CATHERINE: You’re leaving already?
DAMIAN: Yes, I…
DAMIAN: Can I speak with you for a moment?
CATHERINE: Why else would I be here? What is it?
DAMIAN: I’m leaving.
CATHERINE: As in… leaving?
DAMIAN: For New York. Tonight.
DAMIAN: It’s uh… it’s complicated. It’s family. Business. The family business, it’s this whole—I don’t know. It’s complicated.
CATHERINE: How long will you be gone?
DAMIAN: The ticket is one way. Not that I won’t come back, but… I’m moving. There. To New York. Permanently.
CATHERINE: When were you going to tell me?
DAMIAN: I wanted to, I just… I don’t know, I kept…
CATHERINE: Damian… when were you going to tell me?
DAMIAN: Listen, Cathérine—
CATHERINE: Oh, God.
DAMIAN: I didn’t want to make a huge deal out of this—
CATHERINE: How is this not a big deal?
DAMIAN: What are you angry about?
CATHERINE: Are you serious? You’re serious.
CATHERINE: Don’t you dare!
DAMIAN: No, you’re right, I should have told you. It’s good manners, I suppose. Oh, come on, don’t look at me like that.
CATHERINE: Good manners? Good manners is telling your girlfriend about your moving to another country? How about making her the first person you tell?
DAMIAN: He is a business partner—
CATHERINE: I am your girlfriend! Aren’t I? Do you even want me to come with you?
DAMIAN: Is that what you want? I don’t know how you’d—
CATHERINE: It’s not about wanting, Damian, I—
DAMIAN: I’m not going to ask you to uproot your life—
CATHERINE: Well, good.
DAMIAN: Why do you even care so much?
CATHERINE: It just would have been nice to be consulted. To be told.
DAMIAN: Well, now I’ve told you. Look, I don’t want to leave this on bad terms.
CATHERINE: Why not?
DAMIAN: I will be back—
DAMIAN: No, you’re right.
CATHERINE: Can you at least admit it? That I was only ever a quick fuck to you?
DAMIAN: That isn’t all you’ve been. But yes, our relationship always did have a shelf-life.
CATHERINE: What should I do with this key?
DAMIAN: You could give it to him, I suppose.
CATHERINE: And what should I do with myself?
DAMIAN: Come, now. I may have bruised your pride, but you know as well as I, I haven’t broken your heart. Friends?
CATHERINE: I’ll get back to you.
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