47. The Big Question 1 (B)

Mike: Isn't this a beautiful night, Maria? We can see stars. Look at that moon! It's as full as I've ever seen it.

Maria: Mike, I'm beginning to think you're the one who's full of something! We've been out driving for the past hour - and going nowhere!

Mike: I'm still thinking. I said somewhere special. What's a special place for you, Maria?

Maria: I don't know. Maybe the beach?

Mike: The beach sounds great!

Maria: But I think it's too cold to go to the beach right now.

Mike: Darn! You're probably right. Think of another place.

Maria: How about the arcade?

Mike: I don't think that place is special enough.

Maria: Why does it have to be so special, Mike? Can't we just go out to a regular place, like a movie theater?

Mike: No, I'm sorry, Maria. I have my mind made up. We have to go somewhere really special tonight.

Maria: I don't understand, Mike. Why do we...

Mike: It's... a surprise for you.

Maria: A surprise? What sort of surprise?

Mike: A good one! One that you'll never forget for the rest of your life.

Maria: Mike. I think I now know why you're doing this.

Mike: No, you don't! It's a surprise.

Maria: Stop the car!

Mike: No! Please Maria. Let me take you somewhere special.

Maria: I said, stop the car!

(The car comes to a complete stop.)

Maria: It doesn't matter where you take me.

Mike: But Maria ...

Maria: Ask me. Ask me right now!

(Mike looks into Maria's eyes and gulps.)

Mike: Will you marry me?

Maria: Yes. Yes, I will. You're such a fool, Mike.

(Mike and Maria share their first kiss as an engaged couple.)