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          INT. BRAD'S HOUSE - DAY

          Music. Brad is shown in many parts of his house texting. He
          is doing various tasks such as watching History Channel,
          playing video games, and doing the dishes. He breaks from
          each task to begin feverishly texting. His mom, in a loud
          and annoying voice, occasionally asks who he is texting, and
          he doesn't respond.

          INT. SAM'S CAR AND RESTAURANT - DAY CHARACTERS: CATELYN,
          SAMANTHA, DANIEL

          Camera shows an SUV pull up to a driveway. Catelyn steps
          past the camera and into the car. Music is loud and the
          driver, Samantha, turns it down as Catelyn enters.

                              CATELYN
                    Hey.

                              SAM
                    Is that your dad looking out the
                    window?

                              CATELYN
                    I don't know. Probably.

                              SAM
                    So he has to check and make sure
                    that there aren't any crazy
                    internet rapists in my trunk?

                              CATELYN
                    Maybe you're a crazy internet
                    rapist.

                              SAM
                    Yeah don't tell him my secret or he
                    won't let you ride with me any
                    more.

                              CATELYN
                    Well I can barely ride with you
                    anyway. Only to your house, school,
                    and Taco Barn.

                              SAM
                    Luckily Taco Barn is the greatest
                    thing known to man, so you're
                    covered there.

                              CATELYN
                    Yeah that's true.

                              SAM
                    It's been like a year. How long do
                    you have to do this shit?

                              CATELYN
                    Well, until the protection agent
                    dudes tell my dad to stop. He's
                    been paying them. Mostly to tell
                    him not to let me go get raped and
                    to ban me from the internet.

                              SAM
                    I thought you started getting on?

                              CATELYN
                    Just on messenger and stuff.

                              SAM
                    So he doesn't let you post on
                    imageboards and post pictures of
                    your tits?

                              CATELYN
                    I wish. That would be soo sweet. I
                    mean, that's what I really want to
                    do with my life.

          They are sitting at a table in the Restaurant.

                              SAM
                    So why isn't anyone in prison over
                    all of this crap?

                              CATELYN
                    Well, I don't really know. No one
                    has committed any big crimes I
                    guess, except maybe me responding
                    to the trolls.

                              SAM
                    Cate, stop it. It wasn't your
                    fault. People are just crazy,
                    especially those idiots.

                              CATELYN
                    Come on. You know they're not all
                    like that.

                              SAM
                    What? Do you know a lot of Internet
                    tards? Your stalkers talk to you a
                    lot?

                              CATELYN
                    You know that guy I've been talking
                    to? Brad? He's into that Internet
                    stuff.

                              SAM
                    WHAT?!

                              CATELYN
                    Yeah. He's really funny. He just
                    likes the funny stuff, not the
                    crazy hacker stuff.

                              SAM
                    Come on. Seriously? Those people
                    ruin your life and then you start
                    dating one of them?

                              CATELYN
                    Dude, no... He's not like them.
                    Plus, I'm not dating him really.
                    Just talking.

                              SAM
                    Didn't you guys go to Taco Barn the
                    other day?

                              CATELYN
                    Yeah. And we're doing something
                    else this weekend where he lives.

                              SAM
                    He lives over an hour away right? I
                    can't believe your dad lets you go
                    to his house with him.

                              CATELYN
                    Well, he's not the type of guy that
                    my dad would be scared of...

                              SAM
                    Does he know that Brad knows about
                    Internet stuff?

                              CATELYN
                    No. He doesn't need to know that.
                    He wouldn't understand that Brad is
                    different.

                              SAM
                    Whatever.

                              CATELYN
                    Dude, really.

          Waiter, Daniel, approaches table with a tray of tacos.

                              SAM
                    Hey! Daniel, right?

                              DANIEL
                    Yeah. I know you guys. Johnson's
                    Algebra 2 right? Senior year? Well,
                    here's your tacos ma'am.

          Daniel sits next to Sam. Catelyn and Sam share a
          what-is-this-guy-doing look, and Daniel coughs awkwardly.

                              DANIEL
                    So, how have you ladies been since
                    graduation?

                              CATELYN
                    Work sucks. I'm going to UC Davis
                    in the fall.

                              DANIEL
                    Cool. Yeah.

                              SAM
                    Oh, I've been exploring and stuff,
                    you know.

                              DANIEL
                    Exploring?

                              SAM
                    Yeah, you know, been traveling
                    through my closet to Narnia and
                    talking to lions and stuff. That
                    freaking bear is a douche. He
                    thinks that just because he is a
                    talking bear that he's better than
                    everyone else. Anyway, where have
                    you been?

          Daniel looks slightly affronted.

                              DANIEL
                    Working here at Taco Barn.

                              SAM
                    Yeah, Taco Barn is heaven. At
                    least, eating it is. Working here
                    must be awful.

                              DANIEL
                    Yeah, it is.

                              SAM
                    Yeah, it seems like everyone who
                    works at Taco Barn is a huge
                    faggot. (Catelyn laughs)

                              DANIEL
                    Yeah, pretty much. (not happy)

                              SAM
                    Yeah, you know, all of them. Like,
                    earlier in the summer, I was
                    thinking about working here.
                    Remember that Cate?

                              CATELYN
                    Yeah, I remember what happened.

                              DANIEL
                    What happened?

                              SAM
                    Oh, I walked in to apply, then I
                    realized I wasn't a huge fucking
                    faggot, so I left.
                         (Catelyn high fives)

                              DANIEL
                    Nice. (Begrudgingly takes the
                    assault)

                              CATELYN
                    Yeah. So I was going through the
                    drive-through the other night, and
                    I saw the guy working at the
                    window, he looked just like you,
                    and when he gave me my food, I said
                    thanks.

                              DANIEL
                    What?

                              CATELYN
                    No, not really. Actually I told him
                    he was a huge faggot.
                         (sarcastic high five)

          Daniel looks toward the counter, probably worried about
          getting in trouble for flirting instead of working.

                              DANIEL
                    So are you guys this nice to
                    everyone?

                              SAM
                    Yes. (long pause, then high five
                    again)

                              DANIEL
                    Well, I'll let you enjoy your food.
                    I've got to get back to work.

                              SAM
                    Don't enjoy rolling those chicken
                    burritos too much.

                              DANIEL
                    Oh, I will.

          Daniel leaves. His facial expression looks like he's on the
          verge of tears.

                              CATELYN
                    Rolling your burritos? What does
                    that even mean?

                              SAM
                    I don't know...It just sounds like
                    something faggots would like.

                              CATELYN
                    Um...I guess. (laugh) We're
                    terrible people.

The End

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