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MOVIE NOVEL

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: "Cleaning Office"




MALE ANNOUNCER (voice-over): "Stand by for Faith Factory rehearsal."


BETTY: "I bet that Macy Struthers had a hand in this."


OLIVER: "Mm-hmm."


BETTY: "We'll probably be replaced by an hour of fashion tips."


OLIVER (laughing): "Now, Betty, don't over-react."


BETTY: "Over-react?!  You're the one with theories about conspiri--" (She has an idea suddenly)


BETTY: "Oliver?"


OLIVER: "Yes, Betty?"


BETTY: "Are you spoken for this evening?"


(Oliver appears nervous suddenly)