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"A Werewolf in my Bed"

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for two actors (1 m 1 f) by D. M. Larson



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From the published play "Between Good and Evil" by D. M. Larson available on Amazon.com


SCENE 1


Viv enters her bedroom. She is getting ready for bed. There is a strange growling sound.

Viv sees something her bed and attacks... Thad falls down and hides.

Viv: What's going on?

Thad: You know how I said I was going through some changes?

Viv: Yes.

Thad: Well, it happened.

Viv: What?

Thad: I can't say.

Viv: It's ok... We are all going through a lot changes.. We're turning in to adults.

Thad: It's a little more complicated than that.

Viv: Look.. Whatever you are going through... I am here for you... I am willing to listen... I will never give up on you.

(He comes out... He is a werewolf. She screams and runs away)

(He sits in bed sadly and start nibbling on an itch on his arm)

(She eventually comes back in)

Viv: Sorry about that

Thad: It's ok... I know I am a freak...

Viv: No no no... But what happened?

Thad: I am a werewolf.

Viv: A howl at the moon werewolf?  But shouldn't you be all crazy slobbery and growling? Do you want to bite me or something?  

Thad: Yes but not for the reason you might think.

Viv: Am I safe?

Thad: Yes... I can control myself... Well I can't control the hair... But the attitude... I just wanted you to know... In case something happened to me...

Viv: What?  What might happen?

Thad: Dog catcher... Rancher..... Monster hunter. All kinds of dangers.

Viv: There are monster hunters?

Thad: That's why there are not many monsters.

Viv: That's terrible.

Thad: Well... Monsters are called that for a reason.

Viv: But not you... You're a vegetarian!

Thad: That's not easy... I get cravings every full moon.

Viv: I am so sorry... I promise I won't eat meat around you ever again... That must be a Terrible temptation... I shouldn't eat meat at all anymore in fact.

Thad: You're so sweet to me.

Viv: You mean so much to me.

(He is struggling)

Thad: I get so itchy.

Viv: Here, I can help.

(She scratches him and he starts thumping his foot)

Thad: Oh yeah. Thank you... That felt really good.

Viv: Your fur is kind of soft... I like how it smells too.

Thad: Really?

(She smells him again)

Viv: Yeah.

Thad: You're not scared anymore... This isn't too weird?

Viv: It is weird and scary but I want to see the best in this... I want to support you... We can get through this together.

Thad: It's something that will always be here... I will never get rid of it.

Viv: It's you and that's all that matters.

And I have secrets too... I have baggage too...

Thad: That tops this?

Viv: This isn't a contest. The point is that we support each other no matter what life throws our way... Would you support me if I suddenly became a vampire?

Thad: Werewolves and vampires don't get along very well.

Viv: So you would just dump me?

Thad: No... Never... I would be here for you too... Vampire zombie mummy...  Any kind of creature there is inside you... I would still be here for you.

Viv: (She hugs him) I knew you would... You wearing something?  You smell so good.

Thad: Much be a scent I am giving off. Probably means I like you.

Viv: You're not going to start marking your territory are you?  

Thad: Hey!

Viv: Just kidding.

Thad: I would never do that to your room... Maybe outside your house... But never inside.

Viv: You marked outside my house?

Thad: Can we change the subject?

Viv: Okay...

(They are quiet)

Viv: So.. Why do you mark your territory?  

Thad: Grrr.

Viv: Am I your territory?

Thad: Maybe... That creep you out?

Viv: It's kind of romantic.

Thad: Really?

Viv: It makes me feel... Important... Special.

Thad: You are special.

viv: Special? In what way?

Thad: Special in the best possible way... I knew you were great but I never thought you would be okay with this.

Viv: It won't be easy ... Did this start recently?

Thad: No... For a while... That's why I am never around during a full moon.

Viv: But why tell me now?  Please tell me it's because you want to get more serious.

Thad: I wish... I was worried I might even have to break up.

Viv: No! Why?

Thad: To keep you safe.

Viv: I know you wouldn't hurt me.

Thad: Not from me...

Viv: From other werewolves?

Thad: No I made sure...

Viv: The marking?  (She smiles)

Thad: Can we drop that?

Viv: Fine... So what danger?

Thad: The underground is talking... It could just be a rumor.

Viv: Underground?

Thad: It's a system that keeps us hidden and safe... That's why you so rarely hear about monsters anymore. You get renegades like Bigfoot but overall it is pretty quiet.

Viv: But something happened?

Thad: There is a rumor of a monster hunter... Here in our town.

Viv: Hunter... Like he wants to catch you.

Thad:  Worse.

Viv: We have to hide you... We have to keep you safe.

Will we have to fight... I can fight.. I am a toughie.

Thad: No, I would never put you in danger.

Viv: That's up to me isn't it?  I am my own person... I can chose.

Thad: But you have no clue what you are choosing... I don't either... I have no clue what we are up against.

Viv: I know one thing.

Thad: What's that?

Viv: That I want to be with you... I never want to let you go... I never want to be without you.

Thad: Then we will face this together.

Viv: Beware all monster hunters... Hurt my Wolfie and prepare to feel my wraith...

Thad: Very scary.

Viv: Really?

Thad: I got shivers.

Viv: See Iza toughie.

Thad: You have such big muscles too.

Viv: Iza strong.

(She does a pose)

Thad: And pretty.

Viv: Now now... You stop that.

Thad:  No, you are very pretty.

Viv: You're full of baloney.

Thad: The prettiest girl in the whole world.

Viv: You're so full of baloney I could make a sandwich out of you.

Thad: Cute... You're very cute too.

Viv: Stop it.  No.  Toughie. (does her pose)

Thad: You're the best thing that has ever happened to me.

Viv: Me too.

(They look at each other... Wanting to kiss but not sure how)

(Gun shot is heard... They dive for cover)

Viv: what was that? Firecracker?  Car backfire?

Thad: I hope so.

END












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