Chapter 24:

EP 24 A good friend

Aurora


It starts to rain
SENECA
collecting these is getting easoier in discovering xana it not long until we find another one look one is coming up
SENENCA
ugh(looking at map) woah what am intue of them dopts is close and it move torwards up
MEMPHIS
Ugh kids get behind me
JADA
Okayy lady
JADA (CONT’D)
Alright some more action
Nas and damemon:(dogs barking)
SENECA
It's close
He pulls out his blade as Delphis shows up in a hood.SENECA (CONT’D)
Reveal yourself
Dogs go to him barking, they play.
SENECA
DELPHI
Ugh
Seneca speed jumps over sees Delphi petting one of the dogs and the one with its belly
DELPHI (CONT’D)
Haha don’t pinch me
SENENCA
(smileS)
Why are you here?
DELPHI
Well I dont want to be here of good news I came to search for you but quick there sisomething of no times essnece
SENECA
Huh
He shows them the way to the cave
PIVOT
Master seneca i'm sorry
SENENCA
What
DELPHI
It's okay laid hell need to see it for hims
Pivot wipes a tear from his eyes. Seneca walks in and sees Cato lying then drop blade as he rushes over fast.
CATO..
injured with a bloody hoodie)
CATO
Hey look at you lookin ugly.
Senenc sees her wound. Seneca heals her
CATO (CONT’D)
Oh your so nice trying to save everybody but you can make my body produce blood fast can you
SENENCA
UH THERE HAS TO BE TIME MAYBE IF CAN CARRY YOU TO THE NEAREST
CATO
The city is far apart and the bkhad wont help me. Well since you like them so much and there so innocent.
He smiles
CATO (CONT’D)
I'm just playing.
SENECA
Cato
CATO
It's impossible…
SENENCA
Nothing is imposisble
He holds her hand.
CATO
Yeah…and I want you to still believe in that…even when im not here..
SENECA
Don’t say that don’t say that your gonna be fine… were gonna get you to a hospital
CATO
Its so glad to see you positive now
SENECA
Yeah
CATO
Even when im not
SENENCA
Ugh common cato we gotta get you out of here
PIVIOT
The nearest hospital is the city of oluen and they wouldn’t even let us in
CATO
Ugh…They let me bleed out on th side but im still not made.. Im to cool to lose my cool.
Cato smiles. Seneca looks at her wounds and sees so much blood on her clothes after she's been wounded
CATO:
Ugh…
(clod look at his eyes)
I should have bleed before we got back in the middle of no where…
SENECA
Ugh..
CATO
I'm just not gonna make it
SENECA
(holds here hand)
It okay… you gonna be find
CATO
You always are my best friend…
Seneca smiles.
CATO (CONT’D)
and don’t think you killed me… im just getting lazy on battle tactitc again
(smiles)
SENENCA
Cato…
CATO
Seneca…don’t cry…you look funny when your mad..or sad
He touch his face as she put his hand on her chestt.
CATO (CONT’D)
you old mad teddy bear…
SENECACATO
Thats strange… I cant see your face anymore…
SENECA grabs her.
DELPHI
She's going into shock ughCATO
Ugh.. I can see but im still tired…
SENCA:
(put hand over her head)
it fine… now your not gonna die
CATO
Ugh…
SENECA
I'll be when you wake up like always…
CATO
(smiles and tears up)
Seneca…your such good frined…..im sorry ive been mean to you.
SENECA
CATO…
CATO
You know when I say I hate you I mean love you right
SENECA
Hmm that's enough
She moves her legs.
CATO
I mean it you my most favorite person in the world expcet bale he so annoy with his blad ass
SENECA
Haha I make sure to tell him that
CAT
Ah no he mean ..
SENECA
But I mean it your my most favorite person in the world.. You so nice.. It be awfull if you died..if you didn’t do all those good things you said youd do
CATO
Ugh…I would even be here if it wasn’t for you Because I do I really do.. I would never have had a better life if I didn’t have bestfriend like you..
SENENCA
ITS OKAY WERE GONNA FIX THIS WERE GONNA FX THIS THIS JUST GOTTA STILL
MEMPHIS
Where the nearst town
DELPHI
Very far but wil she make it
SENENCA
She'll make it
DELPHI
How are you doing this?
DELPHI (CONT’D)
I need to keep this secret pivot the other cant know of this understood
PIVIOT
Yes sir and thank you
CATO
Pivot ugh that idiot
SENENCA
Ugh
CATO
Hmm He so annoying but cute though
PIVOT
Ah
CATO
Haha
SENENCA
I think she likes you
CATO
I wonder what he loks like with out his whole outfit on. Ah!
SENECA
Ugh Cato that's enough
Cato:What jerk always looking at me
SENENCA
HMM
PIVOT
ah i don’t kno what she talking about
DELPHI
it's fine
SENENCA
Cato that's enough
CATO
Ugh… would though
SENENA
Ugh
CATO
Fu-
SENENCA
(puts hand over her mouth)
I said that enouhg go pivot
PIVOT
Ugh yes sir(walks off) wow..
MEMPHIS
That good you’re her , your best option as healing her…
DELPHI
takes the orb and heals her with senenca combined(still healing here)
CATO
Were in the middle of no where
Senenca smiles.
SENECA
Don’t forget to get me a crown…….Common (takes hand off oher mouth)
CATO
Ugh…crown
SENENCA
She wants me to make her my queen if becoem the next dedeore but the acret dednst have any kings or queen hey she some how made it
MEMPHIS
And shes a admiral? Ugh
SENENCA
She smarter than she looks she a good person to
Later:
Cato leeping then walks up in the middle of ther talking)
SENECA:
Oh and dont forgot… you still havent finished the your dream… well atleast one of have to.. I guess I wont get to be that first sulan queen… (smiles) hmm that’s fine I would had a big head in that crown…
DELPHI
HMM
CATO
Go confidnetly…In the directions of your dreams… and live the life you imagined…because that all what important… the fact that you at least try…im glad we
Tear falls from her eye closes her eye.
CATO (CONT’D)
We got to…be friends.
Closes eyes as she sleeps.
Senen ac staresnd bows head. Looks up smiling as he wipes his tear in happiness. Stands up.
DELPHI
Shes fortunate to have friend like you
Everyone in the back with delhis head down and memephis hands on her face.
Senenca walk to everyone as he goes ou I the rain where his tears are covered.
MEMPHIS
Seneca…
DELPHI
Shell be fine
SENENCA(WALK OUT FORWARD PAST THEM WHERE HE FALLS ON HIS LEGS COLLAPSEthey look)(thunder continues (later
DEPHLI
Are you okay seneca?
SENENCA
(Sniff wiping eye)
I'm very emotional I gues sthat why im such bad warroir
DELPHI
Not really but most of all the best one is those who care fro their friends as the best slders…
SENENCA
Hmmm.. im fine though.. Why are you out here?
DELPHI
I came to investagting what nearly killed her
SENENCA
Ugh…what where you investigation
DELPHI
The being who killed her. Its what the khad are also after and maybe usSENENCA
So what have you found?
DELPHI
Emm some new details about it
SENENCA
Ugh who and what was it
DELPHI
I DON’T KNOW YET ALL IVE SEEN IS ITS DESTRUCTION
SENECA
What do you mean you you have seen it this thing you inveastigt an you havent given glimps of it
DELPHI
Im aforad you might go off and fight it without enough knoweldge yet this thing might kill you instalty
SENENCA
(What are you saying?!)
DELPHI
Im a saying I wont tell
SENENCA
Are you saying im weak
DELPHI
No
SENENCA
Then why wont you tell me when there the fucling emeny out there you want to spend time talking about how strong it is when you can just kill it!
DELPHI
Im saying you will die if you go after it
twing crack)(khad out side)ugh(lok behind him as seneca is already there and angery as eh grabs him through him inside
DELPHI (CONT’D)
Seneca wait lets investigate him
SENECA
You said that thing was after the khad faction
pulls out blad and cut him
KHAD SOLDIER
Aaah
SENENCA
Lets get it now tell us or you bleed out
KHAD SOLDIER
Ah
SENENCA
(stabs him in hos side)
KHAD SOLDIER
Aave you done this
SENENCA
Shut up!
KHAD SOLDIER
Please…I have a daughter…
SENECA
Ugh
KHAD SOLDIER
I'm just following orders to protect them I ran from my camp…after that thing destroy it and went underground it killed all of my friend I wanted revengeto… I just want to help out a friend… just like you ugh… I just want to avenge him
Senenca snap about of empathy then tightens harder)
SENECA
enough of these lies! Tell us more
KHAD SOLDIER
Ah!
SENENCA
Seneca take that blade out of him.
KHAD SOLDIER
No
DELPHI
Seneca
SENENCA
No not until he tells me everythng I need to knowDelphis grabs him as he puts him in a different dememison in his head.
SENENCA
Ugh
DELPHI
You are not fury do not become him
SENENCA
Ugh
He looks back to Delphi with Seneca knocked out he touches the man
SENECA
Ah where am i
DELPHI
You need to tell me everything you seen before you die .that man out there has seen a lot of red…he need that truth as much as you can
KHAD SOLDIER
Ugh
DELPHI
Tell what did you see
KHAD SOLDIER
She was death as evertuhng hse touched died by here blade death like how she creep up to you and strike youi nthe back only it was more real…It actually ahpeend
DELPHI
That im already aware of…
KHAD SOLDIER
These things she wants it determine the fate of humanity and its destiny the control all of them
DELPHI
How is ti that you know this Khad
SOLDIER
Please I work for tepez I was once his guard its imposble not to notice how he get his power over deam to it please spare my life by my knowdleg to help you and do not end it because of the fear from it
DELPH
Hmmm…
SENECA
(seneca wakes up)
UGH
DELPHI
Qucik fix what you done…
Seneca is infuriated.
DELPHI (CONT’D)
I brought you here to make sure…
SENENCA
Im sorry
DELPHI
Just do the right thing.
He stands up and heals his enemy
KHAD SOLDIER
Ugh thank you… now I can met my daughter
SENECA
you would feel the same for other s who have daughters If you had a daughetr you would be here.
KHAD SOLDIER
What do you know.. O knever wanted to be soldier .. To possiblely next meet an end like this… I want to be a doctor. I lost my first love becoming this way… vidicntve like you.. It only cost me my commard…
SENENCA
And swift end when I find then
KHAD SOLDIER
Oh you'll find them. And it will not all be what you expect it
SENENCA
We will see
KHAD SOLDIER
Such heart… it will destroy you child….
SENENCA
(get up off of seat)
I have had enough this delphi tell e what he siad
KHAD SOLDIER
No you not ready for what I just heard
Senenca looks at the man.
KHAD SOLDIER (CONT’D)
Ugh
DELPHI
Seneca
SENENCA
Why are you not telling m this killers name and face! Why!
DELPHI
Because im protecting you! Form that danger ypu odntknow if your ready yet… SenencA:An for what to protect that enemy
DELPHI (CONT’D)
Seneca he ahuman being like us
SENECA:NO HES NOT
Khad soldier:..
SENENCA
((looks at memephis))
None of them our
DELPHI
SENECA…
SENENCA
Just tell me or find out myself!
DELPHI
What are you saying? You nearly killed an innoecnt man didn’t you believ in sancity
KHAS SOLDIER
No all beleive are bound to be immoratilzed
DELPHI
SENECA
SENENCA
What there all arutburty all of them I can change when ever I want jst like anyone!
DELPHI
Then don’t out of good hope prevent yourself with control by those limits you nearly took the life of the man who could help you why why kill someone trying to help you.. Conrtol that da our ill put you in the matrx again
SENENCA
I don’t care you on there side when the man who did this is till out there
DELPHI
There are people still dyng everysenecond seneca they all can be aveneg this goes no where!
Walks off from cave into rain
DELPHI (CONT’D)
(goes after him)
SENECA!
SENENCA
I can go from here right
PIVOT
Thank you commarder peace be with you
SENECA
Thank you thank you
carrying cato o his back as they travel home
CATO
Aw thank you so much for bring me home! Ill make sure to repay you the bst way bssoing
SENENCA
Ugh that’s great cato but im sure
CATO
Quite
SENENCA
Augh
CATO
I'm not done with you with such a bad attotiuude and evil temperment
Hmm(targeting here as he targets back memphis and cato)(stacking) they both pull up chairs, the table is set)
JADA
Arely folks are you ready!
Jada being the referee walk memphis and catos hand on eachtother getting ready to arm wrestle
DELPHI
You gotta be kinding me
SENENCA
(Healing her arm)
CATO
Ah
DELPHI
Don’t worry woman will be woman
CATO
Hnmm(BLSUHES) UGH..
(heals here)MEMPHIS
This was a mistake…I't be better if you just gave me the stone, I gave it to bale unless you want to wake him up in the middle of the night
SENECA
No thanks
He moves his hand up cato arm through here back.
MEMPHIS
Hmm
CATO
Ah! It hurts!
SENENCA
Okay take your shirt off
CATO
You have to unzip it
SENENCA
Hmm why do they make theses….
He unzips her and sees her back.
SENECA
Your always getting you back broken
CATO
Shut up…(smilies)
Senena heals her
CATO (CONT’D)
Ugh.. Hmm..Seneca are still mad at me froe how I left?
SENENCA
No.. You told the reason
CATO
But I did't m ell or if you just lying to not tand you really think it not a good reason. I mean if I was in your life… maybe I would have help you more
SENENCA
Hmm I think that why we like eachothe company..we jits want ot help people after re relise how scared our lives are
CATO:
((smiles))
If you can heal why cant your scars go away?
SENECA
The power wont remove scar before handbing toughed those are perminate..:Now wat else is hurting
CATO
Hmm now now the time to tell me
SENENCA
No that enough(crakc) aah ugh..
CATO
Hmm roux..
SENENCA
(raises eyebrow)
YES..?
CATO
Can you.. Message feet
SENECA
UGH… HMM
CATO
Ahh
He massages and heals her feet and legs
CATO (CONT’D)
you good friend
SENENCA
Like always…
CATO
A..can I ask you qustion
SENECA
You’ve never been afirad to have you?
(move on to next foot)CATO:
(smiles)
What havent you been with somebody else
Memphis eavedrops
SENENCA
Hmm im just not the down your knees type of guy…
CATO
Hmm you don’t think about having romoaic into yourlife
(stretching)
SENENCA
(looks at here and sees what shes doing)
No not right now
CATO
Ah..
SENENCA
Romantic conceptions of erotic love with the claim that love “may be the most ingenuous expression on of egoism
CATO
Hmm You sound like your asheamd of that then…like you don’t belive in love
SENENCA
I don’t .. i really don’t
CATO
…yeah..That really sad. That you would lie to yourslef to belive that
SENECA
Hmmm
(smile her get up)
you can have the bed)
CATO
Are you mad at me?
SENENCA
For what
CATO
..pretending like you don’t know.. On how I left
SENENCA
I really don’t remember and I don’t hold grudge
Cato gets up and walks over by him)
SENECA
There not a power in my body to make me move to believe in for something love...its only an illusion. You think so..
SENECA (CONT’D)
I know so. There is no movement in me that can make me believe love real
CATO
Shut up your saying all this like your afraid.
She has her hands on his back trying to seduce him.
SENECA
What you are doing?…why are you so interested in making me
CATO
Because im showing how riducolus that sounds. And beside. I want you to be optimistic for me.
She puts her hands close to his stomach and crouches. Seneca stands up.
SENENCA:(STANDS UP)
STOP..
CATO
What is wrong with you.. It just ugh…you are still mad at me arent you.
SENENCA
What are you saying. Or im not some poor soul that need your help nd enlightenment on hope and all the prosper things that come with it yeah. The last person who told me no the last person I did believe along with them that idea… cost them everything. Im tired of hope. Im tired for this bullshit of love and all conversation of it. That whole thing you and everyone who say that to me I just nod because I already know…that whole idea on hope or whatever kind of hope. That just some mistake.
CATO
And what about when you say it to kids…
SENENCA
I'm lying.. Ive been lyng even from the start. And don’t worry if I ever say to you and if do sorry if you believe me
CATO
Okay then.
SENENCA
Don’t worry I wont say it.
CATO
THAT FINE…
CATO (CONT’D)
Now your just … cold and soulless.. make lies up to yourself
SENECA
Im making lies…to myslef… yeah that’s how it is
CATO
Up with some excuse that you don’t believe in that called pity
SENECA
Pity..
CATO
everything that you were before. It likes you’ve change from that really good human being that o knew the heart. Fuck everything you and everythIng you and everyone has said it's just bullshit you dont even believe
SENECA
Why does it matter?
CATO
I believe in it
SENECA
Yeah(shakes head scarsicly) people change memphis as just like
CATO
Maybe that what I mean… I don’t have have engery inmy body so get off
SENECA
No..i beleve in it because you told me…that whats kept me alive through dark time because belive and that made it real…
CATO
But you’ve got nothing left in you…it just nothing…
Seneca scowls at her.
CATO (CONT’D)
You'll understand and want love is real when you have nothing around
SENECA
Yeah I guess I will then…
The kids have been playing the whole time.
JADA
why are you fighitin?
ROUX
Aren’t you with Memphis?
CATO
Memphis that sakryen doesn’t matter to him!
SENENCA
Go to bed…now..
ROUX
Okay yes sir
SENECA
Follow orders…sleep as he closes his eyes close them and ender a dream with his sister in front of him
Nike puts her hand up and his mother grabs her as she plays.
NIKE
Ndunda
SENENCA
Ah hmm
Seneca wakes up to find Memphis looking at him from a chair as rain falls.
SENENCA (CONT’D)
Why cant you sleep?
MEMPHIS
I feel bad for you
SENENCA
I'm sorry I made you like me hmm
MEMPHIS
Haah
SENENCA
I'm sorry Iwas rude
MEMPHIS
No im sorry.. im sorry I did anythig to you.
Cato walks in.
CATO
WAIT WHO IS SHE ARE YOU STILL TRAVELING WITH HER!
SENECA
Cato just makes sure youddotn hurt her I don’t want to end up with a cat fight
CATO
Don’t worry I'll just ingore her the entire shes her
MEMPHIS
BITCH
CAT
no shut up!
SENECA
Guys that enough
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