1. EPISODE 61 20. ROBERT: Probably I have much more experience than you in this
2. SCENE 1 (R5.17) garage.
3. LOCATION: INT. MONDAY‟S GARAGE. DAY
4. B/G SFX: USUAL WORKSHOP SOUNDS, OCCASIONAL WELDING. 21. MARGRET: Yes...but you see experience has to be fused with skill most
5. ROBERT, MARGRET, WORKERS of the times.
6. ROBERT: (INCITES) Hey Margaret. Let me give you a hand with 22. ROBERT: (OFFENDED) Now you are insulting me in „my own
that. I‟d hate to see you spoil your beautiful fingernails! garage‟?
7. MARGRET: (CALMLY) Thank you , Robert, for the compliment but I 23. MARGRET: Please Robert if you could leave me to work!
can handle it.
24. ROBERT: (HUMILIATED) So you think you are better than me,
8. ROBERT: Cleaning that carburator is dirty work. Let me please help woman?
you do that.
25. MARGRET: I don‟t know…may be.
9. WORKERS OFF MIC MAKING COMMENTS LIKE: “Go Robert go!”
26. WORKERS GIGGLE.
10. MARGRET: Thank you, Robert. Buts its okay I‟m used to this kind of
work. 27. ROBERT: You, a woman to be better than me? Over my dead body.
11. ROBERT: (TEASING) Come on I am trying to save you a lot of 28. MARGRET: Do you mean to say that a woman can never be better than
trouble. you even at her trade?
12. WORKERS OFF MIC COMMENTING: Let him help you, Margret. 29. ROBERT: Which trade other than being in the kitchen and …/
13. MARGRET: Well, thank you, Robert. But, it‟s my job and I can handle 30. MARGRET: That‟s the problem with men. Never looking at women as
14. ROBERT: Are you even sure you will clean that carburator Margaret? 31. ROBERT: Flowers just. In fact with that kind of figure you have, you
would make a nice flower to look at and probably…
15. MARGRET: (BECOMING INSULTED) What do you mean by that,
Robert? I am a qualified mechanic. 32. MARGRET: Robert!
16. WORKERS OFF MIC COMMENTING: She‟s getting annoyed now… 33. ROBERT: Hey, hey I‟m just appreciating your beauty. Why are you
getting all offended?
17. ROBERT: That might not be the point!
34. MARGRET: (OFFENDED) What is it that you, Robert, can do that I
18. MARGRET: Please Robert if you could save me all that, because I want can‟t?
to finish this.
35. ROBERT: Pee while standing! (LAUGHS)
19. WORKERS OFF MIC: Yeah, Robert. Stop pestering the woman…
36. SOME WORKERS APPROVE, OTHERS ARE IN DISAGREEMENT
37. MARGRET: (SARCASTICALLY) No wonder that‟s what you only think
of! 51. ROBERT: You must have spoilt it.
38. ROBERT: Would you want me to think of the kitchen? 52. MARGRET: But as a mechanic, even if it‟s spoilt you should know how
to fix it.
39. MARGRET: Robert, you might be the Boss‟ son here but you have no
right whatsoever to talk to me like that as if I am a nothing. 53. ROBERT: (RESIGNING) But why should I even waste my energy as if
you are going to pay me for it.
40. ROBERT: I never said you are a nothing. I just said that you‟re a lady
and ladies are good at cooking and showing off their 54. MARGRET: Now that you have failed sir, let me get on with my work.
55. WORKERS BOO ROBERT; CHEER MARGARET.
41. MARGRET: (ANGRY) Okay, then, big man, you can as well go ahead
and fix this carburator. 56. ROBERT: (SHAMEFULLY) Remember, I specialize in the tyre section
not in these carburators.
42. SXF: METALLIC TOOLS THROWN TO THE GROUND.
57. MARGRET: Its not energy that is required here. Its just skill. Watch, I‟ll
43. ROBERT: You think you are the only mechanic here? Let me fix this show you.
so that you can understand that some of us have been here
much longer than you. 58. ROBERT: I don‟t want. I have what to do.
44. MARGRET: I even doubt if you can fix…/ 59. SFX: FOOTSTEPS HURRY OFF.
45. ROBERT: Watch me. 60. MARGRET: Come back, Robert. I can teach you how….if you‟ll listen to
a mere woman…
SFX: WORKERS CHEERS AND MORAL BOOSTING. SOUND OF METALIC
TOOLS CLINGING. 61. END.
46. MARGRET: Eeeee you see! You think its that simple for everyone? 62. SCENE 2 (SB5.15)
63. LOCATION: EXT. FOOTBALL GROUNDS. LATE AFTERNOON
47. ROBERT: I will have to fix this whatsoever. If this woman can do it 64. B/G SFX: FOOTBALL TRAINING
then I can do it. 65. STEVE AND MATATA
48. MARGRET: Okay lets see how this MAN will fail to fix what a woman 66. MATATA: (CALLING OUT) Eh, Steve! I am telling you it is going to
can fix.! rain today.
WORKERS CHEER ON. 67. STEVE: (FADING IN) Yes Chief, how are you Matata?
49. ROBERT: I think this carburator must be spoilt. It‟s stuck to one side. 68. MATATA: (ON MIC BUT LOUD) I am just wondering. What is the
50. MARGRET: No help for you here big man. Use your experience and 69. STEVE: No I just came to play some soccer that‟s all.
masculinity that you boast about.
70. MATATA: I cannot even remember when I last saw you on a football 86. MATATA: (STUBBORNLY) Man, Stevo, just tell me if you dig
pitch. Blessing. We are men here and we have to understand each
71. STEVE: Man I have been all over the place doing this and the other.
87. STEVE: What I have on my plate right now is enough. Stella is on
72. MATATA: Stevo, I know you. Those babes of yours have finished you my neck…I don‟t want any more trouble.
88. MATATA: Then why don‟t you leave me to…/
73. STEVE: Matata, you are so fake!
89. STEVE: Blessing is living in the same house with me. That makes
74. MATATA: Man you know I‟m right. me responsible when you encroach on her.
75. STEVE: Whatever. 90. MATATA: (LAUGHING, SOUNDING LOGICAL) But tell me one
thing. Is she your wife?
76. MATATA: I always tell you to handle chicks firmly so they don‟t rule
you but/ 91. STEVE: Of course not. But she is under OUR care and encroaching
on her creates more problems for me. Matata please never
77. STEVE: So is that why you go jumping onto whoever you meet on do that again.
92. MATATA: Its okay, you should have told me you dig that Blessing of
78. MATATA: (SHOCKED) What? What insect has gotten to your head yours. I would never have touched her in the first place.
93. STEVE: Blessing is an innocent nice girl. You will just mess her up
79. STEVE: (ACCUSINGLY) You know what you did. You wanted to and put me in problems.
jump onto Blessing?
94. MATATA: (SOUNDING AMUSED) So member, now I get it. You told
80. MATATA: (DODGILY) Man chill. You better get on the pitch and Robert and me that you had no feelings kumbe you were
practice. I‟m sure you have lost form. beating about the bush! (LAUGHS IN WONDER)
81. STEVE: Matata what you did was not right. If you can know the 95. STEVE: (HINTING GUILT) It‟s not like that Matata. She is under
problems you have caused for me at home.. my hand. Don‟t you understand? You don‟t have to disturb
82. MATATA: (GUILTILY) Problems at home!?
96. MATATA: (CONSUMED IN LAUGHTER) Come on Stevo! Do you like
83. STEVE: (FIRMLY) Even my little sister is up against me because of the chick or not?
what you did.
97. STEVE: I am warning you Matata!
84. MATATA: Ah. Don‟t you know young kids? She is just being cheeky.
85. STEVE: No. What you did was bad. Although you are my friend, I
don‟t approve of that. 99. SCENE 3 (R5.18)
100. LOCATION: INT. MONDAY‟S GARAGE. DAY.
101. B/G SFX: OCCASIONAL WORKSHOP SOUNDS
102. ROBERT, JACK, MARGRET 119. JACK: Hee! Do you remember the last time she challenged you
fixing a carburator?
103. ROBERT: (ASTONISHED) Ah! Is that Margaret coming over, Jack?
120. ROBERT: Waaa! That was then. Wait and see how I charm her into
104. JACK: What cant you see Robert? That‟s Margaret. submission.
105. ROBERT: Go away! Margaret can‟t be that beautiful. Her hips aren‟t 121. JACK: (TEASING) The reverse might be true.
loaded with vitamins and packed with energy like that girl
coming! 122. ROBERT: (OFFENDED) Do you think I‟m a coward?
106. JACK: You are fooling! That‟s Margaret Shhs quiet! She‟s coming 123. JACK: There she comes.
107. SFX: FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING 124. MARGRET: (OFF MIC) Did anyone pick the toolbox from my shelf.
108. MARGRET: (TENDERLY) Good morning Jack and Robert 125. ROBERT: (AUTHORITATIVELY) Its here. Come and pick it if you
109. JACK: (ROBERT KEEPS QUIET) Good morning to you Margaret.
You are smart. 126. JACK: (PROVOKATRIVELY) I‟m watching this space, Robert!
110. MARGRET: (PLEASANTLY) Thank you Jack. 127. ROBERT: (ARROGANTLY) Why do you wear oil stained overalls?
Aren‟t there clean ones?
111. ROBERT: So, what‟s the occasion?
128. MARGRET: What‟s the use of wearing a clean one when it‟s going to be
112. MARGRET: Nothing! I don‟t wear overalls all the time…. (JACK AND stained with oil at the end of the day?
129. ROBERT: (OFFENDED) By the way, we shall not tolerate this kind of
113. SFX: FOOTSTEPS FADDING OUT dressing here.
114. ROBERT: (WHISTLING) All along she has been hiding gold in that 130. MARGRET: What‟s wrong with it? It‟s a simple woman dress or you
overall? forget I‟m a woman not a man?
115. JACK: (HEARTY LAUGH) Stop admiring, Robert! 131. ROBERT: Seductive wear makes us uncomfortable. Any way just
kidding. But you are really smart today.
116. ROBERT: Honestly, I didn‟t know that at times we have eyes but we
don‟t see! Look at her physic. 132. MARGRET: Thank you. Can you excuse me and I change my clothes
from here, Robert!
117. JACK: (AMUSED) What‟s wrong with it?
133. ROBERT: But do I really have to first go away? You are part of us, you
118. ROBERT: Its as if she has tied ripe oranges on her bust.(WHISTLES) always move with us…feel free…you can change even when
her backside is the winner! Let me show her the man in I am here.
134. MARGRET: Of course you don‟t expect me to do that. Do you?
135. ROBERT: Okay I will leave but I have something to tell you first.
152. SCENE 4 (SOL.5.16)
136. MARGRET: Feel free. 153. LOCATION: O/C‟S OFFICE.
154. B/G SFX: USUAL POLICE SOUNDS.
137. ROBERT: What‟s your schedule like? 155. OC, SOLOMON
138. MARGRET: It‟s coming to work here every day and then back home. 156. SFX: DOOR OPENS.
157. OC: Yes, Solomon. Good you have kept time.
139. ROBERT: I mean during your spare time. Don‟t you spare some time
to chat with friends and probably take a drink or two? 158. SOLOMON: You have to keep time especially when you don‟t know why
you have been summoned to Police, OC..
140. MARGRET: Yes I do once in a while. Why do you ask?
159. OC: Oh! That‟s what kept you on your toes?
141. ROBERT: I was thinking that we could go out for a drink just to get to
know each other better. 160. SOLOMON: (ANXIOUS) OC, what is the matter? You have summoned
me quickly! Any trouble?
142. MARGARET: Ha! That‟s not a bad thing only that I don‟t know whether I
have time! 161. OC: (MODESTLY) You know Solomon, you are my friend but
143. ROBERT: But how does a man invite you for a drink and you fail to
get time. Don‟t worry I am paying all the bills. 162. SOLOMON: (CURIOUS / IMPATIENTLY) / But what officer?
144. MARGRET: Actually that‟s not the point. I also work…I can also pay for 163. OC: (COUGHS, CLEARS THROAT) When it comes to the law,
the bills its the law!
145. ROBERT: No. I wouldn‟t let you. In fact there is a nice bar that I know 164. SOLOMON: (SCARED) What are you trying to say officer? I don‟t
of where we could go…/ understand. Is there a change in my case?
146. MARGARET: Sorry I forgot to tell you but I don‟t go to bars. 165. OC: (CALMLY) Well!
147. ROBERT: Then how do you drink…what do you drink? 166. SOLOMON: Tell me officer…what happened? Is it a new charge…did
you visit Lillian? Is it about her…what?
148. MARGARET: I take soft drinks and that‟s all. I don‟t take beer and I don‟t
like people who take it. 167. OC: Cool down Solomon.
149. ROBERT: Okay, then, let‟s get a soda together after work. 168. SOLOMON: But I can‟t until I know what it is that I am called for here.
150. MARGARET: Robert, I just want to come to work and earn a living. 169. OC: Anyway, something unusual has happened at the police
We‟ve not been friendly before now. And, I don‟t see any station.
reason to spend my free time with you….
170. SOLOMON: (CONFUSED) Something unusual? What‟s that?
151. END. 171. OC: Your file is missing.
190. SOLOMON: I don‟t know. Right now the only thing on my mind is to put
172. SOLOMON: (PRETENTIOUSLY) What has that got to do with me? things right. I can‟t then steal a file.
173. OC: Where is the file Solomon? 191. OC: I don‟t know why I‟m finding it hard to believe you,
174. SOLOMON: Truthfully speaking, that‟s news to me.
192. SOLOMON: Okay, re-open the file. I have no problem with that! AlI I
175. OC: Do you know what you are putting yourself into? need now is to put things right. Whether in court or out of
176. SOLOMON: This is the first time I‟m stepping here since my release.
How could I have taken it?
193. SCENE 5 (SB5.16)
177. OC: You don‟t have to be there. You can monitor its theft! 194. LOCATION: INT. STELLA‟S HOUSE. LATE AFTERNOON.
195. B/G SFX: POPULAR MUSIC PLAYS FROM STELLA‟S STEREO.
178. SOLOMON: I now cannot do such a thing. HEAVY BEAT.
179. OC: (INTOROGATES) How much did you pay the officer on 197. STEVE AND STELLA
180. SOLOMON: Which officer on duty? 198. STELLA: (SINGS AND BEATS A RHYTHM) Steve-oh, you are home!
181. OC: The one you gave the money to steal the file. 199. SFX: HE DUMPS EMPTY JERRYCANS, MAKING AN
182. SOLOMON: I‟m telling you, OC, I don‟t know anything about this.
200. STELLA: You can leave the jerry cans outside.
183. OC: Do you know you can get arrested? Why are you hiding his
identity? 201. STEVE: People steal.
184. SOLOMON: (SWEARS) Cross my heart and hope to die! I don‟t know 202. STELLA: Nobody ever stole from my house.
203. SFX: BANGS DOWN A TIN MONEY BOX
185. OC: (INSISTS) Tell me so that he can be put to justice, Solomon!
204. STEVE: Your money is there – in the cash box.
186. SOLOMON: I have nothing to do about that file, OC!
205. STELLA: Put it in the bedroom, darling. You know that‟s where it
187. OC: (FIERCLY) I can see you going back to jail. goes.
188. SOLOMON: I have done many nasty things before and broken the law 206. STEVE: You put it there. It‟s not mine.
and I regret. But this time, it wasn‟t me.
207. SFX: STELLA TURNS DOWN THE MUSIC
189. OC: (IRRITATED) Then who was it?
208. STELLA: (AN EDGE CREEPING INTO HER VOICE) What is the
matter, Steve? Did you have a bad day?
209. STEVE: I am tired. 228. STELLA: (MOCKINGLY) You know, Steve, sometimes you are just a
boy, not a man who is about to be a father! Can a boy teach
210. STELLA: (BOLDLY) So come, relax. Why are you worried? Have me, a woman, about my being pregnant? (LAUGHS
some beer. MOCKINGLY)
211. STEVE: Why do you drink? 229. STEVE: (MAD) You watch. I‟ll teach you!
212. STELLA: (LAUGHING) I always drink. It‟s my business. Hey, what‟s 230. STELLA: (SCREECHES A WARNING) Eh-eh! Don‟t you lift a finger!
wrong with you today? Do not raise your hand at me! Isn‟t it you who said I am
pregnant and – what? You want to beat your unborn child.
213. STEVE: There‟s nothing wrong. You got your money – you should be
happy. That‟s it. Straightforward. I work, you enjoy. 231. STEVE: (FIGHTING WITH HIMSELF TO CALM DOWN) I am not!
But don‟t tempt me, Stella, don‟t! Stop drinking!
214. STELLA: That‟s why I am saying: come and relax with me. We share.
232. SFX: HE SMASHES GLASS TO THE GROUND AND
215. STEVE: Share what? Drinking? Smoking! SHATTERS
216. STELLA: Is it the first time I am smoking or drinking…what? ? 233. STELLA: (DRAMATIC PAUSE – THEN COLDLY) Now you want to
break MY things!
217. STEVE: You are pregnant? Did you notice?
234. STEVE: There you are – two-faced…! YOUR things…all YOURS.
218. STELLA: (LAUGHS) Does one need glasses to notice that? What‟s And if you want it that way, then keep it! Keep it! Even the
your problem today? baby – even that is not mine!
219. STEVE; YOU are my problem! 235. SFX: OPENS AND SLAMS THE DOOR SHUT IN A FURY.
220. STELLA: (A SARCASTIC LAUGH) Oh… Me, I don‟t understand. You 236. SFX: STELLA RE-OPENS THE NOISY DOOR
get everything from me, Steve, money, food, a house, love…
237. STELLA: (SHOUTING) You stay away, Steven. This is my house and
221. STEVE: Is it love? I am boss. And, by the way, you are fired!
222. STELLA: Yes and now we are even going to have a baby together 238. SFX: STELLA SLAMS THE DOOR SHUT AGAIN.
223. STEVE: You won‟t have a baby if you go on drinking and smoking. 239.
224. STELLA: Many women drink, and smoke – and have many babies!
241. SCENE 6 (RP 5.18)
225. STEVE: You want to destroy the child! 242. INT: JUDITH‟S HOME.
243. B/G SFX: USUAL HOME SOUNDS.
226. STELLA: (TAKING NO NONSENSE) What makes you say so Steve? 244. MONDAY, JUDITH, REBECCA
227. STEVE: Because you don‟t care.
245. REBECCA: Mummy bye. You will find me at school.
264. MONDAY: (RATTLED) I don‟t see how it is good when you don‟t even
246. JUDITH: Okay my dear. recognize my own voice. Or maybe I am just nothing to you
247. SFX: DOOR OPENS
265. JUDITH: (SATIRICALLY) Ha, but Monday, let me hope you are not
248. REBECCA: Eh! Daddy! in one of those funny moods of yours today.
249. MONDAY: Eh, good afternoon Rebecca. You nearly knocked me down. 266. MONDAY: And let me hope that you are not trying to pass your eyes
Where are you going in such a hurry? through me these days. Ever since Guma started letting you
waste time on the radio/
250. REBECCA: Sorry, I am hurrying to the drama meeting.
267. JUDITH: (PROUDLY) But you listen. You even called in the other
251. MONDAY: (SKEPTICALLY) Rebecca, are you telling your father the day.
268. MONDAY: Yes, I listen to you make a fool out of yourself. Do you
252. REBECCA: Yes Daddy. honestly think you can change this world Judith? Especially
by telling men how to behave?
253. MONDAY: I better not find out that you are going to fool around with
boys. 269. JUDITH: That is not/
254. REBECCA: No, I‟m just going for a play we are trying to organize at 270. MONDAY: /Not here in Rock Point my dear. Maybe try somewhere
school, nothing else. Even mummy will be there. else.
255. MONDAY: And where is your mother? 271. JUDITH: (AGITATED) Did you come to abuse me from here
256. REBECCA: In the bedroom.
272. MONDAY: Judith, it is just common sense, in Rock Point every man
257. MONDAY: You can go wherever you were going. Let me first talk to has had more than one woman. It‟s not worth shouting
258. REBECCA: (FADING OFF) Okay, bye daddy. 273. JUDITH: That doesn‟t make it right.
259. SFX: DOOR CLOSES. 274. MONDAY: Does that mean you have to make me a laughing stalk of all
my friends by even defending that silly girl Lillian who
260. MONDAY: (CALLING IN) Judith. caused your son to be knocked?
261. JUDITH: (OFF MIC) Yes, who is that? 275. JUDITH: Lillian is also a victim of Rock Point. Like our Robert.
262. MONDAY: (SARDONICALLY) It is me Madam. 276. MONDAY: What is that supposed to mean?!
263. JUDITH: (FADING ON TO MIC) Oh, Monday, (COURTEOUSLY) it‟s 277. JUDITH: (SCORNFUL LAUGHTER) Monday, we have stood by
good to see you. silently while the morals of this town have deteriorated.
We have been silent when men give gifts to young girls and
get paid back with their virginity. This is not the way it 295. ROBERT: But, you know, Margaret is a girl I could really love…
has to be…
296. MATATA: Let me advise you my friend, you don‟t want to fall in love.
278. MONDAY: It is nothing new. It is as old as bride price… It‟s a losing game.
279. JUDITH: But, does that mean it is right? Or that it has to stay that 297. SFX: FOOTSTEPS APPROACH
298. MATATA: Haaa! Steve! What brings you here?
280. MONDAY: And I suppose you think you can change the way things
have always been…you alone… 299. STEVE: I‟m looking for someone…business, you know.
281. JUDITH: No. Not me alone. But, me with many other citizens of 300. ROBERT: Man Steve cheer up. You seem upset.
Rock Point who want to help. (SHORT PAUSE) I have to
go. I am even late for my drama meeting. 301. MATATA: Must be having trouble with Stella.
282. END. 302. ROBERT: Hey, Matata, just leave him alone.
283. SCENE 7 (R5.19) 303. MATATA: No. He would actually be the best person to advise you on
284. LOCATION: INT. SOLOMON‟S LODGE. EVENING. how to hook that chic. You joke with someone who hooked
285. ROBERT, MATATA, STEVE Stella.
286. SFX: DRINKS POURING IN GLASSES 304. STEVE: Matata can you please say nothing more about Stella!
287. ROBERT: I‟m telling you, that Margaret is not simple, Matata. 305. MATATA: Why? Any trouble?
288. MATATA: You know, a girl like Margaret will be a real challenge. My 306. STEVE: Let‟s just say we‟re finished. Stella and me…and say no
advice to you, Robert, is you leave her and go for the easy more.
ones, the Vicky‟s.
307. MATATA: Okay. Robert here seems to be falling in love. You‟ve got to
289. ROBERT: But there is something I like about Margaret. help me convince him about the mistake he‟s making.
290. MATATA: Then, you‟ll have to work hard. 308. STEVE: Maybe he is right. Maybe he should go where his heart is…
291. ROBERT: Man I tried but I seem so far off her type. 309. MATATA: (Shocked) I can‟t believe I just heard you say that, Steve!
292. MATATA: What do you mean off her type. 310. SFX: SOUNDS OF TRUCK APPROACHING
293. ROBERT: She doesn‟t drink, go to bars and doesn‟t even like people 311. ROBERT: (CONCERNED) Ha! That‟s Solomon‟s truck! I shouldn‟t
who drink! She is a pure church girl! have come here to drink!
294. MATATA: Then if that‟s the case, you‟re wasting your time. Go for the
easy catch. 313. SCENE 8 (SOL 5.17)
314. LOCATION: EXT. ON THE STREET, OUTSIDE SOLOMON‟S BAR AND 331. ROBERT: (NERVOUS DESPITE HIS BOLDNESS) / Speak louder,
LODGE. Mister Solomon, so that everybody can hear you.
315. B/G SFX: MUSIC COMING FROM INSIDE THE BAR, PEOPLE
CHATTING AND TALKING, BUSY NIGHT SOUNDS, 332. SOLOMON Let‟s not make a scene, Robert, in public.
ONE OR TWO CARS, BODA-BODAS.
333. ROBERT: (VOICE RISING AS IF SPEAKING TO THE GALLERY) A
316. SOLOMON, ROBERT scene! It‟s what you call it!
317. SFX: SOLOMON CLOSES THE DOOR OF HIS TRUCK, LOCKS 334. SOLOMON: (GRAVE) /You have all the right to be angry with me.
335. ROBERT: And where are my rights according to the law? Where is my
318. ROBERT: (HIGHLY AGITATED) Mister Solomon! case? Huh? Why are you running around a free man? With
cars and businesses!
319. SFX: HE BANGS THE BONNET OF SOLMON‟S TRUCK,
TWICE, IN AGITATION 336. SOLOMON: Look here, Robert, I deeply regret…/
320. SOLOMON: Oh…Oh… Is that you, Robert? 337. ROBERT: I don‟t want your regrets, Mister Solomon. I WANT YOUR
321. ROBERT: So you don‟t recognize me, Mister Solomon!
338. SOLOMON: What…what do you mean?
322. SOLOMON: (OFF GUARD) I had not expected to see you…here.
339. ROBERT: I want to know why you are doing well while I, and others
323. ROBERT: (SARCASTIC) Like you didn‟t see me on the road the night suffer.
you knocked me down…/
340. SOLOMON: We can talk about this, Robert, but please not here.
324. SOLOMON: It was… look, Robert. (PAUSE) I am sorry.
341. ROBERT: We can talk about it here. Why not? Why always on your
325. ROBERT: (VOICE RISING AS HIS EMOTIONS GAIN) How come you terms? No. No, I am enough of your terms and conditions!
NEVER SEE me, Mister Solomon? I want you to see now
what you have done to me? Look…/ 342. SOLOMON: (SIGHS) What do you want, Robert? I don‟t know how to
make it right.
326. SOLOMON: /…Shall we talk about this somewhere else?
343. ROBERT: I want to know – please tell me - why you get away with
327. ROBERT: Why? Are you shy to talk here in front of people? murder.
328. SOLOMON: I think we should speak privately. 344. SOLOMON: That‟s enough, Robert. This conversation is going nowhere.
I can make restitution, but we need to talk practical
329. ROBERT: We can speak here – where people can see us and hear what common sense – without anger and bitterness.
I have to say. Why not?
345. ROBERT: (LAUGHS WICKEDLY) Easy for you. You move around
330. SOLOMON: (COUGHS, HIS VOICE LOWERING) I know what a hard Rock Point like it‟s your farm. I want compensation.
time you have gone through because of me /
346. SOLOMON: Fine.
347. ROBERT: Now!
348. SOLOMON: SIGHS DEEPLY
349. ROBERT: I am tired of excuses and delays. I need money for beer.
350. SOLOMON: You are underage. I can‟t.
351. ROBERT: Look who is talking! A man like you can break the law, even
attempt murder, and get away with it!
352. SOLOMON: (MOVING AWAY) I have said I am prepared to pay
compensation, Robert. I have said: I am sorry for what
happened. I can cover your medical expenses. I can do
everything in my power to put your life back on track. I am
sorry. What more do you want me to say?
353. ROBERT: (SCREECHING) Give me money! I want millions!
354. SOLOMON: (FIRM) Let us talk it over with your father and we agree.
(AS HE MOVES OFF) I promise I will speak with your
father, Robert. Now I suggest you go home. Good night.
355. ROBERT: (SHOUTING) You will pay, Mister Solomon, you will pay!
Don‟t think you can con my father. He and I will squeeze
out every last cent from your business empire. I promise!
You will not get away with this!
356. ROBERT: (GOING OFF MIC) Bastard! And not even money for a