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  • Writer's picturePeter K F Cheung SBS

Kaji: My Comforter

  1. FADE IN.


  2. Act 1


  3. INT. DINING ROOM - 09:15


  4. At the dining table, KAJI and PETER are sharing a bread.


  5. KAJI (V.O.): This piece for me is larger than usual.


  6. Having consumed it, Peter passes her another piece.


  7. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): Well, even larger!


  8. Kaji finishes it after a few bites.


  9. At 11:15. Kaji takes her chair again as the PACK LEADER takes out food from a bag.


  10. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): I can smell pancakes, my favourite.


  11. The Pack Leader passes bits of pancakes to Kaji.


  12. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): They're particularly nice to me this morning.


  13. Act 2


  14. INT. SITTING ROOM - 12:00


  15. Joining Peter on a sofa, Kaji rests her head on Peter's lap.


  16. KAJI (V.O.): I love doing that. His lap is a great comfort.


  17. FLASHBACK


  18. INT. SITTING ROOM - 10:00 (Yesterday)


  19. Kaji's meal is being served.


  20. KAJI (V.O.):I don't have any appetite.


  21. PETER: What's wrong with our darling?


  22. Joining Peter on the sofa, Peter begins to pet Kaji.


  23. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): It seems my stomach is talking.


  24. Peter hears some growling and rumbling noises.


  25. PETER: Are they from my intestines?


  26. Peter continues to trace the source.


  27. PETER: Oh, it's from her stomach!


  28. PACK LEADER: If the symptoms persist, we'll take her to see her Vet tomorrow.


  29. Peter looks worried.


  30. PETER: Meanwhile, let's go to bed now.


  31. INT. BEDROOM - 23:30


  32. Kaji joins Peter in bed.


  33. KAJI (V.O.): I feel like sleeping next to Peter.


  34. Peter then pulls a blanket to cover Kaji.

  35. KAJI (V.O.): At my weakest, Peter is my strength.


  36. Touching each other, they fall asleep.


  37. RETURN TO PRESENT


  38. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): After a good sleep, my stomach has stopped complaining.


  39. Pausing.


  40. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): Having had two breakfasts, I feel energized now.


  41. Pausing.


  42. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): But, it's been quite a while since we last went out.


  43. Pausing.


  44. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): I haven't got any clue that we're going out.


  45. Kaji adjusts her head on Peter's lap a little.


  46. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): See if Peter would get my cue.


  47. EXT. PET GARDEN - 18:30


  48. As an unfriendly big black DOG is barking at her, Kaji is on the defensive.


  49. KAJI (V.O.): If you dare to attack me, I'll strike back. I've the strong support.


  50. Monitored closely by the CARERS, the confrontation soon ends.


  51. Act 3


  52. INT. DINING ROOM - 21:30


  53. Sitting on the lap of the Pack Leader, Kaji avoids looking straight through a computer screen. We hear verbal exchanges.


  54. KAJI (V.O.): Those speaking from the screen always call my name.


  55. Pausing.

  56. 09

  57. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): I can hear them, but I can neither smell nor touch them.


  58. Kaji sees Peter joining the meeting.


  59. KAJI (V.O.) (Cont'd): I just want to join Peter. He's my comforter.


  60. Peter touches Kaji affectionately.


  61. THE END


  62. FADE OUT












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