INT. EMERGANCY ROOM DAYEDWARD, a good looking man in his mid forties, smartlydressed and FAYE, a pretty woman in her early thirties, runinto the hospital. EDWARD is in a panic. He spots VERONICA,an immaculately dressed woman in her forties, who is sittingdown looking emotional. She looks up at them both. VERONICAlooks at FAYE who is standing there uncomfortably. EDWARDrushes over to door where DOCTOR is standing.DOCTOR(concerned)Michaela had a severe allergicreaction to the drugs she took. Ineed to ask you both a fewquestions.
One day earlier
INT. FAIRWELL SECONDARY SCHOOL DAYEDWARD is sitting down outside the headmaster’s office. Heis hunched over, and looks anxious. MICHAELA, his fifteenyear old daughter is standing against a wall opposite, islooking to the ground. She is beautiful with dark brown,shoulder length hair; she looks like her father. They do notspeak. A choir is heard in the other room, the hallwayfilling with the song ‘Getting to know you’ from the musicalThe King and I. VERONICA rushes through the doors. She seemsflustered, but doesn’t say anything as she looks atMICHAELA. EDWARD looks up at his wife.EDWARDShe’s been skipping class he wantsto speak with us.VERONICA looks at MICHAELA who is avoiding eye contact.VERONICAI can’t believe this. This is all Ineed right now Michaela.MICHAELA doesn’t say anything as MR. MATTHEWS, a baldinghead master in his fifties opens his office door, clearinghis throat.MR. MATTHEWSYou can come in now.Everyone gets up and enters office.