But Not Forgotten by Mike Murphy | Script Revolution

But Not Forgotten

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A young lady starts questioning her sanity when everyday objects - like apples - begin disappearing, and only she remembers that they ever were.
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Paula Hunt, a 40-ish single, introverted woman, begins dictating a video blog because of something strange she's been noticing: Everyday things are disappearing, and no one but her seems to remember they ever existed. First, apples are gone from her grocery store, where she's purchased them for years. Then Mrs. Summers' dog, Boscoe, is gone, and Mrs. Summers never remembers having a dog or what a dog even is!

Alone at home one night, a man appears in her apartment. With His white beard and robe, He says He's God. At first, Paula, of course, doubts Him, but then He mentions the missing apples and dogs. He says He's taken them from Earth for a new planet, Argonzi, which He needs to make in a hurry. God asks Paula's advice on what else humanity wouldn't miss that He could move to Argonzi. After suggesting Brussels sprouts, snakes, and Lady Gaga, God asks her to think seriously about it. He'll be back.

When God returns, Paula suggests herself - since she would never be missed on Earth. God agrees that she will be the planet Argonzi's Eve.

Submitted: May 3, 2019
Last Updated: November 19, 2019

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The Writer: Mike Murphy

Mike has had over 150 audio plays produced in the U.S. and overseas. He’s won a dozen Moondance International Film Festival awards in their TV pilot, audio play, short screenplay, and short story categories. His prose work has appeared in several magazines and anthologies. In 2016, he won The Columbine Award for his TV pilot script "The Bullying Squad." In 2015, Mike's script “The Candy Man” was produced as a short film under the title DARK CHOCOLATE. His second short film, HOTLINE, was just completed. In 2013, he won the inaugural Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition. In 2020, his audio script took second place. He is currently working on a number of projects,... Go to bio

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