A drama scene from one-act eplay, At The End of The Driveway. A father fresh out of jail wishes to see his son for the first time.
JAGGER: …Hey Charlie…how you doin’ these days?
CHARLIE: I’m okay.
JAGGER: You ah, you ever go fishin’?
JAGGER: Uh, well, I brought some fishing poles with me over there at the end of the driveway…you ah, you, we can go fishin’ together, I can show you how to fish and all.
CHARLIE looks at his mother and she nods.
CHARLIE: Are you my Daddy?
JAGGER: Yes, Charlie, I’m yo Daddy.
CHARLIE: Where you been?
JAGGER: Oh, well, I was sent away cause I did some bad things that I got into trouble for and so I had to go away to, to, to pay for those bad things I committed and now I am free and I’m no longer in trouble and I want to get to know you and become friends with ya.
CHARLIE shrugs his shoulders and walks to the end of the driveway and tampers with the fishing poles.
He’s a good boy…
MARGARET: He really is.
JAGGER: When’s the operation?
MARGARET: It needs immediate attention. Doctors scheduled him as early as possible.
JAGGER: He’s gonna keep his leg, right?
MARGARET: We don’t know for sure. Fifty-fifty.
JAGGER: …Right…I came just in time.
MARGARET: You did?
JAGGER: I want to be there, Marge…please.
MARGARET: You can be there.
JAGGER: I’m gonna take him down to the creek. Won’t be long.
MARGARET: You gotta carry him on your shoulders.
JAGGER: I do? Oh, okay…I’ll hoist him up.
MARGARET: Cause he can’t, you know—
JAGGER: Right, no, I get it, of course…
MARGARET: Don’t be long, big day tomorrow.
JAGGER joins his son CHARLIE at the end of the driveway.
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In this one-act eplay, Jagger is fresh out of jail and wishes to see his son Charlie, but his ex-girlfriend Margaret gives him a hard time about it.
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