Thabo is a young man who is still in school. One day, two older kids in his class, Matome and Thato, convince him to try smoking cigarettes, and that begins a process that leads to him changing his attitude towards school and him mother. After becoming friends with the two older learners, he starts smoking drugs and stealing from his mother. One day, while they are on their way to a party, one of the boys suggest they rape and rob a young woman, but Thabo has doubts about it. Read the following story to find out if Thabo decides to follow his new friends.
Cast of Characters
Thabo : A 14 years old boy in Grade 8 at Tlhompho Secondary School.
Mary : Thabo’s mother. She is a single woman. Works as a cleaner at the Mall.
Lesedi : A genius girl in Thabo’s class. Thabo’s friend, also 14 years old.
Thato : Thabo’s friend and classmate. He is 18 years old.
Matome c : Thabo and Thato’s friend and classmate. He is 18 years old.
Mr Mahungela : Thabo’s teacher.
Young woman : She almost got robbed and raped.