ReaperVille by Clark Ransom | Script Revolution

ReaperVille

When the Grim Reaper causes the hit-and-run accident of a Suicide Hotline Operator, the pair must race to locate a Mystic Guru to return his soul to the living before his wife pulls the plug.

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Two worlds are thrown together: the living and the not-so-dead.

Whether it was the loss of his job at the suicide hotline center, the surprise pregnancy of his wife, or the hood of the ice cream truck in Central Park, Jake Hartley never knew what hit him.

But the Grim Reaper did… and Reaper Sherman Willoughby just needed someone to talk to. Sherman, way behind on his weekly soul collection goals, was never going to be able to catch up.

Deep in a coma, Jake’s soul lies in limbo. Knowing he caused the premature death of Jake; Sherman must break all the Rules of Reaping and return Jake to the living before Jakes wife pulls the plug. If he fails, Sherman goes to hell, never to Reap again and Jake will forever be stuck in Reaperville.

With the authorities hot on their trail, Jake and Sherman agree to help one another. While Sherman sets out to find a legendary mystic, the only Reaper who can undo a death-by-mistake and return a soul to the living, Jake gets a crash course in collecting souls to help Sherman meet his backlogged goal.

When neither is successful, they are arrested, jailed, and called before a Reaping tribunal for sentencing.

At the hospital, Jake’s wife is about to decide whether to pull the plug and let Jake go forever.

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2020 Page Awards Quarter-Finalist

Submitted: September 14, 2020
Last Updated: June 4, 2022

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The Writer: Clark Ransom

Clark is a produced and optioned screenwriter with a focus on Sci-Fi, Dark Dramedy, and True Stories. Clark has successfully collaborated with Producers and other screenwriters on several projects. Most of his projects are grounded in themes of "the haves and the have-nots", classicism, and coming-of-age characters. Clark is open to writing assignments for features, shorts, and pilots. Representative Achievements include: "Seeing is Believing", 2023 RECOMMEND from The Script Lab "The Goldilocks Zone", 2022 CONSIDER on coverage from The Script Lab "The Oracle Reader" , 2022 Page Turner Awards Finalist, 2022 LA Screenplay Quarterfinalist, The Script Lab RECOMMEND, 2022 "Straight to... Go to bio

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