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Update #8 Profile of Danny Curtis

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Matt | 02:00 UK time, Sunday, 6 February 2011

Danny Curtis

Matt has posted a profile of Danny Curtis.

NAME Danny Curtis

APPEARANCE Athletic I suppose. I think he used to be on the basketball team but they threw him off for fouling. I've overheard some of the girls say he's good looking but I can't see it. Oh and he's black. I didn't want to mention that first in case it sounded racist. Just to be clear, I really do hate him, but not because of that.

ATTITUDE Confident. Swaggering. He's always smiling. Even when he bullied me. Always smiling. Like it's all a great big joke and if I only got it, then the punches would all make sense. But I never got the joke. And it never did make any sense.

SOCIAL CIRCLE The only group he's always in is the Danny Curtis gang. He's kind of like the king or godfather and it usually has about four members. And whenever he says stuff, even if it's not funny, they all laugh.

REASON FOR SUSPICION If ever I had nightmares about bullying, it was always his face in the dreams. He did it the most and for the longest. And he's always hanging around the games hall. I think they do graffiti and smoke round the back.

OTHER COMMENTS I would hear stuff about Danny Curtis, like how his Dad left when he was a baby and how his mum would make him do odd jobs or paper rounds and then take all his money. Now I suppose you could say that this explains why he does what he does, that he didn't have that good a start in life. But that doesn't really help you when he's spitting at you or kicking you in the shin so hard that it breaks the skin. It's not a comfort to think "Oh it's okay. I know why you're doing this. I know why you just shouted "EGG ROLL" in my ear so loud that it rings, and then pushed me down the stairs." It doesn't really help that you know why it's happening. You just want it to stop.

I wrote that one on my list. Egg roll. It was a joke that only made sense at the time. Like when I was rolling down some steps. I like eggs and I'm rolling. Good one Danny. How's your Dad? Seen him recently?

I used to think about learning a Martial Art and what I would do to Danny if I did. I used to dream about that a lot. Like one day he'd be picking on me and he wouldn't know that I'd been training in secret. And I'd let him push me around like he usually did. And then I'd catch his fist in mid air, mid punch, like stop it dead, catching it in my hand. And he'd look confused for a second, his big dumb face looking from his fist to me and back again. And I'd smile because I knew I'd been training and he didn't.

And then I'd kill him.

And I wouldn't do it quickly either. I'd really take my time. Like using my new Martial Arts training, I'd karate chop him and break all his bones in alphabetical order. One at a time. And then when he was begging for mercy, I'd whisper "Egg roll." and he'd look confused, because he'd forgotten all about it, and then I'd roll on him and smother him. And he would be killed by my belly in the most ironic death ever.

And sometimes I'd just shoot him with a bazooka.


  • Comment number 1.

    And then I'd kill him

    It looks like Matt has a dark side after all this should be great fun to see.

  • Comment number 2.

    I think every person that is bullied dreams of getting revenge in one way or another. I know I did, and when one I shot up 6.5 and Filled the fat out to rest of my body boy did I get it LOL. Loving this online Show and Blogs makes such a good idea more please.

  • Comment number 3.

    Let's start at the very beginning fouling in sports. Now as someone who remembers that school shin pads never fit right when playing football at school (Soccer for those who for some reason need that definition) I know that those who foul are evil - I still have a two inch scar on my shin that attests to this fact.

    Now the smiling centre of attention leader of the gang as well - the tears of a clown perhaps no one smiles all the time unless there's a reason for it. No one. So confident young Curtis has not had a happy childhood. I am surprised a bully whose home life sucks. The details of how it sucks is telling thought. Jobs where he has to keep his temper perhaps? A very different side to Curtis, a side that be responsible only go so far.

    Now however let's look at who he is Examples of physical violence to Matt the pushing him down the stairs. Slightly more than words so bones were in danger of being broken.

    What also is not a surprise is the dreams of vengeance that Matt has the hope to do onto others - the fact his dreams of revenge is focused on the perpetrator is more healthy than if on all the lesser gang members.

    Now what to think this shows that there are traits in Curtis that he bullies when surrounded by others when alone I don't think he does the bulling is a show to the others I am not to be bullied. A defence mechanism maybe?

    If it had been Curtis others would have been there and one of them would have talked - alone attacking someone doesn't fit the profile in my mind.

    The only way that would have happened is if Matt fought back and he defended himself but Matt was a large lad and there would be bruises.

  • Comment number 4.

    I agree with Ewan if it was Curtis then one of his crew he would have spoken by now, they have power in numbers, Alone I think Curtis would keep to himself.

  • Comment number 5.

    honestly im starting to think how much becoming human (and being human) is like reality, aside from the supernatural. bullies do usually have something thats gone wrong in their lives.... and they tend to take it out on other people...though to me that never seemed to make sense.
    i love toby whithouse' creations! it's amazing! favourite writer :)

  • Comment number 6.

    Ok so the way i see it, yes it is possible that Danny could of done it but i also think that the janitor could be involved somehow.

    My reasons for thinking this:

    1- He looks quite creepy.
    2- For such a small part in an already small series he is been in it a lot (In last weeks episode when Adam was walking through the school and now in this picture of Danny)
    3- If anyone knew where to dispose of a body near the school and how to clear up the mess of the murder then it would be him.

    So thats just me maybe its my imagination going overboard with BH withdrawal, but i would keep an eye out for him. Who knows what picture of video he will appear in next?

  • Comment number 7.

    I have been in Matt's position before (not the dead bit hopefully) and I can fully understand his views and dreams etc. I think Danny knew something of what's happened. He knows Matt's dead and maybe when and where but he's far too self concerned to actually kill the thing that brings him most joy.

  • Comment number 8.

    Yup Danny is just a kid, not a murderer.

  • Comment number 9.

    Wouldnt like top get on the wrong side of him.

  • Comment number 10.

    6. good point
    and ewan do you stay up all night looking for new posts so you can comment first but you do have good points to
    and i used to get bullied a hell of alto and then i moved to secondary and i thought to myself im not gonna let that happen again so i became the bully and i accutaly made me feel better even tho it was the wrong thing to do but i would have never killed anyone i thought about killing myself when i was in year 5

    i dont think anyway possible was it danny

  • Comment number 11.

    Maybe matt was being sick and chocked on it and died.

  • Comment number 12.

    I think he knows something essential to the mystery.
    May be even been little bit responsible in the leading up to the murder, But I do not think he did it. Matt being vomiting, food poisoning, perhaps they poison his eggs, or someone drug him, force him to take, may be so he be accepted amongst the group.

  • Comment number 13.

    is it me or is there a flat screen tv in a window behind him why would it be in window especially in school

  • Comment number 14.

    carry up and play

  • Comment number 15.

    i love becoming human

  • Comment number 16.

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  • Comment number 17.

    hmmmmmmmmm!!! the plot thickens, i new it wasnt danny though, hes an unplesant bully yeah, but not a murderer.
    Roll on next week :D

  • Comment number 18.

    Was that it? only 5 minutes? Wow, I feel ripped off. I was really getting into the first one then the second episode actually spoiled it for me. please make these episodes longer

  • Comment number 19.

    i knew it was not him lol it was to soon

  • Comment number 20.

    i think it is steve matt would never guess that it was him like the only one to talk to him killed hi i think it was something to do with eggs ???

  • Comment number 21.

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