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    backwards against the wall, slides to
    his buttocks on the floor. He sits
    there dully, exhausted…spent.

    Prince crawls up along the side of the
    bed. His Mother buries her head in the
    pillow, choking back sobs–

    MOTHER
    I’m just trapped here…

    His Father’s eyes well with tears. He
    leans close to her, speaks softly–

    FATHER
    You always got a roof
    overhead…

    MOTHER
    You don’t let me have any
    fun…

    His Father sighs wearily, pulls himself
    to his feet. He moves to the door–

    FATHER
    I could make you happy. Just
    believe in me…

    MOTHER
    You never…

    FATHER
    I would die for you.

    He leaves the room, closes the door
    behind him.

    PRINCE stares at the door a moment,
    tears welling in his eyes. His Mother
    is motionless, whimpering softly. A
    scent of liquor permeates the air.

    He moves toward her, reaches out
    tentatively…

    Suddenly she jumps up, starts pacing
    frantically–