Planemo by Ian J. Courter | Script Revolution

Planemo

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A cryptic mayday leads returning veterans on a rescue mission to a remote, sunless world with a horrible secret and an enemy unlike any they have ever fought.
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After fighting a nasty war, homeward-bound veterans on a space-going carrier receive a cryptic mayday from a freighter carrying badly needed technicians and supplies. Racing to the last known location, the fleet encounters a planet drifting in deep space that holds something horrible that knows neither mercy nor pity. The arrival of aliens focused on their own mission complicates the rescue effort and raises the stakes and the costs to the soldiers.

Starfield photo source: NASA

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The Writer: Ian J. Courter

I have been a technical writer for nearly fifteen years and published two academic articles, but my true desire has been screenwriting. So far, I have written fifteen shorts and six feature-length scripts, one of which earned a first round finalist in a screenwriting contest. I draw inspiration from a wide range of sources to include: - Graduate degree in international relations and comparative government - Fifteen years of military experience, including overseas combat tours - Extensive time spent in foreign countries with immersion in foreign cultures and language - Wide range of reading interests (classic science fiction, politics, science, economics, and governmental systems) - The... Go to bio

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