THE LEAN TIMES - PILOT, "The Event" by John Hunter | Script Revolution

THE LEAN TIMES - PILOT, "The Event"

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My integrated short stories.
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A paranoid delusional homeless man accurately predicts an apocalyptic event which nearly wipes out humanity and ushers in a dangerous new reality.
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An apocalyptic event accurately predicted by paranoid delusional homeless man nearly wipes out humanity. The event throws the Earth off of its axis enough to radically change the weather. Those lucky(?) enough to survive the Event find themselves in a much colder world with dark skies and grim new realities. There is no law, order, power, grocery stores or modern conveniences of any kind - This new world is ruled by necessity, brutality and barter. During this time, a small potato will be more valuable than a woman’s virtue and predation of the weak by the strong is commonplace.

The series is a collection of interrelated stories which uses the apocalyptic event as a common time reference. My dystopian horror Baby Soup which won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest is one of the stories in this series. This series is a broad landscape upon which many stories can be told. A complete series outline and other episodic content is available. This series needs a good home.

Below are the first (16) pages of the series pilot, "The Event."

Keywords: Action-Adventure, Dystopian, Sci-Fi, Horror, Pilot, Series

Submitted: October 18, 2019
Last Updated: October 22, 2019
Times Downloaded: 9
Last Downloaded: January 27, 2020

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The Writer: John Hunter

A curious nature has led me down many paths: former Peace Corps volunteer, big ticket sales engineer, commercial graphic artist, packaging design consultant, recovering golfer and more recently, an award winning and produced scriptwriter. As a writer, my voice is character driven, slightly dark and quirky with a dash of humor. Four of my shorts have been produced and my dystopian horror short Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest. When not being fussed over or fussed at by the woman who shares my life, I enjoy riding a large German motorcycle as big as a parade float and eating at Mom’n’Pop diners. ebooks | blog | contact Go to bio

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