Mission to Borroloola by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Mission to Borroloola

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When a negative bio-sample is uncovered 25 years after a pandemic brought Mankind to the brink, a doctor leads her team into unknown territory to retrieve a survivor who may no longer even be alive.
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For decades, the world has faced a frightening brain-wasting disease that includes an exceedingly anti-social symptom: Cannibalism.

Yet, survivors in an outpost in Australia uncover a nugget of hope: An obscurely-labelled, desiccated fragment from a compulsory bio-sample collection done in the early days of the plague. It suggests someone had faced the disease and fought it off – through immunity!

With time and resources at their lowest ebb, Dr. Rachel Morrison must lead a team into the wilderness to retrieve the unknown donor who hopefully has beaten fate by surviving for 25 years among the contaminated “Mealy-Mouths”.

A man or woman. Alive or dead. Who may have moved away long ago. A needle in a haystack. A dangerous haystack.

I'd like to think this zombie-type of story has above-average intelligence going for it, and if you're looking for a "this-meets-that" comparison, "Borroloola" might be a bit of "Aliens" going in, and "28 Weeks Later" coming out.

If you'd like to view the script or synopsis for this story, which is set in the exotic Australian outback, I look forward to sending it to you. (Also available as Pilot + Episode One)

Producers: Please contact the author for the PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B015JAFF7I

Submitted: March 17, 2017
Last Updated: March 23, 2018

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I wrote my first screenplay in 2008, at the age of 52. It was a surprise, yet predicable too, for composition was my favorite subject in my earliest years of elementary school. But somewhere between the ages of 10 and 52, I must have felt that writing wasn't a serious or possibly an attainable career. My writing methodology is unique because I use many of the same skills I used for decades as a software programmer. The stories must be both "logical" and "bug free". Oh, and hopefully, thought-provoking, entertaining, suspenseful, or humorous, often in the same script, with captivating characters and story lines, especially given the complex themes I often take on in my work. From satire to... Go to bio
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