Single Status Update
Here's the basic premise of the dream I had last night (4 hours sleep, 6 pm to 10 pm)
Steve is a gay scientist. He once had an affair with Waldo, and is madly, but secretly, in love with him. He is on the Nobel Prize committee for the prize, and considers to give the prize to Waldo in an effort to win him over. Waldo is the only thing on his mind.
Waldo is a brash, rude young scientist, on the short list for the Prize. He has no love for anyone other than himself, and is caught in a relationship with Janet that he depends on for sexual gratifacation. He also has issues with premature ejaculation, and regrets his decision to have had an affair with Steve.
Janet is a fellow scientist who is "stuck" with Waldo. Due to Waldo's performance in bed, she wants to move on and find a meaningful relationship. She knows about Steve and Waldo's past affair, and wants to use it to get Waldo and Steve togeather.
Iben is also on the shortlist for the Prize. An alcoholic, he depends on liquor as a way of defeating his perceived inadequecies in research compared to his contemporaries. Over the course of the story, Iben becomes manipulated by Steve to break up Janet and Waldo, being led on with hints that if he is successful, he will win the Prize from Steve. He also has a schoolboy crush on Janet.