An old ex-priest that used to rape young children sends a forgiveness letter to all of his victims and invites them to meet him in a basement to apologise himself for his actions. Only three victims in the age of 30 appear. Two women and a man. During the waiting we learn in what ways this action has influenced their lives and we discover that the man hasn't been touched by the priest. The reason that brings him there is completely different. When the priest finally appears everything comes to the surface.

  • drama
  • 70
  • 4 total
  • 2 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • history, lgbtqia+
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 30s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 10

EXTRACT: As soon as he stopped moaning and saying my name over and over, he loosened his hands and I was able to move again. I tried to open my eyes. Everything was black. The sea, the sky, the beach... I couldn't make out anything. At that moment I thought of the child Christ had healed. I felt what he felt, not being able to see. The only difference was that his Christ gave him colors and light with some mud. Mine, dipped me in the ocean, to throw me in Darkness.

Adult themes


Male | 30s | 5 to 10 minutes
Starts on page 27

EXTRACT: I must have looked pretty serious. It was obvious that that meeting concerned me. He gave it to me, along with an advice, to get on with my life. Ha, ha... What could he possibly know about my life? He had no idea how far I had to go, just to be able to sit with him and challenge my biggest fear face to face? He had no idea about the Life of me!! That deeply hidden Life I had been deprived of 23 years ago!! How can he possibly know any of it???

Adult themes

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