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    Smile It's all in the agent

    Hello. Would you please tell me what the underlined sentences mean in the context below?
    They are from a children's picture book. Do they mean "It's a story about the agent(spy). Now we are starting the story..."?
    Please help. Thank you!

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    The crooked story we made up on the spot.

    Hi, I'm the narrator and if you're wondering why a pirate got the part of a narrator I'll tell you.
    It's all in the agent. Well now on with the tale...
    Last edited by frindle2; 22-Sep-2013 at 11:56. Reason: We'll -> Well

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    The underlined sentences make no sense to me.

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    Default Re: It's all in the agent

    In the book, three kids are doing a class project. Their assignment is to work together to write a story about a picture. (Their teach gave a picture to them.)

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    The crooked story we made up on the spot.

    Hi, I'm the narrator and if you're wondering why a pirate got the part of a narrator I'll tell you.
    It's all in the agent. Well now on with the tale...

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    Default Re: It's all in the agent

    Quote Originally Posted by frindle2 View Post
    In the book, three kids are doing a class project. Their assignment is to work together to write a story about a picture. (Their teach gave a picture to them.)

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    The crooked story we made up on the spot.

    Hi, I'm the narrator and if you're wondering why a pirate got the part of a narrator I'll tell you.
    It's all in the agent. Well now on with the tale...
    "The agent" might be a theatrical agent.

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    Default Re: It's all in the agent

    Quote Originally Posted by frindle2 View Post
    In the book, three kids are doing a class project. Their assignment is to work together to write a story about a picture. (Their teach gave a picture to them.)

    ---------
    The crooked story we made up on the spot.

    Hi, I'm the narrator and if you're wondering why a pirate got the part of a narrator I'll tell you.
    It's all in the agent. Well now on with the tale...
    I agree with Bhai. In real life, actors often get roles through an agent. This character is humorously describing how he came to be the narrator.

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