Belly of the Beast
“What are schools for?”
YoungMartha, a bright and agreeable student, falls in love with Gia, who is over school because she claims that teachers don’t care about girls like her. Together, they try to rectify a perceived injustice, revealing deeper flaws in the school system.
NowMartha enters the teaching industry, optimistic about making a positive change, but soon begins a quick journey towards disillusionment when they realise the school is run like a business, with stiff hierarchies and an environment ripe for abuse.
At the heart of the story lies the question: can one person affect positive change, irrespective of how little power they seem to hold, and at what personal cost?