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The Novel 5

The Novel 5

INT. MADONNA SCHOOL CLASSROOM – MORNING

Helen enters the class. Tony is sitting with Esther. Helen looks around for Charley. Charley is writing. Helen goes over to Charley.

HELEN

Sorry.

CHARLEY

(smiles)

Okay.

HELEN

(surprised)

You are no longer angry?

Love Sucks 3

Love Sucks 3

INT. JESSICA’S OFFICE – DAY

Obinna enters. He goes to Jessica. Jessica is answering a call so Obinna stands and waits. After Jessica’s call, she signals Obinna to sit down. Obinna sits.

OBINNA

(with his usual smile)

How are you doing?

JESSICA

Fine and you?

OBINNA

I’m doing good.

(pause)

The Novel 2

The Novel 2

INT. BEN’S SITTING ROOM – DAY

Ada and Helen are sitting down silently. Ada keeps looking at Helen, not sure of what to say. After a while, BEN enters. Ben is in his almost fifty. Ben goes and seats beside Ada. All three keep quiet for a while. Ben wants to say something but doesn’t know what. The mood is really tensed.

ADA

(trying to ease the tension a little)

So Ben, how was work today?

BEN

(to Helen)

Do you feel you need to see anybody?

Love Sucks 2

Love Sucks 2

EXT. UNIVERSITY PREMISES – MOMENTS LATER

Nathan and Ifeoma are heading to Nathan’s car. Nathan is walking a little fast as Ifeoma tries to keep.

IFEOMA

Can we go out… on a kind of date?

NATHAN

(pause)

Of course. I am going to a fast food joint. We can go together.

IFEOMA

Okay.

They both get to Nathan’s car. Nathan unlocks the door. Ifeoma is surprised that Nathan has such a beautiful car.

IFEOMA (CONT’D)

What happened to your car yesterday?

The Novel

The Novel

Fade in:

NIGERIA

EXT. JUNIORATE GIRL’S SCHOOL – NIGHT

A GIRL, 15, is waiting at the gate. She is hugging a small bag close to her chest. She is putting on a day wear. She keeps looking around. Clearly she is expecting someone. She is a little tensed.

EXT. ROAD – NIGHT

NNAMDI and PETER, both 16, are standing near a car. Both boys are looking very worried. Nnamdi, however, looks calmer than Peter.