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  • Rameses: Why can't things go back to the way they were?
    Moses / God: Because no kingdom should built on the backs of slaves.


  • Tzipporah: Look. Look at your people, Moses. They are free.


  • Miriam: Grow, baby brother, and come back someday. Come and deliver us, too.


  • Moses / God: What do you want with me?
    Moses / God: I have seen the oppression of my people in Egypt and have heard their cry. So I have come down to deliver them out of slavery and bring them to a good land; a land flowing with milk and honey. And so onto Pharaoh I shall send you.
    Moses / God: Me? Who am I to lead these people? They'll never believe me. They won't even listen.
    Moses / God: I shall teach you what to say. *echoes* Let my people go!
    Moses / God: But I was their enemy. I was the Prince of Egypt, the son of the man who slaughtered their children. You-You've chosen the wrong messenger. H-How can I even speak to these people?
    Moses / God: *with anger* Who made man's power? Who made the deaf, the mute, the seeing and the blind? Was it not I? Now go! *soothing* Oh, Moses. I shall be with you when you go to the king of Egypt, but Pharaoh will not listen. So I will stretch out my hand and smite Egypt with all my wonders. Take the staff in your hand Moses. With it, you shall do my wonders. I shall be with you, Moses. Moses. Moses.


  • Moses / God: Who are you?
    Moses / God: I am that I am.
    Moses / God: I don't understand.
    Moses / God: I am the God of your ancestors: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.


  • Moses / God: *whispering* Moses.
    Moses / God: Here I am.


  • Moses / God: Rameses, your stubbornness is bringing this misery upon Egypt. It would cease if only you would let the Hebrews go.
    Rameses: I will not be dictated to. I will not be threatened. I am the morning and the evening star. I am Pharaoh.
    Moses / God: But something else is coming, something much worse than anything before. Please. Let go of your contempt for life before you destroy everything you all dear. Think of your son.
    Rameses: I do. You Hebrews have been nothing but trouble. My father had the right idea about how to deal with your people.
    Moses / God: Rameses.
    Rameses: And I think it's time I finished the job.
    Rameses: And there shall be a great cry in all of Egypt, such as never has been or ever will be again.
    Moses / God: Rameses you bring this upon yourself.


  • Moses / God: Well that went well.
    Rameses: Just go away.
    Moses / God: It could have been worse.
    Rameses: "The weak link in the chain." That's what he called me.
    Rameses: 'The weak link in the chain.' That's what he called me.
    Moses / God: *jokingly* Well, you are rather pathetic.
    Rameses: Irresponsible, ignorant of the traditions. He practically accused me of bringing down the dynasty.
    Moses / God: *jokingly* Yeah I can see it now: there go the pyramids.
    Rameses: You can laugh about it.
    Moses / God: *jokingly*Statues cracking and toppling over, the Nile drying up. Single-handedly, you will manage to bring the greatest kingdom on earth to ruin.


  • Rameses: Still gnawing away on that bone, are we?


  • Moses / God: Rameses! Let my people go!
    Moses / God: Rameses, let my people go!


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