Wall of Destruction: Movie Script Beginning

Well, progress is slowly but surely getting there. I am around 70 pages now and they say each page should be about a minute of movie. So far, a little more than half way through the movie.  I thought I would try for a more exciting opening sequence. Hopefully something that would pique the interest of the watcher.

In thinking of what to do, I thought I would have a scene that is hinted at, in the book and movie, but not shown. It has more significance in book 2, which concludes the struggles in book 1.

So here is my first draft.. What do you think?

Fade in:

EXT – Beach Battle – Night

Men, from Luxa, wear battle suits or body armor, stand with swordsmen and bowmen along the beach. There are dunes in the back ground. All the men have a symbol of a Trident with a fist imposed in front of it on their chest. Some flags, with the same symbol, blow in the breeze..

ROSAN (VO)

The Gods have abandoned us.

Suddenly Atlantean vailixi with just a Trident symbol fly by and attack the men. The explosions kill many. The Atlantean vailixi veer off and Luxa vailixi, attack the Atlantean vailixi. One vailixi explodes near the beach and crashes on the other side of the dune. A group of Luxan vailixi fly over the troops and go straight forward. The camera follows them and we see in the distance other men forming up on the beach to oppose the first group.

ROSAN (VO)

Because we destroy our world.

The camera pans back to the first group of men, they put large shields in front of them and get down behind them. Then a bright flash, as Luxan vailixi, coming from the flash, stream past the men with their whirling engine sounds. Next comes the thunderous explosion and the blast. The men are struggling to keep their place. After the wind, the men get up and charge forward.

The camera pans to the opposing force and many of them are blown all over the place and quite a few are already down or holding their eyes.

ROSAN (VO)

Brother against Brother.

The forces meet and a general melee with many being shot (bow or aether spear) or skewered on each side. The vailixi from both sides dog fight above the forces and the outline of a city and temple is made with fire. While too dark to see, the barely noticeable mushroom cloud appears in the distance over the city.

ROSAN (VO)

The Gods have abandoned us.

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Jim

Living in Japan, the land of Anime, the Samurai, the ultra modern and extremely old. These contrasting themes fuel my worlds. Both the ancient and new meld together into worlds where super-powered school kids defeat evil; forest spirits help or fight humans; and giant, futuristic robots battle to save civilization. Where else to live for inspiration! A screenwriter and novelist living in the suburbs of Tokyo. A love of history, space and science in general and the beauty of life inspire his tales. He is currently writing an epic adventure trilogy about the downfall of Atlantis.

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