Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Doomcember - Shred - Page 26

1 - Chris sits on the floor, her back to Mary's door. She holds her lighter in one hand, a cigarette in the other.

CHRIS: ...I know you're still mad about Dad.

2 - On Chris' lighter as she attempts to ignite a flame. All she gets are some sparks.

SFX: skrtch

CHRIS (off-panel): I miss him, too. You know that, right?

3 - On the lighter. This attempt doesn't even yield a spark.

SFX: skrtch

CHRIS (off-panel): And I wasn't the only one who thought he'd be better off in a home.

4 - On the third attempt, Chris gets some fire.

SFX: skrtch!

CHRIS (off-panel): Evelyn -- Mom --

5 - The lighter's flame is joined on panel by Chris' cigarette, but the two do not touch.

CHRIS: ...

6 - On Chris, sitting against the door. The lighter is out, the cigarette remains unlit in her other hand, and Chris lowers her head, leaving her face obscured by the darkness.

CHRIS: Mer. Mom's gone.

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