- About two schoolchildren and their attitude to peer achievements and relationships.
- The short story competition is won by Geoff and he wins the Holmes-Watkins Medal.
- Lynne’s story is placed second and she feels disappointed.
- She learns to accept her failure and decides to let go.
- Then, she comes across a short story of write William Bradburie.
- Geoff’s story of a circus elephant’s escapade in the park is similar to Bradburie’s story.
- Immediately, Lynne assumes that Geoff has cheated and did not write his own story.
- She is in dilemma as to whether and how she should expose Geoff.
- The consequences may be too drastic for Geoff.
- During the class discussion on careers, lynne holds back exposing Geoff but later she inadvertently mentions the name Bradburie and notices Geoff’s reaction.
- A few minutes later, she is called into Headmaster Velo’s office and Geoff is ther too with the Holmes-Watkins Medal.
- Mr Velos explains that Geoff feels he might have taken his story from Bradburie’s collection.
- So, he decides to reverse the results and Lynne wins the prize.
- But, Lynne is unhappy with the way the situation has turned out.
- She begins to have doubts about her own story.