You're mine now, so do exactly as I
(struggling, barely audible)
What do you want..?
And Dexter pulls the fishing line tighter, cuts into
I want you to be quiet.
Be good and maybe I'll let you live a
little longer. Now drive.
And Donovan pulls out of the spot.
EXT. DIRT ROAD - OUTSKIRTS OF MIAMI, FL - LATER
The station wagon driving down a dirt road flanked by
swampland. It doesn't look good. We can see it in Donovan's
Donovan turns the wheel and the car rumbles toward --
EXT. AN OLD HOUSE - OUTSKIRTS OF MIAMI, FL - SAME
The car stops in front of a ramshackle home -- clearly hasn't
been lived in for years. To the side of the house is a small
yard where we see THREE MOUNDS of dirt piled high.
The car STOPS. Donovan stares at the mounds, then snaps his
eyes shut. Dexter releases the noose.
Donovan STUMBLES out of the car, falls to the ground, starts
You have to listen and do what I say.
You should know that. It's important.
After a beat, Donovan slowly gets up and the two of them
stare at each other. There's a weird understanding between
the two. Dexter smiles, says softly -
In the house.
Dexter whips the fishing line back around the Donovan's neck
and they both walk up to the front door and enter -
INT. THE OLD HOUSE - OUTSKIRTS OF MIAMI, FL - SAME
Dexter KICKS the door closed, quickly flips on a flood lamp,
lights up the room, leans into Donovan's ear, whispers...
Donovan is too scared, tries to turn his head away -
But Dexter twists the noose tighter and Donovan's SCREAMS are