'The Choosing'
Updated: 4/29/2020
'The Choosing'

Storyboard Text

  • First Paragraph
  • Could we collect our books please, miss?
  • Second Paragraph
  • ......and Mary get's top desk!
  • Third Paragraph
  • Mary and the speaker curtseyed to the lady councillor for copies of Collin's Children's Classics.
  • Fourth Paragraph
  • Mary and the speaker always competed for top desk in school as children.
  • Fifth Paragraph
  • Mary and the speaker both lived in a housing scheme for part of their childhood.
  • Sixth Paragraph
  • Hmmmm....
  • The speaker noticed Mary's father walking his greyhounds while passing by on a high school bus.
  • Ten years later, the speaker runs into Mary and her husband on her way home from the library. Mary seems to be pregnant and holding her stomach.
  • Zzzzzzzz
  • What's she staring at?
  • As the speaker carries her books home she thinks about 'the prizes that were theirs for the taking and the choices they made they don't remember making'