One of my favorite scenes so far. Still in the rough....but here is where Violet meets Mr. Perfect! Enjoy. :)
INT. COFFEE SHOP - MORNING
Hey girly! How’s life? I met that
hunky cowboy friend of yours. Dang
girl, he’s something else.
Yes, I may have heard a little
something about that.
Yes please. But make it a quad. I
pulled an all nighter.
You got it.
Violet sits down by the window facing the street to wait.
The sun is shining in through the window, making her look
beautiful. She is relaxing, eyes closed and a smile on her
JACKSON walks in to the coffee shop. He is boyishly
handsome, muscular, blue eyes, a smile that melts, dark
waivy hair. He has a book bag slung over his shoulder. He is
with Ellis and Tony and as they make their way to the coffee
counter, Jackson stops in his tracks and he sees Violet by
the window. He seems to be in a trance as he is captivated
Hey Markay. 2 tall Dancing
Elephants. And, I’m buying for my
new friend here. Jackson?
Jackson is still staring at Violet.
Wow. He’s gone.
Hellooo? Jackson? Anyone home?
I’m sorry. What?
What can I get you?
Oh, I’m so sorry. I’ll have a tall
Americano. Extra hot. Thanks.
You okay, man?
(looking over at Violet)
Yeah, I just... That girl over
there. Do you know her?
Violet? Yeah, sure everyone knows
She works as a hostess at the
festival. Her mom was a big
designer back in the day and her
grandfather is the groundskeeper.
She’s a little...high strung.
Beautiful. But a little crazy.
Bats in the belfry.
Bats in the belfry?! Dude.
Violet. This is so weird. I don’t
Tony and Ellis just look at each other in bewilderment.
Well, Jackson, you should go
Jackson just stands there with his mouth open, hand over his
heart, staring at Violet.
Here, hun. Let me help you.
Markay grabs a coffee and shoves a lid on it
One toffee vanilla cinnamon latte.
Violet is deep in thought and doesn’t hear her.
Violet jumps and grabs her bag, and putting it over her
shoulder she heads to the counter.
Here you go big boy. It’s just how
she likes it. Go ahead and give it
to her and introduce yourself.
Smiling his most charming smile, Jackson nervously takes the
cup and stands by the counter with the coffee held out
Suddenly, Violet notices Jackson and freezes.
(clearing his throat)
Hi. You’re Vi-Violet. I’m. I’m.. uh
Jackson. And this is...uh...Your
coffee. I hear it’s just how you
Just how I like it? Are you
serious? No. You. No.
And what’s up with the stupid name?
Jackson? Jackson?! What, did you
(looking around nervously)
I didn’t name you yet.
So you can’t be here. I didn’t name
you. You’re not even finished yet!
I didn’t even decide to make your
hair wavy. Your card isn’t even
full. So you can’t be here. Am I
right? Am I right? Yes.
I’m sorry, my card?
Yeah. And I have to tell ya. I
can’t take any more. YOU need to GO
AWAY. And take your little friends
with you while you’re at it! You
got it? You will ruin everything. I
can’t handle any more of you guys!
(heading to the door, Jackson
starts to follow her)
Stop! Stop right there! This isn’t
real. You’re not real! He’s not
The coffee house is silent as Violet stomps to the door and
slams it behind her. A few seconds of awkward silence and
Violet comes back in, marches up to Jackson and stares him
straight in the eye. Sparks.
Violet snatches the coffee out of his hand, leaves.
What just happened?
We tried to tell you man.
She’s...wow. She’s nuts. But
beautiful. But still, just...
Yep, buddy. That pretty much sums
(leaning over the counter)
I think she likes you.