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Melinda and the Moth

drama
10 minutes

Melinda wants an A for her science project, and to earn that she plans a torture experiment on a Mesopotamian Tiger Moth. The moth protests and tries to dissuade Melinda from torturing him. The moth tries many tactics to no avail, and then he chooses to forgive Melinda. The power of his forgiveness empowers Melinda to choose a different path.

Characters: 

  • Melinda, female, 16-25

  • Moth, male, any age