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

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The Writer: Tim Westland

Howdy... my name is Tim Westland.

I am an award winning writer, with multiple feature and short scripts placing highly in Page, Screencraft, BlueCat and other well respected competitions. Several of my short scripts have been produced, most recently “For The Love of God”, a topical LGBT-friendly story about a priest who experiences a crisis of faith.

My feature, "OBeast", co-written with the incredible Rod Thompson, is a 2016 Screencraft Top Ten Finalist! You can read it at the link below!

I am also the co-author (with Matt Scott) of the comic book (and screenplay) adaptation of Joe Schreiber’s horror novel, “Chasing The Dead”. Published by IDW as a four-... Go to bio

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