Pope for a Day by Elizabeth Blandford | Script Revolution

Pope for a Day

The Pope"s birthday mission - was to just bless a new space-plane. Or so he thought!

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The Pope rises early on the morning of December 17, 2020, and is none too thrilled to be reminded that it is his 84th birthday. His mood brightens when he is asked to bless the new Chinese/Italian autonomous tourist space-plane, LUNAc1.

The Pope invites his sister, his best buddy and a 7 year old orphan boy to accompany him. The boy begs to include the miniature horse the Pope received for his birthday and the cat that insists on riding on the horse's back.

The Pope blesses the space-plane then pops in for a quick look where to his great surprise he finds the little boy and the two animals already inside. Then a wacky prank causes unforeseen consequences sending them and the space-plane on a thrilling unplanned flight.

Submitted: March 24, 2021
Last Updated: October 18, 2021

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The Writer: Elizabeth Blandford

I'm a Brit domiciled in the US. Mum Welsh, Dad Ukrainian. Lapsed catholic despite my convent school education. Have had multifarious jobs, including, "over there" student nursing, milking a herd of Jersey cows, temping, cleaning and modeling for life classes at the Slade. "Over here" I've been a nurse aide, teacher aide, librarian aide, pot-scrubber at Wendy's and secretary for a non-profit. Latterly, with husband, have cleared a 10 acre plot of stumps and taken on an old wreck of a house making it fit to live in, thereby depriving bats, mice, squirrels, chipmunks, birds, bumblebees, ladybugs and big fat flies of their free lodgings. A foster parent to 6 cats, 3 of whom demand to be petted... Go to bio

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