A Kindness by Tim Westland | Script Revolution

A Kindness

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A prisoner who sees death as his best chance of escape doesn't count on a Doctor who is ready to pass his own form of judgement.
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A Kindness
Sometimes, it's Cruel to Be Kind. In the RIGHT measure...

One page.

One location: the death chamber/a prison cell.

Two people: a doctor, and a desperate patient.

One dilemma: the patient wants to die. The doctor doesn’t quite know why.

DOCTOR: How is death a kindness?

Sure, the Chinese conquest is audible outside - but who wishes for death because of that?

It's not just that. There’s one more reason. A reason far less noble than avoiding capture. A reason the doctor understands... deep down.

And it's reason that may factor into his decision... even with soldiers pounding on their door.

What's that reason? Will the needle find his patient’s arm? Take a minute out of your day to read A Kindness and find out!

And grab it for option before the opportunity (and life) slips away.

Review by Hamish Porter
Submitted: January 19, 2017
Last Updated: March 28, 2017

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The Writer: Tim Westland

I'm an award winning writer, with multiple feature and short scripts placing highly in Page, Screencraft, BlueCat and other well respected competitions. I'm an avid collaborator and play well with other writers. Below is a small sample of my work. Saluda Genre: Drama Retribution for a major drug bust leads to a bus full of school kids at the bottom of a lake. Now the local sheriff must discover who is responsible; the Mexican Cartel, a corrupt Governor, or his own kin. 2018 Screencraft Drama Semi-Finalist 2017 Screencraft Drama Semi-Finalist 2016 Screencraft Fellowship Semi-Finalist From The Depths Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Thriller Remember the final confrontation in Jaws, where it's the... Go to bio

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