Orphaned Scene #2

Document
Cover Image

EXT. LOS ANGELES - BUS STOP - MORNING.


Kyle is sat on a bench smoking a cigarette, a duffle bag next to him. He looks healthier than when we last saw him, if rather tired.


A WOMAN and her DAUGHTER approach. Kyle notices them and takes his duffle bag off the bench and sets it onto the floor beside his feet.


The woman nods and smiles, acknowledging the polite gesture. She sits beside him and hands a stuffed bear to her daughter to play with.


Kyle takes another drag of his cigarette, ignoring them. The smoke wafts past the Woman and she scowls.


WOMAN


Excuse me, would you mind --?


(indicates Kyle's cig)


KYLE


Oh, no problem.


 


He stubs it out.


 


WOMAN


Thank you.


KYLE


That's okay.


(to woman's daughter)


Nice bear.


 


She hugs the bear to her, as though afraid the he might try and steal it.


Kyle's cellphone rings. He digs it out of the pocket of his jeans.


 


KYLE


Hello?


(beat)


Yeah, I'm there now, where are you? Really? Hang on.


 


He looks up, spots an old Kombi van amongst the approaching traffic and waves excitedly. The woman watches him, bemused.


The van pulls up. Kyle hops off the bench and snatches his duffel bag off of the ground.


 


WOMAN


Hey, should you be --?


KYLE


(lying)


It's fine.


 


The driver of the van gets out. SARAH, early 50s, an aging hippie type, hugs Kyle tightly. After a moment Kyle returns her embrace, relaxing.


Sarah pulls back, looks him up and down.


 


SARAH


You look great Kyle, real good.


KYLE


You sound surprised.


 


Sarah shrugs, slightly awkward.


 


SARAH


Well, come on, we're blocking the bus lane.


KYLE


Oh right.


 


He climbs into the passenger seat while Sarah puts his duffel bag in the back.


 


SARAH


Is that all you're bringing?


KYLE


Yep.


SARAH


Okay.

Created: Apr 17, 2012

Tags:

Emma-Conner Document Media