"Die and Leave Thee
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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.
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
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)
(Falls and dies finally)
END OF SCENE
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