Still at graduation. Susie is walking
through the crowd and spots Helen and Christine.
She runs over to them. They quickly
hug and congratulate each other. Susie begins to
bring up tonight's party.
Jackie's really having another slumber
party? Aren't they like strictly out
of the question for her?
They used to be, Christine. She's trying
to change. She wants to
put last year behind her.
And she's going to do that by having
another slaughter party?
Slumber party, Helen. And she
wants us all there.
Because she's trying to be normal again.
She's trying to get her life back again,
you guys. Come on. It'll be fun.
Okay, I'll go. I've known Jackie since
(smiles at Helen thankfully then turns
But what if some nut from a mental hospital
breaks in and we all meet the
receiving end of his portable drill?
That's not going to happen this time.
Come on, Christine. You and Jackie
used to be such good friends.
Yeah, I know, Susie. Y'know, I was
invited to the slumber party
You were? Jackie never told me. How come you didn't go?
I had to go away with my parents on
some weekend disaster in
the woods with my little brother.
(turning to Susie)
Not really. Have you ever met her little
They all laugh.
I'm sorry, Christine. But that little
boy is a real terror.
I know. I live with the little bastard,
for Christ's sake.
(trying to entice)
So anyway, will you go?
Um ... okay. I guess.
Great! Be at Jackie's at eight. And
bring some beer, chips, whatever. Got it?
Yeah, we got it.
Good. Try to invite some other girls
too. The party's only down to four.
Four? That's it?
Well, I'm about to go and invite Alyssa.
Oh. Well, I know a couple of girls
who will come.
Just don't forget the beer. See ya
Susie runs off, in search of Alyssa.