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  • Writer's picturePeter K F Cheung SBS


  1. FADE IN

  2. Act 1

  3. INT. STUDY - 10:00

  4. Smart phone in hand, PETER is checking Quora.

  5. PETER (V.O.): I've got many new answer requests each day.

  6. Scrolling down, Peter sees a notification from Quora.

  7. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): 198 people have requested my answers to questions this week?

  8. Tapping a request on screen, Peter inserts an image and types.

  9. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I've never counted. I just share my knowledge, wisdom and insight.

  10. Repeats.

  11. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): This is my way to a leave a legacy behind.

  12. Later, Peter packs his swimming gear and a car jump starter.

  13. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Let me now spend some time with myself.

  14. Act 2

  15. EXT. GOLDEN BEACH - 12:15

  16. Arriving. Peter checks the digital display of time/temperature near a lifeguard tower. We see 12:15 and 34.6°

  17. PETER (V.O.): I haven't come here for over a week now.

  18. Having inflated and worn his cyber-green buoy, Peter swims towards an outer corner of the swimming area.

  19. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): It's cool. I'm clearing my mind too.

  20. Returning to the beach later, Peter checks the digital display again.

  21. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Okay, I've swum non-stop for over 45 minutes. The temperature has risen 2°?


  23. Sitting in a corner facing the lake, Peter is enjoying Seafood Rice in Soup, sipping Ice Orange Drink at times.

  24. PETER (V.O.):Good food and drink. Good mood!

  25. EXT/INT. PETER'S NT HOME - 14:30

  26. Having parked his silver coupe by the roadside, Peter goes to the driveway to start his SMART car. We hear engine-cranking sounds.

  27. PETER (V.O.): Although not swift, it still manages to start. Good!

  28. After moving the SMART car to the front garden, Peter goes to his S13, presses a button near the roof and sees the cabin light.

  29. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): It seems Okay...

  30. As Peter switches to start the car, we hear a few weak dying sounds.

  31. PETER: Oh!

  32. Getting the jump starter, Peter opens the car hood, connects the cables to the battery and then re-starts the car. We hear strong engine cranking sounds.

  33. PETER (V.O.): Done!

  34. Moving the car towards the front gate, Peter turns on a tap and uses a water hose to spray his cars.

  35. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): They deserve a good bath!

  36. Later, at the 2/F terrace, Peter spots some spalling concrete along the drainage.

  37. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Perhaps, it's too hot. Let me go and buy some waterproof material to fix it.

  38. G/F. As Peter takes out a white bike, its front fender comes off.

  39. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I haven't ridden it for over 10 years. I accept any fair, wear and tear.

  40. EXT. ESTATE ROADS - 15:45

  41. Riding the white bike and staring at the fender-less front wheel, Peter recalls something.

  42. PETER (V.O.): During primary school days, I rented bikes. They didn't have any fender at all.

  43. Twisting the dial forward, Peter changes the bike gears.

  44. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): They still work! Surprise!

  45. INT. MALL STORE - 16:00

  46. Having talked to the PROPRIETOR, Peter leaves.

  47. PETER (V.O.): She doesn't have small portions of waterproof concrete to sell today.

  48. Getting on his bike, Peter rides again.

  49. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I'll come again the next time round.

  50. INT. PETER'S NT HOME - 17:30

  51. Penthouse. Cleaning an electric organ, Peter turns it on to play and we hear music.

  52. PETER (V.O.): It still works. I should use it to compose new songs.

  53. Act 3

  54. INT. STUDY - 20:00

  55. Watching TV, Peter also works on his laptop.

  56. PETER (V.O.): For the past four decades or so, I didn't seem to value my time.

  57. Thinking.

  58. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Not just be good to others, I should be good to myself too.

  59. Reflecting.

  60. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I do value my me-time now.

  61. THE END

  62. FADE OUT

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