1 MAN/1 WOMAN SCENE
INT. SOLDIER’S LIVING ROOM—DAY
The Soldier and his Wife stand in an embrace in the doorway. Then she pulls away.
Come in, come in, let’s not stand here, let me get your—
(she reaches for his duffel bag)
No, it’s fine, just leave it on the porch.
They walk into the room, and stand there a moment, awkwardly.
It’s just, so good, so … why didn’t you call? I would have picked you up—
I just wanted to get home.
And you did. And here you are.
(suddenly, starting for the kitchen)
Can I get you something? You must be—
Some water? A beer?
No, I’m fine. Thank you.
He wanders around the room a bit, touching things. She watches him.
It’s so good ...