Chapter 1 - A Real Bad Egg (Key Characters (Ricky (Doesn't fit in ),…
Chapter 1 - A Real Bad Egg
Ricky is a bad child who has been bounced around from house to house looking for a family
Paula - "There's no-one else who wants you okay?"
Paula - "Now, Ricky, you know what the alternative is don't you."
Ricky is taken to a house next to a forest to live with Bella and Hec. Bella is kind and excepting of Ricky and Hec is distant and doesn't want to be associated with Ricky. Ricky doesn't want to live with them.
Bella - "He's home now, he'll be okay."
Bella - "You can call me Bella, or Auntie, if you like."
[Bella - "That's Hec. You can call him uncle if you like] Hec - "No he can't"
Impact to Story
Doesn't fit in
Ricky arrives at Bella and Hecs House (James)
gets back inside the car
Hot water bottle
Ricky baker song (Lachie)
Hec's introduced (Barnaby)
Bella's funeral (Shinsei)
Message - Identity/Belonging