Submission Samples from the Adventure Genre

Title: RELATIVITY

Logline: The story of how one man, Ronald Leeks, became so obsessed with Einstein's Theory of Relativity, he sends his unknowing son-in-law into outer space to prove it.

Synopsis: Ronald Leeks' road to Chief of NASA is littered with casualties. In the 4th grade, he destroys winning science projects, in high school, he's resposible for the death of a student who embarrassed him, in reform school, although he meets his hero, Albert Einstein, he remains unchanged and is resposible for the disfigurement of four students. He appears to have matured and eventually becomes Chief NASA. When he learns one of his astronauts gets his daughter, Linda, pregnant, he sends him into deep space, under false pretenses,to test Relativity. When the astronaut comes back to earth, he has aged just two years, but the rest of Earth has aged 40 years. Leeks is dead, the astronaut (who married Linda before blast off) is 27 and Linda is 65.

Title: Dragonfist : The Destined Alliance

Logline: Five Friends. Two Worlds. One Destiny. WGA # 1069761

Synopsis: Kagero Onimaru, the last descendant to the Onimaru Empire and master of the Macabre Flame was released from his five hundred year imprisonment in a tiny crystal. When a man is gunned down before his eyes, he found his purpose in this new world. "This is what the world has come to? Relying on metal and electricity to live?" . Unhappy, moreover unaccustomed to the developments the world had undergone, Kagero would return the world to the way he saw fit. When news of a martial arts tournament being hosted by two struggling companies, hits the now depreciated OUTSIDE WORLD, A renowned strategist, a tech-savvy air pirate, a tough as nails mercenary, a powerful mystic-psychic and a young warrior born to a legendary family are drawn together. While competing, they realize that their destinies are for more than just competition and cheers. They find that they have become a "Destined Alliance." for a far greater cause.

Title: The Plant Dynasty

Logline: A scientist discovers a method to make humans photosynthetic. He is pursued to a private Caribbean island by corporations trying to steal and control his secret.

Synopsis: While working at an agricultural research facility, Mark discovers a method to make humans photosynthetic. The intensity of his work, causes his divorce. He realizes his discovery can upset the natural order of the entire planet. Being pursued by those wishing to control him and his secret, he retreats to a private island in the Caribbean to perfect his methods and slowly convert others. He becomes romantically involved with a geneticist who helps him in his quest to put his discovery beyond the control of corporate mobsters. It is a race against time to the benefit of all mankind.

Title: CHILDREN OF THE FILERI

Logline: The countdown to the end of the world begins as an unlikely hero discovers that his destiny is to find the only weapon able to stop the Darkness; and become its bearer.

Synopsis: As Chima exits a diner with his friend, Ini he receives a call from John, who screams for help. They rush over to John's house but instead of his colleague, they discover a supernatural staff which radiates power and light. Meanwhile, Gyori, monsters sent by the Darkness, attack them. Ini solves the riddle of the staff just in time and it transports them to another world with two kingdoms: Chima to Rulethion and Ini to Karymon. Chima meets the Fileri from Rulethion but is attacked again by the Gyori. A power takes control of Ini and she invokes the Body of Fire on Chima making him invincible. Even though both friends are miles apart, they hear a prophecy which states that they have to find the stolen staff or the Darkness would overrun both kingdoms within days. While Chima struggles with the prophecy, he is attacked by a serial killer who murders him, against the play of the prophecy. In the end, a strange sword brings him back to life, setting him up for the ultimate quest.

Title: Genesis

Logline: A prequal to the story of the Garden of Eden

Synopsis: With the help of Moses, Basteet struggles to save his childhood love turned fallen-angel (Eden) from eternal damnation while safely escorting the last perfect humans, Adam and Eve, into the fortress surrounding the Garden of Eden. WGA#1109328

Title: Deadly Circle

Logline: FERDINAND MAGELLAN, a 16th century explorer,risks his life and naval career, and eventually dies on a tropical island, in an attempt to prove that the world is round.

Synopsis: 16TH CENTURY EUROPEČ. The widespread belief is that the world is flat and that at the end of which there is an abyss inhabited by monsters. In an attempt to prove that it is round, FERDINAND MAGELLAN is dishonorably discharged from the Portuguese Navy. With intent to test his theory, he goes to Spain and convinces the Spanish King to back an expedition to find the Spice Islands. Since the known route to the East passes through Portuguese territory, Magellan proposes to sail west on the other side of the globe. The expedition is assailed by Portuguese assassins, mutinous Spanish officers, and a devastating storm. Magellan is killed by hostile natives in the Philippines but the fleet reaches the Spice Island and returns to Spain, thus proving that the world is indeed round.

Title: Pandoria : The Destined Alliance

Logline: Five Friends. Two Worlds. One Destiny

Synopsis: The year is 21 Z... Kagero Onimaru, the last descendant to the Macabre Clan and master of the Macabre Flame was released from his five hundred year imprisonment in a tiny crystal. When a man is gunned down before his eyes, he found his purpose in this new world. "This is what the world has come to? Relying on metal and electricity to live?" . Unhappy, moreover unaccustomed to the developments the world had undergone, Kagero would return the world to the way he saw fit. In the present year, 1Z... The Legionnaires have been at battle with the Macabre Confederacy for liberation of the OUTSIDE WORLD. When a new batch of recruits enter into the ranks, A renowned strategist, a tech-savvy air pirate, a tough as nails mercenary, a powerful mystic-psychic and a young warrior born to a legendary family are drawn together. Through it all, they realize that their destines are for more than battle. They find that they have become a "Destined Alliance." for a far greater cause.

Title: Winter Of The Dragon

Logline: In the mystical Snow Mountains of the future, a young boy is forced to confront his worst nightmare: rescue his mother and lose the world, or save the world and lose his mother.

Synopsis: In a night of treachery in the city of Gol, Zara the Guardian, is sucked into the Dragon Stone - a crystal that has power over all nightmares. The traitor, Ripho, flees into the Snow Mountains. Eight years later, he invades Gol with his dreaded SnowLander army, seizes the Dragon Stone (temporarily protected by a small forcefield) and kidnaps Gol's children. They all vanish into the Snow Mountains - except for Zara's son, Corbin, 13. Corbin has to become the new Guardian. But is he up to it? Forced into the Snow Mountains, he's a city kid who's scared. Can he call on the powers of the long-gone Dragon Stone's creators? Somewhere ahead of Corbin are the SnowLander army, the Dragon Stone imprisoning his mother and Ripho determined to open it, releasing its nightmares to control the world. And now Corbin confronts his worst nightmare: To rescue his mother, he also has to open the Dragon Stone. But the world will be lost. And if he saves the world he will lose his mother.

Title: Odyssey

Logline: The story of Odysseus and Penelope, the Trojan war and Odysseus' adventures in the Mediterranean Sea.

Synopsis: 3000 years ago Odysseus, the King of Ithaca (an island in western Greece) goes to Sparta (a city/state in southern Greece) to marry Helen (a promiscuous Spartan Princess). Odysseus fails to win Helen's hand in marriage. Instead Odysseus weds Helen's modest cousin Penelope instead. Soon after Odysseus and Penelope give birth to their son Telemachus war breaks out in Troy (a city/state in Asia Minor) and Odysseus is forced against his will to go and join the fight in Troy...

Title: The Three Wimps

Logline: Three boys discover a book of magic and go on a perilous journey to rescue a friend from certain death.

Synopsis: My name is Sean McKenzie. I am pushing an old screenplay of mine due to the current market for fantasy. A few years ago I worked with Monarex on an independent film. Currently I have 21st Century optioning a comedy script while I am finishing my latest novel. THE THREE WIMPS: Three teenage boys lacking courage and self-esteem discover a book of magic. A friend of theirs uses the book and disappears. Now the boys are on a mission to rescue their friend before she is lost forever. Chad, Leon, and Orlo rush to the Witch. She tells the boys that the must rescue Sara before dawn, or she will remain in stone forever. Sara's brother Lewis and his friend Jason tag along. In another world they search for Sarah. They are hunted by Skeleton Warriors and other nightmarish creatures. But with the book's magic to aid them, the small group finds the Garden of Statues where Sara is slowly turning into stone. Then the evil sorcerer finds them. Contact me. Thank you.