FC: Pieces of You by Tablo | 2011 | Character Scrapbook
1: "I hear you breathing." | Adante
2: "The thought that if one of these people ever needed a protector, or a saviour, he would try to be just that." | Counting Pulses
3: Break | But the bell, like a shot from a gun, brought the storm of voices back into the room and pierced his chest."
4: The Rat | "The next page was a dark, heavily contrasted photo of a man sitting naked at a bus stop, with a frail, damaged hand feeding a blindingly white dove. Mark read the caption out loud: 'Stripped bare, a man discovers Peace.'"
5: "After hanging up, he considered going for a jog. The boy was glad he quite, but he had never wanted a cigarette more in his entire life." | Matchbox
6: A Glass of Victory | It was a bunch of papers, small memos. But they had your name on it, so I thought it was in there by mistake. No big deal, I guess."
7: "Her words make the marble pillars fall; office walls cave in; phone numbers disappear from the rolodex; and appointment cards burn to cinder, leaving nothing but Sandra and I, hand in hand, waiting to rescue each other. But it's too late for either of us to be saved." | The Walls of Our World
8: Hate Crime | "Each step quickened until he was running, running out the door and into the street, running past people and cars,running without the faintest idea of what he was running from, to a place that he couldn't possibly picture in his mind."
9: "I am not the coward, " he said. | Jacob pulled the trigger, releasing nothing but a hollow click and a faint fragrance of bravery that wafted through their home for the very first time. | Coup de Grace | Across the room, Jacob stood with the gun pressed up coldly against his head.
10: "When I stop at a stop sign, I don't think about the distance I've crossed," he says. "I just wish I never had to stop." | Strawberry Fields Forever
12: Key Page Fur Elise Sheet Music - Father's lost passion and painful memories Black and White Pianos - Father's Alzheimer's disease Cigarette - Escape from reality Don Mclean American Pie - Mother's love and dying words for his son Record - Painful nostalgia of her mother's happy, healthy life Rum - Escape from reality Breath Mints - Denial of the hatred of his current life Postcard - Memories of old friends telling him to travel Rat Trap - Solving his problem in life Coffee Table - His life being smothered by others and himself Organizer - Ironic metaphor to his hectic and depressing lifestyle Matchbox - Denial of the reality of his ill father Beer can - First feelings of love Glass Door to Balcony - Longing for a normal life Wine Glass - Drunken and mixed feelings Student Council Badge - Resolved old grudges Janitor - Hardworking innocence and love Pollock painting - Tumultuous emotions Psychiatric Office - Crazy love Shards of Glass - Intense, suffocating pain Jukebox - Brief Happiness Scalpel - Unappreciated hard work Newspaper - Horrible, stark truth surrounding racism Pistol - Ironic Bravery contrasted with escape from an abusive life File stolen from his therapist - Father's insanity Perfume - Mother's obsessions and denial of her bad role as a mother
13: Stop Sign - A time to stop and reflect on one's own life Strawberry Fields Forever by Beatles - Memories of a dear friend White Dashed Road Lines - Counting each line, Tablo abruptly stops at 18, the age of his dead friend.