The play concerns a woman's escape from her domestic isolation, domestic violence, the dark side of the masculine and dependence both emotional and physical.

  • drama
  • 90
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+, 8 to 12
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | Unspecified | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 35

EXTRACT: I could hear the squeal as they died kicking between the hair. knuckle and callous. And those men. I knew their faces. I knew them very well. I have their seed growing with in me. His seed. In my most private place. Soon it will start showing. No more denying it, even to myself. Questions. Nods at the bus stop. Out there is a place they don't know me. There wont be questions. Just a woman with a round belly, alone.


Female | Unspecified | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 16

EXTRACT: I had this picture of him looking for me in all our old hiding places in the bush, crying and crying and calling out for me. It's like this part of me was left behind. 1 couldn't leave it behind. I've always seen the sweeter side of him - he's always shown that to me. They wouldn't know that. They wouldn't take that into consideration. He'd never last in prison. I couldn't just walk out on him. I had to work out what to do. So I did.


Male | Unspecified | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 15

EXTRACT: You don't see anyone down a mine do your job for you. You've got to be hard enough to do it I mean. what's wrong with her! She goes on and acts like nothing's happened. He held the birds out in front or her face kind or. Scared her I suppose. He was just, just having a laugh. that's all. OK he could be a right prick when he'd had a few. But can't we all from time to time?

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