INT. POLICE TRAINING CENTRE, ORILLIA - DAY
Two weeks later.
Eight young men in brand new police uniforms stand beside
the podium on a raised stage in the auditorium.The Police
Commissioner of Ontario gives an inspirational speech, and
leads the cadets in swearing to the police oath, "To Serve
and Protect." David and Kyle are among them.
The Larsons and the Maxwells sit at the front with the
families of the other recruits.
David and Kyle look so handsome in
their new uniforms. They are now
Ontario Police employees,
classified as cadets-in-training.
It will be another year before
they finish all the courses and
examinations at the Police
College in Aylmer. They'll be
getting on the job training from
an experienced police coach at
the same time. They won't get
their official badges and guns
Estelle lifts Mark's hand and kisses it.
I am so proud of both of my men!
David is well on his way to
realizing his dream, and you have
all but fully recovered from your
The ceremony over, the police band plays the Canadian
National anthem, and God save the Queen as everyone in the
auditorium sings along. The new recruits file off the
Are you and David all over you
tiff now, Em?
I guess so, but he still hasn't
asked me out. I think he's afraid
that I'll jump his bones at the
first opportunity I get.
That is a distinct possibility. I
can see his point, though. As a
cop, he can't indulge in illegal
activities. Even if you're
definitely willing, sex at
sixteen is still statutory rape.
Emily folds her arms and sulks.
The whole situation sucks! I love
him, and I think he's at least
headed in that direction with me.
Why can't we be together? We're
David is eighteen, he's an adult.
You're not. You'll just have to
ignore your raging hormones for
another couple of years, at least
where David is concerned.