Why Do We Fall

Synopsis

Dawn and Ian are sitting in the car looking sad as they've found out that Snowy has passed away.

Location

The car

Script

Jonti:

Are you two okay?

Dawn:

We're both very sad Jonti, we never got to meet Snowy. At the moment it's hard to put into words. How do you grieve for someone you've never met?

Ian:

I've had that

Dawn:

Grief for someone you've never met?

Ian:

Yep, When they died I just went with the emotional flow of the public. I sobbed my heart out.

Dawn:

Yes, I know what you mean, it doesn't seem that long ago.

Ian:

Yeah, the fifth book.

Dawn:

fifth book?

Ian:

Yeah,poor Sirius Black.

Dawn:

Oh Ian

Dawn puts her hand on Ians shoulder

It feels like we're at a horse race Jonti and we've got to jump 27 hurdles and we've fallen at this one.

They are both deep in thought, Ian composes himself

Ian:

Okay come on lets pull ourselves together..[Ian sits up straight] You know why we fall Dawn?

Dawn:

Why?

Ian:

So we can learn to pick ourselves up.

Dawn ponders on Ians words

Dawn:

That's really profound Ian. [To Jonti] he's quite wise

Ian:

It's not one of mine

Dawn:

it's not?

Ian:

It's Thomas Wayne, Batman stroke Bruce Waynes Dad, Batman Begins.

Dawn:

[Unimpressed]Oh… Shall we go?

Dawn starts the car up

Ian:

Dawn

Dawn:

Ian?

Ian:

Can we stop off at a service station please?

Dawn:

More pop?

Ian:

No, I want to get the last Harry Potter book.

Dawn:

Okay, I don't know why you want to read it though. It's common knowledge on the net that Harry Potter..

FADE OUT

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