people gather gather around between the bank and post office waiting for the kids to get out of school.
The people gather here once a year to all participate in a lottery. They pick out of a black box and recieve a piece of paper, if the paper is blank they are safe but if they recieve the black dot they must draw aaian and only with there family and the one who got the black dot would be killed.
the kids join as people start to pick the pieces of paper from the black box.
bill Hutchinson receives the black dot and his family gather to draw agian.
during the second draw the Hutchkin family gathers then mrs hutchkin pulls the black dot out of the box.
tessie goes into a clear face and everyone throws rocks at her as she says that it isnt fair