Minisode 3: Leaving

Minisode Hatov Leaving the Ship

HATOV

I’m leaving.

NOVA

(Blearily)

Where are you going?

HATOV

We’ve been over this (beat) you need to stay in bed.

NOVA

You don’t have to do this Galaxy Eyes, I’m fine with what’s on the ship.

HATOV

“What’s on the ship” is almost gone.  But at you recognize me.  That’s good.

NOVA

I always recognize you.

HATOV

I’ve been Lulu for the last three hours.

NOVA

(pause)

At least take Sawa with you.

HATOV

No, because you’re stubborn and you’re supposed to be eating.

NOVA

I’m not hungry.

HATOV

Eat anyway.

NOVA

You’ve gotten real bossy.

HATOV

Because you’re an awful patient.  Go back to bed Nova.

NOVA

I refuse on principle.  This is my ship.

HATOV sighs

I’m getting annoyed.  Have we had this conversation before?

HATOV

At the last stop, and the one before that.

NOVA

You’ve been working hard, hmm?  Where are we?

HATOV

 Iria.

NOVA

Great, I have no idea where that is.  How’s the atmosphere?

HATOV

Breathable.

NOVA

And very purple.  I’ll finish eating if you agree to take Sawa with you.

HATOV

 But

NOVA

If I get worse, she’ll come right back.

HATOV

(long pause)

Finish eating as in clean the entire plate?

NOVA

(Gags)

Fuck, I feel sick just thinking about it.  Half?  Can I try for half?

HATOV

Eat half, try for the entire plate.

NOVA

I feel sick.

HATOV

You are sick.

NOVA

Sawa, follow Galaxy Eyes, okay?

SAWA

Understood.  Switching to my off-board model.

NOVA

(Long pause)

Have a nice trip?  Dear god, it’s been a long time since I’ve been on that side of the saying.  Feels weird.

%d bloggers like this: