Alec and Alexa have been friends since they were little kids - but now they're teenagers everything seems to be really complicated. Why doesn't anyone say what they really mean? Why do parents, teachers, even friends all seem to be spinning a line? How come it's so easy to get sucked in?

  • comic drama
  • 110
  • 26 total
  • 14 female identifying, 12 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • 12 to 16, 16 to 18
  • teen, young adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | Teen | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 84

EXTRACT: Fwor... l feel rank. l've got to ring mum and dad, see if they'll pick me up. What happened to the night?(checks his watch) Oh no! Mum and dad are going to kill me. Why didn't LX make sure I was alright? Why didn't she get me home? She promised she would.(remembering last night)Gino!! How could she? Why go with him? Why not go with... me?(slowly dawning on him) Maybe she wanted to. All those hugs she gave me. Maybe she thinks l knocked her back. Oh, l shouldn't have drunk so much.

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