Scapegoats by Alyssa Jefferson | Script Revolution


When a sleepy desert town is shaken by a string of murders, a newly placed SIN-EATER working as a medical examiner must put the victim's stories together by taking them apart, piece by piece.



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Tone similar to shows like DEXTER and DEAD LIKE ME,
SCAPEGOATS is a dark comedy crossed with a crime-drama procedural.

There’s a new ‘goat in town! GRETA is a young Sin-eater– an ancient, cursed monstrosity zipped into an illusion of human skin– tasked with shepherding lost souls to the afterlife, doomed to take on the sins of humanity until it corrupts her. Stationed in a lazy town of retirees, business takes off when a soul-snatching killer moves in on her turf.

Submitted: May 1, 2018
Last Updated: July 19, 2018

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The Writer: Alyssa Jefferson

The product of a pair of CA police/detectives, I'm convinced my obsession with justice and criminology is in my blood. As a child, while my mom cleaned her service weapon at the coffee table in front of the news, I would sneak into her case files. I pored over gruesome crime scene photos, and her investigation notes played out as horror films in my mind. It was thrilling, and horrifying, and eventually, routine. Now, I write to understand the monsters. I dissect them, I become them, I fall in love with them, and I destroy them, one story at a time. Screenwriting for going on 16 years now, and I continue to hone my craft, long accepting that I'll never master this medium. I'm open to project... Go to bio

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