Preparing for punishment

Credence silently accepts a beating from Mary Lou - a scene that feels all too common

Extract from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

By J.K. Rowling

CREDENCE moves round to the bottom of the stairs, falling silent at the severe expression on MARY LOU’S face.

CREDENCE
I’m sorry, Ma. I didn’t realise it was so late.

As if on autopilot, CREDENCE removes his belt. MARY LOU stands and extends her hand, taking the belt. In silence, she turns and walks up the stairs, CREDENCE obediently following.


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

By J.K. Rowling