eyel eyelin iner er roll rolls s back back unde under r the th e st stal all l do door or. . Br Broo ooke ke’s ’s eyeb eyebro rows ws rise rise as she she slow slowly ly look looks s up to see see th the e figu figure re star starin ing g back back thro throug ugh h the the crac crack k of the the stall sta ll door. door. THE TH E GA GARD RDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS THEN THEN STAB STAB THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE WOOD WOODEN EN STAL STALL L DOOR DOOR. . BROOKE AHHHH! Brooke Broo ke SCRE SCREAM AMS S as the the figu figure re poun pounds ds and and kick kicks s on the the wood wooden en door do or and and th the e shear hears s rip out out of the the door. oor. Brooke Broo ke drop drops s her her clut clutch ch as she she stan stands ds up and and back backs s away away agai ag ains nst t th the e wall wall. . She She then then knee kneels ls down down as the the figu figure re cont co ntin inue ues s to kick kick at the the stal stall l door door. . She cra She crawls wls und under the the stal stall l and into into the the nex next as the the door door BUST BU STS S op open en. . The The fi figu gure re rush rushes es insi inside de the the stal stall l to look look for for Brooke.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BATH BATHRO ROOM OM- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke craw crawls ls out out from from unde under r the the last last stal stall l and and sees sees the the door do or a few few fee feet away away. . She She rush rushes es to the the doo door and and yanks anks on it, it , bu but t it won’ won’t t budg budge. e. BROOKE Fuck! Brooke Broo ke look looks s down own to see see an air air vent vent at the the bott bottom om of the the door do or. . Sh She e si sits ts down down onto onto the the grou ground nd as she she glan glance ces s back back to see se e th the e ki kill ller er stil still l sear search chin ing g the the stal stalls ls for for her. her. Broo Br ooke ke then then KICK KICKS S her her heel heel at the the door door vent vent, , tryi trying ng to bust bust it open open. . SH SHE E KICK KICKS S AGAI AGAIN N AND AND AGAI AGAIN. N. The The door door vent vent then then bust busts s open op en as Broo Brooke ke goes goes to craw crawl l thro throug ugh. h.

 

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She gl She glan ance ces s back back to see see the the figu figure re rush rushin ing g towa toward rds s her. her. She She pull pu lls s he hers rsel elf f thro throug ugh h the the door door vent vent as the the figu figure re char charge ges. s.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- NIGH NIGHT T Broo Br ooke ke back backs s away away from from the the door door vent vent as the the figu figure re grab grabs s at her he r th thro roug ugh h it. it. Brooke Broo ke kick kicks s off off her her heel heels, s, turn turns, s, and and pick picks s hers hersel elf f up and and runs run s awa away. y. Brooke Broo ke rush rushes es thro throug ugh h the the dark dark lock locker er room room and and towa toward rds s the the entran ent rance ce doo door r ahead. ahead. She Sh e pu push shes es agai agains nst t the the door door.. ...a .and nd it’s it’s lock locked ed. . BROOKE NO! NO ! NO! NO! FUCK FUCK! ! Broo Br ooke ke slam slams s and and beat beats s on the the door door. . BROOKE BROOK E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Some So meon one! e! Some Someon one, e, plea please se help help me! me!

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T MUSIC MUSI C BO BOOM OMS S loud loudly ly thro throug ugh h the the gym, gym, drow drowni ning ng out out Broo Brooke ke’s ’s scre sc ream ams s fr from om behi behind nd the the lock locker er room room door door. . BROOKE (O.S.) BROOKE (O.S.) Plea Pl ease se! ! Help Help me! me! Help Help! !

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke give gives s up and and turn turns s away away from from the the door door. . She She runs runs from from the th e doo door and and down own an aisl aisle e of lock locker ers s as she she sear searc ches hes for for an escape. She Sh e ro roun unds ds the the corn corner er to see. see... ..th the e show shower er stal stalls ls. . She She stan stands ds there, clu there, clutch tching ing her heel.. heel...an .and d thinks thinks. . BAM! BA M! She She JU JUMP MPS S as she she hear hears s the the bath bathro room om door door behi behind nd kick kicked ed open. Brooke Broo ke then then rush rushes es to the the firs first t show shower er and and turn turns s it on. on. She She turn tu rns s the fauc faucet et all all the the way way to HOT. HOT. She She rush rushes es to the the next next show sh ower er stal stall l and does does the the same same. . She She does does the the same same as she she rush ru shes es to the the next next one one and and the next next one one and and the the next next one. one.

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She Sh e the then rush rushe es to each each of the sink sinks s that that sit acro across ss from from the st the stal alls ls and and turn turns s each each of them them on, on, turn turnin ing g the the knob knobs s all all the th e way way to HOT HOT. She She then hen run runs back back and clos closes es each each and and ever every y shower curtai curtain. n. The Th e ar area ea sl slow owly ly begi begins ns to fill fill with with stea steam m and and fog. fog. Broo Brooke ke turns turn s ar arou ound nd and and sees sees the the shad shadow ow of the the figu figure re cast cast alon along g the wa the wall ll. . Sh She e turn turns s and and rush rushes es out out of the the sigh sight t as.. as...t .the he figu fi gure re roun rounds ds the the corn corner er. . The fi The figu gure re eyes eyes the the area area, , scan scanni ning ng the the runn runnin ing g show shower ers s and and the th e si sink nks. s. The The stea steam m surr surrou ound nds s the the figu figure re, , maki making ng the the enti entire re lock lo cker er room room blur blurry ry and and uncl unclea ear. r... .. The Th e fi figu gure re walk walks s to the the firs first t show shower er stal stall l and and rips rips the the curtai curt ain n op open en to see. see... ..no noth thin ing g but but the the runn runnin ing g wate water. r. The The figu fi gure re walk walks s to the the next next show shower er stal stall l and and rips rips the the curt curtai ain n open op en to see. see... ..th the e same same as the the last last. . The fi The figu gure re walk walks s to the the next next stal stall l and and then then the the next next.. ...o .onl nly y to rip rip th the e curt curtai ains ns open open and and find find noth nothin ing g but but the the hot hot runnin run ning g water. water. The Th e st stea eam m is thic thick k and and heav heavy y now. now. The The figu figure re edge edges s towa toward rds s the la the last st sh show ower er stal stall. l. The The figu figure re tigh tighte tens ns thei their r grip grip on the the gard ga rden en shea shears rs as thei their r glov gloved ed hand hand reac reache hes s forw forwar ard. d. The fi The figu gure re wrap wraps s thei their r fing finger ers s arou around nd the the stal stall. l... ..an and d RIPS RIPS IT OPEN OPEN TO SEE. SEE... ..No Noth thin ing. g. BEHIND BEHI ND THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE, , WE SEE SEE BROO BROOKE KE DASH DASH THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE FOG FOG FROM FROM AROUND ARO UND THE COR CORNER NER. . Brooke Broo ke runs runs from from the the fogg foggy y show shower er area area and and down down an aisl aisle e of lock lo cker ers s as she she glan glance ces s back back to see see if the the figur igure e is foll fo llow owin ing. g. The The coas coast t is clea clear. r. She th She then en sp spot ots s a smal small l wind window ow abov above e the the lock locker ers. s. She She step steps s onto on to the the be benc nch h in the the cent center er of the the aisl aisle e and grab grabs s at the the small sma ll window window. . She Sh e pu pull lls s on it, it, but but it does doesn’ n’t t budg budge. e. Broo Brooke ke then then glan glance ces s back to see. back see... ..TH THE E FIGU FIGURE RE WALK WALKIN ING G DOWN DOWN THE THE LOCK LOCKER ER AISL AISLE E AND AND TOWARD TOW ARDS S HER. HER. BROOKE Shit! Brooke Broo ke turn turns s and and pull pulls s on the the wind window ow, , but but it won’ won’t t budg budge. e. It’s It ’s rust rusted ed shut shut! ! Broo Brooke ke then then grab grabs s the the trai train n of her her dres dress s and an d RI RIPS PS it it. .

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She Sh e gl glan ance ces s up as the the kill killer er inch inches es clos closer er. . She She wrap wraps s the the fabric fabr ic of her her ripp ripped ed dres dress s arou around nd her her enti entire re fist fist. . She She then then PUNC PU NCHE HES S th the e glas glass s with with her her cove covere red d fist fist. . The The glas glass s shat shatte ters rs and an d fa fall lls s to the the grou ground nd. . Brooke Broo ke grab grabs s the edge edge of the the wind window ow pane pane and and puts puts her her fee feet on the the ed edge ge of the the lock locker ers. s. She She begi begins ns to pull pull hers hersel elf f thro th roug ugh h th the e smal small l wind window ow. . THE TH E FI FIGU GURE RE THEN THEN GRAB GRABS S HER HER ANKL ANKLE. E.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- SIDE SIDE ALLE ALLEYY- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke grab grabs s at the the bric brick k sidi siding ng of the the scho school ol as the the figu figure re trie tr ies s to dr drag ag her her back back in thro throug ugh h the the wind window ow. . BROOKE NO! NO! NO! NO! AHH! AHH!

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GIRL GIRLS S LOCK LOCKER ER ROOM ROOM- NIGH NIGHT T The fi The figu gure re tugs tugs and and pull pulls s on her her legs legs. . Broo Brooke ke kick kicks s her her legs legs and an d st stri rike kes s the the fi figu gure re in the the face face with with her her ankl ankle. e. The Th e fig figure ure fal falls back back as her her feet feet and and legs legs kick kick in the the air. air.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- SIDE SIDE ALLE ALLEYY- NIGH NIGHT T Brooke Broo ke grab grabs s at the the side side of the the buil buildi ding ng and and drag drags s her her body body thro th roug ugh h th the e wind window ow. . She She fall falls s from from the the wind window ow and and land lands s on her he r ba back ck on the the gr grav avel el belo below. w. THUD! Brooke Broo ke’s ’s ba back ck hits hits the the grou ground nd hard hard. . She She CRIE CRIES S in pain pain as she she slow sl owly ly turn turns s onto onto her her stom stomac ach h and and glan glance ces s up to see. see... .. THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE GRAB GRAB AT HER HER THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE WIND WINDOW OW. . She She quic quickl kly y stan st ands ds and and rush rushes es alon along g the the side side alle alley y of the the scho school ol. . The The alle al ley y is su surr rrou ound nded ed by a tall tall meta metal l priv privac acy y fenc fence. e. She se She sees es th the e fenc fence e door door ahea ahead d and and rush rushes es towa toward rds s it. it. She She push pu shes es on the the door door as she she glan glance ces s back back to see see the the figu figure re’s ’s arm ar m no long longer er grab grabbi bing ng thro throug ugh h the the wind window ow. . She Sh e pus pushes hes on the the doo door with with all all her her migh might. t.

 

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EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BACK BACK- NIGH NIGHT T The fen The fence door door is loc locked ked wit with a chai chain n and and a mast master er lock lock. . The The chai ch ain n gi gigg ggle les s as she she push pushes es on the the fenc fence e door door from from the the othe other r side...

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- SIDE SIDE ALLE ALLEYY- NIGH NIGHT T BROOKE Shit! Brooke Broo ke give gives s up and and turns urns to see see a set of fire ire esc escape ape sta stairs irs lead le adin ing g up the the side side of the the build uildin ing g and and to the the roo roof. Brooke Broo ke rush rushes es up the the stai stairs rs, , runn runnin ing g as fast fast as she she poss possib ibly ly can.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T An olde older r FE FEMA MALE LE TEAC TEACHE HER R step steps s onto onto the the stag stage e and and stan stands ds in fron fr ont t of a micr microp opho hone ne as the the musi music c stop stops. s. FEMALE FEMAL E TEACHER TEACHER Attention Attent ion. . Please Please, , quiet quiet everyo everyone. ne. We are are abou about t to star start t the the rewa reward rdin ing g cere ce remo mony ny. . But, But, has has anyo anyone ne seen seen Miss Mi ss. . Moor Moore? e? She She was was supp suppos osed ed to do the th e hono honors rs. . Has Has anyo anyone ne seen seen her? her? Stud St uden ents ts in the the cr crow owd d shru shrug g and and shak shake e thei their r head heads. s.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e st stan ands ds in the the crow crowd d that that are are gath gather ered ed in fron front t of the st the stag age e wi with th Shan Shane. e. NATALIE I saw saw her her walk alk out out a litt little le whil while e ago...with ago.. .with Patrick. Patrick. SHANE She’ Sh e’ll ll make make it. it. NATALIE No, No , she she wan wanted ted to do this this real really ly bad. ba d. I don’ don’t t want want them them star starti ting ng with wi thou out t her. her. She She want wanted ed to crow crown n me.. me ...I .I mean mean, , if I won. won. I just just.. ...I .I don’ do n’t t thin think k it’s it’s righ right. t.

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SHANE Do you you want want me to say say some someth thin ing? g? NATALIE No, I’ll see if I can find her. SHANE You Yo u want want me to com come with with you? you? Nata Na tali lie e sh shak akes es her her head head. . NATALIE No, No , it’l it’ll l just just be a minu minute te. . I’ll I’ll be fine fine. . Don’ Don’t t let let them them star start t withou wit hout t us, though though! ! Shan Sh ane e no nods ds as he smil smiles es. . Nata Natali lie e kiss kisses es his his chee cheek k and and she she rushes rush es thro throug ugh h the the crow crowd d and and towa toward rds s the the gym gym door doors. s.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ROOF ROOF- NIGH NIGHT T Broo Br ooke ke rush rushes es from from the the fire fire esca escape pe stai stairs rs and and look looks s arou around nd the ro the roof of of the the sc scho hool ol. . She She turn turns, s, scan scanni ning ng the the area area seei seeing ng no help help in sigh sight. t. BROOKE Shit... Brooke Broo ke then then turn turns s to see see a skyl skylig ight ht that that look looks s down down to the the gym. BROOKE (CONT’D) BROOKE (CONT’D) OH, oh than OH, thank k GOD! GOD! Broo Br ooke ke rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the skyl skylig ight ht. . She She knee kneels ls down down besi beside de it to see see th the e gymn gymnas asiu ium m belo below. w. The The stag stage e is righ right t unde under r the the skylight. Brooke Broo ke wave waves s her her hand hands s and and poun pounds ds on the the glas glass s of the the skyl sk ylig ight ht, , tr tryi ying ng to catc catch h the the crow crowds ds atte attent ntio ion n belo below w that that are ar e ga gath ther ered ed in fron front t of the the stag stage. e. BROOKE BROOK E (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Hey! He y! Up here here! ! Plea Please se! ! Help Help me! me! Hey! Hey!

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fe fema male le teac teache her r SIGH SIGHS S and and open opens s an enve envelo lope pe in her her hand hand. .

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FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER Well We ll, , I gues guess s we will will star start t with withou out t her. he r. May May I have have the the foll follow owin ing g prom prom quee qu een n cand candid idat ates es to the the stag stage; e; Brooke Bro oke Morgan Morgan, , Amber Amber Hillar Hillard, d, Kris Kr iste ten n Cutl Cutler er, , and and Nata Natali lie e Evan Evans. s. The Th e cr crow owd d lo look oks s ar arou ound nd as they they wait wait for for the the cand candid idat ates es to walk onto walk onto the the stag stage. e. Kriste Kris ten n sl slow owly ly walk walks s up the the step steps s as the the crow crowd d clap claps. s. Kris Kr iste ten n do does esn’ n’t t sm smil ile e as she she stan stands ds a few few feet feet from from the the fema fe male le teac teache her r as they they wait wait for for the the othe others rs. . The Th e gl glas ass s ta tabl ble e ho hold ldin ing g the the quee queen n crow crown, n, the the king king crow crown, n, and and the ca the cast stle le ice ice scul sculpt ptur ure e in the the midd middle le stan stands ds a fe few w feet feet behi be hind nd Kris Kriste ten n and and the the fema female le teac teache her. r. FEMALE TEACHE FEMALE TEACHER R (CONT’ (CONT’D) D) (annoyed) Again; Aga in; Brooke Brooke Morgan Morgan, , Amber Amber Hillar Hil lard, d, Kriste Kristen n Cut Cutler ler, , and Natalie Natal ie Evans. Evans. ABOVE ABOV E TH THE E ST STAG AGE, E, BROO BROOKE KE POUN POUNDS DS AND AND BANG BANGS S ON THE THE SKYL SKYLIG IGHT HT. . SHE SH E IS THEN THEN DRAG DRAGGE GED D AWAY WAY AND AND OFF OFF OF THE THE SKY SKYLIGH LIGHT T BY THE THE FIGURE. The Th e cr crow owd d lo look oks s ar arou ound nd at each each othe other r impa impati tien entl tly, y, wait waitin ing g for th for the e ca cand ndid idat ates es to arri arrive ve on stag stage. e. Goss Gossip ip and and chat chatte ter r ring ri ng thro throug ugh h the the crow crowd. d.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ROOF ROOF- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fi figu gure re thro throws ws Broo Brooke ke down down and and away away from from the the skyl skylig ight ht as they th eynd char chher arge geand at her. heands r.ds. Broo Br ke turn turns s and and grab grabs s an old old boar board d be behi hind he r an d stan st .ooke She swi She swings ngs it at the the figu figure re as they they dodg dodge e it. She She swin swings gs it agai ag ain, n, back backin ing g the the figu figure re away away from from her. her. BROOKE Get Ge t away away from from me! me! Get Get away away! !

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T The fe The fema male le teac teache her r SIGH SIGHS S agai again n as she she wait waits s impa impati tien entl tly y and and star st ares es into into the the ch chir irpi ping ng crow crowd. d.

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80. FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER What Wh at is goin going g on? on? Has Has anyo anyone ne seen seen Amber Amb er Hillar Hillard? d? Anyone Anyone? ?

SILENCE. FEMALE FEM ALE TEACHE TEACHER R (CONT’ (CONT’D) D) What Wh at abou about t Nata Natali lie e Evan Evans? s? SILENCE. FEMALE TEACHE FEMALE TEACHER R (CONT’ (CONT’D) D) And An d last last but but not not leas least, t, has has anyo anyone ne seen see n Brooke Brooke Morgan Morgan? ?

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ROOF ROOF- NIGH NIGHT T Broo Br ooke ke SWIN SWINGS GS the the boar board d and and it hits hits the the side side of the the buil buildi ding ng and SN and SNAP APS. S. Broo Brooke ke CRIE CRIES S as the the brok broken en piec pieces es fall fall to the the ground. The fi The figu gure re grab grabs s Broo Brooke ke by the the thro throat at and and thro throws ws her her to the the grou gr ound nd. . Sh She e roll rolls s acro across ss the the roof roof as she she CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER AGAI AG AIN, N, has has anyo anyone ne seen seen Broo Brooke ke Taylor? SILENCE

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ROOF ROOF- NIGH NIGHT T Th The e fi figu gure re kick ki sOKES Broo Br ooke ke an drshe sh e roll ro cl oser to ward th skyl sk ylig ight ht. . Sh She ecks CHOK CH ES for forand air ai as the thlls e s figu ficlos gure reer grab grtowa abs s rds her hes r the byethe the thro th roat at and and star stares es into into her her eyes eyes. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- GYMN GYMNAS ASIU IUMM- STAG STAGEE- NIGH NIGHT T FEMALE TEACHER FEMALE TEACHER (annoyed) OK, OK , is Miss Miss. . Morg Morgan an plan planni ning ng on drop dr oppi ping ng in any any time time soon soon? ? THE SK THE SKYL YLIG IGHT HT ABOV ABOVE E THE THE STAG STAGE E THEN THEN SMAS SMASHE HES S OPEN OPEN. . EVER EVERYO YONE NE IN THE TH E CR CROW OWD D LO LOOK OKS S UP WITH WITH WIDE WIDE EYES EYES AS BROO BROOKE KE’S ’S BODY BODY COME COMES S CRAS CR ASHI HING NG TH THRO ROUG UGH H IT WITH WITH GLAS GLASS S FALL FALLIN ING G AROU AROUND ND HER. HER. Broo Brooke ke SCRE SC REAM AMS S as she she fall falls s face face firs first t thro throug ugh h the the air. air.

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BROOKE AHHHHH! The Th e fe fema male le teac teache her r and and Kris Kriste ten n all all step step back back as they they watc watch h in terror terror. . BROO BR OOKE KE’S ’S BO BODY DY CRAS CRASHE HES S ONTO ONTO THE THE LARG LARGE E GLAS GLASS S TABL TABLE E HOLD HOLDIN ING G THE THE CROW CR OWNS NS AND AND THE THE CAST CASTLE LE ICE ICE SCUL SCULPT PTUR URE. E. THE TH E GL GLAS ASS S TA TABL BLE E SH SHAT ATTE TERS RS AS BROO BROOKE KE’S ’S BODY BODY FALL FALLS S STOM STOMAC ACH H FIRST FIRS T ON ONTO TO THE THE GROU GROUND ND. . The Th e stu student dents s in the the crowd rowd SCRE SCREAM AM and and CRY CRY as they they rush ush out out of the gy the gym m in a ch chao aoti tic c surg surge e of fear fear. . The The fema female le teac teache her r rush ru shes es off off of the the stag stage e in terr terror or. . Kriste Kris ten n st star ares es back back with with tear tears s stre stream amin ing g down down her her face face. . She She edge ed ges s cl clos oser er towa toward rds s Broo Brooke ke’s ’s dead dead body body.. ...l .lay ayin ing g in the the glass. KRISTE KRIS TEN N ED EDGE GES S A FEW FEW INCH INCHES ES CLOS CLOSER ER TO SEE. SEE... ..TH THE E POIN POINT T OF THE THE TALL TA LLES EST T TO TOWE WER R ON THE THE CAST CASTLE LE ICE ICE SCUL SCULPT PTUR URE E STIC STICKI KING NG OUT OUT OF THE TH E BR BROO OOKE KE’S ’S BACK BACK. . SHE SHE LAND LANDED ED STOM STOMAC ACH H FIRS FIRST T DIRE DIRECT CTLY LY ONTO ONTO THE TH E PO POIN INT T OF THE THE TALL TALLES EST T TOWE TOWER R ON THE THE ICE ICE SCUL SCULPT PTUR URE. E. Kriste Kris ten n sl slow owly ly cove covers rs her her mout mouth h as tear tears s STRE STREAM AM down down her her face fa ce. . He Her r ha hand nd trem trembl bles es as it cove covers rs her her mout mouth. h... ..an and d then th en.. ...s .she he fina finall lly y lets lets out out the the scre scream am she she was was hold holdin ing g in. in. KRISTEN AHHHHH!

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T Stud St uden ents ts ru rush sh out out of the the fron front t of the the scho school ol and and dash dash acro across ss camp ca mpus us in terr terror or. . They They all all cry cry and and scre scream am in frig fright ht. . The Th e ca camp mpus us is utte utter r chao chaos s and and dren drench ched ed in fear fear and and drea dread. d.

 ACT 3

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e st step eps s out out of Miss Miss. . Moor Moore’ e’s s offi office ce and and SIGH SIGHS. S. She She look lo oks s ar arou ound nd the the dese desert rted ed hall hallwa way y and and slow slowly ly walk walks s down down it. it. She th She then en lo look oks s to the the door door that that lead leads s to the the stai stairw rwel ell. l. She She turn tu rns s an and d wa walk lks s to towa ward rds s it. it.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e pu push shes es the the door door to the the stai stairw rwel ell l open open and and slow slowly ly walk wa lks s on onto to the the stai stairw rwel ell l balc balcon ony. y. NATALIE Miss Mi ss. . Moor Moore? e? They They’r ’re e abou about t to star start t the rewarding rewarding ceremony... ceremony...Miss. Miss. Moore? Natali Nata lie e ed edge ges s down down the the stai stairs rs and and then then stop stops s as her her eyes eyes wide wi den n to se see. e... ..a a bloo bloodl dly y trai trail l lead leadin ing g down down the the stai stairs rs. . Natali Nata lie e sl slow owly ly step steps s arou around nd the the bloo blood d on the the stai stairs rs as she she follow fol lows s the trail. trail. NATALIE (to hersel herself, f, scared scared) ) OH, OH , my God. God.. . DING. DIN G. DING. DING. Natali Nat alie e hears hears the eleavt eleavtor or below below DINGIN DINGING.. G...ag .again ain... ...and and agian. agia n. Nata Natali lie e foll follow ows s the the trai trail l of bloo blood d down down the the stai st airw rwel ell. l. She She gets gets to the the seco second nd stai stairc rcas ase e and and slow slowly ly follow fol lows s the trail. trail. DING. DIN G. DING. DING. Natali Nata lie e ed edge ges s down down the the stai stairs rs, , hear hearin ing g the the DING DINGIN ING G of the the elvato elv ator r gettin getting g closer closer. . Natali Nata lie e st step eps s off off of the the stai stairs rs and and foll follow ows s the the bloo blood d trai trail l as her her eyes eyes fill fill with with tear tears. s. She She loo looks up to see. see.. .. PATR PA TRIC ICK’ K’S S BO BODY DY LAYI LAYING NG IN THE THE ELEV ELEVAT ATOR OR.. ...H .HIS IS HEAD HEAD LAYI LAYING NG IN THE TH E HE WA WAY Y OF TH E THE ELEV ELE EVAT ATOR OR..MA DOOR DO ORS. S. TH EEDOOR DO ORS S ALAR TRY TRARM Y M TODING CLOS CL OSE, BUT HI HIS S HEAD AD ISTHE IN TH WAY. WA Y... MAKI KING NGTHE THE TH DOOR DO OR AL DI NG. .E, BUT DING! DIN G! DING! DING! NATALIE AHHH! Natali Nata lie e CR CRIE IES S as she she back backs s away away, , near nearly ly trip trippi ping ng over over her her dres dr ess s an and d th the e bloo blood. d. NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) Oh my God! God! Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s and and rush rushes es up the the bloo bloody dy stai stairc rcas ase e and and towa toward rds s the th e do door or ah ahea ead. d.

 

83. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e BU BURS RSTS TS thro throug ugh h the the stai stairw rwel ell l door door as she she CRIE CRIES S and and SOBS. SOBS . Sh She e ru rush shes es down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she glan glance ces s back back to see see no one one fo foll llow owin ing g her. her. NATALIE Some So meon one! e! Oh God! God! Some Someon one! e! Help Help! ! Natali Nata lie e ru runs ns past past Miss Miss. . Moor Moore’ e’s s door door. . As she she pass passes es it, it, the the door do or open opens s and and the the figu figure re step steps s out out of the the dark darkne ness ss. . THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE STEP STEPS S ON THE THE TRAI TRAIN N OF NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S DRES DRESS. S. THE THE TRAI TRAIN N OF HER HER DR DRES ESS S RIPS RIPS AND AND NATA NATALI LIE E FALL FALLS S FORW FORWAR ARD D AND AND SMAC SMACKS KS INTO INTO THE FLO FLOOR. OR. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHH! Natali Nata lie e hi hits ts the the floo floor r with with a THUD THUD. . She She turn turns s arou around nd on the the floo fl oor r to se see e the the figu figure re, , as they they flip flip open open the the gard garden en shears. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHHHH! Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s and and char charge ges s up. up. She She rush rushes es away away from from the the figure figu re as the the figu figure re walk walks s afte after r her. her. Nata Na tali lie e gl glan ance ces s fo forw rwar ard d to see. see... ..TH THE E SCHO SCHOOL OL HALL HALLWA WAY Y SECU SECURI RITY TY GATE BLOC GATE BLOCKI KING NG HER HER WAY WAY OUT. OUT. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) NO! NO ! NO! NO! Nata Na tali lie e sl slam ams s her her body body agai agains nst t the the gate gate as she she grab grabs s at the the metal. meta l. She She sees sees stud studen ents ts runn runnin ing g out out of the the gym gym and and out out of the th e sc scho hool ol in the the dist distan ance ce. . NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) (to runnin running g scared scared studen students) ts) HEY! PLEA HEY! PLEASE SE! ! OVER OVER HERE HERE! ! PLEA PLEASE SE! ! HELP HE LP ME, ME, PLEA PLEASE SE! ! Natali Nata lie e gl glan ance ces s ba back ck to see see the the figu figure re walk walkin ing g clos cl oser er.. ...N .Nat atal alie ie look looks s back back at the the stud studen ents ts far far in the the dist di stan ance ce ru runn nnin ing g out out of the the scho school ol in terr terror or. . NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) Please! Pleas e! Please! Please! No luck luck. . Na Nata tali lie e glan glance ces s back back as the the figu figure re inch inches es clos closer er. . Nata Na tali lie e gr grab abs s her her heel heels s and and rips rips them them off. off.

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84. NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) (to (t o the the figu figure re) ) Alri Al righ ght. t... ..ha have ve it your your way way then then. .

She Sh e dr drop ops s on one e heel heel to the the grou ground nd and and carr carrie ies s the the othe other. r... ..as as a weap weapon on. . Sh She e dash dashes es from from the the gate gate and and down down anot anothe her r corr corrid idor or of the the ha hall llwa way. y. The Th e fi figu gure re rush rushes es afte after r her. her. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- CORR CORRID IDOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e ru rush shes es down down the the corr corrid idor or, , sear search chin ing g for for an esca escape pe. . She se She sees es an EXIT EXIT sign sign hang hangin ing g abov above e a door door ahea ahead. d. She run She runs to the the door door and and pus pushes hes on it, but but no luck luck. . LOCK LOCKE ED. She Sh e tu turn rns s to see see anot anothe her r door door. . She She yank yanks s the the larg large e door door open open and rus rushes hes ins inside ide. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- LIBR LIBRAR ARYY- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e ru rush shes es into into the the libr librar ary y as she she hold holds s her her heel heel tigh ti ghtl tly y in her her hand hands. s. She She look looks s arou around nd the the dark dark, , dese desert rted ed libr li brar ary y fo for r a sign sign of safe safety ty.. ...b .but ut noth nothin ing. g.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- CORR CORRID IDOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T The fi The figu gure re rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the libr librar ary y door door as they they drag drag the the blad bl ades es of the the gard garden en shea shears rs alon along g the the wall wall. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- LIBR LIBRAR ARYY- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e ru rush shes es towa toward rds s the the many many aisl aisles es of book book case cases s ahea ahead. d. SHE SH E RO ROUN UNDS DS THE THE CORN CORNER ER OF THE THE FIRS FIRST T BOOK BOOK CASE CASE AS THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE OPENS OPEN S TH THE E LI LIBR BRAR ARY Y DOOR DOOR. . She Sh e hol holds her her brea breath th as she she puts puts her her back back to the the back ack of the the book case book case, , hidi hiding ng behi behind nd the the end end of it. it. She She list listen ens s as the the figu fi gure re walk walks s into into the the libr librar ary. y. She sl She slow owly ly peek peeks s arou around nd the the corn corner er of the the firs first t book bookca case se to see. se e... ..th the e fi figu gure re nowh nowher ere e in sigh sight. t. Natali Nata lie e pe peek eks s arou around nd the the othe other r end end of the the book bookca case se.. ...t .to o see see noth no thin ing. g. Sh She e rush rushes es to the the seco second nd book bookca case se, , clut clutch chin ing g her her heel he el in her her hand hand. . She Sh e pe peek eks s ar arou ound nd the the corn corner er of the the seco second nd book bookca case se to see see noth no thin ing. g. Sh She e then then hear hears s the the figu figure re’s ’s FOOT FOOTST STEP EPS S walk walkin ing g up the th the thir ird d ai aisl sle. e.

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She qu She quic ickl kly y rush rushes es down down the the oppo opposi site te way, way, runn runnin ing g down down the the seco se cond nd aisl aisle e of book books. s. Natali Nata lie e gl glan ance ces s ba back ck as she she rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the end end of the the seco se cond nd aisl aisle e to see see the the figu figure re nowh nowher ere. e. She Sh e gl glan ance ces s forw forwar ard. d... ..on only ly a few few more more feet feet to the the end end of the the aisle. THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE’S ’S ARM ARM THEN THEN REAC REACHE HES S THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE BOOK BOOKS S ON THE THE SHEL SHELF F BESI BE SIDE DE HER, HER, KNOC KNOCKI KING NG THE THE BOOK BOOKS S OFF OFF AS THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE GRAB GRABS S AT HER... HER ...BLO BLOCKI CKING NG HER WAY OUT. OUT. The fi The figu gure re’s ’s hand hand wrap wraps s arou around nd Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at and and pull pulls s her he r ag agai ains nst t the the bo book okca case se. . Nata Natali lie e figh fights ts off off the the figu figure re’s ’s hand ha nd and and da dash shes es out out of the the seco second nd aisl aisle e of book books. s. Nata Na tali lie e ru runs ns, , clut clutch chin ing g the the heel heel in her her hand hand. . The The figu figure re then rush then rushes es up behi behind nd her her and and grab grabs s her. her. They They both both coll collpa pase se onto on to a read readin ing g tabl table. e. The The figu figure re is on top top of Nata Natali lie. e. Natali Nata lie e is pinn pinned ed down down onto onto the the tabl table e top. top. The The figu figure re grab grabs s at Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at as she she swin swings gs her her heel heel. . The The spik spike e of the the heel he el STAB STABS S into into the the figu figure re’s ’s shou should lder er. . Natali Nata lie e th then en punc punche hes s the the figu figure re and and SHOV SHOVES ES them them back back and and off off off of f of her. her. The The figu figur re fall falls s back back, , the heel heel stil still l stuc stuck k in their shoulder. shoulder. Nata Na tali lie e sp spin ins s on the the tabl table e and and leap leaps s off. off. She She dash dashes es towa toward rds s the li the libr brar ary y door door as the the figu figure re stan stands ds and and rips rips the the heel heel from from their shoulder. shoulder.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- CORR CORRID IDOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e th bu burs rsts ts thro thothe roug ugh h the th eelibr li brar ary y wn door door. .eShe Sh errid look lo oks s,down do wn one onng e en end d an and d then en the the ot her. r. She Sh runs ru ns down do the th corr co idor or, glan gl anci cing back ba ck to see see the the figu figur re no wher where e in sight ight. . Natali Nata lie e gr grab abs s her her phon phone e from from her her clea cleava vage ge and and look looks s at it.. it ..." ."LO LOW W BA BATT TTER ERY" Y" flas flashe hes s on the the scre screen en as it goes goes blac black. k. NATALIE SHIT! Natali Nata lie e co cont ntin inue ues s to run run down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she shov shoves es her her phon ph one e ba back ck into into her her clea cleava vage ge. . She ro She roun unds ds the the corn corner er and and rush rushes es down down anot anothe her r hall hallwa way y line lined d with wit h loc locker kers. s.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e ru runs ns down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she sear search ches es for for her her lock lo cker er. . She She runs runs to it and and twist wists s the the knob knob on her her lock lock, , puttin put ting g in her combin combinati ation. on. She Sh e gla glances nces back back at the end end of the the hallw allway ay as she she twis twists ts the the knob kn ob, , wa wait itin ing g for for the the figu figure re to appe appear ar. . She She unlo unlock cks s the the locker lock er and and yank yanks s it open open to see see her her phon phone e char charge ger r insi inside de. . She gr She grab abs s it and and then then grab grabs s her her penc pencil il pouc pouch. h. She She rips rips the the penc pe ncil il pouc pouch h open open and and pens pens and and penc pencil ils s fall fall to the the floo floor. r. She Sh e the then yank yanks s out out a pair pair of scis scisso sor rs from from the the pou pouch. ch. She gr She grip ipes es them them tigh tightl tly y as she she drop drops s the the pouc pouch h to the the floo floor r and an d ru runs ns do down wn the the oppo opposi site te end end of the the hall hallwa way. y. She ru She runs ns to the the ne near ares est t door door pull pulls s on it. it. LOCK LOCKED ED. . She She rush rushes es to the next and it is open. She Sh e ya yank nks s th the e door door open open and and rush rushes es insi inside de. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ENGL ENGLIS ISH H CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e ru rush shes es into into an Engl Englis ish h clas classr sroo oom. m. She She goes goes to lock lock the th e doo door but but there here is no loc lock. She ru She rush shes es towa toward rds s the the teac teache her’ r’s s desk desk at the the back back of the the room ro om. . Sh She e ru rush shes es arou around nd the the stud studen ent t desk desks s and and knee kneels ls down down behi be hind nd the the teac teache her’ r’s s desk desk. . She She spot spots s a plug plug-i -in n on the the wall wall behind beh ind it. Natali Nata lie e pl plug ugs s her her char charge ger r in as she she glan glance ces s back back at the the door do or. . The desk desk is blo blockin cking g her, er, so she can’ can’t t be seen seen from from the th e ot othe her r si side de of the the desk desk. . Nata Na tali lie e pl plug ugs s her her phon phone e in as the the scre screen en slow slowly ly ligh lights ts up. up. NATALIE Come Co me on, on, come come on.. on...y .you ou piec piece e of shit. Natali Nata lie e ba bang ngs s her her hand hand agai agains nst t it as it slow slowly ly load loads. s. She She then th en turn turns s and and craw crawls ls to the the desk desk. . She sits sits up on her her kne knees and an d see sees a pho phone on the edge edge of the the teac teache her r’s desk desk. . She Sh e sta stands nds up and and dra drags the the phon phone e to her. her. She pick picks s up the the phone phon e and dial dials s 911. 911. She She wai waits as it RING RINGS S on the the othe other r end. nd. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) (nearly (nearl y crying) crying) Please...please...

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Nata Na tali lie e wa wait its s as she she glan glance ces s back back at her her cell cellph phon one e on the the floor floo r a few few feet feet away away from from the back back of the the desk desk. . She watc watche hes s as the the sc scre reen en stil still l load loads. s. The ph The phon one e co cord rd tigh tighte tens ns and and rips rips the the phon phone e from from her. her. The The phon ph one e fa fall lls s to the the floo floor r as the the cord cord stre strect cthc hces es over over the the edge ed ge of the the desk desk. . NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Shit... Natali Nata lie e be bend nds s down down and and grab grabs s the the phon phone. e. She She begi begins ns to stan stand d up from from behi behind nd the the desk desk.. ...W .WHE HEN N SHE SHE SPOT SPOTS S THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE STAN STANDI DING NG IN THE THE DO DOOR ORWA WAY. Y. SHE SHE QUIC QUICKL KLY Y SINK SINKS S BACK BACK DOWN DOWN BEHI BEHIND ND THE THE TEAC TE ACHE HER’ R’S S DE DESK SK WITH WITH WIDE WIDE EYES EYES. . She cl She clut utch ches es the the teac teache her’ r’s s phon phone e tigh tightl tly y as she she wigg wiggle les s her her way wa y un unde dern rnea eath th the the desk desk. . The The cord cord stre stretc tche hes s over over the the edge edge and an d fo foll llow ows s alon along g with with her. her. Natali Nata lie e co cove vers rs her her mout mouth h as she she list listen ens s to the the figu figure re’s ’s FOOTST FOO TSTEPS EPS edg edge e closer closer. . The fi The figu gure re walk walks s alon along g the the aisl aisle e of stud studen ent t desk desks s and and exam ex amin ines es th the e room room. . The The figu figure re then then spot spots s the the teac teache hers rs desk desk. . The Th e fi figu gure re walk walks s to the the teac teache her’ r’s s desk desk and and sees sees Nata Natali lie’ e’s s phon ph one e pl plug ugge ged d into into the the wall wall. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ENGL ENGLIS ISH H CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- DESK DESK- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e wa watc tche hes s fr from om unde under r the the desk desk as the the phon phone e clut clutch ched ed to her he r ea ear r CO CONT NTIN INUE UES S TO RING RING. . She She cove covers rs her her mout mouth h as she she watc wa tche hes s th the e figu figure re walk walk to her her phon phone e a few few feet feet away away. . She wa She watc tche hes s as the the figu figure re grab grabs s the the phon phone e and and rips rips it from from the cha charge rger. r. OPERATOR (O.S.) OPERATOR 911, plea 911, please se stat state e your your emer emerge genc ncy. y. Natali Nata lie’ e’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as the the oper operat ator or fina finall lly y answ answer ers. s... ..bu but t the th e fi figu gure re stil still l stan stands ds righ right t outs outsid ide e the the desk desk. . Natali Nata lie e wa watc tche hes s as the the figu figure re thro throws ws her her phon phone e down down and and stom st omps ps on it nume numero rous us time times s unti until l only only piec pieces es of coil coil and and plas pl asti tic c ar are e left left. . OPERAT OPE RATOR OR (O.S.) (O.S.) (CONT’ (CONT’D) D) Hello? Hell o? Is anyo anyone ne ther there? e? Hell Hello? o? Hello? Tear Te ars s st stre ream am down down Nata Natali lie’ e’s s face face as she she watc watche hes s the the figu figure re walk away walk away from from behi behind nd the the desk desk. .

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Natali Nata lie e li list sten ens s as the the figu figure re’s ’s FOOT FOOTST STEP EPS S grow grow quie quiete ter r and and quie qu iete ter. r. Sh She e then then hear hears s the the clas classr sroo oom m door door open open.. ...a .and nd then then shut. NATALIE OH GOD, OD, HEL HELLO? LO? CAN CAN YOU YOU HEAR HEAR ME? ME? ARE YOU YO U THER THERE? E? PLEA PLEASE SE! ! OPERATOR (O.S.) OPERATOR Yes, Ye s, ma’a ma’am. m. I am here here. . Plea Please se stat state e your... THE TH E PH PHON ONE E TH THEN EN GOES GOES DEAD DEAD. . NATA NATALI LIE E HEAR HEARS S THE THE DIAL DIAL TONE TONE. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ENGL ENGLIS ISH H CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE HAS HAS THEI THEIR R FING FINGER ER ON THE THE TELE TELEPH PHON ONE E HOOK HOOK. . THE THE FIGU FI GURE RE THEN THEN RAIS RAISES ES THE THE GARD GARDEN EN SHEA SHEARS RS AND AND BRIN BRINGS GS THEM THEM DOWN DOWN ONTO ON TO THE THE TO TOP P OF THE THE WOOD WOODEN EN DESK DESK. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ENGL ENGLIS ISH H CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- DESK DESK- NIGH NIGHT T THE GA THE GARD RDEN EN SHEA SHEAR R BLAD BLADES ES STAB STAB THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE TOP TOP OF THE THE DESK DESK AND AND NEAR NE ARLY LY STAB STAB NATA NATALI LIE E IN THE THE HEAD HEAD. . THE THE BLAD BLADES ES ARE ARE ONLY ONLY A FE FEW W INCH IN CHES ES FROM FROM HER HER FA FACE CE. . NATALIE AHHH!

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ENGL ENGLIS ISH H CLAS CLASSR SROO OOMM- NIGH NIGHT T The Th e fig figure ure rip rips the the shear hears s out and and of the the desk esk and and rush rushes es around arou nd the the desk desk as Nata Natali lie e shov shoves es the the roll rollin ing g chai chair r out out of the th e wa way. y. Natali Nata lie e pu push shes es the the roll rollin ing g chai chair r at the the figu figure re as she she rush rushes es arou ar ound nd the the oppo opposi site te side side of the the desk desk. . Nata Natali lie e runs runs towa toward rds s the th e cl clas assr sroo oom m door door as the the figu figure re runs runs afte after r her. her.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e ru runs ns out out of the the Engl Englis ish h clas classr sroo oom m and and runs runs down down the the hallwa hall way. y. Th The e figu figure re runs runs afte after r her, her, hot hot on her her trac tracks ks. . NATALIE Some So meon one! e! Help Help me! me! Natali Nata lie e cl clut utch ches es the the scis scisso sors rs tigh tightl tly y in her her hand hand as she she runs ru ns down down the the hall hall. .

 

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EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T Studen Stud ents ts an and d staf staff f swar swarm m the the fron front t of the the camp campus us as squa squad d cars ca rs spee speed d up to the the curb curb with with thei their r ligh lights ts flas flashi hing ng. . Police Poli ce offi office cers rs quic quickl kly y rush rush out out of thei their r cars cars with with thei their r guns gu ns read ready y as they they move move thro throug ugh h the the crow crowde ded d camp campus us as the the stud st uden ents ts wa watc tch h in awe awe and and terr terror or. . An ambu ambula lanc nce e van van then then spee speeds ds up to the the curb curb as the the offi office cers rs rush ru sh thei their r way way towa toward rds s the the entr entran ance ce of the the scho school ol. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e ru rush shes es down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she glan glance ces s back back to see see the th e fi figu gure re nowh nowher ere e in sigh sight. t. She Sh e th then en ro roun unds ds the the corn corner er.. ...A .AND ND SCRE SCREAM AMS. S. Nata Na tali lie e bu bump mps s into into Kris Kriste ten n as they they both both SCRE SCREAM AM in terr terror or. . NATALIE AHHH! KRISTEN AHHH! Nata Na tali lie e tr trie ies s to catc catch h her her brea breath th as Kris Kriste ten n hold holds s her her ches chest t as it hea eave ves s up and and down. own. NATALIE What Wh at the the fuck fuck is going oing on? on? KRISTEN (crying) Brooke Bro oke her. is . dead! dea d!eone.. Someon Som eone.. .someo meone ne kil killed led her Someon Som e... .e...so NATALIE Yeah Ye ah, , I fuck fuckin ing g figu figure red d that that. . Kriste Kris ten n lo look oks s past past Nata Natali lie. e... ..an and d Nata Natali lie e foll follow ows s her her gaze gaze to see. se e... ..th the e fi figu gure re walk walkin ing g down down the the hall hallwa way y towa toward rds s them them. . Kriste Kris ten n st stan ands ds wide wide eyed eyed and and terr terrif ifie ied d as Nata Natali lie e grab grabs s her her arm ar m and and trie tries s to pull pull her her away away. . NATALIE Kris Kr iste ten, n, come come on! on! Kris Kriste ten! n! Move Move! ! Kris Kr iste ten n fi fina nall lly y sn snap aps s out out of her her tran trance ce of terr terror or and and rush rushes es with Nata with Natali lie e down down the the hall hallwa way. y.

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Natali Nata lie e le lead ads s Kris Kriste ten n down down the the hall hallwa way y as she she sear search ches es for for an esca escape pe for for them them to take take. . KRISTEN What Wh at the the fuck fuck are are we gonn gonna a do, do, Natalie? Natali Nata lie e st stop ops s and and look looks s arou around nd. . They They have have ran ran into into a big big circ ci rcle le. . Th The e secu securi rity ty gate gate stan stands ds far far in the the dist distan ance ce, , bloc bl ocki king ng th thei eir r way way out. out. Nata Na tali lie e th then en look looks s to the the stai stairs rs. . NATALIE Come Co me on. on. Mayb Maybe e we can can get get out out thro th roug ugh h the the grou ground nd leve level! l! Kris Kr iste ten n fo foll llow ows s Na Nata tali lie e as she she rush rushes es towa toward rds s the the door door that that leads lead s to th the e stai stairw rwel ell. l. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Brace yourself. yourself.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Kris Kr iste ten n fo foll llow ows s Na Nata tali lie e into into the the stai stairw rwel ell. l. Nata Natali lie e slow slowly ly edges edge s do down wn the the slic slick, k, bloo bloody dy stai stairs rs as Kris Kriste ten n stop stops s on the the balc ba lcon ony y an and d exam examin ines es the the mess mess, , near nearly ly vomi vomitt ttin ing. g. NATALIE Kris Kr iste ten, n, plea please se! ! We have have to move move! ! Kriste Kris ten n co comp mpos oses es hers hersel elf f and and slow slowly ly foll follow ows s Nata Natali lie e down down the the stairs. They Th eyNa roun ro und dethe th ees corn coPatr rner erick’ and an dshead he ad do wn the thlayi e ying seco seng cond nd se teof stai stairs rs an and d Nata tali lie sees se Pa tric k’s body bo dydown stil st ill l la inset the th elev el evat ator or. . Th The e door doors s stil still l ding dingin ing g as they they fail fail to shut shut arou ar ound nd his his head head due due to the the sens sensor ors. s. KRISTEN (covering (cover ing her mouth, mouth, disgusted) OH.. OH ...m .my. y... ..Go God. d. Oh my God, God, Mr. Mr. Hoover... Natali Nata lie e gr grab abs s Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s hand hand and and lead leads s her her away away from from the the stai st airs rs and and past past the the elva elvato tor r and and to the the door door that that lead leads s out out to the the fi firs rst t leve level l hall hallwa way. y.

 

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INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FIRS FIRST T LEVE LEVEL L HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T Kriste Kris ten n an and d Nata Natali lie e burs burst t thro throug ugh h the the door door of the the stai stairw rwel ell l and an d ru rush sh ou out t into into the the firs first t grou ground nd leve level l hall hallwa way. y. NATALI NATA LIE E TH THEN EN SLIP SLIPS S ON THE THE FLOO FLOOR R AND AND FALL FALLS S ONTO ONTO HER HER BACK BACK. . KRIS KR ISTE TEN N ST STEP EPS S BACK BACK WITH WITH WIDE WIDE EYES EYES AS SHE SHE SCRE SCREAM AMS. S. KRISTEN AHHH! Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s onto onto her her stom stomac ach h to see see that that she she is layi laying ng in a larg large e pu pudd ddle le of bloo blood. d. She She look looks s up to see see Kris Kriste ten n look lookin ing g up. up . Na Nata tali lie e foll follow ows s her her gaze gaze to see see Miss Miss. . Moor Moore e stil still l hang ha ngin ing g th thro roug ugh h th the e smal small l wind window ow abov above e the the biol biolog ogy y clas classr sroo oom m door. Nata Na tali lie e re real aliz izes es she she is in Miss Miss. . Moor Moore’ e’s s bloo blood d and and SCRE SCREAM AMS. S. NATALIE AHHH! Natali Nata lie e st stru rugg ggle les s to stan stand d as she she slip slips s in the the bloo blood d agai again. n. Nata Na tali lie e fi fina nall lly y pi pick cks s hers hersel elf f up and and wipe wipes s at the the bloo blood d cove co veri ring ng he her. r. Nata Natali lie e is near nearly ly soak soaked ed in bloo blood. d. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Oh my God, God, we have have to kee keep goin going. g. Come Co me on! on! Natali Nata lie e ru rush shes es down down the the hall hallwa way y as Kris Kriste ten n star stares es at Miss Miss. . Moor Mo ore’ e’s s bo body dy in terr terror or. . She She then then brea breaks ks out out of her her tran trance ce and an d rus rushes hes aft after Nata Natali lie e who who is a foot foot in front ront of her. her. Natali Nata lie e ru rush shes es down down the the hall hallwa way y as Kris Kriste ten n stru strugg ggle les s to keep keep up. up . Kr Kris iste ten n glan glance ces s back back to see see the the figu figure re nowh nowher ere e in sigh sight. t. Kriste Kris ten n th then en look looks s forw forwar ard d as.. as...T .THE HE FIGU FIGURE RE SLID SLIDES ES OUT OUT FROM FROM AN OPEN OPEN DOORWA DOORWAY.. Y...BL .BLOCK OCKING ING HER FROM FROM FOLLOW FOLLOWING ING NATALI NATALIE. E. KRISTEN AHHH! NATALI AHHH! NATALIE! E! The fi The figu gure re rais raises es the the gard garden en shea shears rs and and is abou about t to swin swing g at Kris Kr iste ten n wh when en she she turn turns s and and runs runs the the oppo opposi site te way. way. NATALIE Kristen! Natali Nata lie e wa watc tche hes s in terr terror or as the the figu figure re chas chases es Kris Kriste ten n away away and an d ba back ck th the e way way they they came came. . Nata Natali lie e turn turns s and and look looks s at the the EXIT EX IT door door just just a few few feet feet away away. .

 

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She he She hesi sita tate tes. s... ..an and d then then rush rushes es afte after r the the figu figure re chas chasin ing g Kris Kr iste ten n in the the dist distan ance ce. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Kris Kr iste ten n ru rush shes es up the the bloo bloody dy stai stairs rs.. ...A .AS S THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE GRAB GRABS S HER AN HER ANKL KLE. E. Kris Kriste ten n fall falls s onto onto the the bloo bloody dy stai stairs rs onto onto her her stomach. She th She then en ki kick cks s the the figu figure re away away and and crab crab walk walks s up the the stai stairs rs as the the fi figu gure re craw crawls ls up them them afte after r her. her. The The figu figure re grab grabs s Kris Kr iste ten’ n’s s an ankl kle e an and d drag drags s her her towa toward rds s them them. . Kriste Kris ten n th then en kick kicks s the the figu figure re in the the face face. . SHE SHE THEN THEN SLAM SLAMS S HER HE R FO FOOT OT IN INTO TO THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE’S ’S SHOU SHOULD LDER ER, , HER HER HIGH HIGH HEEL HEEL STAB STABBI BING NG INTO INT O THE THEIR IR SHOULD SHOULDER. ER. Kris Kr iste ten n ri rips ps her her foot foot away away, , her her heel heel stil still l stuc stuck k in the the figure figu re’s ’s sh shou ould lder er. . Kris Kriste ten n then then kick kicks s the the kill killer er in the the face face agai ag ain n an and d th the e figu figure re roll rolls s down down the the stai stairs rs. . Kriste Kris ten n ki kick cks s her her othe other r heel heel off off and and then then rush rushes es up the the stai st airs rs and and towa toward rds s the the door door ahea ahead. d. KRISTEN (angry) God Go d damn damn it, it, thos those e were were Prad Prada a fucking fucki ng heels! heels! Kris Kr iste ten n ru rush shes es from from the the stai stairs rs and and alon along g the the stai stairw rwel ell l balcon balc ony. y. Sh She e slam slams s her her body body agai agains nst t the the door door.. ...a .and nd it won’ won’t t budg bu dge. e. She She beat beats s and and bang bangs s on the the door door as she she glan glance ces s back back at the the st stai airc rcas ase e to see see the the figu figure re slow slowly ly stan stand d belo below. w. KRISTEN KRIST EN (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Shit Sh it! ! Shit Shit! ! HELP HELP ME! ME! SOME SOMEON ONE! E! Kriste Kris ten n co cont ntin inue ues s to bang bang and and slam slam her her shou should lder er agai agains nst t the the door do or as the the figu figure re RIPS RIPS the the heel heel from from thei their r shou should lder er and and look lo oks s up at her. her.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- BIOL BIOLOG OGY Y LABLAB- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e ru rush shes es into into the the biol biolog ogy y lab lab and and glan glance ces s arou around nd. . She She rushes rush es to the the teac teache hers rs desk desk. . She She thro throws ws her her scis scisso sors rs down down when wh en she she se sees es a shar sharp p lett letter er open opener er in the the uten utenci cil l cup cup on the th e edg edge of it. it. She Sh e be begi gins ns to snat snatch ch the the lett letter er open opener er when when she she stop stops. s... ..an and d sees se es a LARG LARGE E PAPE PAPER R CUTT CUTTER ER ON THE THE TABL TABLE E BEHI BEHIND ND THE THE TEAC TEACHE HER’ R’S S DESK.

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She ru She rush shes es to the the pape paper r cutt cutter er and and look looks s at the the larg large e blad blade. e. She Sh e gra grabs the the end end of the the han handle dle of the arm arm blad blade e and tugs tugs on it. it . The The pape paper r cutt cutter er fall falls s to the the floo floor r as she she twi twists sts and and tugs tu gs at the the larg large e bla blade by the hand handl le, tryi trying ng to break reak it off of f fr from om th the e cutt cutter er. . THE TH E SC SCRE REWS WS THEM THEM POP POP OFF OFF AND AND THE THE ARM ARM BLAD BLADE E SEPE SEPERA RATE TES S FROM FROM THE THE PAPER PAP ER CUTTER CUTTER. . Natali Nata lie e st stan ands ds stra straig ight ht up, up, brea breath thle less ss yet yet prep prepar ared ed, , as she she hold ho lds s th the e la larg rge e pa pape per r cutt cutter er blad blade. e... ..re read ady y to stri strike ke. .

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T Kriste Kris ten n cont contin inue ues s to beat beat on the the doo door at the the top top of the the stai st airw rwel ell l as the the figu figure re begi begins ns to slow slowly ly loom loom up the the stai stairs rs toward tow ards s her. her. The fi The figu gure re take takes s out out the the scre screw w of the the gard garden en shea shears rs and and sepe se pear arat ates es the the two two blad blades es, , maki making ng two two sepe sepera rate te blad blades es. . KRISTE KRIS TEN N GL GLAN ANCE CES S BA BACK CK AS THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE THRO THROWS WS ONE ONE BLAD BLADE E THRO THROUG UGH H THE TH E AI AIR R AN AND D TOWA TOWARD RDS S HER. HER. KRISTEN AHH! Kriste Kris ten n do dodg dges es the the blad blade e as it spin spins s thro throug ugh h the the air air and and stab st abs s in into to the the door door. . The The figu figure re then then rush rushes es to Kris Kriste ten n and and grab gr abs s he her r by her her hair hair. . The fi The figu gure re thro throws ws her her agai agains nst t the the wall wall.. ...a .and nd then then toss tosses es her her down do wn the the st stai airs rs. . KRISTEN AHHH! Kriste Kris ten n ro roll lls s down down the the bloo bloody dy stai stairs rs and and hits hits the the wall wall at the th e bo bott ttom om with with a thud thud. . Kris Kriste ten n CRIE CRIES S as she she turn turns s onto onto her her stom st omac ach. h... ..to to see see her her legs legs badl badly y brui bruise sed d and and swol swolle len. n. Kris Kr iste ten n crie cries s as she she look looks s up to see see the the figu figure re rip rip the the blade blad e fr from om the the door door abov above. e. The The figu figure re turn turns s and and hold holds s both both blad bl ades es, , on one e in each each hand hand.. ...a .as s they they walk walk down down the the stai stairs rs toward tow ards s her. her. KRISTEN NO! NO ! NO! NO! Kris Kr iste ten n CRIE CRIES S in pain pain as she she drag drags s her body body down down the next next set se t of stai stairs rs. . She She grab grabs s eat eat bloo bloody dy step step, , inch inchin ing g clos closer er and and closer clos er down down the the st stai airc rcas ase. e.

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She gl She glan ance ces s back back to see see the the figu figure re slow slowly ly foll follow owin ing g a few few feet fe et behi behind nd her. her. She GRI She GRINDS NDS her her teet teeth h in pain pain as she she craw crawls ls from from the the bloo blood dy stai st airc rcas ase e an and d onto onto the the floo floor. r. She She sees sees the the door door that that lead leads s to the the fi firs rst t floo floor r hall hallwa way y besi beside de her. her. She She then then look looks s ahea ahead d to see see th the e elev elevat ator or wher where e Patr Patric ick’ k’s s body body stil still l lies lies. . DING! DIN G! DING! DING! The Th e el elev evat ator or door doors s stil still l DING DING as they they stug stuggl gle e to shut shut arou around nd his he his head ad. . Kr Kris iste ten n grab grabs s at the the floo floor, r, drag draggi ging ng her her legs legs behi be hind nd her her as she she inch inches es towa toward rds s the the elev elevat ator or. . The gl The glan ance ces s back back as she she drag drags s hers hersel elf f towa toward rds s the the elev elevat ator or, , seei se eing ng the the figu figure re walk walk from from the the stai stairc rcas ase e and and slow slowly ly towa toward rds s her. Kriste Kris ten n is now now cove covere red d in bloo blood d that that was was cove coveri ring ng the the stai stairs rs that th at she she cr craw awle led d down down. . She She claw claws s at the the floo floor r as she she drag drags s her he r bo body dy cl clos oser er towa toward rds s the the elev elevat ator or. . Just Ju st a few few more more inch inches es! !

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ELEV ELEVAT ATOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T Kriste Kris ten n dr drag ags s her her uppe upper r tors torso o into into the the elev elevat ator or as she she shov sh oves es Patr Patric ick’ k’s s body body over over. . Kris Kriste ten n CRIE CRIES S as she she stru strugg ggle les s to drag drag hers hersel elf f in into to the the elev elevat ator or. . KRISTEN AHHH! Kris Kr iste ten n th then en SCRE SCREAM AMS S as she she turn turns s to see see the the figu figure re grab grab her her ankle. ankl e. Kris Kriste ten n claw claws s at the the elev elevat ator or floo floor r as the the figu figure re drag dr ags s he her r ou out. t. INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- STAI STAIRW RWEL ELLL- NIGH NIGHT T The fi The figu gure re turn turns s Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s ankl ankle, e, caus causin ing g her her to flip flip onto onto her he r ba back ck. . Kr Kris iste ten n CRIE CRIES S as she she look looks s up at the the figu figure re standi sta nding ng abo above ve her, her, def defeat eated ed and defens defensele eless. ss. KRISTEN Plea Pl ease se! ! Plea Please se, , don’ don’t t do this this, , please! Kris Kr iste ten n CR CRIE IES S as the the figu figure re tilt tilts s thei their r head head slig slight htly ly to the the right. righ t. The The figu figure re then then slow slowly ly rais raises es one one of the the shea shear r blad blades es up in the the ai air. r... ..pe perp rpar arin ing g to stri strike ke. .

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KRISTEN (CONT’D) KRISTEN (CONT’D) NO! NO ! PLEA PLEASE SE! ! NO! NO! NATALI NAT ALIE E (O.S.) (O.S.) Hey... The Th e fi figu gure re turn turns s to reve reveal al Nata Natali lie e stan standi ding ng behi behind nd them th em.. ...w .wit ith h the the ar arm m blad blade e of the the pape paper r cutt cutter er in her her hand hands, s, ready read y to sw swin ing. g. NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) May I cut in? NATALI NATA LIE E SW SWIN INGS GS THE THE ARM ARM BLAD BLADE E AND AND IT CHOP CHOPS S INTO INTO THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE’S ’S NECK NE CK. . BL BLOO OOD D SPLA SPLATT TTER ERS S ONTO ONTO KRIS KRISTE TEN’ N’S S FACE FACE BELO BELOW W AS SHE SHE SCREAMS. KRISTEN AHHH! BLOO BL OOD D SP SPLA LATT TTER ERS S ON NATA NATALI LIE E AS SHE SHE RIPS RIPS THE THE ARM ARM BLAD BLADE E FROM FROM THE FI THE FIGU GURE RE’S ’S NECK NECK AS THEY THEY FALL FALL TO THE THE FLOO FLOOR. R. NATA NA TALI LIE E TH THEN EN DRAW DRAWS S BACK BACK THE THE BLAD BLADE, E, PREP PREPAR ARIN ING G TO SWIN SWING G AGAI AGAIN. N. NATALI NATA LIE E TA TAKE KES S ONE ONE MORE MORE LOOK LOOK AT THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE.. ...A .AND ND THEN THENS S SWIN SWINGS GS THE TH E AR ARM M BL BLAD ADE E AGAI AGAIN. N. THE BL THE BLAD ADE E CH CHOP OPS S IN INTO TO THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE’S ’S NECK NECK, , SEPE SEPERA RATI TING NG THE THE HEAD HEAD FROM FR OM THE THE NE NECK CK. . THE THE FIGU FIGURE RE’S ’S MASK MASKED ED DECA DECAPI PITA TATE TED D HEAD HEAD FLIE FLIES S OFF OF F AN AND D RO ROLL LLS S INTO INTO THE THE ELEV ELEVAT ATOR OR AS BLOO BLOOD D SPLA SPLATT TTER ERS S ONTO ONTO NATALIE. Kriste Kris ten n wa watc tche hes, s, spee speech chle less ss and and stil still l as the the figu figure re body body fall fa lls s do down wn onto onto the the floo floor. r. Nata Natali lie e lets lets out out a brea breath th as she she drop dr ops s th the e ar arm m blad blade e to the the floo floor. r. KRISTEN Holy fuck Holy fuckin ing g shit shit. . Holy Holy. . Fuck Fuckin ing. g. Shit. Nata Na tali lie e SM SMIR IRKS KS as she she knee kneels ls down down besi beside de Kris Kriste ten. n. NATALIE What? KRISTEN (in shock) shock) You just.. just...yo .you u just just choppe chopped d off... off ...oh oh God... God...you you just just choppe chopped d off somebo som ebody’ dy’s s head.. head...ju .just st choppe chopped d it off. of f... ..an and d with with Mr. Mr. Rile Riley’ y’s s pape paper r cutter cut ter... ...jus just t choppe chopped d it right right off...oh boy... off...oh boy...

 

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Natali Nata lie e SM SMIR IRKS KS as she she grab grabs s Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s arms arms and and drag drags s her her into in to the the el elev evat ator or slow slowly ly and and care carefu full lly. y.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- ELEV ELEVAT ATOR OR- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e le lean ans s Kris Kriste ten n agai agains nst t the the elev elevat ator or wall wall and and pres presse ses s the th e UP butt button on. . The The door doors s clos close e as Nata Natali lie e glan glance ces s at Patric Patr ick’ k’s s de dead ad body body in the the corn corner er. . She She then then look looks s to the the othe ot her r co corn rner er to see see the the figu figure re’s ’s deca decapi pita tate ted d head head.. ...s .sti till ll masked. KRISTEN Don’ Do n’t t fuck fuckin ing g do it.. it...I .I don’ don’t t even even care. NATALIE Don’ Do n’t t you you wanna anna know know who who it was? was? KRISTEN Not No t that that fuck fuckin ing g bad. bad. No. No. Fuck Fuck that. Nata Na tali lie e kn knee eels ls down down and and slow slowly ly edge edges s to the the mask masked ed decapi deca pita tate ted d head head. . She She slow slowly ly grab grabs s at the the blac black k fabr fabric ic as Kris Kr iste ten n fl flin inch ches es and and look looks s away away, , near nearly ly sick sick. . Natali Nata lie e gr grab abs s the the fabr fabric ic and and slow slowly ly roll rolls s it up.. up...o .ove ver r the the mout mo uth. h... ..an and d over over the the nose nose.. ...a .and nd Natl Natlie ie’s ’s eyes eyes wide widen n as she she star st ares es back back at the the head head of.. of... . SHANE. SHAN E. Tear Tears s buil build d up in Nata Natali lie’ e’s s eyes eyes as she she fall falls s back back and an d cr craw awls ls away away from from the the head head. . NATALIE (crying) No...n No. ..no.. o...oh .oh God, God, no... no... Kris Kr iste ten n fi fina nall lly y lo look oks s and and sees sees Shan Shane’ e’s s head head. . She She then then look looks s to Nata Natali lie e who who crie cries s in the the oppo opposi site te corn corner er. . Kris Kriste ten n seem seems s to thin think k to hers hersel elf f as she she star stares es at Nata Natali lie. e. Kris Kriste ten’ n’s s eyes eyes slow sl owly ly begi begin n to fill fill with with tear tears. s.

INT. IN T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- HALL HALLWA WAYY- NIGH NIGHT T The el The elev evat ator or door doors s slow slowly ly open open to reve reveal al.. ...K .Kri rist sten en stil still l sitt si ttin ing g in the the corn corner er.. ...h .hol oldi ding ng and and comf comfor orti ting ng Nata Natali lie e as she sh e cr crie ies s in into to her her shou should lder er. . Kris Kr iste ten n lo look oks s up to see. see... ..fl flas ashl hlig ight hts s and and guns guns poin pointe ted d at them.

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OFFICER (to others others) ) THEY TH EY’R ’RE E IN HERE HERE! ! WE FOUN FOUND D THEM THEM! ! Natali Nata lie e lo look oks s out out to see see many many offi office cers rs floo floodi ding ng towa toward rds s them th em. . Th They ey see see a stre stretc tche her r and and a para parame medi dic c team team wait waitin ing. g. Finally...safety.

EXT. EX T. FRIA FRIAR R HILL HILLS S HIGH HIGH SCHO SCHOOL OL- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T The st The stud uden ents ts that that floo flood d the the enti entire re camp campus us back back away away as Kris Kr iste ten n is carr carrie ies s out out on a stre stretc tche her r and and Nata Natali lie e come comes s walk wa lkin ing g ou out t wrap wrappe ped d in a thic thick k blan blanke ket. t. Offi Of fice cers rs ho hold ld the the crow crowd d back back as repo report rter ers s gath gather er in the the crowd crow d an and d sn snap ap pict pictur ures es and and try try to catc catch h a glim glimps pse e of them them for fo r th the e ne news ws. . RAMONA RAM ONA (O.S.) (O.S.) Natalie! Natali Nata lie e st stop ops s as an offi office cer r guid guides es her her thro throug ugh h the the crow crowd. d. Nata Na tali lie e turn turns s to see see Ramo Ramona na tryi trying ng to push push past past one one of the the offi of fice cers rs bl bloc ocki king ng the the crow crowd d off. off. NATALIE Plea Pl ease se! ! Plea Please se, , let let her her thro throug ugh! h! Please... The Th e of offi fice cer r bloc blocki king ng Ramo Ramona na out out look looks s at Nata Natali lie e and and then then to Ramona Ramo na. . He then then move moves s his his arm arm and and Ramo Ramona na dash dashes es towa toward rds s Natalie. Ramona Ramo na and and Nata Natali lie e thro throw w thei their r arms arms arou around nd each eachot othe her. r. Nata Na tali lie e an and d Ramo Ramona na both both cry. cry. Tear Tears s stre stream am down down thei their r face face as two tw o pa para rame medi dics cs lead lead the the stre stretc tche her r that that Kris Kriste ten n is on towa toward rds s the amb ambula ulance nce van. van. NATALIE (hugging (huggi ng Ramona) Ramona) Well We ll, , it look looks s like like I’ll I’ll be movi moving ng in with with you you afte after r all. all. Ramona Ramo na lets lets go of Nata Natali lie e and and her her eyes eyes narr narrow ow into into her. her. Ramona Ram ona loo looks ks confus confused. ed. RAMONA What Wh at do you you mean mean? ? NATALIE (crying) It was was Shan Shane. e.

 

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Ramona Ramo na cove covers rs her her mout mouth h as Nata Natali lie e crie cries. s. Ramo Ramona na shak shakes es her her head he ad as she she wrap wraps s her her arms arms arou around nd Nata Natali lie e and and pull pulls s her her tigh ti ght. t. The The offi office cer r then then guid guides es them them forw forwar ard d and and thro throug ugh h the the crow cr owd d an and d to towa ward rds s anot anothe her r ambu ambula lanc nce e van. van.

EXT. EX T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FRON FRONTT- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie’ e’s s ho hous use e is calm calm and and sere serene ne. . CRIC CRICKE KETS TS CHIR CHIRP P as a so soft ft wind wi nd blow blows s thro throug ugh h the the tree trees. s. The The full full moon moon sits sits high high in the the sky.

INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- NATALI NATALIE’S E’S BEDROO BEDROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Nata Na tali lie e sits sits India ndian n style tyle on the the edg edge of her her bed bed as she she watche watc hes s th the e TV play playin ing g on the the dres dresse ser r acro across ss from from her her bed bed with wi th wide wide eyes eyes. . Her ey Her eyes es ar are e red red and and wate watery ry. . She She bite bites s her her nail nail nerv nervou ousl sly y as she sh e wa watc tche hes s a MALE MALE REPO REPORT RTER ER talk talk on the the scre screen en. . MALE REPORT MALE REPORTER ER The Th e smal small l town own of Fria Friar r Hills ills is on edge ed ge toni tonigh ght t afte after r what what was was supp su ppos osed ed to be a night ight to reme re memb mber er.. ...t .tur urne ned d into into a nigh night t of terr te rror or. . With With thre three e stud studen ents ts, , two two teac te ache hers rs, , and and a coll colleg ege e stud studen ent t now now dead de ad, , the the poli police ce are are stil still l sear se arch chin ing g for for answ answer ers s as to what what caus ca used ed this this terr terrib ible le nigh nightm tmar are e to occu oc cure re on such such a me memo mora rabl ble e nigh night. t. It’s It ’s been been fift fiftee een n year years s toda today y sinc since e this th is smal small l town town has has seen seen such such a viol vi olen ent t crim crime. e. Meli Meliss ssa a Evan Evans, s, the the prom pr om quee queen n of 1998 1998, , was was brut brutal ally ly murder murd erd d fift fiftee een n year years s ago ago toda today y by then the n school school janito janitor, r, Tommy Tommy Hartle Hartley. y. Was Wa s this this a copy copy cat cat crim crime. e... ..or or some so meth thin ing g more more? ? Stay Stay tune tuned d for for more more information. Nata Na tali lie e SI SIGH GHS S and and rubs rubs her her face face. . Natali Nata lie e th then en look looks s to her her bedr bedroo oom m door door as it open opens. s... ..an and d Ramo Ra mona na walk walks s in. She She is in her paja pajam mas and and towe towels ls her her wet wet hair ha ir as she she walk walks s to Nata Natali lie’ e’s s vani vanity ty and and look looks s in the the mirror. Ramo Ra mona na SIGH SIGHS S as she she rubs rubs her her nose nose. .

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RAMONA God, I swear I need a nose job. Ramona Ramo na turn turns s as she she cont contin inue ues s to dry dry her her hair hair. . She She sits sits beside Natali Natalie. e. RAMONA (CONT’D) RAMONA (CONT’D) (upset) What Wh at did did the the news news say? say? I coul could d hear hear it from from the the bath bathro room om. . NATALIE (looks (lo oks down) down) Noth No thin ing g we don’ don’t t alre alread ady y know know.. ... . Ramona Ramo na sits sits down down besi beside de Nata Natali lie e as she she sets sets the the towe towel l down down beside bes ide her her. . RAMONA So.. So ...d .did id they they say. say... ..wh why y Shan Shane e did did it? NATALIE No. They No. They coul couldn dn’t ’t tell tell me anythi any thing. ng...b ..beca ecause use they they don’t don’t even even know kn ow them themse selv lves es. . I just just don’ don’t t unde un ders rsta tand nd.. ...I .I don’ don’t t get get why why he woul wo uld d do this this to them them.. ...t .to o me. me. Ramona Ramo na wrap wraps s her her arm arm arou around nd Nata Natali lie e and and pull pulls s her her clos close e as she sh e cr crie ies. s. Ramo Ramona na comb combs s her her hand hand over over Nata Natali lie’ e’s s hair hair, , tryi trying ng to calm calm her her down down. . RAMONA We’l We ’ll l find find some someth thin ing g out out soon soon, , I’m I’m sure su re. . But But for now, now, we nee need to jus just stay st ay calm calm.. ...w .wai ait t it out. out. They They’l ’ll l find something. something. Natali Nata lie e no nods ds as she she stra straig ight hten ens s up and and away away from from Ramo Ramona na. . Ramo Ra mona na stan stands ds and and drop drops s the the wet wet towe towel l onto onto her her back backpa pack ck sittin sit ting g beside beside Natali Natalie’s e’s bed. bed. RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) I’m gonn I’m gonna a go dry dry my hair hair.. ...a .and nd then then we’l we ’ll l put put in a movi movie e or some someth thin ing, g, OK? OK ? Try Try to just just.. ...g .get et some some rest rest. . We need ne ed it. it. Natali Nata lie e no nods ds as Ramo Ramona na walk walks s out out of Nata Natali lie’ e’s s bedr bedroo oom, m, leav le avin ing g th the e door door open open behi behind nd her. her.

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Natali Nata lie e lo look oks s back back at her her side sideta tabl ble e to see see a pict pictur ure e of her her and an d Sh Shan ane, e, happ happil ily y smil smilin ing g towa toward rds s the the came camera ra. . Nata Natali lie e grab grabs s the th e fr fram ame e an and d runs runs her her fing finger er alon along g it. it. Tears Tear s st stre ream am down down her her face face as she she look looks s away away and and open opens s the the draw dr awer er of her her side side tabl table. e. She She shov shoves es the the pict pictur ure e fram frame e insi in side de and and SLAM SLAMS S in shut shut. . She Sh e loo looks up to see see the male male repo report rte er reap reapp pear ear on the the TV screen. MALE MAL E REPORT REPORTER ER So, the So, the auth author orit itie ies s just just prov provid ided ed us with with some some very very intr intres esti ting ng news news. . Noth No thin ing g was was take taken n from from the the scho school ol or the the crim crime e scen scenes es.. ...e .exc xcep ept t for for one on e thin thing; g; the the prom prom quee queen n sash sash that that was wa s to be rewa reward rded ed to the the winn winner er. . We are are now now ques questi tion onin ing g if whet whethe her r the th e moti motive ve had had anyt anythi hing ng to do with with the prom prom cer ceremo emony. ny. Nata Na tali lie e SIGH SIGHS S as the the turn turns s off the the TV. She She then then stan stands ds up off of the off the bed bed and and exam examin ines es the the clot clothe hes s on her her flo floor. or. She She grab gr abs s a dirt dirty y shir shirt, t, a pair pair of jean jeans s, and and a few few sock socks. s. She She drop dr ops s th them em into into her her hamp hamper er. . She th She then en sp spot ots s the the towe towel l that that Ramo Ramona na left left on her her back backpa pack ck. . Nata Na tali lie e SI SIGH GHS S and and grab grabs s the the towe towel, l, knoc knocki king ng Ramo Ramona na’s ’s back ba ckpa pack ck ov over er. . A shir shirt t and and some some lips lipsti tick ck fall fall out out of the the bag. NATALIE Shit... Nata Na tali lie e dr drop ops s the the towe towel l and and bend bends s down down to pick pick up the the item items s that th at fell fell out out of Ramo Ramona na’s ’s back backpa pack ck. . Nata Natali lie e sits sits the the backpa back pack ck up and and be begi gins ns to shov shove e the the item items s back back insi inside de.. ...w .whe hen n some so meth thin ing g ca catc tche hes s her her eye. eye. She Sh e sq squi uint nts, s, eyei eyeing ng some someth thin ing g brig bright ht, , pink pink, , and and shin shiny y in the the darkne dark ness ss of the the ba back ckpa pack ck. . She She slow slowly ly reac reache hes s insi inside de.. ...a .and nd grab gr abs s th the e si silk lky y fa fabr bric ic.. ...a .and nd slow slowly ly pull pulls s it out. out... ..in inch ch by inch. Natali Nata lie’ e’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as she she slow slowly ly pull pulls s the the long long ribb ribbio ion n out. ou t... ..to to se see e that that the the pink pink fabr fabric ic.. ...t .the he ribb ribbon on.. ...I .IS S THE THE FRIA FR IAR R HI HILL LLS S PROM PROM QUEE QUEEN N SASH SASH. . Natali Nata lie e dr drop ops s the the sash sash as she she cove covers rs her her mout mouth h and and tear tears s stre st ream am down down her her fa face ce. . THUD!

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Natali Nata lie e jump jumps s as a TH THUD UD ring rings s out. out. She jump jumps s up as she she turn turns s in fright fright to see... see...not nothin hing. g. Natali Nata lie e CR CRIE IES S as she she look looks s down down at the the sash sash agai again. n. She She then then turn tu rns s an and d sp spot ots s th the e door door, , stil still l ajar ajar. . Nata Natali lie e slow slowly ly edge edges s toward tow ards s it...s it...slow lowly ly and quietl quietly. y.

INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- KITCHE KITCHENN- NIGHT NIGHT The Th e ki kitc tche hen n is sile silent nt and and dark dark. . We slow slowly ly PAN PAN DOWN DOWN to see. see... .. DEBB DE BBIE IE, , NA NATA TALI LIE’ E’S S MOTH MOTHER ER, , UNCO UNCONS NSCI CIOU OUS S AND AND ON THE THE FLOO FLOOR. R... ..

INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- NATALI NATALIE’S E’S BEDROO BEDROOMM- NIGHT NIGHT Nata Na tali lie e bi bite tes s her her lip lip nerv nervou ousl sly y as she she edge edges s clos closer er towa toward rds s the op the open en be bedr droo oom m door door. . Just Just.. ...a .a few few more more step steps. s... .. Nata Na tali lie e re reac ache hes s he her r hand hands s out out and and puts puts them them agai agains nst t the the wooden wood en door door. . She She slow slowly ly push pushes es it forw forwar ard d as.. as... . RAMO RA MONA NA SLAM SLAMS S AGAI AGAINS NST T THE THE OTHE OTHER R SIDE SIDE OF IT, IT, THRO THROWI WING NG THE THE DOOR DOOR OPEN. OPEN . TH THE E DO DOOR OR SWIN SWINGS GS OPEN OPEN, , SMAC SMACKI KING NG NATA NATALI LIE E IN THE THE FACE FACE. . NATALIE AHHH! Nata Na tali lie e tu tumb mble les s ba back ck and and fall falls s onto onto her her bott bottom om. . Ramo Ramona na runs runs into the into the ro room om with with A KNIF KNIFE E HELD ELD HIGH HIGH ABOV ABOVE E HER HER HEA HEAD. SHE SHE BRIN BR INGS GS IT DOWN DOWN TOWA TOWARD RDS S NATA NATALI LIE, E, READ READY Y TO STRI STRIKE KE. . RAMONA AHH! Nata Na tali lie e sn snat atch ches es a pi pill llow ow from from behi behind nd her her and and puts puts it in front fron t of he her. r. Ramo Ramona na stab stabs s the the knif knife e into into the the pill pillow ow. . Feat Fe athe hers rs sp spre read ad onto onto the the floo floor r as Nata Natali lie e kick kicks s Ramo Ramona na in the sto stomac mach. h. Ramo Ra mona na hunc hunche hes s over over in pain pain as Nata Natali lie e slam slams s her her foot foot into into Ramona Ramo na’s ’s st stom omac ach h agai again, n, send sendin ing g her her flyi flying ng back back. . Ramo Ramona na fall fa lls s back ack and and her her back back hits hits the the wal wall with with a THUD THUD. . Natali Nata lie e sp spin ins s arou around nd and and dash dashes es acro across ss the the bed bed and and towa toward rds s Ramo Ra mona na’s ’s ce cell llph phon one e that that is hook hooked ed on to the the char charge ger r on the the sidetable. Natali Nata lie e gr grab abs s it as Ramo Ramona na tack tackle les s her. her. Nata Natali lie e pull pulls s on the the phon ph one e an and d th the e char charge ger r deta detach ches es from from the the wall wall. . Ramo Ramona na and and Nata Na tali lie e ro roll ll alon along g the the bed, bed, figh fighti ting ng and and stru strugg ggli ling ng. .

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Ramo Ra mona na then then pins pins Nata Natali lie e onto onto her her stom stomac ach h on the the bed. bed... ..an and d snatch snat ches es th the e phon phone e and and thro throws ws it acro across ss the the room room. . Ramo Ramona na then th en grab grabs s the the char charge ger r cord cord and and wrap wraps s it arou around nd Nata Natali lie’ e’s s neck. Natali Nata lie e ch chok okes es for for air air as Ramo Ramona na pull pulls s tigh tighte ter, r, the the wire wire tigh ti ghte teni ning ng arou around nd her her thro throat at. . Nata Natali lie e stru strugg ggle les s to brea breath th as Ramo Ra mona na pull pulls s the the wire wire tigh tighte ter r from from behi behind nd. . Ramo Ramona na gigg giggle les s as Natali Nat alie e contin continues ues to choke. choke. Natali Nata lie e th then en clos closes es her her eyes eyes.. ...a .and nd flin fling g her her head head back backwa ward rds. s. THE TH E BA BACK CK OF NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HEAD HEAD SMAC SMACKS KS INTO INTO RAMO RAMONA NA’S ’S FACE FACE. . RAMONA AHH! Ramona Ramo na rele releas ases es the the char charge ger r as Nata Natali lie e shov shoves es Ramo Ramona na off off of her he r ba back ck. . Ra Ramo mona na fall falls s to the the floo floor r as Nata Natali lie e hold holds s her her throat thr oat, , strugg strugglin ling g to breath breathe e normal normally ly again. again. Natali Nata lie e th then en craw crawls ls off off of the the bed bed and and towa toward rds s the the cell cellph phon one e that th at sits sits unde under r a chai chair r in the the corn corner er. . Only On ly a few few more more inch inches es.. ... . RAMO RA MONA NA THEN THEN GRAB GRABS S NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S ANKL ANKLE E AND AND DRAG DRAGS S HER HER BACK BACK. . NATALIE AHH! AH H! NO! NO! Ramona Ramo na PUNC PUNCHE HES S Nata Natali lie e in the the stom stomac ach h and and turn turns s her her onto onto her her back ba ck. . Ra Ramo mona na stra stradd ddle les s Nata Natali lie e as she she glar glares es down down at her. her. Ramona Ram ona gra grabs bs Natali Natalie’s e’s throat throat... ... RAMONA Alwa Al ways ys thou though ght t you’ you’d d be a scra scrapp ppy y litt li ttle le bitc bitch h when when push push came came to shove! Natali Nata lie e glan glance ces s to her her left left to see see a pair pair of high high heel heels s beside bes ide her her. . NATALIE Abou Ab out t that that nose nose.. ... . Nata Na tali lie e SN SNAT ATCH CHES ES one one of the the high high heel heels s besi beside de her. her. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) LET ME FIX IT! Natali Nata lie e th then en smas smashe hes s the the heel heel of the the shoe shoe into into Ramo Ramona na’s ’s nose no se. . BL BLOO OOD D GUSH GUSHES ES FROM FROM RAMO RAMONA NA’S ’S NOSE NOSE AS THE THE BONE BONES S IN IT CRAC CR ACK K AN AND D SN SNAP AP. .

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Ramo Ra mona na hold holds s her her nose nose in pain pain as Nata Natali lie e SHOV SHOVES ES Ramo Ramona na off off of her. her. Ramo Ramona na’s ’s body body fall falls s back back and and hits hits the the floo floor. r. Nata Na tali lie e tu turn rns s onto onto her her stom stomac ach h and and craw crawls ls towa toward rds s the the chai chair. r. She re She reac ache hes s unde under r the the chai chair r and and snat snatch ches es the the cell cellph phon one. e. Natali Nata lie e st stan ands ds up and and turn turns s to rush rush to the the door door when when Ramo Ramona na SWIN SW INGS GS THE THE KNIF KNIFE E AT HER. HER. Nata Natali lie e dodg dodges es it and and fall falls s back back to hit hi t th the e dr dres esse ser r be behi hind nd her, her, the the phon phone e slid slidin ing g unde under r the the dres dr esse ser. r. Ra Ramo mona na grab grabs s the the TV and and pull pulls s it off. off. It fall falls s do down wn thro throug ugh h the the air air and and towa toward rds s Nata Natali lie. e. Nata Natali lie e roll ro lls s aw away ay just just in time time as it cras crashe hes s onto onto the the floo floor. r. Nata Na tali lie e gr grab abs s her her clos closet et door doors s to pick pick hers hersel elf f up. up. Ramo Ra mona na then then grab grabs s Nata Natali lie e by the the hair hair and and SLAM SLAMS S her her head head throug thro ugh h th the e wood wooden en shad shades es of the the clos closet et louv louvre re door door. . NATALIE AHH! Wood Wo oden en shad shades es fall fall to the the floo floor r as Ramo Ramona na drop drops s Nata Natali lie e to the fl the floo oor. r. Nata Natali lie e stru strugg ggle les s to gain gain her her stre streng ngth th back back as she sh e lo look oks s up to Ramo Ramona na. . NATALIE (CONT’D) NATALIE (CONT’D) Why. Wh y... ..wh why y did did you you do this this? ? All All of this? thi s? Shane. Shane...a ..and nd you? you? RAMONA It’s It ’s so eas easy to play play the the vict victim im, , isn’ is n’t t it, it, Nata Natali lie? e? So easy easy to not not take ta ke the the blam blame. e. To not not see see the the gray gray in all all of the the blac black k and and whit white. e... .. Nata Na tali lie e sl slow owly ly sits sits up, up, lean leanin ing g agai agains nst t the the clos closet et door doors s as she sh e si sits ts on the the fl floo oor r and and list listen ens s to Ramo Ramona na. . RAMONA (CONT’D) RAMONA (CONT’D) You Yo u neve never r real really ly know know some someon one, e, do you? yo u? I move moved d here here.. ...i .in n firs first t grad gr ade. e... ..as as you you know know. . But But you you woul wo uldn dn’t ’t know know.. ...t .tha hat t I was was born born here he re, , but but as Ramo Ramona na Hart Hartle ley. y... .. Nata Na tali lie’ e’s s ey eyes es wide widen n as she she star stares es up to Nata Natali lie. e. NATALIE (shocked) Tommy...Tom Tommy ...Tommy my Hartley...w Hartley...was as your father?

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104. RAMONA (CONT’D) RAMONA (CONT’D) Don’ Do n’t t soun sound d so surp surpri rise sed. d. It make makes s you yo u soun sound d more more path pathet etic ic than than you you alread alr eady y are. are. NATALIE So, So , Shan Shane? e? Was Was he in on this? his? RAMONA (smirks) Are Ar e you you kid kidding ding? ? He’s e’s as much much of a part of this as I am. Shane Hartle Har tley.. y...bo .both th bastar bastard d chi childr ldren en of Tommy Tom my Hartle Hartley. y. NATALIE But Bu t I’ve I’ve met met your your pare parent nts. s... ..we we’v ’ve e been be en best best frie friend nds s sinc since. e... .. RAMONA (interupts) Firs Fi rst t grad grade. e. Righ Right t when when I move moved d back ba ck here here. . See, See, me and and Shan Shane e got got take ta ken n away away afte after r dadd daddy y left left us. us. Afte Af ter r he had had to flee flee.. ...a .aft fter er Meli Me liss ssa. a. Both Both me and and Shan Shane e got got sepera sep erated ted... ...bou bought ght off by two differ dif ferent ent foster foster famili families. es. Luckil Luckily, y, both bo th clos close e to the the othe other. r. NATALIE And An d this this? ? Kill Killin ing g ever everyo yone ne? ? Why? Why? Why Wh y did did you you both both do this this? ? RAMONA (angry) DO YOU KNOW KNOW WHAT WHAT IT WAS WAS LIKE? IKE? GROW GR OWIN ING G UP WITH WITH A FATH FATHER ER THAT THAT JUST JUST RUNS OUT RUNS OUT ON YOU? YOU? THAT THAT JUST JUST LEAV LEAVES ES YOU? YO U? AND AND TO GROW GROW UP KNOW KNOWI ING THAT THAT PEOP PE OPLE LE THOU THOUGH GHT T HE WAS WAS A MONS MONSTE TER! R! He wasn wa sn’t ’t evil evil, , Nata Natali lie. e. He didn didn’t ’t kill ki ll Meli Meliss ssa. a... ..I I know know he didn didn’t ’t. . I know kn ow he wou wouldn’ ldn’t. t. He was was set set up. up. They Th ey just just need needed ed some someon one e to blam blame! e! NATALIE Ramona... Ramona ...you you know.. know...he .he killed killed her. her. You Yo u know know he did. did... ..we we all all do. do. RAMONA (cries, (cries , shakes shakes head) head) NO. NO . Shut Shut up.. up...n .no. o.

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NATALIE He was sick sick. . He wasn wasn’t ’t well well. . No one fram fr amed ed him. him... ..an and d this this is no one’ one’s s faul fa ult t but but his. his... ..bu but t your your own. own. RAMONA (crying) Nata Na tali lie. e... ..sh shut ut up. up. Shut Shut up, up, just just shut sh ut up! up! NATALIE Your fath Your father er kill killed ed my sist sister er and and you’ yo u’re re sayi saying ng he was was the the vict victim im? ? RAMONA He didn didn’t ’t kill kill anyb anybod ody! y! Beca Becaus use e of Meli Me liss ssa, a, I was was put put thro throug ugh h hell hell! ! Losi Lo sing ng my fami family ly! ! Losi Losing ng everything! NATALIE Meli Me liss ssa a didn didn’t ’t ruin ruin your your life life. . Your Your fucking fuckin g father father did. did. Natali Nata lie e sl slow owly ly grab grabs s a brok broken en wood wooden en shad shade e from from the the clos closet et that th at lays lays besi beside de her her on the the floo floor. r. RAMONA (furious) HE. HE . DIDN DIDN’T ’T. . KILL KILL. . HER. HER. NATALIE (angry, sarcastic) (angry, sarcastic) Yeah Ye ah, , just just like like you you and and Shan Shane e didn di dn’t ’t kill kill Broo Brooke ke or Ambe Amber r Dalt Dalton on or Miss Miss. . Moor Moore! e! RAMONA Hey, I had Hey, had to take take away away ever everyt ythi hing ng from fr om you; you; like like ever everyt ythi hing ng was was take taken n from fr om me. me. NATALIE Well We ll, , you you know know what what they they say say abou about t revenge... RAMONA (smirks) Dig two Dig two grav graves es.. ... . NATALIE Shan Sh ane e was was one. one.

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RAMONA (angry) And An d you’ you’re re numb number er two. two. NATALIE (smirk (sm irks, s, shakes shakes head) head) Not quite. quite. NATALI NATA LIE E TH THEN EN STAB STABS S THE THE SHAR SHARP P WOOD WOODEN EN SHAD SHADE E INTO INTO RAMO RAMONA NA’S ’S FOOT. RAMONA AHH! Natali Nata lie e RI RIPS PS the the wood wooden en shad shade e out out as she she stan stands ds. . Ramo Ramona na STAB ST ABS S Na Nata tali lie e in the the shou should lder er as she she CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. . Ramo Ra mona na SLAM SLAMS S Nata Natali lie e agai agains nst t the the othe other r clos closet et louv louvre re door door. . Natali Nata lie e PU PUNC NCHE HES S Ra Ramo mona na and and dodg dodges es the the knif knife e as she she swin swings gs it agai ag ain. n. Nata Natali lie e punc punche hes s Ramo Ramona na in the the stom stomac ach h and and SHOV SHOVES ES her her back. RAMONA RAMO NA FALL FALLS S BACK BACK THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE REMA REMAIN ININ ING G LOUV LOUVRE RE CLOS CLOSET ET DOOR DOOR. . THE TH E SH SHAD ADES ES BUST BUST OPEN OPEN AS HER HER BODY BODY FALL FALLS S THRO THROUG UGH H AND AND INTO INTO THE THE DARK DAR K CLO CLOSET SET. . Nata Na tali lie e be bend nds s down down and and look looks s unde under r the the dres dresse ser. r. She She sees sees the the phone phon e un unde der r the the dr dres esse ser. r. Nata Natali lie e reac reache hes s her her arm arm unde under, r, tryi tr ying ng to grab grab at the the phon phone. e... ..bu but t it is too too far. far. Natali Nata lie e lo look oks s back back to see. see... ..RA RAMO MONA NA CHAR CHARGI GING NG OUT OUT FROM FROM THE THE CLOS CL OSET ET WITH WITH THE THE KN KNIF IFE E RAIS RAISES ES. . Natali Nata lie e tu turn rns s onto onto her her back back and and grab grabs s a draw drawer er from from the the dres dr esse ser r an and d pull pulls s it out out as Ramo Ramona na swin swings gs the the knif knife e down down. . The Th e kn knif ife e st stab abs s in into to the the cent center er of the the dres dresse ser r draw drawer er as Natali Nata lie e ho hold lds s it abov above e her. her. Ramo Ramona na rips rips the the knif knife e out out of the the dresser dresse r drawer drawer. . Natali Nata lie e th thro rows ws it asid aside e as she she craw crawls ls alon along g the the floo floor r and and towa to ward rds s th the e open open bedr bedroo oom m door door. . Ramo Ramona na grab grabs s Nata Natali lie e by the the back ba ck of her her paja pajama ma top top and and drags rags her her up. up. Ramo Ra mona na SLAM SLAMS S Nata Natali lie e agai agains nst t the the wall wall and and then then toss tosses es her her through throug h the bedroo bedroom m doo doorwa rway. y.

 

107. INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- UPSTAI UPSTAIRS RS HALLWA HALLWAYY- NIGHT NIGHT Nata Na tali lie e fa fall lls s thro throug ugh h the the open open door doorwa way y of her her bedr bedroo oom m and and collap coll apse ses s fa face ce firs first t onto onto the the wood wood floo floor. r. Nata Na tali lie e be begi gins ns to pick pick hers hersel elf f up.. up...a .as s Ramo Ramona na rush rushes es out out and and kicks kick s he her r in the the back back. . Nata Na tali lie e fa fall lls s back back down down onto onto the the floo floor. r. Ramo Ramona na then then kick kicks s Natali Nata lie e in the the stom stomac ach. h. Nata Natali lie e roll rolls s onto onto her her back back as she she COUG CO UGHS HS and and CRIE CRIES S in pain pain. . Ramo Ra mona na look looks s down down at Nata Natali lie e as she she SMIR SMIRKS KS. . RAMONA Much Mu ch toug toughe her r than than I thou though ght, t, too. too... .. Ramo Ra mona na touc touche hes s her her blee bleedi ding ng, , brok broken en nose nose and and flin flinch ches es soft softly ly in pain pain. . Ra Ramo mona na then then look looks s down down to Nata Natali lie e as she she hold holds s her her bleeding bleedi ng shoulder. shoulder. RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) OH, OH , I(smirks) thin think k you’ you’re re blee bleedi ding ng.. ... . Natali Nata lie e pu puts ts her her feet feet to the the floo floor r and and push pushes es off, off, tryi trying ng to slid sl ide e aw away ay and and acro across ss the the floo floor. r. Ramo Ramona na watc watche hes s in enjo enjoym ymen ent t as Nata Natali lie e slow slowly ly turn turns s onto onto her her stom stomac ach h and and begi begins ns to pick pick hers he rsel elf f up as she she hold holds s her her shou should lder er. . Ramona Ramo na then then kick kicks s Nata Natali lie e in the the back back and and she she hits hits the the floo fl oor. r. Ramo Ramona na then then turn turns s Nata Natali lie e onto onto her her back back and and puts puts her her good go od foot foot onto onto Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at. . Natali Nata lie e CHOK CHOKES ES for for air air as she she grab grabs s at Ramo Ramona na’s ’s leg leg as she she appl ap plie ies s pr pres essu sure re onto onto the the foot foot on Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at. . RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) Say Sa y hi to Meli Meliss ssa a for for me.. me... . Ramona Ramo na appl applie ies s more more pres pressu sure re, , putt puttin ing g more more weig weight ht on her her foot fo ot that that is on Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at. . Nata Natali lie e then then reac reache hes s for for Ramo Ra mona na’s ’s ba bad d foot foot besi beside de her. her. Natali Nata lie e th then en digs digs two two fing finger ers s into into the the stab stab woun wound d in her her other oth er foot. foot. RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHHHH! Ramo Ra mona na remo remove ves s her her foot foot from from Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at as she she crie cries s in pain pain, , st stum umbl blin ing g back back on her her bad bad foot foot. . Nata Natali lie e scoo scoots ts away away acro ac ross ss the the floo floor. r. She She turn turns s and and pick picks s hers hersel elf f up and and dash dashes es down do wn the the ha hall llwa way. y.

 

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INT. IN T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- STAI STAIRS RS BALC BALCON ONYY- NIGH NIGHT T Natali Nata lie e ru runs ns from from the the hall hallwa way y and and towa toward rds s the the stai stairs rs alon along g the sta stairs irs bal balcon cony. y. RAMONA RAMO NA THEN THEN RUSH RUSHES ES AFTE AFTER R NATA NATALI LIE E AND AND GRAB GRABS S HER HER BY HER HER HAIR HAIR. . RAMO RA MONA NA THRO THROWS WS NATA NATALI LIE E FORW FORWAR ARD D AND AND SHE SHE SLAM SLAMS S AGAI AGAINS NST T THE THE RAIL RA ILIN ING G OF THE THE BALC BALCON ONY. Y. NATA NA TALI LIE E GL GLAN ANCE CES S BA BACK CK TO SEE SEE RAMO RAMONA NA SWIN SWINGI GING NG THE THE KNIF KNIFE E TOWARD TOWA RDS S HE HER. R. NATA NATALI LIE E DODG DODGES ES THE THE KNIF KNIFE E AS IT STAB STABS S INTO INTO THE THE BALCONY BALCON Y RAILIN RAILING. G. The bl The blad ade e st stab abs s th thro roug ugh h the the enti entire re wood wooden en rail railin ing, g, lodg lodgin ing g it into into the the wood wood. . Ramo Ramona na tugs tugs on the the knif knife, e, tryi trying ng to pull pull it out, out, but but it won’ won’t t budg budge. e. Natali Nata lie e th then en punc punche hes s Ramo Ramona na in the the head head and and thro throws ws her her agai ag ains nst t th the e wall wall. . Ramo Ramona na sink sinks s to the the floo floor r as Nata Natali lie e turn turns s to run run to towa ward rds s the the stai stairs rs. . Ramo Ra mona na then thoor. enr. grab grRamo abs s na Nata Natali lie’ e’s s onto foot foto ot, ,Nata send se ndin ing her he stra st raig ight ht down dor. wn to the th e fl floo Ra mona craw cr awls ls on Na tali lie egand an drstra st radd ddle les s her. he Ramo Ra mona na wrap wraps s her her arms arms arou around nd Nata Natali lie’ e’s s thro throat at and and trie tries s to strang str angle le her her. . RAMONA Just Ju st fuck fuckin ing g die die you you wort worthl hles ess s bitch! Nata Na tali lie e th then en reac reache hes s up and and grab grabs s Ramo Ramona na’s ’s nose nose and and TWIS TWISTS TS it. Bl it. Bloo ood d gu gush shes es from from it as BONE BONES S CRAC CRACK K AND AND SNAP SNAP. . RAMONA RAMON A (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHHH! Nata Na tali lie e pu push shes es Ramo Ramona na off off of her. her. Ramo Ramona na stan stands ds and and CRIE CRIES S as she ho she hold lds s he her r nose nose. . NATALIE After Aft er you! you! Nata Na tali lie e th then en kick kicks s Ramo Ramona na in the the stom stomac ach, h, send sendin ing g her her flyi flying ng back. back . Ra Ramo mona na cras crashe hes s into into the the rail railin ing g of the the stai stairs rs balc balcon ony. y. The Th e ra rail ilin ing g cras crashe hes s and and brea breaks ks as Ramo Ramona na fall falls s thro throug ugh h and and over ov er the the ed edge ge. . THUD! Natali Nata lie e is sile silent nt. . She She list listen ens s for for move moveme ment nt belo below. w. Noth Nothin ing. g. Nata Na tali lie e sl slow owly ly pick picks s hers hersel elf f up and and limp limps s towa toward rds s the the edge edge of the the ba balc lcon ony. y.

 

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She lo She look oks s do down wn to see. see... ..Ra Ramo mona na layi laying ng on the the foye foyer r floo floor r belo be low w wi with th the the brok broken en rail railin ing g surr surrou ound ndin ing g her. her. Nata Natali lie e SIGH SIGHS S as she she li limp mps s towa toward rds s the the stai stairs rs. .

INT. IN T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FOYE FOYERR- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e ed edge ges s from from the the stai stairs rs and and caut cautio ious usly ly walk walks s towa toward rds s Ramona Ramo na’s ’s st stil ill l body body. . Nata Natali lie e then then glan glance ces s up thro throug ugh h the the kitc ki tche hen n do door orwa way y to see. see... ..he her r moth mother er on the the floo floor, r, stil still l unconscious. NATALIE (crying) Mom? OH GOD, Mom? GOD, MOM? MOM? Nata Na tali lie e ru rush shes es thro throug ugh h the the kitc kitche hen n door doorwa way y and and into into the the kitchen.

INT. INT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- KITCHE KITCHENN- NIGHT NIGHT Natali Nata lie e kn knee eels ls down down onto onto the the floo floor r besi beside de her her moth mother er. . She She soft so ftly ly smac smacks ks her her chee cheek, k, tryi trying ng to wake wake her. her. NATALIE Mom, wake Mom, wake up. up. Plea Please se.. ...c .com ome e on, on, wake wa ke up. up. RAMONA RAMO NA THEN THEN GRAB GRABS S NATA NATALI LIE E FROM FROM BEHI BEHIND ND THRO THROUG UGH H THE THE KITC KITCHE HEN N DOORWAY. NATALIE NATAL IE (CONT’D) (CONT’D) AHHH! Ramo Ra mona na drag drags s Nata Natali lie e back back into into the the foye foyer r thro throug ugh h the the doorway. INT. IN T. NATA NATALI LIE’ E’S S HOUS HOUSEE- FOYE FOYERR- NIGH NIGHT T Nata Na tali lie e fa fall lls s back back and and onto onto Ramo Ramona na. . THUD THUD! ! Natali Nata lie e tu turn rns s and and trie tries s to craw crawl l away away. . Ramo Ramona na grab grabs s Nata Na tali lie’ e’s s an ankl kle e an and d drag drags s her her back back towa toward rds s her. her. RAMONA OH NO! Natali Nata lie e cl claw aws s at the the floo floor r as she she trie tries s to esca escape pe. . She She then then sees se es the the pi piec ece e of brok broken en rail railin ing. g... ..wi with th the the knif knife e stic sticki king ng out ou t of the the end end of it.. it...l .lik ike e an axe. axe... ..th the e rail railin ing, g, the the hand ha ndle le.. ...a .and nd the the knif knife, e, as the the axe axe blad blade. e.

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Natali Nata lie e gr grab abs s the the rail railin ing g as she she is drag dragge ged d back back towa toward rds s Ramona. NATALI NATA LIE E SW SWIN INGS GS THE THE RAIL RAILIN ING G AND AND THE THE KNIF KNIFE E STAB STABS S INTO INTO THE THE SIDE SIDE OF RAMO RAMONA NA’S ’S HEAD HEAD. . Blood Bloo d gu gush shes es down down Ramo Ramona na’s ’s face face and and head head and and onto onto the the floo floor r as Nata Natali lie e look looks s in terr terror or. . Nata Natali lie e tugs tugs on the the rail railin ing, g, ripp ri ppin ing g th the e knif knife e out out of Ramo Ramona na’s ’s head head. . Ramo Ra mona na’s ’s de dead ad body body fall falls s forw forwar ard d and and coll collap apse ses s onto onto the the floor. floo r. Nata Natali lie e slow slowly ly stan stands ds and and rush rushes es into into the the kitc kitche hen n to her mot mother her. .

EXT. EXT . NAT NATALI ALIE’S E’S HOUSEHOUSE- FRONTFRONT- MORNIN MORNING G Natali Nata lie’ e’s s ho hous use e is surr surrou ound nded ed by poli police ce and and an ambu ambula lanc nce e van van sits si ts by the the curb curb. . Safe Safety ty has has fina finall lly y arri arrive ve.. ...a .and nd the the town town of Fria Friar r Hi Hill lls s can can fina finall lly y slee sleep p peac peacef eful ully ly.. ... . For Fo r no now. w. THE TH E EN END D

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