|Parental reaction to barging in?
||[Dec. 28th, 2005|03:25 am]
So.... i have this scene in my novel thta is giving me heöll.|
A 17 year-old girl's stepmpther and father were informed by ther mother, with whom she lives, that she "ran off" on Friday; no one has heard from her until now, the Sunday morning. her stepsister was informed by a friend that the girl, Nega, was shacking up with a pop star (and I mean a star, think Enrique Iglesias or similar) and told her mother and her stepfather. Now, they are at the hotel, the pop star's PA is letting them into his suite trying to keep them from making a scene that would attrack bad press. Inside, it's rather clear what the star and thegirl were doing only a little while before - and now, I have no idea how they should react.
Some character background:
Father is a sulptor, a v. absentminded sort, in his fifties. Absentminded enough to not to actually remember how old his daughter is, and not seeing any reason to go to the hotel now that they know where she is, othe than "!Yes, dear"-ing his wife. he's not religious whatsaoever.
Stepmother is in ther early forties, a psychologist, and not religious, v. sharp, v. self-assurewd. and does caare for the girl wven if she doesnät know Nega ery well.
Stepsister: in her early twenitisss, a college student, who wants to get to know her sister but doesn't know how.
Noine of them really know Nega; the few visits she makes are usually no more than week at t time, a few times a yar at best. THey think she is a solitary geek, unpopular, likes to read and draw and surf the 'net and spent a lot of time oduring her visitis in the museums and galleries and libraries. (she lives in a small town, the family in a big one)
So, yeah. what sor tof reaction would be believeable? Any suggestion, hints, or helpfulness muchly appreciated.