Two best friends feel trapped in their town. One is willing to break free, the other not so much, from the eplay, “Invisible Roads”.
WILLA: What d’you need a motorbike for anyway?
JUD: Man…it’s for a getaway.
WILLA: Getaway for what?
JUD: For livin’ my life, for future work I plan on doin’. I need mobility. Can’t afford no truck. Can’t borrow no car, stuck out here. Sh’t. Best thing I know is a motorbike. Get me a motorbike and I’m gone.
WILLA: Why’nt you just get a job?
JUD: Where my gonna get a job Will?
WILLA: (laughing) At the station.
JUD: (laughs) You stupid.
WILLA: (laughs) Still.
JUD: What I could rob in one minute take me a month to make.
WILLA: Yeah, yeah.
JUD: What you gonna do?
JUD: About your own dumb life.
JUD: You better figure it out.
WILLA: Get me some job.
JUD: Doin what?
WILLA: F’ck do I know man. What you keep askin’ me for?
JUD: Don’t you wanna have an IDEA?
WILLA: Out here there ain’t no IDEAS.
JUD: But still.
WILLA: Things we wanna do don’t get done Jud. I ain’t no dreamer like you. Sh’t. I just get through the damn day is all. Ain’t goin’ out robbin’ nobody neither.
JUD: But you need to do somethin’.
WILLA: I’m a smash you right in yo face you keep talkin’ like that about what I gotta do.
JUD: Chill. Chill.
WILLA: What I gotta do? There ain’t no escapin’ this place Jud. You come rollin’ up here twenty years from now, I still be here leaning against this old ass shed watching the paint flake off. What difference does any of it make?
JUD: I hate this sh’t.
WILLA: Me, too.
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In the one act eplay Invisible Roads, Jud tries to convince her best friend Willa to allow her to borrow her father’s gun, so she can rob money for a motorbike she wants to own. 2 Women/Teens. Drama/Teen Drama.