“Never Have I ever,” A Screen Play Part 1 - A Drinking Game
Rated M for Mature [strong language, sexual innuendos, consumption of alcohol]
Characters: Sara Ryder, Scott Ryder, Reyes Vidal, Liam, Drack, and Jaal.
INT. TARTARUS - NIGHT
Sara, Scott, Reyes, Jaal, Drack, and Liam all sit around the Tartarus bar. Each one huddles close to their mug of beer. The audience is enraptured by their Krogan squad mate, whose tall tales enlivened the seedy atmosphere of Kadara slums.
And I looked him in the eye and said, “Stay down, bub.” (He gestured with his arms the firing of his shotgun) Don’t think he came home to his clan in one piece.
Liam and Scott pound their fists laughing. Reyes merely nods in approval while toasting the rather histrionic conclusion. Sara, for her part, smiles in contented and drunken silence.
This… Stuff you call “beer.” (He eyes his mug suspiciously) It’s not very strong.
Scott side eyes their Angaran friend before sipping his own. Next to him, Sara proffers the bottle of whiskey Reyes had graciously bought moments earlier. She tries to place a shot glass upright on the bar. Her fingers are shaky. On the other side of her, Reyes takes over the handling of the bottle and pours it for Jaal.
Try it my friend. It’s a…
(Interrupting) “Treasure!” We know! We know!
Scott quickly grabs the bottle after Reyes finishes pouring. He gives a new round to everyone present.
Jaal raises his glass.
To the best squad ever!
Everyone takes their shot. The music seems to dim as the hours dwindle by.