Written By: Vicente C.
Mentored By: Javier R.
Program: Each One Reach One
Dates: May 6th-18th, 2013
Description: Change your Ways or Else?
By Vicente C.
CHARACTERS: Messy Mars the Planet, Male, 21 million
light years old
SETTING: Deep in outer space between Earth and Saturn. It’s cold out there and quiet. A lot of comets and ship parts are floating by.
Stars are floating and exploding nearby.
TIME: 1:00 pm space-time
AT RISE: Messy is waking up from last night with a universal headache from drinking too many Marshinis with Smooth Saturn. As he struggles to open his
eyes, he sees Luna loading up her Galadi Benz, her spaceship.
(Waking Up) Ay! Hold on. Where are you going?
I’m tired of this BS Messy. I told you if this happens one more time I’m leaving you for good
Moon; what is you talking about baby? I love you so much to the point where I’m changing myself for you. I’ve never done that before. Can’t you see we were meant to be?
Wow, wow, wow! Don’t come at me with this Messy. You might have not gone to the air lounge last night, but you brought the party to your orbit. And don’t you dare lie to me. I can smell the fuel on your breathe
Baby, it’s not what it seems. But…
STOP IT THIS INSTANT! I know you have been letting other moons around your orbit. How do you explain this lipstick on your fuel tank? And don’t blame it on Smooth Saturn. Cause I saw him with my own eyes at the Meteor Shower last night
WAH? What is you doing at the Meteor Shower? Who were you there with? And…
Ummm…don’t try to turn this around. This is about you and not me.
Luna starts to float away from his orbit
Aight Aight. Slow down. Wait. Don’t leave yet. I love you to the point where I’m wiling to come clean to save our relationship
Luna stops floating away
Keep going. I’m listening
One night when I was with Smoove Saturn at the Air Lounge, I had a couple of Gravity on the rocks. Too many of them. Then this moon named Ruby kept looking at me. We started dancing and one thing led to another. After that, she has been in my atmosphere every time you went out
To tell you the truth, I’ve known this the whole time. I just wanted to hear you say it. Last week on that one beautiful night when our surfaces collapsed together, I caught Lavarhea. The next day my craters were burning like crazy. I had a lot of lava pouring out of my craters to the point where I had to go the space station to get checked. I haven’t been messing with any other planets lately. So I know you were the one to blame. You’re such a BLACKHOLE!! How could you do this to me? I loved you Messy
Luna starts crying
So wait, what do you mean “loved you?” You don’t love me no more? Baby I apologize a 1 billion times over for every star in the universe. The thought of you floating away from my orbit is unthinkable.
Messy tilts his axis to one knee and grabs Luna’s hand
Baby, I need you. I know I messed up on a good thing, but I’ve learned from my mistakes. Now I see that you’re my soul-ar mate. No other moon means nothing to me. You captured my heart for ransom and I want you to cherish it till the end. You’re the most loyal moon I have ever been with. I want to go with you away from this galaxy and create our own solar system. Create little planets and beautiful stars together.
Messy, we don’t share the same ambitions. If we did, you would’ve realized what we had from the get go. I can’t be with a planet that will have other moons around his orbit. I don’t see myself going through what my mom and dad went
through. Dad working full time to provide light, and moms traveling around the universe. When I create my solar system, I want it to be a stable one.
You’re right. You’re right. I need to change more. What else do you need from me? No one’s perfect, but I want to be the closest to it
Messy tilts his axis and is on his feet holding both of Luna’s hands
You’ve got to change the friends you hang around with. I know Smoove Saturn is your best friend, but…
Smoove? What are you talking about? Smoove Saturn has been my best friend ever since we were 2 light years old
Baby, you say I’m you’re everything. So if it means your soul-ar mate has to put restrictions on you, then I will. What means more to you; partying every other night with
Smoove Saturn or creating a solar system with me? Can’t you see he is influencing you in all of the negative ways? If I float away today, I guarantee you I will never come back
Baby moon, you know I will do anything for you to stay in my orbit. But asking me to leave Smoove is like…
Messy!!! You should be glad I’m giving you a second chance in the first place. Based on the fact that you gave me Lavarhea. Do you know how much torment you put me through physically and emotionally? Being cheated on by the planet you love?
Luna starts to cry
Luna, you are right once again and I’m sorry. If it means both of us staying together then I will kill my friendship with Smoove Saturn. I’m serious
Luna and Messy hug each other
TO BE CONTINUED