Despair and fear met him at the microphone. His name is Tom Moody, and he was about to have a flashback to childhood, to have a conversation with little Tom Moody about life’s disappointments.
He was trying too hard, little Tom said. There’s no point. He’ll be laughed at.
Nobody cared for what he has to say.
But instead of letting the fear monster eat him up, Tom Moody negotiated with it. And then he sung.