Robert, a detective, tries to uncover the true identity of the
enigmatic Ms. Maker, only to discover that it is his feelings for
his co-worker that will be revealed.
ROBERT, a plain-clothes detective, wears a stern, square-
jawed expression as he escorts Ms. Maker to a worn,
wooden table surrounded by several chairs. She has a
petite build and appears youthful, except for her eyes,
which are surrounded by deep crows-feet,that seem etched
in by centuries of excessive mirth. There is something
faintly classical and middle eastern about her
appearance. Shackled to her slim left wrist is a scarred
You understand your rights, know
this conversation will be
recorded, and you\u2019ve declined to
have a lawyer present during
Nothing...but I suppose you\u2019ll be
fetching Ms. Sugiki Wong to
Because it is my nature to know
Good. Then while I go and get Ms.
Wong, remove your briefcase from
your wrist and empty the contents
onto the table.
I\u2019m sorry detective, but
unfortunately, I don\u2019t have the
Robert reaches across the table and pulls the case
towards him, tugging on Ms. Maker\u2019s arm as he does. He
examines the case closely, and finding no klatch or
hinges at all, he shoves the case back across the table.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?