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Reed

Male | 20s | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 83

EXTRACT: The light is shadowy,and the faces begin to merge. I'm trying to focus on the first man but the features keep changing, they start to blend. One moment it's Doug, then it's me, then it's Col Whelan then it's... Toby. (BEAT) I look at the soldiers for a long time. Then I walk back to the hotel.


Len

Male | 20s | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 91

EXTRACT: I'm really pissed. This isn't the sort of pissed you get after one session. This is the sort of pissed it takes days to build up. This is the real thing, far gone, la la land. I'm so pissed I'd shit myself and wouldn't notice - or care. I am fuckin' blind. We go to Bondi - I think. Back to that place where Reed nearly killed that bouncer. Then some place else. Then Ando gives me a few of his magic cookies and after that things get a bit weird.

Contains coarse language
Contains adult themes

Toby

Male | 20s | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 91

EXTRACT: Jesus Reed, get your fucking hand off it. When are you gonna pull your head out of Doug's arse? That goes for all of you. You've all got your heads stuck so far up you can taste his breakfast. He did see me. He knew exactly where I was. And who I was. And that's why he didn't pass. He didn't want me to score the winning try. Didn't want me to be the legend.

Contains coarse language