Lethal Weapon 2
written by Jeffrey Boam, story by Shane Black & Warren Murphy

Trish: Is this your pen?
Riggs: Thanks, I keep losing it.
Trish: Something's wrong.
Riggs: Naw, not really, just another goddamn pen.
[He ignores her for awhile]
Trish: You were saying about the pen.
Riggs: Oh, it just reminds me of something thats all.
Trish: Reminds you of what?
Riggs: Ah, reminds me of the night Vicki was killed.
Trish: I didn't mean to push.
Riggs: Hang on that ok, we never talked about this did we. Well, I supposed to be meeting her for dinner and you know one of those romantic dinners for two. I was up to my eyeballs in work and I forgot about the whole thing. I guess she waited in the restaurant for an hour before she decided to drive home alone. It was midnight before I got home, I got home to a ringing phone, do naturally I answered it. They told me she was killed in a car crash. I should have been driving, I guess we would have been all right, huh. Anyway I remember falling down on my knees and I started shaking all over and I remember thinking I'm losing it, I'm losing it. So there I was lying on the living room floor. Lying there and I'm seeing under the couch and I see this gold pen. Gold pen just lying under the couch, I've been looking, haven't seen it in two months, there it is. She wasn't much of a housekeeper. And this voice goes off inside my head, kind a like a drill instructor, I really heard it. It said GET UP NOW. I didn't feel like it but I got up, muscles were still working and I drove to the hospital and identified her in the morgue and signed her out with my gold pen.

Kudos and immense thanks to Torrey for this monologue

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