By Harold Pinter
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DEVLIN Now. REBECCA No. DEVLIN fairly? REBECCA No. DEVLIN Why now not? REBECCA Who by way of? DEVLIN via me. REBECCA You? DEVLIN What do you think that? REBECCA i believe you’re a fuckpig. DEVLIN Me a fuckpig? Me! you want to be joking. Rebecca smiles. REBECCA Me joking? you need to be joking. Pause. DEVLIN you recognize why I’m asking you those questions. Don’t you? positioned your self in my position. I’m forced to invite you questions. there are such a lot of issues I don’t be aware of. i do know not anything . . . approximately any of this. not anything. I’m at nighttime. i would like gentle. Or do you think that my questions are illegitimate? Pause. REBECCA What questions? Pause. DEVLIN glance. it's going to suggest very much to me should you may possibly outline him extra basically. REBECCA outline him? What do you suggest, outline him? DEVLIN bodily. I suggest, what did he really seem like? in case you see what I suggest? size, breadth . . . that kind of factor. top, width. I suggest, really except his . . . disposition, no matter what which may were . . . or his personality . . . or his religious . . . status . . . I simply wish, good, i would like . . . to have a clearer suggestion of him . . . good, now not a clearer concept . . . simply an idea, in truth . . . simply because i've got totally no thought . . . as issues stand . . . of what he gave the impression of. I suggest, what did he seem like? Can’t you provide him a form for me, a concrete form? i need a concrete photo of him, you spot . . . a picture i will be able to hold approximately with me. I suggest, all you could speak of include his fingers, one surrender your face, the opposite at the again of your neck, then the 1st one in your throat. There needs to be extra to him than palms. What approximately eyes? Did he have any eyes? REBECCA What colour? Pause. DEVLIN That’s exactly the query I’m asking you . . . my darling. REBECCA How abnormal to be referred to as darling. not anyone has ever known as me darling. except my lover. DEVLIN I don’t think it. REBECCA You don’t think what? DEVLIN I don’t think he ever known as you darling. Pause. DEVLIN (cont. ) Do you're thinking that my use of the notice is prohibited? REBECCA What note? DEVLIN Darling. REBECCA Oh convinced, you referred to as me darling. How humorous. DEVLIN humorous? Why? REBECCA good, how will you in all likelihood name me darling? I’m no longer your darling. DEVLIN definite you're. REBECCA good, I don’t are looking to be your darling. It’s the very last thing i need to be, I’m nobody’s darling. DEVLIN That’s a track. REBECCA What? DEVLIN "I’m nobody’s child now. ” REBECCA It’s “You’re nobody’s child now. ” yet besides, I didn’t use the notice child. Pause. REBECCA (cont. ) I can’t let you know what he seemed like. DEVLIN have you ever forgotten? REBECCA No. I haven’t forgotten. yet that’s no longer the purpose. besides, he went away years in the past. DEVLIN Went away? the place did he cross? REBECCA His task took him away. He had a role. DEVLIN What used to be it? REBECCA What? DEVLIN what sort of task used to be it? What task? REBECCA i feel it had whatever to do with a go back and forth corporation. i feel he was once a few type of courier. No, No, he wasn’t. That used to be just a part-time activity. I suggest that was once purely a part of the activity within the business enterprise. He used to be fairly excessive up, you notice. He had loads of obligations. Pause. DEVLIN what kind of supplier? REBECCA A commute organization. DEVLIN what kind of commute organisation? REBECCA He used to be a consultant, you spot.