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Ten days later
San Francisco International Airport, evening: Alice drives her VW beetle to the arrival station of the airport. A few minutes later, Tina appears carrying her small suitcase and her laptop bag. The blonde places her suitcase on the back seat, enters the car and kisses Alice on the cheek.
Tina – Thanks for picking me up!
Alice – Bette had a meeting with a client!
Tina – She told me. I could have gotten a taxi.
Alice – Nah …
She drives away.
Alice – How is the movie coming along?
Tina – Nicely but production has stopped for a few weeks because we need to wait for the fall colors. We’ve shot all the spring and summer scenes.
Alice – So, are you staying longer?
Tina – Yep!
The journalist hands her a document.
Alice – The interview! Check it out and let me know what you think. I can submit it for next month.
The producer glances at it and presses her lips together.
Tina – Better half of a power couple?!
She rolls her eyes. Alice grins.
Alice – You are!
Tina – Umm … can we wait a little longer?
Alice – Sure we can! I still need pictures from you and the set.
Tina – I can get that.
Bette’s home, night: Bette and Tina are soaking in the Jacuzzi, the brunette between her girlfriend’s legs and resting on her chest.
Tina – I much prefer being naked with you in warm water.
She caresses Bette’s right shoulder and arm. The gallery owner smiles.
Bette – Me too … (pause) What are we going to do with so much time together?
Tina – Enjoy each other … and San Francisco.
Bette – I can take time off here and there.
Tina – Uh-huh. I do have to work too. (pause) Did Alice show you her article about me?
Bette – No.
Tina – She called us a power couple.
The brunette chuckles.
Tina – I asked her to postpone it. I don’t want to advertise us yet.
Bette bites her lower lip.
Bette – Are you concerned about being featured in a lesbian magazine?