There are undiscovered places in your heart,
Caverns and cracks and crevices
That you never knew existed,
Until the day you loved your own child.
And then the world opened
And the pride, the joy, the love and grief
Flooded your heart to fill those empty spaces.
- Janet Marshall Ewing
Dan struggles to deal with his wife Greta’s grief over losing her only son. Having never had children, Dan begins to question his life, when an ex-girlfriend shows up and tells him that he’s the father of her twenty-eight year old daughter. Dan tries to become a part of her life, in an attempt to make up for lost time and create the father/child bond he never knew he wanted.
DAN Morris, M, 49
GRETA Morris, F, 42, his wife
THE BOY, M, late teens, GRETA’s dead child
CANDICE Anderson, F, 48, DAN’s ex-girlfriend
JULIE Anderson, F, 28, DAN’s daughter, a helicopter pilot
Time: June - September 2010
Setting: Various locations depicted by one or two pieces of furniture.