Enron by Lucy Prebble

Scene 6: The Funeral

We're outside. Before a funeral. It is sunny.
As Skilling dresses for a funeral, guests in mourning black gather. Claudia Roe enters in mourning black, an ostentatious hat obscuring her face. He sees her.
Skilling is flanked by a Police Officer in a suit and dark glasses. The Secret Service presence is noticeable.
He does.
Roe I didn't think they'd let you come.
Roe Only one officer with you?
Roe You look awful.
Roe Is it true, after it fell – the only part of the business with any worth at all was my division? The things you could hold?
Roe Not by choice.
Irene Gant, a more mature woman, approaches Skilling.
Roe This is not the place –
Security Officer from earlier scene approaches the hubbub.
The Security Officer glares at Skilling. Skilling recognises him.
She spits at him and leaves.
The men look at each other. The Security Officer ushers Irene Gant back into the funeral throng.
Roe That guy's not here to stop you running. He's here to stop you getting hurt.
Roe I got to take care of myself here.
Baptist church bells. Roe leaves to enter the church alone.
Skilling is left alone watching the employees enter the church. He eventually turns to leave.
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