FADE IN…INT. S-MART CASH REGISTER COUNTER – EVENINGMAGDA is shelving impulse buy items in an aisle. CLAUDE, ascruffy-looking middle-aged man, is at the register with anitem to buy. He’s drumming his fingers on the counter.MAGDA pokes her head out of the aisle, notices him, andhurries behind the register.MAGDASorry about that. Stocking. It getskind of dead here at this time ofnight.CLAUDE(smiles slowly)Does it?MAGDADon’t worry, I’m all yours now. So, goteverything you need?CLAUDEYes.(pushes forward a pack of gum)That’s all. I already know how much itcosts.(holds out money)Can I get my change in pennies?MAGDASure.CLAUDESo how long have you been workinghere?MAGDA(hands back his change)I don’t know, a year?CLAUDEKnow if they’re hiring?MAGDAProbably not. It’s family owned.