Short Story : A Master Bedroom

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INT. BURNHAM HOUSE – MASTER BEDROOM - DAY
Carolyn RUNS upstairs into the master bedroom on the verge of tears. She FALLS onto the bed with her head in her hands and sobs.
INT. BURNHAM HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - DAY
Lester is still in the living room. He FALLS back onto the couch with a *sigh* and stares off into space.
INTERCUT BETWEEN LESTER AND CAROLYN
Carolyn sits up on the edge of the bed and wipes away the tears, smudging her mascara. Looking up, she gazes around the perfectly furnished bedroom dressed in glaring WHITES and bright CREAMS. She notices an awkwardly placed SILVER picture frame on the mantelpiece and goes to adjust it.
Lester looks around the room and sees a picture of Carolyn in GREY, striking a SEDUCTIVE pose, on the
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We got drunk and stumbled out onto the roof of our first apartment. Carolyn was dressed in this amazing scarlet dress with the highest heels you could imagine…
We had the time of our lives flashing the traffic helicopters. We felt so young, so alive, and so free.
INT. BURNHAM HOUSE – MASTER BEDROOM – DAY
Carolyn wipes the tear off the picture and replaces it atop the mantelpiece. She goes to the window and spots a ‘For Sale’ sign across the street. The words ‘BUDDY KANE’ are emblazoned across the sign in WHITE, standing out against the RED background.
LESTER (V.O. Cont.)
But I shouldn’t be surprised. After all, people change. I sure have. And I pray to God Carolyn does too.
Carolyn looks at the sign for a moment, then turns away from the window. She then puts the picture FACE DOWN on the mantelpiece. CAROLYN I’m sorry Lester.
Lester, now sitting, is still looking at the photo. He sighs, looks down and sees red ROSES on the coffee table. He leans forward and puts the picture beside the roses. Lester looks at the photo one more time and smiles. He then gets up and walks up to the master bedroom.

Carolyn picks up the phone from the nightstand. She dials an unknown number. The call rings for a few seconds before going to voicemail. Buddy’s voice can be heard through the phone. BUDDY
Hey, this is Buddy. Leave a message after the tone and I’ll get back to you.
INT. BURNHAM HOUSE – STAIRWELL
Lester reaches the top of the stairs. He stops,

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