FADE IN:EXT. PINK PALACE - NIGHTA three story summer seasonal rental unit, painted pink andlocated three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, appears quietfrom its exterior. This is THE PINK PALACE.
TITLE:Ocean City, Maryland.August 4th, 2004. 4 AM
INT. PINK PALACE 2ND FLOOR - NIGHTLIVING ROOMScattered beer cans, a rainbow of solo cups, half-eatendelivery food, flytraps filled with flies and dip spittersare plentiful throughout the premises.CHRIS CASTILE, 19, wide awake at 4 AM, Mediterraneanfeatures, muscular, wears a look of deep focus and intensityas he sits shirtless on a dirty couch and flips through TVchannels covering the Iraq war, the upcoming presidentialelection, Jeopardy phenom Ken Jennings and other news storiesfrom 2004. A fly slips off a crowded fly trap and buzzes intoDAVE AND FOSTER'S ROOMNeat, tidy, well-decorated room. Coed couples in their lateteens are sound asleep in beds on their respective sides.A short hairy late teen with curly black hair and ocean blueeyes holds his breathtakingly beautiful girlfriend closely.He is DAVE WILEY. She is KELLY COLETTA.A tall late teen with shaggy blonde hair, Prince William likefeatures, and dim wits has his hand on his bedfellow’s boobas he drools into his pillow. He is MARK FOSTER.A fly swirls around the room then exits. He flies along theliving room wall passing an absolutely horrendous bathroom on his way intoCHRIS AND GARFIELD'S ROOMThe near side of the room is a huge mess with a vacant andvery sandy bed. The far side is a little sloppy with a fewscattered pizza boxes, cigarette cartons and host to anathletically plump late teen in a deep snooze. He is RYANGARFIELD. A fly flies off the sandy bed and into the