story foo
      actor {i} looksAt {j}
      actor {i} says ``Hello there!''
   theEnd

   story bar
      actor {i} faces {j+1}
      actor {j} thinks {thought[n]}
   then
      { start("sequel1"); }
   theEnd

   story backgd
      actor {i},{j} movesBy 10,0
   theEnd

   { 
      start(i < j ? "foo" : "bar");
      start("backgd");
   }