White Palace

Max and Nora met under strange circumstances. They have been seeing each other for a little while now and there are strong feelings there, which scare both of them, for different reasons. Now Nora’s electricity has been cut off, and she’s sitting in the dark, fuming, not about the electricity, but about the fact that […]

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Robby and Sam used to be married. They also used to work together fighting rare infectious diseases. Now there has been an outbreak of ebola in Zaire; Sam has been there working. He has asked Robby to stay with the dogs. But she was supposed to leave for her new job in Atlanta at the […]

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Marvin’s Room

Bessie and Lee, two sisters in their forties, haven’t had any contact for many years. Bessie lives in Florida with her elderly, bedridden father, Marvin, and her Aunt Ruth, whom she lovingly cares for. She isn’t married, and has never had her own family. When medical tests reveal she has leukemia, her doctor phones her […]

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Lone Star

Sam was once married to Bunny Kincaid and he worked for her father, but the marriage failed. Bunny is, indeed, unbalanced. She is depressed, has obviously had some episodes with fire, and covers her deep anxiety with a football obsession. Sam shows up to pick up some things he stored with her; he has taken […]

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Lone Star

Sam Deeds is a sheriff of a small Texas border town. His father, Buddy Deeds, was a deputy in the late fifties under a corrupt sheriff, Charlie Wade, but Buddy stood up to Charlie’s bullying and Charlie disappeared soon after, never to be heard from again. Buddy then became sheriff, and was loved and respected […]

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