ALIEN    5'?m2f Prayer, Bible reading, salvation, creation

AMY -- (enters, begins crossing)

LIZ -- (follows quickly) Excuse me.

AMY -- (stops, turns) Yes?

LIZ -- They... (points over shoulder) they told me that you know
how to communicate with aliens.

AMY -- Aliens.

LIZ -- Yes, you know, people who don't live on this planet.

AMY -- Oh, I see.

LIZ -- Well, do you?

AMY -- Well, in a manner of speaking....

LIZ -- Listen, (looks both ways) I know I might be compromising
your safety or some national security. (looks both ways) But I
want you to know that nothing you tell me will escape my lips.
(looks both ways)

AMY -- I don't really think national security is...

LIZ -- So, you've done it, haven't you?

AMY -- Done what?

LIZ -- You've communicated with intelligent life that is not of
this planet.

AMY -- Well, if you put it that way, I guess I'd say I have.

LIZ -- (paces) I knew it! I knew it! I knew there was 
intelligent life out there! I knew it! (stops) Can you put in a 
good word for me with them?

AMY -- Actually, it's a HE not a THEM. And YOU can communicate
with Him directly.

LIZ -- You're kidding me!

AMY -- No.

LIZ -- (looks both ways) Do I need a security clearance or
something? Is there a secret hand shake or something?

AMY -- No. He will only divulge information to you on a need to 
know basis. 

LIZ -- This is incredible! I feel like Jodie Foster!

AMY -- Jodie Foster.

LIZ -- In that movie, you know, "Contact"? She was sure there
was intelligent life out there somewhere too.

AMY -- Well, she was right and so are you.

LIZ -- Well, tell me about them. Are they... Is He... is he in
the Vega star system?

AMY -- No, He's...

LIZ -- Polaris. A lot of people think Polaris.

AMY -- No, actually, He's outside of our universe altogether.

LIZ -- Outside of our universe?!

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- You mean he's not even in our time-space continuum at

AMY -- No.

LIZ -- Oh, wow! This is so cool! So, communicating with this...
entity is going to take even more sophisticated equipment than
that egg beater thing that Jodie Foster used.

AMY -- Actually, it's a bit simpler than that.

LIZ -- You mean you've got the equipment around here somewhere?
(looks both ways) Where? Where is it?

AMY -- Think about it for a minute. If you're going to
communicate with a being from another time-space continuum, will
any gadget that manipulates OUR time, matter and space be useful
BEYOND our universe?

LIZ -- Oh, I suppose not. But you said you could communicate 
with him! If you don't use equipment, what do you use?!

AMY -- He's much more intelligent than we are. HE provided very
simple means to communicate both ways.

LIZ -- Well, where is it?! What is it?! Tell me.

AMY -- Well, in my experience, He uses one method to receive my
communications to Him and a separate and distinct method to
convey his communications to me.

LIZ -- Oh, that is so clever! He is intelligent, isn't he? Well,
tell me! How do you communicate with him?!

AMY -- Well, sometimes I just say the words out loud.

LIZ -- (pauses) That's it?!

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- You just say the words.

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- And he can hear your words?!

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- From outside of our time-space continuum.

AMY -- I don't know how he does it. But He hears me every time.

LIZ -- It can't be that simple. Do you change your tone of voice
or speak in a certain direction?

AMY -- No.

LIZ -- Are you standing or sitting?

AMY -- Either way. Sometimes I'm lying down. Sometimes I'm

LIZ -- You mean He can tune in on your communication while
you're in motion?

AMY -- Yes. Sometimes in the car or even in an Airplane.

LIZ -- That's 600 miles per hour!

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- How can he tune in on you at 600 miles per hour?!

AMY -- I have no idea. But he hears me every time.

LIZ -- What about communication in the other direction? That's
got to be a little tricky, huh?

AMY -- Well, he apparently thought of that contingency. And He
is able to communicate with me as effectively as I can
communicate with him.

LIZ -- That is so cool! How does he do it?

AMY -- He found a way to put his thoughts and instructions in

LIZ -- Listen, I know I don't have a security clearance or
anything, but... (looks both ways) I don't suppose I could sneak
a peak at some of his writings, could I?

AMY -- Oh, sure.

LIZ -- I could?

AMY -- Yes. His writings have been almost perfectly preserved
since He began communicating with us over 4000 years ago.

LIZ -- Well, where are they?

AMY -- You can get a copy of his writings at any book store.

LIZ -- No kidding!

AMY -- No kidding.

LIZ -- What's the name of the writings?

AMY -- It's called the Bible.

LIZ -- (pauses, tilts head, pauses) The Bible.

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- You're talking about God.

AMY -- Yes.

LIZ -- But you said he's outside of our time-space continuum.

AMY -- He is. He visited our planet once, but he wasn't very
well received.

LIZ -- I thought you were talking about a guy with green skin
and big eyes. (turns, exits) Your alien is no fun.

AMY -- I'm sorry to disappoint you. (turns, exits opposite) I
didn't know aliens had to be fun.

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