[Kelsey hears her brother’s truck pull up in the driveway and she goes downstairs to greet him.]
[Lester and Mom are talking as Kelsey comes downstairs.]
Lester: Dinner smells great mom.
Mom: Thank you honey why don’t you sit down it’ll be ready soon.
[Lester sits at the kitchen island.]
Lester: Am I in your way mom?
Mom: No sweetie you’re fine.
[Kelsey walks into the kitchen.]
Lester: Hey, how was your day of school?
Kelsey: It was good, how was yours?
Lester: Draining, I’ve got three major homework assignments from three of my professors.
Kelsey: That sucks.
Lester: Well whatever it’s college so.
Mom: Would you two mind setting the table?
Lester and Kelsey: Sure.
Mom: Thank you; be sure to set two extra places please.
Kelsey: Two extra? Who’s coming over for dinner?
Mom: My parents.
Lester: Grandpa and Grandma are here?
Mom: Yes, I got a call from your grandfather at around 1:30 this afternoon, and apparently they’re coming in for a surprise visit.
Kelsey: Oh, for how long?
Mom: I think he said they’d be staying a week.
Kelsey: Oh, Hey Les? Could I see you upstairs for a minute?
Kelsey: Cool, we’ll be right back mom.
[Kelsey and Lester hurry up the stairs and to her room.]
Kelsey: A surprise visit?
Lester: Chester it’ll be-
Kelsey: A week Les man, a week!
What am I going to do?
Lester: Maybe you could postpone your announcement.
Kelsey: No I’ve already made up my mind and if I go back on my decision then I’ll never be able to get up my courage to tell them again.
Lester: Okay so tell them.
Kelsey: Tell them, you know what our grandparents are like.
Lester: Their only a little closed-minded.
Kelsey: Only a little closed- ARE YOU NUTS?!
Do you remember how much they always made fun of a gay person if they saw one out on the street or if there was a gay person on TV? They would say, hey would you look at the fagot and laugh.
Lester: Well you’re not gay.
Kelsey: Do you actually think that that’s what they’ll focus on?
Lester: Okay, you’re right I retract my last statement.
[Kelsey groans and collapses on her bed.]
Kelsey: I have to tell them, no matter how the grandparents are going to react.
Lester: Alright I’ll support you one hundred percent, but you do know that mom and dad will be on your side no matter what right?
Kelsey: I think so.
Lester: They will be.
Lester: We should get back downstairs to set the table.
[Lester pulls Kelsey up from her bed.]
Lester: Come on it’s not going to be as bad as you think.
Kelsey: I hope that your right.