The Arc (chapter IV)

EXT. SPACE NEAR THE SPACECRAFT – NIGHT James’ momentum carries him back to the entrance. He reaches with his hands as he approaches. Misses! His body spins on his axis. Starts to move away into space. Making a last effort, he grabs the handle with his foot. No friction causes his body to lean back…

The Arc (Chapter III)

(BACK TO PRESENT) EXT. DEEP SPACE – NIGHT The virtual parallel lines on James’ helmet finally line up. His eyes fixed on the horizon. A.I.Now, James. James presses the trigger, the thrusters propel him forward at high speed. At the distance, the space craft shines in the light of a nerby star. The thruters are…

The Arc (chapter II)

(BACK TO PRESENT) EXT. DEEP SPACE – NIGHT The graphs in front of James’ helmet light up. Two parallel lines pointing towards infinity and straightening out each time. A.I.James wake up, the ship is approaching the optimal point. James opens his eyes. Moves as if he is falling, but quickly stops. As he recognizes the…

The Arc (Chapter I)

EXT. OUTER SPACE NEAR THE SPACECRAFT – NIGHT JAMES (32) opens his eyes disoriented, his breathing agitated, his body spinning slowly. The alarms on his helmet red. Ahead, the strap holding him stuck in the solar panel. A.I.James, you suffered a mild concussion. James reaches out to grab the strap, but fails to grasp it….

My Heart will go on (chapter II)

INT. SECOND FLOOR KATE’S HOUSE – NIGHT Kate descends the ladder rungs with calculated movements to minimize the creaking of the wood. The living room light is on, PATRICK’s (49), Kate’s father’s, conversation is heard. He is talking on the phone. Patrick’s shadow crosses the wall of the room and disappears into the side. Kate…

My Heart Will Go On (Chapter I)

EXT. TERRACE OF A HIGH BUILDING – DAY KATE (17) keeps her eyes closed, the wind moves her hair gently. She opens her eyes and sees a group of pigeons flying towards the sun in the sky. KATE (V.O.)Not so long ago my life was completely different. She turns, standing on the edge of the…

For the future (chapter III)

EXT. THE END OF THE RIVER, THE BEGINNING OF THE OCEAN – DAY Helen opens her eyes slowly and sees the evening sky, the purple and reddish colors escaping from the fading sun on the horizon, she’s floating in the waters. HELEN(V.O.) Am I dead? No, not yet… Helen flows into the sea. She swims…

For the future (chapter II)

INT. CABIN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FOREST – NIGHT The dusty wooden door bursts open and Helen enters, carrying Pierce on her shoulders, Maggie follows. With great difficulty, Helen manages to advance to the center of the cabin, leaves Pierce on the floor. She is covered in sweat, Pierce is unconscious, his shirt stained…

For the future (Chapter I)

EXT. RIVERBANK IN THE WILDERNESS – DAY The sun’s rays reflect on the surface of the water, causing purple and reddish colors between the waves and against the body stucked still in the riverbank. HELEN (36) looks at it, expressionless. HELEN It all started last summer, we don’t know who did it first, but we…

For your return (chapter II)

EXT. IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN – DAY John does not stop staring at the woman, he gets up carefully, leaning on the mast. The woman smiles at John’s astonished gaze, John approaches the bow and leans over to see where the woman is standing, she is standing on the surface of the water….