Scene Four: Back in Patience’s backyard. A table is set up near her new garden.
Rupert: Well, Pat, it’s just us this year.
Patience: Yeah, I know. One of us will die today. Will it be you or me?
Rupert: Maybe it’ll be different this year.
Patience: I doubt it, Rupert. I can’t believe Beatrice, Amelia, and Calvin are dead. One of us will die.
Rupert: Don’t be negative, Pat. So, what’s this year’s treat? We’ve had cookies, cake, and brownies.
Patience: Don’t you mean Frisbees, sickly chocolate with burnt honey, and bricks?
Rupert: Yeah, I guess so.
Patience: Well, I’ve made fudge for the first time. I just made it this morning. I’ll go get it.
Rupert: Great! I’ve always wanted to try fudge.
Patience: Be right back.
Patience exit and returns a few minutes later with a pan. She sets it down on the table and puts a ladle next to it. Rupert stares at it doubtfully.
Patience: (frowning) I can’t quite understand why it’s still a liquid.
Rupert: (shrugs) It’s chocolate. I’ll eat anything chocolate.
Patience: Don’t you mean drink?
Rupert: (ladles some fudge into his teacup) Yeah. I guess so.
Patience: (apparently to herself) Maybe this day won’t be so bad.
Suddenly, rocks start falling from the sky and stone them to death. Both die.
Scene Five: Patience’s bedroom.
Patience suddenly wakes up in bed, gasping, her hair tangled all around her face. She brushes her hair aside and lies back down.
Patience: Just a dream. That’s all. Just a dream. Thank goodness.
Patience falls back asleep.