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Avaricia

Gender unspecified | 60+ | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 1

EXTRACT: Avaricia is a Panto Dame Welcome [insert place-name here] to a night that shall CHANGE YOUR LIVES. It has been some years since last this poor, tattered troupe of mine ventured this far beyond the end of the line, out to where a tree is but a memory, and the only crop is dust. So much as changed since last we grace this...fine marquee you so all welcomingly erect behind your least repelling grog shanty.


Avaricia

Gender unspecified | 60+ | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 24

EXTRACT: Avaricia is a Panto Dame Well, let's be brutally honest, it was like a sea of excrement and the only organisms that made it and pulled through were the ultimate little Australian battlers, who were able to adapt their little battling hearts and rise to the surface, floating serene and as the excrement came to sort of...form a land mass. Now this is a long time ago, mind and while the rest of the earth was in a sort of metaphysical realm if chaos, the lucky country was born destined IN ITS VERY GEOLOGY to be a land apart from the worries of the world. Australia, you little beauty!


Jack

Male | 20s | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 39

EXTRACT: Yes, nature restores itself, even after the worst fire, in the midst of life we are in death, but also in this desolation, life endures. And, as these boughs and branches shall sprout again with new fresh growth, so shall we start again. A new beginning, a new crop, stronger and bolder, shall spring from the fecund, ash-enriched soil.