Dear Mister Heart Scene 21

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SCENE 21: MISSING CARLOS

INT. DOWNTOWN BAR-NIGHT

Doctor Gabriel sat next to his friends. They’re all laughing and having a drink. And that’s when he noticed Carlos, who’s sitting a table away from him, he’s also out with couple of his friends. As Doctor Gabriel looks back at Carlos again, he suddenly lip pointed at his fly. Doctor Gabriel looked down and realized that he forgot to zip his fly up. He quickly zipped up and looked back at Carlos who just winks at him. Carlos got up, heads to the men’s room, Doctor Gabriel follows.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Hi.

CARLOS

Hello. Carlos.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Gabriel

Both of them smiled at each other.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

I guess we’re way past

the awkward phase of

“hello, how are you?”

We both know what

just happened.

CARLOS

And what’s that?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

That you’re checking

me out?

CARLOS

Are you saying that

I’m a pervert with

a fetish for unzipped guys?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

You tell me. Are you?

CARLOS

Huh?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

What I mean to say is

are you out with friends,

or with a special someone?

CARLOS

You?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Just with friends.

I’m still single, but not for

long.

CARLOS

So who’s the lucky

guy, is he at your table?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Nope. He’s staring at me

right now. Earlier he checked

out my zipper.

CARLOS

How do you know that

he’s not taken?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Is he? Are you?

CARLOS

How about this, kiss me

in front of your friends,

if I kissed back, then I’m still

single…but not for long?

Doctor Gabriel and Carlos steps outside, and in front of Doctor Gabriel’s friends they kissed. Suddenly, Doctor Gabriel was sitting by the bar area, his Nurse just sat next to him.

GABRIEL’S NURSE

Is this chair taken?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

(Snaps back to reality)

Huh?

GABRIEL’S NURSE

Doctor Gabriel, there’s

no reason to be tense,

we’re not doing any

surgery here. Talk to me,

I’m your friend. Did you

fight with Carlos again?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Tell me honestly,

is there something

wrong with me?

GABRIEL’S NURSE

I don’t even know

where to start.

Of course there’s

something wrong with you.

And me. And everyone

here in this bar. We’re

all perfectly imperfect.

Doctor Gabriel’s phone rings, it was Carlos.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Carlos? Are you

still in Bangkok?

CARLOS

(On the phone)

Gabriel, can you wire

me some cash?

I’m kinda short right

now, and I need to change

my hotel.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Of course. I’ll send it to

your account as soon as

we hang up. You can access it

at any bank there.

CARLOS

(On the phone)

Thank you.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Is everything ok?

CARLOS

Yes, everything’s fine.

I just need to change hotel

because it’s kinda pricey for me

now.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

When will you be back?

CARLOS

(On the Phone)

In a few days from now.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Do you like the hotel

that you’re staying right now?

CARLOS

(On the phone)

It’s beautiful and luxurious.

I really like it. It’s just that…

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Text me your hotel info and

I’ll pay them from here so

you don’t need to

change hotel. Just wrap up

what you need to do there

and come home to me.

CARLOS

(On the phone)

Gabriel, thank you.

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Ok, let’s call it

a night so you can rest.

I love you. (Hangs up)

GABRIEL’S NURSE

I didn’t hear him

say that he loves

you back?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Probably, there’s just

a lot of things

going on at his mind

right now.

Gabriel motions for the bartender to give his Nurse a drink.

GABRIEL’S NURSE

There are two types of boyfriend.

The one you need and

the one you want. Which

one is Carlos?

DOCTOR GABRIEL

Both. I need and want him.

GABRIEL’S NURSE

And Carlos? Does he

need you or does

he wants you?