turns toward the door but Miss Penny is standing right in
the middle of the doorway purring.
Oh. So that’s what you were
chasing last night, huh Penny
Cole quickly picks up a backpack and then the cat and goes
out – closing the door behind him.
Don’t anybody go in my room
today – I’m working on a project.
Marlowe steps out the front door of the toy house and begins
to explore the room. He goes into every corner and every
dark space looking for a crack or a hole or some other enemy
who might wait for him in the night.
On a kitchen plate on the edge of Cole’s desk Marlowe finds
a piece of pizza and after smelling it and licking it he
sits down on the desk with the pizza in his hands and looks
out the window as he eats.
Marlowe takes the pizza and drags it into the toy house and
finishes it sitting in the rocking chair.
INT. COLE’S BEDROOM – AFTERNOON
The roof is lifted off the house. Marlowe jumps out of the
rocker and rushes upstairs until he meets Cole’s eyes and he
How can you have clothes? Are
you an alaene?
Cole slowly lowers his hand into the toy house.
Now, don’t bite me aleene, I’m
not going to hurt you.
Marlowe looks at the huge hand and doesn’t know what to do.
He looks at Cole and Cole looks back. Marlowe doesn’t feel
any fear so he steps slowly forward toward the hand when he
realizes that he still is holding onto the pizza. He pushes
the piece up above his head and places it in Cole’s hand.
Wow. You’re offering me food.
The old pizza which was on my desk.
Wow, this is soo cool. I’m Cole.
Nothing happens so Cole points to himself with his
other hand and repeats,
I’m Cole. Guess you don’t speak