house and stops.
Lights are on in the bottom half of the house, and the
but the curtains in the room are drawn.
8 pm Tuesday, March 23, 1971
door of the house.
She is in an obvious hurry.
Where's the girl?
(passing into living
I made our reservation for 8:15.
We're going to be late.
The doorbell rings.
Here she is now.
at him uncomfortably from outside.
Mandrakis. It's okay. Everyone gets
Come on in.
restaurant on the notepad by the
Zip me up, will you please?
If we aren't home in two hours, it
means we've decided to go on to a
movie and won't be back until after
midnight. Is that all right?
(helping wife on with
I've told my service to pick up any
first door on your left at the top
of the landing. They're both just
getting over a cold -- so try not to
Do you have any questions?
Jill shakes her head.
We have to go now. We're late.
Make yourself at home. The
(pulling doctor through
We even have some low-fat yogurt.
Will you please come on!
lifted off its receiver, a dial tone, then a number is dialed.
Hello, Jill? How's it going?
(out of phone)
I got it, Dad!
(into phone again)
Jesus Christ! My father's in one of
his moods again. Male menopause, you
know. So how are you?
Are you over at Dr. Mandrakis'?
Yeah, I've been here for about an
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