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INT. DINING ROOMSHIRLEY, 40s, sits alone at a dining room table in a desolateroom. She is strapped to her chair. She stares into herlap. We hear a door open and shut. RICHARD, 40s, sits downon the opposite side of the table. He reaches out across thetable and places a bag of fast food in front of Shirley.RICHARDEat.Shirley shows no response. Richard slowly leans forward,visibly agitated.RICHARD (CONT’D)Eat!Richard leans back and takes a deep breathe. Shirley is muteand still. Richard abruptly stands up and throws his chairaside. Shirley flinches.RICHARD (CONT’D)I’m givin’you one last chance,girl! You eat your damn food oryou’re gettin’it good!Shirley finally looks up. She promptly spits at Richard andthe saliva falls short. Richard looks down at the spit andlooks back up. He is livid.RICHARD (CONT’D)(yelling) You ungrateful bitch!Richard rips open the bag of food. French fries spill outeverywhere. He sifts through the munchies and unwraps aburger. He puts it up to SHIRLEY’s face.RICHARD (CONT’D)(maniacally) Open wide!Richard shoves the burger into Shirley’s slightly ajar mouth.He lightly slaps her twice on the cheek.RICHARD (CONT’D)Now that’s more like it!Knock, knock, knock. Richard looks toward the front door.Shirley’s eyes light up. Richard puts a finger up over his mouth to Shirley. Richard slowly turns and creeps toward thedoor. He takes a deep breathe and opens the door.