When someone close to us is in danger, the world as we know it melts, what once seemed important, no longer is, everything dissipates, alters, transforms. We exist, for a time, in a fluid space, new thoughts form about what it means to live and die, about what it means to love and hate

three people, Mel, Alex, Dominic, are all implicated in an accident - but who (if anyone) is to blame? - Is it true that good can come of bad? - If so, how do we find the good? And how does guilt play into love?

  • drama
  • 60
  • 3 total
  • 2 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 30s | under 3 minutes
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EXTRACT: mel​dark dark day pushes up​ no sun heaviness in the air overwhelming like ​too much ​perfume voices from other lives far away blasts ​spinning here solid walls furnished rooms but spinning can’t breathe no breath ​a father missing children crying a mother me mother not mothering words circling ​like vultures and i seek oblivion

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Female | 20s | Unspecified
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EXTRACT: hanny was lying on the road she looked as if she was resting ​mum she said i want to go inside to ​mum i knelt beside her another woman with ​me your neighbour ​shelley ​shelley says oh she’s talking that’s a good sign jack your son jack ​he was ​there too he was still so still

Adult themes


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