Dragon Compact excerpt
10-minute play | excerpt below
by Cindy Marie Jenkins
I know. Drago, I don’t know if I can do this anymore. Driving….here? How did that witch know about this place? LA was just an old wives’ tale, a spook story my parents told me so I would study and take my warrior training seriously and mind my curfew and not go wandering through nasty old witch’s gardens—
It was your idea to rescue Rapunzel. I thought we should wait until we passed the next level, but you just had to—
I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to do that. It’s just been a hard month.
I know. That was a pretty bad accident. Are you sure you’re okay? You—haven’t really been your best since—
I’m sorry if I’m too much.
You’re not too much.
Do you know a better way?
Take Fountain. (laughing) Have you heard that one? Someone asked Bette Davis what advice she’d give actresses new to Hollywood and she answered-
GIRL & DRAGON
You’ve heard that one.