Bad Queen Draft 2 By Harriet Holman Penney
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We are in a small room, it is dark, there is one very small window some light spills into the room (it is daytime outside). The rough walls are white washed and a cross hangs above the bed. An old Nun sits beside a it on a rickety chair, she looks as if she is about to doze off. We cannot clearly see that Bad Queen is in the bed, since she is mainly under the covers and lies on her face. Her long hair is also loose, so her face is almost completely covered.
Bad Queen's hand emerges from under the blanket, it is covered with red welts. It clutches at the sheet the sheet with force, it becomes creased. The hand makes it clear Bad Queen is in pain and very ill.
BAD QUEEN (OP whisper)
Sister? I burn.
The nun looks at her with slight alarm and concern.
This is the work of the fever child.
The Nun looks down gravely and reflectively. She considers Bad Queen'