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The Giger Chronicles

--and what of your precious marriage vows?

So much for in sickness and in health
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A Christmas story of loss and betrayal to a modern-day Enchantress who saw no benefit to getting married too quickly. She en oyed dating! and tall! handsome! muscular! wellgroomed! wealthy! well-mannered men pursuing her. A barbarian breaking down her door was not what she wanted. At stake was her heart! and she guarded it skillfully. "ntil the day she woke up to find her door broken down by a barbarian who had also stolen her heart.
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Pamela Olson

Copyright © 2010 – 2012 by Pamela Olson All rights reserved. All wrongs revenged. It’s a story. Semblance to anyone is not intended nor sho ld be in!erred. Savvy" mate#

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A grad ate o! College o! +arin then Sonoma State 0niversity" in the middle o! &he American 1ine Co ntry" Cali!ornia 0SA" &lanet Earth! (ilky )ay! &amela 'lson is A +arin Co nty 2ol nteer o! the /ear" !o nding board member 3orth 4ay + ltimedia Association" Home Designer, Raconteur, ardener, !ife, &ime &raveler" Swimmer" 2eteran" +ama" "riend, Real #state $uthority, %allroom Dancer, Color 5 n6ie" 4on vivant" 7ro!essor" A thor" and Landlord Extraordinaire … aka opinionated.

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Cast
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ice and 7errier on ice" or 9gyptian.3 who she is shamelessly irretrievably in love with.tea with spearmint or peppermint sprigs !rom her garden. A8IC9 lives at her Sa salito pied.8S.P. ?riends with 'emma Arterton" $r. A8IC9( soon to be mother o! <93 N5rO" conceived 5 ly 2E" 2000" and born +ay 2" 2001" married to his !ather 5. sted" and occasionally s rprising.sm dged.holed and paint. +ar6 Schram Christensen" <i6 Collins" 8 cy 'as6ell" 9man ele ?iliberto" Chris $raper" 9giIia +aria Carla Chiara 4enedetta 8ombardo di San Chirico NAnnaO" ?errante 'ennaro Antonio The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 6 of 45 . 2HC0 +arinship 1ay Naccess on :oad HO Sa salito" .0S94.cean Spray diet 100R cranberry .style s n ice. terre =.03&AI3=9A$ moored at Sa salito Shipyard M +arina !ormally ArF es Shipyard M +arina.str ng" high.Character +escriptions 3ote( Actors chosen here are !or among other reasons" their age" height" voice" and body type" as each is speci!ic. She see6s the !ar horiIons and shores that once l red generations o! her Italian and A strian !orebears" has close" connected" deep" ed cated and wealthy Italian" A strian 9 ropean co sins and 7alo Alto" Cali!ornia American Savoy co sins" has nbo nded con!idence" a complete s rrender to delight" believes one can be anything" do anything" is interesting" e!!ective" well. She is so alive" mystical moments come to li!e. =er clothes are s ally pot. A8IC9 grace! lly sa nters" nd lates and .. Air ?orce veteran" 2iet 3am 9ra" 9C" 4achelor%s $egree in 8ing istics" +asters degree in <inesiology" both !rom Sonoma State 0niversity" Cali!ornia" charismatic" model !rom age siQ ntil her !irst pregnancy at the age o! JC" brilliant" merc rial" born into privilege and wealth" eQ berant" reso rce! l" ! ll o! promise" imperio s" compassionate" intense" sat rnine" has depth in her green eyes" winning grin" sensitive" catches everything" eb llient" dancing la ghter" pres mpt o s smile" disciplined" loyal" rog e" ! ll o! gaiety" has the magic gi!t o! the born bon vivant" she’s grace! l" romantic" v lnerable" apricot glow" her hair in so!t" happy disarray. ana thro gh a 2apol tion and drin6s . st north o! the San ?rancisco 'olden 'ate 4ridge. She inhales mari. .ad. 0nderstands everybody.maintenance" is worth it" charming" plays well with others.a woman o! great passion. <. =igh.iggles as she moves.critical to each character’s portrayal.A& ?.

ac6 player" Silver 8evel ballroom dancer" romantic. Always carries aro nd a 2A stress ball she inevitably sF eeIes.C. CA:. $e!t" assertive.8( 3avy veteran" retired Commander" +asters degree in So th M So theast Asian St dies !rom 0.?rancesco 8ombardo di San Chirico NCarloO" +aria Carlotta Cla de Silvia Ste!ania &ommasa 2ittoria 8ombardo di San Chirico N9lenaO" $r. 7ower! l" inspirational and n!orgettable. =as blac6 h mor" co rage" nobility" honesty" and sel!lessness. =as the habit o! o! holding her drin6 in the palm o! her hand" 4racing" lively and ! ll o! certainty and power.HB revolver" C:<& 0ltima 1ith 4lac6 4lade" :aider I 4oot <ni!e" mace" r bber b llets" blan6 b llets. =einlein.C. $rin6s ' ndlach 4 ndsch Cabernet ?ranc or 7errier. 5A+9S is not her only lover" long or short. st retired +a. 8otte =olmegaard" Alison 4alsom" 5ames Spithill" +aggie 'yllenhaal" Clint 9astwood" and Ioan 'r !! dd.or" a total S1hat wo ld Sam do#T g y.ro nd 'loc6 2K" !ive.term.ro nd Smith M 1esson sn b nose . 4er6eley" charismatic" sens o s" charming" !ashionable" swaggers" Silver 8evel The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 7 of 45 . Always armed personally with nine.lson" 4arry >ito" Craig ChaF ico" 1ill 2enable" 5on ?isher" 5ames =et!ield" 7rince Andrew :omanov" &heresa Spar6s" and 8ee 0n6rich. A !laming comet. +asters degree So th M So theast Asian St dies !rom 0. +ore than competent with weapons. ?an o! 'eorge Carlin" $o glas Adams" :obert A. =er timing is always !lawless. A8IC9%S !avorite movies are A 8eag e o! &heir . $rives a late model 7orsche E11. ?riends with 'avin 3ewsom" Arnold SchwarIenegger" Charlie Sheen" 8arry ) 8ana M StriQ 1achows6i" Charles Schwab" <arl . 4er6eley" blend o! 8ittle 3ell and 8ady +c4eth" brass 6n c6les in a velvet glove" vitriol p a lace sleeve" martial arts blac6belt" accomplished card co nter and 4lac6.wn" 4asic Instinct" 4asic Instinct 2" 4ody =eat" 5ac6ie 4rown" &he ?o ntainhead" and &he 0nsin6able +olly 4rown. 5A+9S( !ormer +arine" . San ?rancisco seQ cl bs reg lar.

According to the 3ew /or6 &imes" S. Soldiers emblaIon the protagonist’s name–Sam $amon–across their tan6s" and military o!!icers at every level ma6e decisions by as6ing themselves" S1hat wo ld Sam do#T The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 8 of 45 .T 3amed to the 3ovatoe Commandant’s :eading 8ist" it is reF ired reading !or all o!!icers" is assigned to 1est 7oint cadets" and is !eat red in the 0nited States Army 1ar College’s ann al leadership seminar.ther times a b rning desperate loo6 !loods them !or a co ple seconds. 8istens to the 4l es" 9tta 5ames" 4illie =oliday" 5anis 5oplin" :obert Cray" Chris Isaa6" 'aye Adegbalola. =as the habit o! o! holding his drin6 in the palm o! his hand" been trying ns ccess! lly !or years to sed ce A8IC9" who he is in love with.nce An 9agle p blished in 1E-B" at the height o! the 2ietnam 1ar.ac6 player. ?an o! 'eorge Carlin" $o glas Adams" :obert A. =einlein. . It is a to chstone !or the military pro!essionals who devise and carry o t America’s de!ense. 5A+9S inhales mari.charted aven e toward power and distinctionU lives on the edge" l sty" irrepressible" well.ro nd Smith M 1esson sn b nose .lson" 4arry >ito" Craig ChaF ico" 1ill 2enable" 5on ?isher" 5ames =et!ield" 7rince Andrew :omanov" &heresa Spar6s" and 8ee 0n6rich. mannered" co rtly" <ing o! =earts" obsessed with dreams o! =igh Advent re. +ore than competent with weapons.8. +arried to &:AC/" and having long term now eight. Accomplished card co nter and 4lac6. $riven by his own war nightmares.year a!!air with CA:. .ballroom dancer" his timing is always !lawless" dash and honor" still gets !ear sha6es" romantic" p ts d ty" honor" and the people he commands above sel!. =as martial arts blac6 belt. ?or he leaped astride a tiger" and wasn%t always s re where it wo ld ta6e him" or whether he even co ld ever dismo nt and ret rn alive. Always carries aro nd a 2A stress ball he inevitably sF eeIes.interest" grace! l" eager" cons mmate political animal" brilliantly advances by ma6ing the right connections behind the lines and in corridors o! power" always is p shing himsel! p and onward" believes his li!e is a well. Sometimes his eyes !or a second glaIe over li6e one hit by a ro nd.HB revolver" C:<& 0ltima 1ith 4lac6 4lade" :aider I 4oot <ni!e" mace" r bber b llets" blan6 b llets. Always armed personally with nine.nce An 9agle has wor6ed its way over a generation into the mindset and leQicon o! the American military.ther times he has a brie! air o! aw6ward di!!idence that was not eQcessive modesty b t na6ed !ear. S1hat wo ld Sam do#T is !rom Anton +yrer%s novel . San ?rancisco seQ cl bs reg lar. ?riends with 'avin 3ewsom" Arnold SchwarIenegger" Charlie Sheen" 8arry ) 8ana M StriQ 1achows6i" Charles Schwab" <arl . ana thro gh a 2apol tion and drin6s : ssian :iver 7liny the 9lder or sha6en not stirred +a6er%s +ar6 bo rbon with cr shed spearmint leaves.ro nd 'loc6 2K" !ive.

She inhales mari. In . &hat same year" 'ermany’s then Chancellor" Adolph =itler" invaded 7oland" dra!ted +arga’s !ather into the 'erman Army over her !ather’s ! tile protestations" and attended several o! +arga’s per!ormances. +arga is 6nown !or her tho ght! lness. 3avy veteran 7. =e died never seeing his talented da ghter’s per!ormances. 5. +arga’s !ather died !ive months later in a + nich Army =ospital at the age o! HE. In 5an ary 1EJ0 while dancing !or Adolph =itler +arga did not 6now then that in less then three years she wo ld have an accident completely severing her Achilles tendon.+A:'A( $ ring the world wide 'reat $epression +arga was born in + nich" 'ermany on $ecember Hrd. =er eyes !lash li6e swords" her smile is grave and gentle. . Charming" insec re" talented" immat re" insincere" moody" 6in6y" sel!.tea with spearmint or peppermint sprigs !rom her garden. ?an o! 4ette $avis" 4ette +idler" Annette 4ening.3( 0. +arga married a disabled American 11 II vet. &he + nich 4avarian State .H" nine years older than his wi!e A8IC9" messy" short" charismatic" !at" eyes spec lative" +asters degree in + sic" retired 4and $irector :edwood =igh School" HEC $oherty $rive" 8ar6sp r" CA EJEHE.S. 3ever again co ld she stand on her toes. She is a Silver 8evel ballroom dancer" polite" attentive. ?riends with Annette 4ening" 7hil ?ran6" Clint 9astwood" +aria + lda r" 4arbara 4oQer" 1alter + rch" :obin 1right 7enn" +ontgomery +c?ate" 9dwin Catm ll" 7ernell :oberts" Sean 7enn" Andy Samberg" 4renda Chapman" 'eorge 8 cas" 4ill :a!!erty" 4arry 8evinson" 7at 7a lsen" $on 3ovello" 7eter Coyote" $avid Crosby" 4onnie :aitt" 7eter &or6" $avid Strathairn" = ey 8ewis" 8ars 0lrich" :obin 1right 7enn" Charlie C nningham" <evin 8ima" $avid ?incher" <athleen G inlan" &erry +c'overn" :obin 1illiams" 2an +orrison" 5ohn 8asseter" Connie 3ielsen" Scott &h nes. <.peretta recogniIed early in +arga’s childhood that she was a gi!ted dancer.style s n ice.centered" coarse" sens o s" sarcastic" obsessed The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 9 of 45 .1CH-" NJ1CO E2J.-200. 3ow a widow" +arga remains committed to s pporting American 2eterans’ ca ses. An American air raid on + nich later destroyed the &heater.8S. st one year +arga danced in more than H00 per!ormances o! 5ohann Stra ss’ S$ie ?lederma sT N&he 4atO. ana thro gh a 2apol tion and drin6s espresso with <ahl a" or 9gyptian. $rives a 8eQ s C& =ybrid.

go.o!. Conspic o s Cons mptionist / ppie. A / ppie is a =ippie who sold o t and said %y p% to %the man% &:AC/( Catholic schooled incl ding 4achelors degree in Art =istory !rom San :a!ael" Cali!ornia $ominican 0niversity" !ormer model" Silver 8evel ballroom dancer" heedless eQtravagance" re!lective and irresponsible ali6e" imp lsive" genero s" not a!raid to deal with the tender side o! +arines who have not !orgotten they are men" envio s o! privilege and wealth.children and racist senior trailer par6 +arin 2alley +obile Co ntry Cl b in 3ovato" Cali!ornia as abo t to abandon his J 1)2 month pregnant JC year.ro nd always on the verge o! settling down" elitist" sel!.with controlling others" !eels o! solid land and rolling sea" cycle o! desire and tyranny" passive aggressive" tense" imaginative" solemn" ra!!ish" imp lsive" envio s o! privilege and wealth" merry. it shows.old wi!e A8IC9 o! 1E years a!ter stealing VH million. <nows temptation and corr ption well and dreams so ght then" and the bl nders committed in their p rs it" treachero s" arrogant" s bd ed warmth" . $rin6s ' ndlach 4 ndsch Cabernet ?ranc" or diet 7epsi.pera player.the. $oes not play well with others.game 4log . Conspic o s cons mption is meant not to satis!y any physical need" b t rather to grati!y the psychological craving !or stat s or the !avorable opinion o! others. She inhales mari. Started o t as a cool :eg 4lan6 – ended p a Conspic o s Cons mption / ppie.ac6et" also too large. ana thro gh a 2apol tion. Conspic o s cons mption is eQtravagant and ostentatio s eQpendit re. $rin6s a 'ordon%s gin $irty +artini with a co ple 7iF illo 7epper St !!ed +anIanilla . &he term was !irst sed by the 0S sociologist and economist &horstein 4 nde 2eblen N1BCK. $rives a restored 1EBC Corvette he 6eeps p himsel!. ?riends with Isabel Allende" &ess 0riIa =olthe" 5oe 4reeIe" +artin Cr I Smith" 5oyce +aynard" $on The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 10 of 45 .1E2EO in his 1BEE boo6 %&he &heory . 0n6nown then to his wi!e" Alice" he%s a San ?rancisco seQ cl bs reg lar.dramatiIing sel!ish" tendency to loo6 li6e a s llen child who had been thwarted" oscillates rapidly thro gh all 6inds o! moods" n6nown to his w!e o! 1E years" is abo t to shir6 his responsibility to his pregnant wi!e and nborn son. n6 !ood . 1itho t his wi!e" A8IC9%S then 6nowledge" is having a!!airs and b ying into anti. n6ie" high str ng" manic depressive" con!licted" merc rial" capricio s" cynic" cross dresser" leather vinyl r bber bondage mirror !etishes" in need o! a hairc t" ballroom dance instr ctor" sailor" in scr !!y loa!ers" sardonic" wears a wrin6led striped b tton down collar shirt" has his sleeves rolled p his !orearms" in r mpled" dar6" pleated and c !!ed tro sers too big !or him" and a hip length blac6 leather aviator . Is a top.! &he 8eis re Class. $rives a 1ECJ red 6it +organ..lives by 8a &ienda.

riginal Song. She was the director o! the 4roadway m sical Spider.IC9 as played by &aylor $ior $irector 5 lie &aymor is an American director o! theater" opera and !ilm. tstanding Cost me $esign" an 9mmy Award and an Academy Award nomination !or .!! the $ar6.riginal Cost me $esign. She is widely 6nown !or directing the stage m sical" &he 8ion <ing" !or which she became the !irst woman to win the &ony Award !or directing a m sical" in addition to a &ony Award !or .3ovello" $ave 9ggers" Anne 8amott" Amy &an" 5oe 9sIterhas" <ay :yan" 2endela 2ida" &win6a &hieba d" Strawberry Saroyan" Aram Saroyan" <i 8ong!ellow" 5ason :oberts" 'ary Snyder" &om +erritt" Cerridwen ?allingstar. Cost me $esigner 7a line 8amoya The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 11 of 45 . &aymor%s wor6 has received many accolades !rom critics" and she has earned two &ony Awards o t o! !o r nominations" the $rama $es6 Award !or .IC9 as played by 1illow Smith &I$9%S 2.+an( & rn . 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.

HCC2.03&AI3=9A$( moored at Sa salito Shipyard M +arina !ormally ArF es Shipyard M +arina. =arbormasterASa salitoShipyard. . Swan6y" swelegant" richly color! l" b rg ndy" robin’s egg bl e" evergreen" pl m" in6 bl e" merlot" bering sea bl e" contrasts o! dim" dar6 and sat rated color" intimate" romantic" pscale" classy" H0s" elegantly eccentric" com!ortable" teQt red" blac6 lacF er cabinets" and well appointed with ?o nd.wned by A8IC9.San 5oaF in :iver $elta System" and how all that water !lows in and o t o! the bay.A& ?.0S94.va lted b ilding is part o! the original +arinship yards.com. =. SA0SA8I&. &he !eel is a pleasing miQt re o! The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 12 of 45 .S.Settings 0. Army Corps o! 9ngineers 4ay +odel( a !ascinating wor6ing hydra lic scale model o! the San ?rancisco 4ay and Sacramento. 7hone( NJ1CO HH2. 2HC0 +arinship 1ay Naccess on :oad HO Sa salito" CA EJE-C. &his h ge" connected" barrel.

8. The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 13 of 45 . Richardson. &he air smells o! peppermint" spearmint" chocolate mint" cloves" n tmeg" cinnamon" rosemary" salt" and iodine.sharp 4eat intellect" and San ?rancisco 7ainted 8ady. +aritime Commission soon contracted to mega.0S94. &he overlay is all ?ran6 +iller" S6y Captain o! &he 1orld o! &omorrow" 3orman 4el 'eddes" and &im 4 rton. &he 0.A.o and the City o! Seattle were remodeled into cool homes. ArF es bo ght !ive !erryboats and had them placed in :ichardson 4ay. $ ring 1orld 1ar II" !rom 1EJ2 – 1EJK" the +arinship yards trans!ormed the Sa salito" Cali!ornia water!ront. &he ceilings are 10. &he development o! +arinship was a direct response to 7earl =arbor" that time%s E)11.blade ceiling !ans that move laIily aro nd on their lowest setting.A& ?. &he !eel is o! a delight! l" decadent" Sybaritic way o! li!e with so!t" warm places to c rl p" alone or in company !or swell gossip. % %Snow% !alls thro gh the set giving more o! a sense o! spatiality" and dimension.&ahoe" Sante ?e" a ?ran6 8loyd 1right 7rairie =o se" +editerranean" 7aris co ntryside" ?lorentine" Carmel" Italian hospitality" 5apanese manners" :at 7ac6 banter" raIor.three ships were completed at +arinship" each at a cost o! some then V2 million. She was the Charles 2an $amme. =er tenant !or many years was a groovy b siness named &he Ar6. &hat choice displaced m d !lats" rail yards and a residential neighborhood.S.03&AI3=9A$ set. 4y late 1EJC" ninety.!oot and have waln t !ive. 4echtel Company o! San ?rancisco to b ild ships" speci!ically ships !or &he 7aci!ic ?leet. corporation 1. &he 2alle. At its pea6 in 1EJJ" +arinship employed 22"000 wor6ers !rom every state in the 0nion with many o! them living in +arin City. Another !erryboat ended in Sa salito.n set always are a !emale orange tabby cat named 4A3$<I&&/ and a !emale 'olden :etriever named &I$9 that are always interacting. San ?rancisco 2A hospital emergency waiting room. &he City o! San :a!ael was event ally also sed as a home" altho gh only its pper dec6 was sed. Some 1K"C00 people wor6ed aro nd the cloc6 b ilding its !irst ship" a 8iberty ship christened William A. . WSnow’ W!alls’ thro gh the stage lights giving more spatiality and dimension to the =. &he town o! +arin City was developed o t o! dairy !arm land abo t two miles northwest o! downtown Sa salito as 4echtel%s company town to ho se +arinship wor6ers. A!ter 1orld 1ar II" C. 4echtel the choose H-C acres o! the Sa salito water!ront.

Acts . &he best that money can b y Act II Scene I .&acing Slow" lang id" nd lates" . I don’t get it. 1here is he# The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 14 of 45 .'lass Act III Scene I .&he.iggles" long beats o! silence with body lang age" cost mes" m sic" and eyes telling the story" ebbs and !lows" laIy bac6waters" deliberate" savored" everything%s sipped not ch gged" drawn o t" n ances" sway" trances" tho ght! l" all the time in the world" rhythmic. Scenes Act I Scene I . 1ench.&hro gh. &he town idiot has all the ! n Act I2 Scene I .8oo6ing.

ctober 21" 2000. . rCEFwhe0iw. 5A+9S wears a 'iorgio Armani s it" ' cci shoes and a ?ran6 Sinatra !edora. A8IC9 is in love with . It is 10(H0 am Sat rday" .ro nd 'loc6 2K in his hip holster.alb m. =9:4 A879:& 79:?. Start +0SIC $egDello http())www. :estless" 5A+9S stands p" his post re erect.3.version. A8IC9 wears a sleeveless red and yellow s mmer dress" glitter" and yellow one.8S. =er clothes are pot. Start Act I Scene . Army Corps o! 9ngineers 4ay +odel.com)herbalpert)m sic)songs)behind.ne . 5A+9S is in love with A8IC9.2BCB1-.sm dged. 8I'=&S on" C0:&AI3 p to interior 0.holed and paint.inch s mmer sandles. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds Nhe loo6s at the 'olden 'ate 4ridge model.pening( Start +0SIC The Giger Chronicles Theme Song =erb Alpert 4ehind the :ain A http())www.n set" and standing by the 'olden 'ate 4ridge model" are A8IC9 and 5A+9S.. 1ears a 'iorgio Armani s it" ' cci shoes and a ?ran6 Sinatra !edora" t rns to A8IC9 and spea6s with concern as he is in love with A8IC9O /o %re having a baby" now# A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nshe loo6s at the 'olden 'ate 4ridge model and thin6s bac6 to the doIens o! times she %s been here at the 4ay +odel and" how she%s loo6ing !orward to bringing her child hereO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 15 of 45 .S. WSnow’ W!alls’ thro gh the stage lights giving more spatiality and dimension to the set.com)watch#v*. &here is a brie!case at 5A+9S% side. &he best that money can b y.:+A3C9 ends" 8I'=& o!! on =9:4 A879:& who eQits. rain.myspace. She has dirt nder her nails !rom gardening.yo t be.the. &here is a nine. 8I'=& on to =9:4 A879:& per!orming.

years.old.1ell" not !or a !ew months. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NsighO Are yo going to tell me things have deteriorated even more in +arin since then# 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds NannoyedO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 16 of 45 . 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds Nloo6s at A8IC9 protectivelyO +ay I remind yo # &he classmates o! +arlene .live today" year 2000" are !orty. &hat means their children are o! ro ghly the same age" !i!teen" when +arlene bewitched Ch c6 :iley" !o r years older than her" into the m rder o! her parents.

A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NpatientO &hose were the c rio sly dispirited children o! people who le!t somewhere else to p rs e the +arin 'olden $ream.&he.in with a st dent. It%s him I%m worried abo t" not yo " Cherie. .lson%s already had a serio s r n.8oo6ing.aged whether it is in &he 'old : sh or &he $ot Com : sh.class" middle. Npa seO 7arents here since the 1EK0%s are hard.'lass.ob" their marriage" and The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 17 of 45 .!ascinated" and themselves terri!ied one o! their children will hammer" shoot and or barbeF e them.a.8isten" 1ench. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds Nnods his headO 1ho ltimately !o nd themselves middle.wor6ing" s ccess. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless N!ar. &hey%re even more seQ ally permissive" dr g. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds &hey lost their !aith in their co ntry" their state" their comm nity" their . &he chidren tal6ed a lot abo t 6illing their parents.management and middle. One got her boy!riend to do it !or her.&hro gh.way loo6O 1ho lost their !aith. oriented and occ lt.oriented believers in pward mobility and rising eQpectations.

Npa seO S ch a reass ring cliche !or ass rance that children are in the best pro!essional hands.way loo6O 9ach s ccessive wave o! newcomers radically alters the story. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds 4eginning at the end o! 11II" there has been an ever increasing rate o! homelessness and displacement in +arin and San ?rancisco.a. +arinites and San ?ranciscans live on a pend l m !orever bac6 and !orth among tolerance and bac6lash. &he best that money can b y. The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 18 of 45 . A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nstill has a !ar. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless N!oc ses on 5A+9SO 1hat happens when the history o! a co nty is gone# 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds NnodsO 1hat happens to comm nity when it learns pon the r ins o! amnesia# A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NpensiveO I remember.their children.

Still are. venile detention center !or 4eyond 7arental Control children. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds NnodsO 4y the K0%s" ed cational and m nicipal services declined. 3orthgate Shopping Center" developed in the -0%s" and &erra 8inda =igh School" both hired armed g ards. &he best 7ar6s and :ecreation $epartments to am se the children. Ind strial poll tion grew" as did crime" especially teen vandalism. &he best .5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds Nmoves in an indolent swagger o! the pro!essional soldier in any place" any timeO ?or +arin in the C0%s" it was only the best p blic schools to ed cate the children. Npa seO Scarce ho sing drove p prices.legal m lti. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NpensiveO And both parents gone wor6ing to pay !or it all. &he best liberal ch rches to mold children%s spirit ality. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NwryO In +arin 1EK0%s" it was now far more than 6eeping p with the 5ones%U it then meant also 6eeping p with yo r own children .so. =omes were converted to legal and not. Still does. nit small apartments. &hat%s a bad case o! $ownward +obility..1ho were The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 19 of 45 .

rate.anitor at a boo6store ntil he was ca ght stealing boo6s.$ teaching history was a .com)watch# v*w20w74/$G-/ The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 20 of 45 . 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds NnodsO +arin%s children in the K0%s oddly ro tiniIed seQ to cas al at best" boredom at worst.ineQplicably disill sioned.yo t be. &heir m sic was third. $im 8I'=&S.me. Another was a car.hop serving +ama 4 rgers while her immigrant parents own and operate a !ine local resta rant since be!ore she was born ntil she was tripping on 8S$ and vandaliId a medical doctor%s son%s 4+1 over what she tho ght was his non.down hand. C0:&AI3S close. 9nd o! Act I.Something child o! a 7h.payment !or a 7apa 4 rger" !ries and Co6e" and probably was. &he C0%s and -0%s +arin even American myth was s ddenly stagnant in the K0%s.downs. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nstill wryO +arin%s chidren in the K0%s didn%t have eno gh energy !or college" so a 20. &he pricey homes these chidren lived in were worn. Start +0SIC &he 9cstasy o! 'old by 9nnio +orricone t ne http())www.

'lass. .&he.holed and paint.com)watch#v*rm!1A/g/.0S94. Start +0SIC t ne ?ran6 Sinatra .03&AI3=9A$ coolly breathes wealth" sens o s ! n" elegance" permanence" grace . Alice hired Che! to cater this evening.03&AI3=9A$ are original S e Averell paintings o! San ?rancisco" originals o! San ?rancisco artist Anna 8. It’s Christmas 9ve" 2000" and this stylish party has been going !or .8" I2A3" +A:'A" 5A+9S" S0>9&&9" $A3" and &:AC/" elegantly dressed slender all bea ti! l or handsome ad lts" all Silver. C=9? is played with a cameo by S e =amilton.Act -.level ballroom dancers" and 0niversity o! San ?rancisco pro!essors" grin and tal6 amiably. &he air smells o! peppermint" spearmint" chocolate mint" cloves" n tmeg" cinnamon" rosemary" salt" and iodine.ne" her clothes pot. st over an ho r.&hro gh. &he ceilings are 10. It is an early evening. %Snow% !alls thro gh the set giving more o! a sense o! spaciality" and dimension.n the walls o! A8IC9%S =. An empty Sparr 7inot 3oir bottle re!lects the lights o! a disco light t rning at the end o! the bar.n the bar are the remains o! a game platter o! deer" antelope" breast o! pheasant" rabbit" F ail" d c6 con!it" sF ab" b !!alo sa sage" Cho cro te 'arnie" m shrooms" and chestn ts" with toothpic6s on a deep. Che! is a The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 21 of 45 .way thro gh the ?ran6 Sinatra t ne the C0:&AI3 rises to and 8I'=& on ?:A3< SI3A&:A C.!oot and have waln t !ive. =.29: per!orming" and interior SA0SA8I&. &he mari.03&AI3=9A$.A& ?. A8IC9" +I<9" CA:.0S94. 4A3$<I&&/ and &I$9 are on set. Cric6ets sing in the dar6ening night. A8IC9 loads and inhales mari. =. &he 4est Is /et &o Come A http())www..A& ?. .red spar6ly dish.yo t be.8oo6ing.0S94. Christmas decorations abo nd. the good li!e. &he !eel is o! a delight! l" decadent" Sybaritic way o! li!e with so!t" warm places to c rl p" alone or in company !or swell gossip.Scene I 1ench.sm dged" is A8IC9" who sits on the bar stool p shed away bac6 !rom the blac6 lacF er bar.A& ?. .lson collages.blade ceiling !ans that move laIily aro nd on their lowest setting. ana thro gh a 2apol tion.-I" 8I'=&S down" hal!. WSnow’ W!alls’ thro gh the stage lights giving more spatiality and dimension to the set. ana is her home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip. Conti and original 7amela .

A m rm r o! conversation grows !or the neQt H seconds. . She is a bea ti! l" slender" blonde" c lt red" ed cated" charming" stylish" talented" sophisticated modern day s ccess! l b sinesswoman" married 1E years to a man she is still totally in love with. st sed in t rning o!! the range.a. C=9? loo6s o t !rom the galley where she s rveys everything. A8IC9 pets 4A3$<I&&/ – A8IC9 then pets &I$9. As she listens to others spea6" an occasional weariness appears in her stri6ing Castilian green eyes . .a.and. =er H. which 6eep going to the home’s !ront door.lime iced tea !rom the bar" drin6s" then holds it in the palm o! his hand. 8i6e she is really eQpecting someone she really wants to see. C=9? brie!ly !oc ses on the thin brainwave ampli!ier implant in her right earlobe and t rns the gas o!! on the range with a small wave o! her right indeQ !inger. &hen o t o! it . A8IC9 sports a H. She loo6s as con!rontational as ever.carat ring that !lashes as does her 6inetic energy band on her le!t wrist.recent grad ate o! the Cali!ornia C linary Academy in San ?rancisco" lives with her high school sweetheart and is one o! A8IC9%S live. ?ran6 Sinatra !inshes singing &he 4est Is /et &o Come. 4A3$<I&&/%S voice as played by 1illow Smith I co ld while away the ho rs" sleepin% with +ama%s !lowers" and yet" I%m torn apart.A& ?. 4A3$<I&&/ is c rled p on the bar in !ront o! A8IC9.n C=9?%S le!t an6le is a 6inetic brac6elet o! which a small portion o! its stored 6inetic energy collected !rom C=9?%S movements was . &he men%s belt b c6les" !ootwear heels and canes have embedded 6inetic energiIers as well as any rings worn. 5 st beca se I%m pres min% that I co ld be 6ind.03&AI3=9A$. A8IC9 has her hands loc6ed aro nd her 6nee while she loo6s aro nd" she sways easily with the motion o! =. &he women%s earrings" !ootwear heels and 9le6tra%s whip have embedded 6inetic energiIers as well as any rings worn. . p and 6inetic energy band as she moves her hand to hold her precio s baby b mp. &I$9 is at A8IC9%S !eet. &hen C=9? t rns bac6 to the galley" satis!ied o! her caterer s ccess. h man" i! I only had" some th mbs. 4A3$<I&&/ stands p" says SwaarrrhT and moves to the !loor with its <inetic 9nergy ?looring where she stropps A8IC9%S shins vigoro sly bac6 and !orth a hal!. . At JC years old her !irst child.board neighbors.0S94. I! I had th mbs .8%S shins.carat wedding ring !lashes as does her glitter ma6e. Altho gh only a very small baby b mp is showing she is J X months pregnant. A8IC9 pic6s p her 9gyptian. She has rentals. .style mint." her le!t leg !idgets p and down then her right leg" then again her le!t. I%d be geni s and really ingenio s The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 22 of 45 .doIen or so times be!ore moving to CA:.

?rom =.0S94. /o 6now how 101 can be this time o! year. I%d be dandy with the grasp" and groovy with the clasp.O =e’ll be sa!ely here soon.O &I$9%S 2.8 as played by <ristin $avis NCA:. &he mari. I! I only had th mbs" I co ld show my real prowess. &he mari.0S94. ana thro gh a 2apol tion.03&AI3=9A$" an occasional dog bar6" are all intermittent. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nshe%s nsettled" glances again at the !ront door" then m rmersO I%m loo6ing p into the sapphire tinted s6ies Y I%m well dressed" waiting on the last train.A& ?.03&AI3=9A$%S closed windows the so nds o! the channel still reach in as the Sa salito harbor is a b II with Christmas 9ve activity" people%s voices rise and !all" !og horns blast throatily" the lap and slap o! the waves against =. 5A+9S pets &I$9 while he sways easily with the motion o! =.03&AI3=9A$.IC9 played by &aylor $ior Nli!ts her ears and nose" then responds to a bar6O The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 23 of 45 .A& ?. N&I$9 trots p the stairs to to the dec6 and over to nose 5A+9S.n the table neQt to 5A+9S is the remains o! a sea!ood platter o! oysters" smo6ed tro t" scallops" salmon" crab" mon6!ish" lobster" and shrimp" with toothpic6s on a deep.A& ?. ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip. ana thro gh a 2apol tion. I%m a!raid there%s no denyin% and I am a. .red spar6ly dish.sighin% a !ate I don%t deserve" having no th mbs. An empty bottle o! a Charles Smith Col mbia 2alley dry :iesling sits by a red lava lamp nd lating in the heat o! its b lb.8 loads and inhales mari. CA:. ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip.0S94.regarding grip and cl tch. 5A+9S loads and inhales mari.

5A+9S wears a 6inetic energy band on his right an6le.A& ?.lson got a name pic6ed o t yet# The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 24 of 45 .A& ?.0S94.&hro gh. 5A+9S moves to sit across the dar6 waln t patio dec6 table !rom A8IC9" who sways easily with =. 8oo6ing.03&AI3=9A$" then moves to =.'lass# <now the gender yet# N:estless" 5A+9S stands p" his post re erect" sways easily with the motion o! =.&he.0S94. /o boys 6now yo can%t come into my neighborhood witho t !irst and politely as6ing this ole sea dog.O 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds Nsmiles" win6s at A8IC9" then spea6s con!idently and a!!ectionately to A8IC9" who he is in love with" to distract A8IC9 !rom her clear !ading strength as the Christmas evening progressesO =ow’s that baby doing" 1ench.0S94.A& ?.03&AI3=9A$.03&AI3=9A$. S0>9&&9 as played by ?rances ?isher Congrag lations. N&I$9 pic6s p a worn San ?rancisco 'iants mascot bear she drops on 5A+9S.O A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nher !ace totally lights p" she spea6s . &he c rtains ripple against the bl e walls.oy! l to 5A+9SO +ale. 5A+9S shi!ts his weight on his !eet with the movement o! the San ?rancisco 4ay. Christmas lights glow. &he smells o! salt" iodine" charcoal" diesel" and mari. Shadows dance grace! lly on the bl e walls o! =.A& ?. =e worries abo t A8IC9.0S94.0S94. A boat goes by" its diesel engines ch g. ana wa!t tho gh =.A& ?.03&AI3=9A$. /o and .4A:<Z Ahoy.03&AI3=9A$%S window in an indolent swagger o! the pro!essional soldier in any place" any time.

ana thro gh a 2apol tion.0S94.03&AI3=9A$ as she then sighs" then smiles and la ghs while she m rm rs to 4A3$<I&&/" then p ts her 9gyptian.tea glass in the palm o! her hand" pa ses to pet &I$9 who%s now sitting on S0>9&&9%S high. %Snow% !alls thro gh the set giving more o! a sense o! spaciality" and dimension.heeled clad !eet" S0>9&&9 sips her wine" then p ts the glass bac6 into the palm o! her hand. 4A3$<I&&/ rhythmically stretches o t on the dar6 waln t table in !ront o! S0>9&&9" an orange spot 4A3$<I&&/ relaQes and contracts her !orepaws and sings a low song so nding bees b IIing in deep clover" her eyes narrow in contentment. 7aternal !amily tradition.style ice.O A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nsm g" real sm gO <en.O A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless <en’s o r !irst. .8 snorts. S0>9&&9 sways easily with the motion o! =. +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell =ow many children do yo have# NCA:. &he mari.0S94. =ope to have a second child immediately a!ter <en.n the table neQt to S0>9&&9 are the remains o! 8obster &hermidor" creamed spinach" !resh !ish chowder" crab salad" asparag s with lemon pepper and" an empty $omaine Stirn 7inot 'rigio bottle. &he air smells o! peppermint" spearmint" chocolate mint" cloves" n tmeg" cinnamon" rosemary" salt" and iodine. +I<9 loads and inhales mari.A& ?. ana thro gh a 2apol tion. ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip.NS0>9&&9 loads and inhales mari. 4A3$<I&&/ moves over to S0>9&&9 where 4A3$<I&&/ levitates p to S0>9&&9%S lap" p ts her !orelegs on S0>9&&9%S chest" and demands pets" right now and no nonsense with a SnaaowwZT &I$9 trots over ma6ing the same %pet me% demand on S0>9&&9. S0>9&&9 sways easily with the motion o! =. &he mari. 9verything loo6s li6e a go there.blade ceiling !ans that move laIily aro nd on their lowest setting.03&AI3=9A$" p t her hands on the table" scratches her ear" scratches 4A3$<I&&/%S ear" then pets &I$9. ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip.A& ?.!oot and have waln t !ive. The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 25 of 45 . &he !eel is o! a delight! l" decadent" Sybaritic way o! li!e with so!t" warm places to c rl p" alone or in company !or swell gossip. +A:'A hears and moves over to investigate. &he ceilings are 10.

IC9 played by 1illow Smith 7 rr!ect. NStart +0SIC 9lton 5ohn . 8I'=& on to 98&.4A3$<I&&/%S 2. $A3 as played by Christian Slater +y sister waited ntil her J0s to have her two 6ids. st give mysel! a bath right here. +ama and 7apa are definately one o! the highlights o! this . 4A3$<I&&/ promptly p ts the catnip in her mo th" p rrs" rolls over on her side and stretches her paws o t. &he mari. ana thro gh a 2apol tion. $A3 pets 4A3$<I&/ then loads and inhales mari. Np rrsO &I$9%S 2. I%ll .3 5.IC9 played by 1illow Smith Nspea6s with a s perior toneO <en%s a l c6y boy. Cosmic Catnip" the best catnip in the niverse. 4A3$<I&&/ and &I$9 move to $A3.O 7rrrrrrrrrrr!ect.o rney I%m on. 4lessed. mps p and sits down on $A3%S lap and starts to wash hersel!. $A3 swaggers over to the settee where he sprawls o t on it and win6s at S0>9&&9.IC9 played by &aylor $ior The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 26 of 45 . ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic CatnipO 4A3$<I&&/%S 2. NA8IC9 loo6s at 4A3$<I&&/" wal6s over to the Cosmic Catnip she grows" pinches o!! three leaves" rolls them gently in her hand as she wal6s over to 4A3$<I&&/ and sets the catnip on the !loor in !ront o! 4A3$<I&&/. 4A3$<I&&/ says Skwleert%" . N4A3$<I&&/ headlights A8IC9O +ama" some Cosmic Catnip here" please.=3 per!orming.

sm dged hand over her throat and chestO 8oo6s li6e we conceived <en on his 7apa’s birthday. The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 27 of 45 .&han6s !or the pet" $an.8 again snorts. A little more" please. &he mari.IC9 played by 1illow Smith Cats" and +ama" will do as we please" and men" especially 7apa" and dogs sho ld relaQ and get sed to the idea. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Nloads and inhales mari. &I$9%S voice as played by &aylor $ior N&I$9 li!ts her ears" then her sno tO G( 1hat song does a cat li6e best# A( &hree 4lind +ice. ana is A8IC9%S home grown she%s named Cosmic Catnip. 1hat’s the d e date# A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless April H0th. S0>9&&9 as played by ?rances ?isher 4 t yo ’ve been married what 20 years# 1hy the long wait !or children# NCA:.O In my day" waiting wasn’t an option. Na slow very satis!ied +ama grin grows on her and her eyes twin6le" she spea6s am sed as she r ns her paint. ana thro gh a 2apol tion.O 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.

IC9 played by &aylor $ior &here%s a storm coming" +ama . &he theater is a starship that ta6es yo everywhere while going nowhere. I don%t stand on the sho lders o! people with less.lson was sed ced by the dar6 side o! ego and money. CA:. :eally.8 as played by <ristin $avis Nher 6inetic energy band on le!t an6le spar6les as she spea6s derisiveO W4o t timeZ =e gonna have it together !or yo by the time <en’s born# I mean yo ’ve already lost nineteen years" yo don’t want to lose any more time. /o better batten down the hatches !or s so we don%t sin6. NCA:.lson.8 again snortsO 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.IC9 played by 1illow Smith I ta6e what I need to !rom those who have more than eno gh. .lson’s been loo6ing at a place !or the three o! s in 3ovato.+A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Ndispleased and wryO 4eca se . &I$9%S 2. $A3 as played by Christian Slater Nis con! sed" loo6s aro ndO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 28 of 45 . A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless NdismissiveO 1ater nder the bridgeY all water nder the bridge.

N$A3%S still con! sed" CA:.crowed ban6r pt anthill o! sprawlhood now. he%s not going to come anyway. 4A3$<I&&/%S voice played by 1illow Smith G( 1hat is a dog%s !avorite sport# A( ?orm la 1 droolingZ The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 29 of 45 . She has made VH million !or them here" they have this bea ti! l home per!ect !or a !amily here b t he r dely insists on spending a third o! his time in 3ovato. 4A3$<I&&/%S voice played by 1illow Smith G( 1hat do yo call a dog with low IG# A( It doesn%t matter. Cats might bring yo a dead mo se. 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.1here# 1hat’s wrong with yo r home here# CA:.. 3ovato’s . &I$9%S voice as played by &aylor $ior N&I$9 rolls overO $ogs will bring yo yo r slippers or their leash.8 as played by <ristin $avis It’s not hoity toity 3ovato.IC9 played by 1illow Smith It is a purr!ect home here... st an over. $A3 as played by Christian Slater 1hy# &here’s no F ality o! li!e there.8 eQplainsO &hey’re a living apart together co ple. 3o one goes there anymore.

03&AI3=9A$O 4esides" never nderestimate an ant. N4A3$<I&&/ moves to A8IC9" who pets 4A3$<I&&/" who says %krrwarr%. &hat now means s in 3ovato. A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nde!ensiveO .O 4A3$<I&&/%S 2. CA:.A& ?. Npa se" she shivers de!ensively" then her manner t rns crisp and vivacio s" A8IC9 spins .+A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling NdryO I! they ever did to begin with. 4A3$<I&&/ accepts it" stretches her nec6 and closes her eyes" loo6s very pleased. A8IC9 smiles.IC9 played by 1illow Smith The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 30 of 45 .lson !eels abo t it. And I want o r children to have their !ather aro nd more than every other wee6end" holidays and s mmers. /o 6now how . A8IC9 scratches 4A3$<I&&/ nder the chin" doing it properly.0S94.8 as played by <ristin $avis Nsnar6O &hat’s why she%s now here" an ho r drive away !rom that insanity. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling NdryO 4 t" she’s now moving to it. sti!ication in a voice o! mat rity" wisdom and eQperience as she sways easily with the motion o! =.ne person’s c lt is another person’s mainstream.

3 wears scr !!y loa!ers" a wrin6led striped b tton down collar shirt" r mpled" dar6" pleated and c !!ed tro sers too big !or him" and a hip length blac6 leather aviator .3.8S. st sed in nlatching the handle and moving the door open. 9nter .3 wal6s in. I%ll be a landlord an ho r away on a good drive with a baby on my hip. A8IC9’S whole body lights p as .$ogs come when yo call. 9veryone happily watches as A8IC9" eyes The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 31 of 45 . 1ith a small wave o! his right indeQ !inger" I2A3 closes the door behind . . 1e%ll be in 3ovato a!ter <en%s birth in +ilan with my mother%s !amily where I%ll be !or a co ple months then I%ll be in Innsbr c6 with my !ather%s !amily !or a co ple months" then another co ple month%s with other o! my !ather%s relatives in 2ienna. /o going to convert it to a rental li6e yo r others# A8IC9 as played by 8 cy 8awless Nnods her head yes" p ts her le!t hand to her mo th" grate! lly 6isses her wedding ringO /es.n I2A3%S le!t wrist is a 6inetic brac6elet o! which a small portion o! its stored 6inetic energy collected !rom I2A3%S movements was . I2A3 as played by +att Smith Nloo6s aro ndO /o and yo r h sband have a real nice home here. N9veybody smiles at that and in the l ll in the conversation" there is heard a 6noc6 at the !ront door.3" and everyone wonders why he 6noc6ed instead o! .ac6et" also too large" and no ring everyone immediately notices. 1hile everyone else wears evening wear" and A8IC9 sports a glittery H.8S.8S. Ants" well" the !oreign policy o! ants can be s mmed p as !ollows( :elentless Aggression. Cats maybe ta6e a message and maybe get bac6 to yo . I2A3 brie!ly !oc ses on the thin brainwave ampli!ier implant in his right earlobe and opens the doorhandle and door with a small wave o! his right indeQ !inger.8S.carat ring" . st coming in. She is p and to him immediately" her arms o t as she wal6s across the rich" r ddy" gloss mahogany ) redwood ) waln t !loor" her high heels tal6ing.

8S. . Instead o! the eQpected h gs and 6isses hello" .3O 4 t" it soothes the strange beast to live in a modern world.IC9 played by &aylor $ior &hen why does it s ddenly !eel li6e we are entering &he &wilight >one# +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell Ngives a s rprised loo6 to .8S.8S.ac6et" tosses it on the co ch" and steps towards the table with the remains o! a lemon mering e pie on it.IC9 played by &aylor $ior My mother warned me abo t getting into cars with strange men. .lson# %Ca se ignoring is my .IC9 played by 1illow Smith Cat got yo t tong e" 7apa .! ll bottle o! Samb ca +olinari.alight and a big grin" moves towards . .3 shr gs o!! his too large hip length blac6 leather aviator . The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 32 of 45 .3 contin es to ignore his wi!e.3O =ell o! way to treat yo r wi!e .ob.8 are immediately p and move to . +A:'A and CA:. Npa se" loo6s at . &I$9%S 2. 3eQt to the pie is a hal!.lson !or that.8S.8S.3 s rprisingly instead scowls and p shes his wi!e away. 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.8S. &I$9%S 2.3.8S. . A8IC9 steps bac6 and loo6s F estioningly at him" her le!t hand protectively moves to their son in her.O 4A3$<I&&/%S 2.IC9 played by 1illow Smith Nloo6s at A8IC9" then spea6s !lat to &I$9O &oo late !or +ama . m st have had a bad drive down 101.3 and A8IC9.

0S94. $A3 as played by Christian Slater 1hat’s that# Nrestless" moves !rom window to window to window" sways easily with the motion o! =. &:AC/ r ns her !ingers over her chest and throat. 4A3$<I&&/%S 2. 8yle 8ovett begins singing She’s 3o 8adyO &:AC/ as played by 4arbara =ershey N&:AC/ sways easily with the motion o! =.0S94.IC9 played by 1illow Smith The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 33 of 45 .IC9 played by &aylor $ior = sbands and 7apas are supposed to be gallant" 6ind" dedicated"and devote their lives to 6eeping wives" children and pets sa!e" not to mention be always . st" orderly and compassionate.0S94. &I$9%S 2. &:AC/ pets 4A3$<I&&/" who gives a long b bbling % leerrrt%" &I$9 ambles over" then 4A3$<I&&/ bops &:AC/ when &:AC/ reaches down to pet &I$9 while &:AC/ loo6s aro nd and then she pets 4A3$<I&&/ who gives another long b bbling % leerrrt%.A& ?. &:AC/%S eyes snap with enth siasm" she is slender" vibrant" yo nger loo6ing than her age.0S94.A& ?.O &:AC/ as played by 4arbara =ershey N!eels tro bled" loo6s at .8S.A& ?. =e sways easily with the motion o! =.3" spea6s to $A3O =e loo6s di!!erent tonight.03&AI3=9A$" his glass held in the palm o! his hand" he then passes his hand over his chin.03&AI3=9A$" 4A3$<I&&/ meanders to &:AC/.03&AI3=9A$.N8I'=&S on and C0:&AI3 opens in the bac6gro nd to 8yle 8ovett.A& ?.03&AI3=9A$" pets &I$9" t rns" his !ace eQpressionless" peers direct at &:AC/" pa se" stands at a window o! =.O $on%t wanna see yo be no !ool.

8S.3’S hand in her other hand and p lls him close !or a h g.lson.8S.8 as played by <ristin $avis Nsteps p to .3 wol!ing down a large piece o! lemon mering e pie" still not having greeted his wi!e" his pregnant wi!e" helloO .lson gets that people who mistreat cats" or neglect cat lovers li6e o r +ama .8S. 4A3$<I&&/ stropps his leg and &I$9 noses his hand.8S. +erry Christmas. .3O =appy =olidays.lson# &:AC/ as played by 4arbara =ershey 0mm hmm.3" her hand held warmly o tO =ey" .3.3 is clearly ncom!ortable over somethingO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 34 of 45 . +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Nto .I don%t thin6 7apa .lson" will come bac6 as mice in their neQt li!e.O CA:. !lind mice &I$9%S voice as played by &aylor $ior N&I$9 li!ts her ears" then her sno t as she la ghsO G( 1hat song does a cat li6e best# A( &hree 4lind +ice.8S.3 s llenly ignores them. $A3 as played by Christian Slater NperpleQed" !ollows her loo6 to see . N4A3$<I&&/ and &I$9 trot over to .8S. . :o gh drive# N+A:'A p t her arm aro nd A8IC9 while she ta6es .8S.

N+I<9 and I2A3 watch . And what o! yo r precio s marriage vows" 7apa# &I$9%S voice as played by &aylor $ior The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 35 of 45 .3" A8IC9" CA:. &I$9%S 2. &he others loo6 con! sedly at . 4A3$<I&&/%S 2. +I<9 pets &I$9.lson ever tho ght he co ld live so large and leave so little !or the rest o! s.3 then loo6 F estioningly among themselves.8S.com)davidbennettcohenm sic)m sic)songs)bl e.8S.3 b t he con!o ndedly remains slightly now apart !rom them. I%ve got the !eeling 7apa .8 and +A:'A !or a momentO N8I'=&S on and C0:&AI3 opens in the bac6gro nd to $avid 4ennett Cohen at the piano. I li6e having someone aro nd to open doors !or me.lson is closing doors on s.5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds She loo6s increasingly tired. $avid 4ennett Cohen begins to play his ha nting 4l e Sil6 – http())www.IC9 played by &aylor $ior +mmm" yo see it also.myspace.sil6.IC9 played by 1illow Smith I .KJ0KC0JKO +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell Np IIledU slowly" very slightly sha6es his head p and down" &I$9 trots over and noses +I<9%S hand. 4A3$<I&&/%S 2. N9veryone then moves p to warmly greet . st gotta gonna wonder how 7apa .8S. 8yle 8ovett sings ending bars o! She’s 3o 8ady.IC9 played by 1illow Smith +eow.O .lson loo6s di!!erent.

8oo6ing. C0:&AI3S close. ?irst they tho ght heart attac6" then stro6e" then cancer" and now chec6ing other st !!.'lass here at -(H0 tonight.O +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell Nwal6s onto setO I .we +e Some <ind .&he . 8I'=&S p to the waiting room o! the San ?rancisco 2A hospital emergency. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 36 of 45 . &he others loo6 at I2A3 and at each other.&hro gh. 1hat going on# I2A3 as played by +att Smith 1e got o r Alice. $im 8I'=&S. st heard. Start +0SIC Chris Issac /o . It is the day a!ter Christmas" 2000. 9nd o! Act II Act --. &he town idiot has all the ! n. I2A3" 5A+9S and +A:'A are on set" waiting. It is now 10(H0 pm.! 8ove.Scene I . NI2A3 ma6es a call" b t we don’t hear the message he’s leaving. I2A3 as played by +att Smith Npert rbed" paces C timesO I’m going to call him again. 8I'=&S on and C0:&AI3 open to Chris Isaa6 per!orming. 1e don’t 6now abo t the baby. I2A3 t rns aro nd and sha6es his head no.N&I$9 also watches the s6y lanterns" then spea6s with teasing eQasperationO Cats" and +ama" eQotic and demanding as any hotho se !lower.

1hat abo t o r 3ew /ear’s 9ve dance# +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell I don’t 6now. It’s her !irst pregnancy. st !o nd o t abo t it mysel!.lson# 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds NgrimO =e le!t at B this morning. I2A3 as played by +att Smith Nloo6s aro nd" greets everyoneO 1here’s . So" where is he# 1hy isn’t he here# N?rom behind the emergency room doors we hear A8IC9" F iet bewildered !rightened" b t trying to be brave voice" %what do yo mean he’s not here and he hasn’t even called# +y h sband’s mia#%O 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds 1e don’t 6now where he is. st doesn’t so nd li6e . I le!t him a message then" and been leaving messages every !ew min tes. She 6new it was a ris6 !or her.lson. I2A3 as played by +att Smith 1hat#Z =e’s s pposed to be here thro gh 3ew /ear’s. 3o answer yet. I . I2A3 as played by +att Smith =e le!t at B this morning# =e left !irst thing the day after Christmas# &hat . "hat was a waste. I called the Cali!ornia highway patrol. The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 37 of 45 .Nbr sF e concernO She’s JC years old.

&here is silence !or C seconds. Npa se" start +0SIC . She says I can !reely spea6 with yo . She’s now reg lated and we want to 6eep her that way now that we 6now abo t it. W<ay# N$octor wal6s o t. She . =er pregnancy at her age has her endocrine system !l ct ating" sometimes dangero sly. 1ard http())www. NI2A3 t rns away" he%s dist rbed" and ma6es another call to . st 6eeps calling o t !or her h sband. She’s getting increasingly agitated. =as anyone been able to get hold o! the h sband# N9veryone does their version o! noO I’ve le!t messages and sta!! here has also.yo t be. st started her on a very light iv sedation. &hat’s what we’re wor6ing on 8et s 6now i! yo hear !rom the h sband. 3ot good !or her or the baby. 7.lsonO CA:.O I2A3 as played by +att Smith I’m gonna call him" again. 1e’ve got the 1omen%s =ealth doctor monitoring the baby. tro – +.8 as played by <ristin $avis Ns6eptical s spicio sO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 38 of 45 .C&.?hoO She’s had a diabetic shoc6. She was pretty !ar down in shoc6.$.com)watch#v*'G1&>. 'estational diabetes is not that ncommon. &he baby is o6ay.: as played by ?rances ?isher Nwal6s inO 'ood evening. I’ve .

9nd o! Act III Scene . CA:.lson" spea6s to Carol as he eyes his phoneO =ell hath no ! ry li6e &he Sea o! 8ove" Carol. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Nwal6s inO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 39 of 45 .1hat’s going on here with .8 as played by <ristin $avis Nat !irst ta6en abac6" then slowly sha6es her head p and down" pa se" spea6s grimO I hate these %we live in a sordid" nrelenting world% moments.lson. I2A3 sits vigilantly" ma6ing his call to .to. Scene .m.lson never str c6 me as an idiot be!ore. st not so . C0:&AI3S down. 5A+9S as played by :yan :eynolds 1hat are yo saying" Ivan# . C0:&AI3S opens.lsonO $idn%t yo 6now" 5ames# &he town idiot has all the ! n.com)theregentsm sic)m sic)songs)i.KBJCJ11C. CA:. I don’t get it.!ool.8" +I<9 and I2A3 are in the waiting room o! the San ?rancisco 2A hospital emergency.a.want. I2A3 as played by +att Smith Neyes his phone as he is still trying to reach . CA:. 1here is he# Start +0SIC &he :egents% I%m A ?ool &o 1ant /o http())www.lson.ne Act -. yo .8 and +i6e are asleep in their chairs.lson every !ew min tes" with no answer !rom .ne .myspace. According to a big ro nd cloc6 on the wall" it’s now 11(1C in the morning o! the neQt day.lson# &his is . 1here is he# 1hy isn’t he here# I2A3 as played by +att Smith Nstill trying to reach .

=e called their ho se# 1hy# I’ve le!t him messages every 1C min tes we’re all at the hospital with the hospital n mber" my n mber" and your n mber" !or him to get his act together and call one o! s bac6 nowZ =ospital sta!! has been calling him all night leaving him messages to call them. Any news here# I2A3 as played by +att Smith Nwearily sha6es his head no" he spea6s with bewildermentO I don’t get it. &he last two messages he le!t he was angrily acc sing her o! being home b t deliberately not pic6ing p his call. I2A3 as played by +att Smith Ndo bt! lO /o ’re right. 4etween E(JC and 10(JC this morning he le!t siQ messages on their home answering machine.! playing games with him. I don’t believe it. I2A3 as played by +att Smith The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 40 of 45 . 1here is he# +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling 1ell" I went to their place to ta6e care o! 4and<itty and &ide. /o ’re not gonna believe this. And each o! his message at their home was increasingly angry with her that she#s not home to ta6e his calls. . +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling /es.'ood morning.

30:S9 as played by Christian Slater She’s still calling !or her h sband b t he hasn%t yet ret rned o r calls. &his doesn’t so nd li6e him at all. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling I 6now andY Nwhen she is interr ptedO 30:S9 as played by Christian Slater Nwal6s inO 'ood morning.! co rse.8 as played by <ristin $avis . NI2A3 wa6es p CA:. She and the baby are stable now so the doctor is releasing her.dr n6 !or the neQt day or so as we get this gestational diabetes reg lated.8 and +I<9. She might be pretty p nch. +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Nnods in nderstandingO . I%ll stop bac6 and ta6e care o! 4and<itty. & rns o t it’s gestational diabetes. +arga" can yo ta6e &ide !or a co ple days# The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 41 of 45 .At least we 6now he’s alive b t I’ve 6nown this g y 12 years here.O She can’t be alone the !irst two days tho gh.6" I’m gonna p t her p with my !amily. CA:.

lson" no answer !rom .8 as played by <ristin $avis 1hat# 'ames# +arga" what’s over# +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling =is message was that she is was . Nhe ma6es the call" no answer" rgently leaves another messageO +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling I’ve le!t him several messages since then.lson. NCA:. =e’s not coming.home care instr ctions. CA:. I2A3 as played by +att Smith I’ll 6eep calling that 6n c6lehead .8 as played by <ristin $avis 7laying games with him# She’s in the hospital. st playing games with him by not pic6ing p when he calls their home here.lson" leaves another messageO The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 42 of 45 . =is last message at their home here was that she is .$A3 as played by Christian Slater I’ll go get her and her at. st playing games with him and that it was over. N9QitsO +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling Nslow and deliberate0 Listen to me.8 also ma6es another call to . CA:.

+A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 43 of 45 . &his is gonna 6ill her.8 as played by <ristin $avis It’s Christmas.O +I<9 as played by 5amie 4ell Nloo6s at A8IC9O So m ch !or in sic6ness and in health. CA:.lson’s not coming.3 leave again his terrible message at their home.lson when she tr sts him.8S.yo t be.com)watch#v*a+5@m/g0=:J0 8I'=&S on 3ancy Sinatra who is per!orming. She’s in love with him. A!ter 1E !rea6in’ married years together they’re pregnant" she’s in the hospital" almost dies last night !rom gestational diabetes o! all things" it’s Christmas" they’re pregnant" and he’s not coming#Z I2A3 as played by +att Smith +arga" are yo s re# NStart +0SIC 3ancy Sinatra 4ang 4ang +y 4aby Shot +e $own A http())www. &hey’re pregnant. N?or -0 seconds behind the actors and a scrim the a dience see and !aintly hear .O +A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling .+A:'A as played by Charlotte :ampling =e’s not coming. I2A3 as played by +att Smith It%s so easy !or .

lson as the 8I'=&S dim and the C0:&AI3S close. ?or -0 seconds behind the actors and a scrim the a dience see and !aintly hear .what the r ddy hell is really going on here# N+A:'A ma6es another call to .lson" +A:'A leaves another message while the others glance bac6 and !orth between her and A8IC9 coming closer.8S.lson" no answer !rom .holed and paint. &he 9nd The Giger Chronicles# Episode $ --and what of your precious marriage vows? % a play by &amela 'lson Page 44 of 45 .3 again leave his grim message at their home while each o! the others again call .lson" get no answer" and leaves yet another message !or .sm dged baby b mpO ..Nloo6s shrewdly at the door where $A3 wheels in a barely conscio s very pale and wea6 loo6ing A8IC9 who protectively holds her pot.

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