INT. ANIELLE’S ROOM. MORNING.
Anielle is packing her bags. Peter is cross.
So, you have to go to Vegas
for winter break?
Yes, to study non-magical
business practices. I told you.
But we’ve hardly spent any time
together this semester!
Well, whose fault is that?
I can’t help if my work takes
up so much time!
You can’t take a couple minutes
to take a break and write to
your girlfriend? Is there another
girl you’re talking to?
Don’t be ridiculous!
Or another guy?
I don’t have to take this! Have
a nice time in Vegas!
He storms out. Anielle sees Joshua at the door, looking pleased.
What are you so happy about?
Vegas. Lots of booze.
Anielle rolls her eyes, and they both leave.
EXT. LAS VEGAS SIGN. MORNING.
The vortex pops them in front of the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign. They are immediately intimidated by the architecture and cars zipping by on both sides of the median they’re on.
We’ll start looking. If we
haven’t found Ebony by nightfall,
we’ll spend the night at Toci’s
Where should we start?
She doesn’t have a house out here,
does she? We should check out those.
EXT. MGM HOTEL. LATE MORNING.
The four look a little more relaxed now that they are used to the settings, but they look around incredulously.
Look! They don’t have pockets!
This is so weird!
I’m afraid to use the bathroom,
but I gotta go now!
INT. MGM CASINO. LATE MORNING.
The other three wait outside the restrooms. They look around, and Anielle sees a girl that looks like Ebony.
Is that her?
You guys follow her. I’ll wait
for George and come find you.
Joshua and Anielle rush out. Toci looks around and notices a group of guys at a nearby bar. They invite her to have a drink with them.
I can’t! I’m waiting for someone.
The boys insist.
I’m sure he’ll see me!
She joins them. George does not see Toci and leaves the hotel.
EXT. PLANET HOLLYWOOD. LATE MORNING.
Joshua and Anielle chase the girl they saw. Anielle catches up with her and grabs her shoulder.
JANE (a British business woman) turns around in surprise.
Ebony? I’m sorry, I’m Jane.
Sorry, we thought you were
Jane walks away quickly. They look and see that they are in front of Planet Hollywood. Toci comes up to them and staggers slightly.
Oh, I found you. Where’s George?
You were supposed to wait for him.
I thought he’d see me with those
nice no-mas! They have an extra
ticket to a sight seeing tour. I
wanna go so I can look for Ebony.
Yeah, I’m sure that’s why you
Toci skips off. Joshua and Anielle keep walking. Before they can say a word to each other, DREAMA (a tawny girl dressed in a rainbow of colors) comes up abruptly and gives Anielle a hug.
Hugs make the world a better place,
so we’re going around Las Vegas
spreading the love.
Oh, hello handsome! I’m Dreama!
She hugs him. When Joshua sees that her hugging is making Anielle mad, he hugs her back.
You should join us!
Maybe I should go. They’re going
around Vegas cornering people…
Are you gonna look for her or are
you gonna hug this girl the whole time?
I can do both! Don’t get jealous!
I’m not jealous!
You got Sir Pompous Dorkington;
I have no one. So, you can find
George and I will let you know
what I find.
Joshua leaves with Dreama, who links arms with him. Anielle is really mad and walks off in a huff.