Love of Silence by Marven Likness | Script Revolution

Love of Silence

Alex falls in love from a distance. Before he can find the courage to tell her she has a life altering change. Alex is driven to love despite the new inability.



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Alex (18), socially awkward but athletic is smitten by MICHELLE (17), shy and avoids people by having her nose in a book every chance she gets.

Before Alex can muster the courage to introduce himself a pandemic shuts down all social gatherings. The possibility
of them meeting becomes impossible.

A year later pandemic restrictions are relaxed.

Unknown to Alex during the pandemic Michelle was affected by the virus in a life altering situation that left her deaf.

BRANDON (18), best bud to Alex and BECKY (18), sister to Michelle secretly arrange for Michelle and Alex to meet at a pool where Alex is a life guard. When Alex notices Michelle he knows this is his chance. On his next break he will make his move. While in the pool Michelle almost drowns. Alex saves her but she is frightened and rushed from the scene before Alex can come to grips with the situation. Realizing what had happened Alex blames Brandon for not telling him Michelle had lost her hearing and that she almost drowned because of it...

Submitted: September 13, 2020
Last Updated: May 11, 2021

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The Writer: Marven Likness

Actor, Writer, Sign Language Advocate/Consultant After an incident that cost me most of my hearing in 2016, I have reactivated my creative side. Being a part time actor, I channeled my thoughts into script form to deal with my new reality. Although I am always working on a multitude of projects, I keep coming back to a series I created called One in a Trillion. With it's first release to the public in 2020 it has been amazing to see and hear the feed back I get. I write mostly drama usually dealing with coming of age stories incorporating love and the mistakes of missed opportunities. An idea will pop in my head, and I will dwell on it sometimes for weeks before I even type a word. The good... Go to bio

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