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Tariq

Male | 60+ | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 3

EXTRACT: but in the sea... I felt so happy. Once, Tariq, once there were no happier times. There was no need to look back, to remember. The happy time was the one you were living in. No time before had been better and the future... well, who thought about the future? Now everyone looks into their past to find their happiness and no-one dares to imagine the future... but once, it's true, there were no happier times.


Rasid

Male | Age unspecified | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 24

EXTRACT: Think of it... oranges in our village! There has never been such a thing! There's not much left of our olive groves... but we can plant this tree. They were very pleased with the olive tree that we brought them, weren't they? That pleased me. It was a fair trade. They're good people. The same family has been growing oranges for... for centuries. You like oranges, I know you do, when your mother can get them... well, in a while you'll be able to pluck them from your own tree. Think of that