Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 3 - Page 39

Row 1 Pete, Vesuvius, Sluice and Jesra all stand in Nungo’s office.
Row 2 Box 1 Nungo hangs his head, hiding it on his desk.
Row 2 Box 2 Nungo bangs his head on the desk.
Row 2 Box 3 Vesuvius looks guilty.
Row 2 Box 4 Nungo bangs his head many times on the desk.
Row 3 Box 1 Vesuvius looks REALLY guilty.
Row 3 Box 2 Jesra puts her hand on the desk.
Jesra: Would you please STOP th-
Row 3 Box 3 Nungo didn't stop in time and slams his head into Jesra’s hand.
Jesra: OW!
Row 4 Box 1 Nungo stops and looks upset.
Nungo: Oh dear! Are you OK?
Row 4 Box 2 Jesra pulls her hand back, looking annoyed.
Jesra: I would be better if you would stop doing that.
Row 4 Box 3 Pete looks confused.

Pete: What’s going on? This doesn't look like a movie set to me!

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Precyber Chapter 11

Enter the mysterious Gabriel Work.  We shall learn more of him and his wisdom...later

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 38

Row 1
Jesra and Vesuvius argue.
Jesra: What’s the name of the company?
Vesuvius: Er-the Fantastic Save Creation Company.
Jesra: Who’s the Director?
Vesuvius: That would be Nungo.
Jesra: Who are the stars?
Vesuvius: That would be me, Vesuvius and Sluice over there. But everyone here is in on it.
Row 2 Box 1 Pete scratches his head.
Pete: How old are you?
Row 2 Box 2
Vesuvius looks confused.
Vesuvius: What?
Row 2 Box 3
Pete: Well are you a midget or a child? How else do you get into that suit?
Row 2 Box 4
Jesra smirks.
Row 3 Box 1
Jesra looks down at Vesuvius to offer some kind of an explanation, still smirking.
Row 3 Box 2
Vesuvius looks down at himself. Then he looks up at Jesra and Pete’s ankles.
Row 3 Box 3
Vesuvius sighs.
Row 3 Box 4
Vesuvius: “Right. You caught us. You’re having a dream. A very wonderful dream.”
Row 4 Box 1
Pete pinches himself.
Pete: Ow!
Row 4 Box 2
Jesra pinches Pete.
Pete: Ow!
Row 4 Box 3
Jesra: Right. This is not a dream. He feels pain. So what-
Row 4 Box 4
The entire box is filled with the angry capitalized letters and a very boggled Vesuvius

Nungo (off panel): VESUVIUS!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 37

Row 1 Box 1 Jesra looks around in wonderment. Pete rubs his eyes.
Row 1 Box 2 Vesuvius rushes towards them.
Vesuvius: Well thank you very much for your help back here with the fire, but we’re all good you see.
Row 1 Box 3 A random person from the crowd shouts.
Random Person: All hail the heroes! Thanks for helping to put out the fire.
Row 2 Box 1 More random people in the crowd.
Woman: You saved my shop!
Random Man: What’s your name son?
Young Boy to Jesra: Are you single?
Small Elf Like guy, twice as large as Vesuvius with pointed ears: Holy mother of Pie! He’s a Seal!
Random Man: Nonsense, of course he’s not a seal. He’s a human being.
Row 2 Box 2 (Top) Vesuvius begins to shove Jesra and Pete back through the portal which is closing.
Vesuvius: Well folks, thanks for your help back here. We appreciate it. Really. But time to be getting you guys back.
Row 2 Box 2 (Bottom) Sluice arrives, looks unhappy.
Elf in Crowd: No you idiot. A SEAL. As in a human from the other world. You know, the IMPORTANT ones?”
Random Man looks at Pete: Really? Are you a seal?
Pete: No, I’m a human being.
Row 3 Box 1
Small elf looks really annoyed.
Row 3 Box 2
Jesra looks at Vesuvius suspiciously.
Jesra: What are you talking about? What is this place?
Row 3 Box 3
Vesuvius sweats a bit.
Vesuvius: This is a er…theatrical production. You’ve gotten back stage. We’ll give you two free tickets when we open the show.
Row 3 Box 4
Pete looks happy.
Pete: You hear that Jesra? We’re getting tickets to a show! This one looks great too!
Row 4 Box 1
Jesra puts her hands on her hips and looks down at Vesuvius.
Jesra: “You expect me to believe that?”
Row 4 Box 2
Vesuvius looks embarrassed.
Row 4 Box 3
Vesuvius: Er….yes?
Row 4 Box 4

Everyone in the crowd is silent and looking at Vesuvius. Sluice hides his face in his hands.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Precyber - Chapter 10

Emily gets a follow up visit from the Npigs.  Clarke is given a quest.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 36

Row 1 Box 1 Horus is sitting on his throne, pleased.
Horus: So. Now that that has been taken care of, I think it is time that I gave you your last-
Row 1 Box 2 The room starts to shake a little.
Row 1 Box 3 The room starts to shake a lot.
Horus: What is going on?!
Row 2 A mighty roman numeral seven appears in the sky in red above the throne room and the pool.
Row 3 Box 1 Horus is furious.
Horus: That is not possible! NOT. POSSIBLE.
Row 3 Box 2 Horus draws power from the pool and the captive spirits in it. A nimbus of light surrounds him.
Row 3 Box 3 He shoots lightning into the sky at the number in the air.

Row 4 The night sky above the numeral is clear.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 35

Row 1 Box 1 Art Museum. Vesuvius leaps up onto Sluice’s shoulder.
Vesuvius: Go!Go! Gogogogo!
Row1 Box2 Sluice nods, looking worried.
Row 1 Box 3 A portal opens up.
Row 2 Box 1 Jesra, looking over Pete’s shoulder spots the portal and looks surprised.
Jesra: What the…
Row 2 Box 2 Reflection of the portal n Jesra’s right eye, open in wonder. A small amount of blood can be seen mixing in.
Row 2 Box 3 Vesuvius and Sluice rush through the portal.
Vesuvius: Hurry! I can smell the smoke from here.
Row 2 Box 4 Jesra looks at Pete and points.
Jesra: Can you see that?
Row 3 Box 1 Pete looks clueless. He is looking right AT the portal.
Pete: See what?
Row 3 Box 2 Jesra gets a look of determination on her face.
Jesra: Come with me. Don’t ask questions. No time to explain.

Row 3 Box 3: Jesra grabs Pete by the hand and the two of them run towards the portal.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Precyber - Chapter 9

By T. C. Ricks and Ken Lightner

Clarke and Paul come under increasing scrutiny in their investigations...corp scrutiny, government scrutiny...and creepy creepy creepy scrutiny.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 34

Page 2
Row 1 Box 1 The seed flies down toward a roof.
Row 1 Box 2 The seed catches on fire,turning to ash.
Row 1 Box 3 The ash falls down.
Row 2 A picture of the former market place on fire that Sluice and Vesuvius walked through on fire, with people scrambling to put out the fire.
Row 3 Box 1 A distorted reflection of the art museum through water.
Off Panel: “Excellent.
Row 3 Box 2 A distorted though slightly clearer view of the art museum.
Off Panel: “Slither always knows how to salvage a difficult situation.”
Row 3 Box 3 Horus looks down from his throne at Amanda.
Horus: “Your new partner is arriving.”
Row 3 Box 4 Reflective Pool
A portal opens up in front of the pool and Slither emerges,cackling gleefully.

Slither: Heheheheheheheheh.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Seventh Seal Chapter 3 - Page 33

Page 1
Row 1 Box 1 (tiny box within a box) Sun rising over trees
Row 1 Box 2 (Larger Box) Focus on a dandelion single seed.
Narration: Seeds are fascinating things. They’re the focus of symbols about small things becoming big things. It’s a good symbol. Seeds can often grow thousands of times larger than their original size.
Row 1 Box 3 The wind blows on a field of dandelions.
Narration: All of civilization depends on them. Agriculture,the taming of seeds, lead to every single other advancement in one form or another.
Row 2 Box 1
The seed breaks loose from the dandelion and flies in the wind.
Narration: Tools are useful for good or destruction. That includes seeds. That includes choices. That’s why little things matter. And when you understand the little things, you understand the big things.
Row 2 Box 2
The seed flies over a village on fire.

Narration: The philosophers have always argued and probably always will argue about what free will really means. The universe might care, or it doesn't. But *I* care. And that’s what matters to me.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Precyber - Chapter 8

Someone has killed Barfman, Clarke's online friend, and Clarke is determined to solve his murder. Of course, despite the fact that Clarke is a member of the FBAI, Clarke is probably the least qualified person in the world to solve Barfman's murder. But that doesn't stop him. Clarke is a determined, if not slacker protagonist.

The world is dystopic and dark, but its a more realistic version than most.  Which is to say, sure its grim and corporations own almost everything, but it has its upsides to, like improved medical technology.  And games.  Did we mention games? Giant immersive games which take MMO's and merge them with Reality TV to create whole sets of augmented reality that merge in on docudrama extravaganza in which to drown the sorrows of the ignorant masses.  Revolution? What Revolution?

Clarke had questions, questions that needed answering like....would Superman become a werewolf if a a werewolf bit him? What if there was Krytponite involved? Who killed Barfman? Why were they trying to kill him? Who were the good guys? Who were the bad guys? Who the hell was the crazy lady making such a big deal about the god damned coconuts? What did the writing on the ring say? Wait...no...scratch that last. But definitely the first six.

Clarke's love life isn't going as well as it could either. Clarke is merely a poor government employee, a member of the FBAI gaming division that is supposed to monitor games for criminal behavior but is so underfunded its employees are more concerned about their paychecks than doing their job. Unless their job consists of filling out paper work that is. It doesn't help that Emily (his girlfriend) is being asked to spy on him for the Revolution. It definitely doesn't help that she has begun to question Clarke's sanity, ethics and integrity. Clarke can't blame her. He's begun to question these things himself.

The question of the novel ultimately is....what kind of society do you want to live in, and what price are you willing to pay to get it? For Clarke, these are not abstract questions. There are real consequences. At his lowest point, Clarke has absolutely everything he loves stripped away from him; his life, his love, his job, his friends and most important...his computer.

There are high stakes involved, but Clarke is prepared to pay the price to risk them. And when he can't afford the loss himself, he's more than happy to place the fall on some other guy in the process. Even if that guy happens to be a hacker who hates snitches and arranges to have the local terrorist cell try to kidnap him for ransom or, failing that, blow him to smithereens. Just a day in the life...

But Clarke Yossarian is not a man to take such indignity's lying down (well truth be told he would if he could but he knows he'd never get away with it) and so he fights tooth and claw and fist and maw to get back what was taken from him. Even if he has to join the Revolution to do it. Even if he has to take on the most powerful man in the world again and again and win. Even if he has to save (shudder) the most popular game in the world (Drama!) to do it.  

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Copyright 2013 - Red Anvil Amalgamated LLC and Ken Lightner 

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 2 - Page 32

Row 1 Box 1 Glass slides by and cuts Slither who looks indignant.
Row 1 Box 2 Blood spurts everywhere.
Row 1 Box 3 Close up of Jesra’s lips and some of the blood going inside.
Row 1 Box 4 Close up of a wounded and angry Slither running away, trailing blood.
Row 2, 3 and 4.  Wide scale shot of Sluice and Vesuvius looking out the window with a large “Seven” roman numeral appearing in the sky in red misty clouds.  People below don’t even seem to notice.  Vesuvius: “Uh Oh.”

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 2 - Page 31

Box 1 Row 1 Forsalio holds up his hands and looks at Pete and Jesra with a photograph again.  Forsalio: You know, I don’t know why I never thought of it before…..I could put art on the side of my hot dogs.
Box 2 Row 1 Vesuvius, in Sluice’s hands with stars and a disoriented look on his face.
Box 3 Row 3 Vesuvius looks horrified.  Vesuvius: Oh no.  No!  No.  Nonononono!
Box 1 Row 2 Slither winks at Vesuvius and then scampers towards Pete and Jesra.
Box 2 Row 2 Vesuvius looks up at a still apologetic looking Sluice.  Vesuvius “Stop him!  No matter what you do, stop him! Anything it takes!”
Box 3 Row 2  Sluice gets a grim look on his face.
Box 1 Row 3 Sluice breaks a nearby window.
Box 2 Row 3 Close up of Sluice grabbing a shard of the broken glass.
Bow 3 Row 3 Slither scampers up Pete’s pant leg.