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 Category:  Mystery and Crime Script
  Posted: June 8, 2019      Views: 26

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The bullying continues
"Chair" by Brett Matthew West



"Chair"

Cast of Characters:

Ryan Craig, wheelchair-bound young teen
Jody Thompson, Duane Simpkins, Kyle Youkim, teens playing in the street
Pugsie - Ryan Craig's service dog

STREET: AFTERNOON:

FADE IN:

Ryan Craig sits in his wheelchair. He strokes the square head of his constant companion. He stares out the window and watches Jody Thompson, Kyle Youkim, and Duane Simpkins kick a soccer ball around in the middle of Smythe Avenue. Through the open window Ryan overhears the boys' conversation.

Duane Simpkins (looks up at Ryan's window): That's the cripple's house?

Jody Thompson (glances at Duane): Yea, too bad about the car crash. Ryan used to be like us until that happened.

Kyle Youkim: Old Man Peterson got drunk. Now, he's in jail and (feigns sympathy) poor little Ryan'll never walk again.

Jody Thompson: Big deal! Ryan never amounted to much before that happened. I remember one time we were at a scout meeting down at the lake.

Duane Simpkins: This is so funny! Go on Jody, tell us about Ryan torching his butt tripping over a log and nose-diving into the burn pit.

Kyle Youkim: Ryan always was a klutz. Coordination left him way behind the day he was hatched.

Jody Thompson (giggles): Even our scoutmaster laughed. He thought it was funny, too!

Duane Simpkins: First time I've ever heard of having to call 9-1-1 to a campout. No wonder no one likes Ryan.

The boys laugh.

Kyle Thompson: 'cept that stupid Lab of his.

Jody Thompson: Whoever's heard of naming a Lab Pugsie'? That's a stupid name for a dog!

Duane Simpkins: (Agrees) A stupid name for a worthless mutt.

Kyle Youkim: They deserve each other.

Jody picks up the ball and says: C'mon. Let's go get some ice cream at The Frozen Spoon.

Duane Simpkins (looks up at Ryan's window): Bet he wishes he could get some ice cream too. Chocolate's my favorite.

The boys head north up the street. Ryan rolls his chair away from the window.

Ryan Craig: Let's go, Pugsie. One day we'll show 'em. We'll show 'em all what this crippled boy can do.

FADE OUT:

(To Be Continued)
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