28 Plays Later – Challenge #9
Today we’re going dark. But I leave it to you to decide what sort of darkness is right for you.
You can either go into the dark deep blue sea for a bit of animal research (Blue Whale, the animal)
Or you can go into the dark side of humanity. (Blue Whale, the “game.” You really don’t want to know.)
TINA (V/O): Female blue whales give birth about once every three years, after being pregnant for a year. Whale calves nurse for the first year of their lives, during which they can gain up to 240 pounds a day. The average calf is around 24 feet long and weighs 3 tons. They can live up to 90 years.
FRANK: Tina would love this place.
JOANNE: Would have. Loved. She would have loved this place. (teary). Our daughter is gone, and we’re sitting here in paradise about to go whale watching without her.
FRANK: No, we’re going whale watching for her.
JOANNE: You didn’t ask him about the ashes.
FRANK: I’ll ask him when we’re out on the water. I’m sure we can work something out.
JOANNE (calmer): I want to go down to the water… walk with me?
FRANK: Yes, dear.
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