"Die and Leave Thee

by D. M. Larson

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"DIE AND LEAVE THEE"
From Big Nose (A Modern Cyrano)
ISBN-13: 978-1542471077


This is an over-dramatic death scene of a 17th century captain who has been stabbed by a sword.  He should be dead but it takes forever for him to die.

CAPTAIN

Oh, my heart. My loving heart. My heart is stabbed. I can love no more.

(He falls. He might be dead.  Nope.  He gets up again)

I die now. I die. I leave thee to love for I can love no more. My heart is worn. My blood will pour this night no more. I leave my sword, my rank, my love. You have it all now. You have everything I desire.

(Cough. Falls to his knees)

I die and leave thee. I die and leave thee these words...

(Gurgling sound. Falls to the ground.  Halfway up one more time)

Aaaugh!

(Falls and dies finally)

END OF SCENE



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