3. A box of chocolates

INT. GIFT AND CANDIES STORE - DAY
A cold, husky CLERK, 40, gazes at a big box of special chocolate hearts with cherries on the cashier counter.
CLERK
Not cheap...
He picks it up, fondles it.
CLERK
...eh?
TAYLOR (O.S.)
A birthday present for my mother.
CLERK
Well, ain't you a nice son.
The Clerk's stone eyes look up and penetrate Taylor. The Clerk grins.
CLERK
Know you from somewhere?
TAYLOR
Could you just ring it up?
CLERK
Movie star? Yankee pitcher?
TAYLOR
Look, I'm running late.
The Clerk doesn't do anything. Taylor slams a twenty on the counter, grabs the candies.
TAYLOR
Okay, here's twenty, keep the change.
He hurries to the door.
CLERK (O.S.)
Good bye, Mr. Killer.
Taylor pauses.
CLERK (O.S.)
Stay away from my mother.
Taylor EXITS the store, strides past a playground with a mother swinging her toddler.
RUTHY (o.s.)
(singing)
Here we go up in the swings so high/ just you and I/ we touch the sky...
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