Sadie comes out of her apartment and sees her neighbour, Miles, leaving
at the same time. She had a bad experience the previous night, which
has left her, among other things, with a black eye. She tries to avoid
Miles; but when he sees her and talks to her, she does her best to
conceal the injuries.
get into the habit
call in sick
set the mood for the rest of the day
Miles: Morning, Sadie. I didn't
see you there.
Sadie: (half turns to look at
him) Hi, Miles…Yeah, I'm just on my way out.
Miles: You going running?
Sadie: Yeah, well, you know it's
Miles: I figured as much. I usually
see you heading out at about this time.
Miles: You know, my doctor told
me I should be getting out and exercising more, but I just can't
get into the habit. I don't know how you do it.
Sadie: I've been doing it so long,
it's kind of automatic now.
Miles: Huh. Well, good for you
anyway (steps a little closer to her to get a closer look at her
face) …Say, you alright? You look kind of worn out. Long night?
Sadie: I…I quit my job…Anyway,
uh, what are you doing heading out now? You don't usually work on
Miles: Oh, uh, one of the guys
called in sick, so they asked me to fill in. I don't really like
having to work on a Saturday and all, but it'll be a nice piece
of overtime…Well, I should be going. Sorry, to hear about your job.
You be sure to get some rest now, alright.
Sadie: I will, Miles. Thanks.
Miles: Well, I'll see you later.
Sadie: Yeah, bye.