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*AWARD WINNER* Death Before Decaf
DEATH BEFORE DECAF
A play in ten minutes
One of the six finalists for the Theater Odyssey Student Ten Minute Playwrighting Festival, to be performed live at the State College of Florida David and Ann Howard Theater on January 17th, 2014.
CHARACTERS
 WALLY  Early 20s, female. Coffee-fueled hipster; a tad inconsiderate.
 BART  Early 20s, male. Going nowhere fast, but proud of it. Easy-going.
 ROBBER  Hoodlum. He may unpredictably start to yell in THE MIDDLE OF SENTENCES.
 LADY  Innocent bystander
 POLICEMAN  Useless. Honestly.
SETTING
Interior of a seedy convenience store/gas station
TIME
Evening, present day
AUTHOR’S NOTES
A slash (/) indicates overlapping dialogue. Wherever the slash appears, the next line begins.
     

SCENES
Scene 1   The Gas Station   Early evening
Scene 2   The Gas Station   Half an hour later
SCENE 1
(A gas station, early eve
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I Quit
Tears filled my eyes as I looked at the cast list of Peter Pan. Only one word echoed through my head, in perfect three-four time.
Failure. Failure. Failure.
That was the day I decided I was going to quit. Quit doing something I loved. Quit doing something that made me feel like a fish in water. Quit doing something that, once upon a time, made me happy. I couldn’t stop grinning after every performance. Dancing and singing in musical theater filled me with adrenaline, made me happy, enveloped me in a community of people who shared my interests.
Guess what?
I quit.
It’s very hard to explain my reasoning to people. They see talent—well, they’re the only ones. They get appalled when I utter those two little words, probably stemming from the “don’t quit” mentality that fuels our motivational speakers, music, movies, and fortune cookies. Who hasn’t heard the song “Never Say Never?” Would Troy Bolton have gotten into J
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Jazzy-C-Oaks Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   General Artist
Happy :cake: Birthday!
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waatz Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
Heey, here is your chibi!
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Hope you like it :3
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DemonMamoru Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Heya TDD!
I saw the thing about x and y, and then apparently it's locked, I really don't understand why, but I'd love to get a starter! I'll trade you something good!
My trainer name is STORM. all caps in the game XD
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TillDeathDies Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Okay, that sounds awesome! FC? (:
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DemonMamoru Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
How do I find it?
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ReinasWrath Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohh sorry I saw this so belatedly :0 I can trade whenever is good for you ^_^ Also were you looking for anyone back in particular?  (posting here cuz thread is closed?) 
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TillDeathDies Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I've got no opinion. What was your trainer name again? C:
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ReinasWrath Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reina :]
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ReinasWrath Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi!! I added you on the 3ds (left my FC in your thread) Love your art! 
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