Geoff was hoping a week or two would change his mind about the Nancy problem, but it hadn't.
He didn't know how he could bring it up to Dayton, either, who had gotten no where about wanting to get a degree in anything.
"Maybe, college just isn't for him." He told Tony.
"Yes, it is. He has too." Tony was still adament about it. Geoff wished he could be just as adament about wanting to adopt Nancy's baby.
"But what if he doesn't want to?" Geoff wondered why he went out with Tony for a late lunch anyway, it was practically six and when he got home, he'd be making dinner for Dayton then.
"I want him for a play." Tony explained.
"Yes, and usually, I only hire kids from the Uni, not a newbie like him, but he's got a freshness about him, you know, and you just don't see that with this, I'm so great I wanna be TV stars. They might as well be walking on the runway. Such cookie cutters." He rambled on a bit about it.
Geoff just stared at him thinking, Tony must have a crush on Dayton.
"Well, you know he's never acted before." Geoff told him.
"Tell me about it." Tony rolled his eyes, "But I want him for the part. I do. He's so high school. And edgy. Perfect for my misunderstood angst anti hero."
Geoff felt odd about this.
"Have you asked him?"
"Well, I dunno." Geoff shook his head. "He might not like being in front of an audience."
"You have to win him over for me." Tony informed him.
Geoff just laughed. "Yeah, well, I'm wanting to adopt his ex's baby, and you don't see me asking for that, now do you?"
"If you want that kid bad enough, don't tell him it's her's." Tony's advice.
"Are you serious?" Geoff wondered if this was the Tony he knew.
"I don't work that way." Geoff shook his head, no. "Besides, there might be a very small chance the baby is Dayton's."
"I see." Anthony sighed as if he might be thinking of a way to work that into his play now.
Geoff cracked up. "God, you are using this for your play, aren't you?"
Geoff wasn't sure how he was suppose to react to that.