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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.


  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.


  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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