“Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.” –Thoreau

17 July 2009

Still episode two.

Charlie is pacing her living room. Joe and Nyah sit in the armchairs while Kate stands against a far wall.

CHARLIE
Tell me again why you been talkin’ to that lot
lizard? ‘Cause that bit a logic do continue to escape me.

KATE
She was telling me the truth! All the stuff you wouldn’t say, wouldn’t explain, and I need to      know! Joe!

Joe won’t meet her eyes.

KATE
Joe, don’t I need to know about myself? I have to be informed. I have a right to—
 
JOE
Information like this is something you’re meant to earn. You earn the right to knowledge through hard-work, honesty, integrity…

CHARLIE
And not by being a little shit!