Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

Title: Adrift on the March of Souls

Logline: A grieving father ends his life on Earth, only to find himself alive (of sorts) in Purgatory on a quest to find his son - and himself.

Synopsis: Unable to deal with the loss of his son, a bereaved father (our main protagonist, Adam) takes his life, and finds himself in the Land of the Dead, on the road to Hell. Pulled from the road by the sound of his lost son's pleading voice, Adam finds himself in the company of a strange group of characters, residents of the afterlife who call themselves the Lost. These Lost, which include a tattered and na´ve Angel, a legless and wrathful soldier, and a man bound head-to-foot in iron chains, accompany Adam on his search for his son. During their odyssey, the small band encounters deadly antagonists (chief among them the omnipresent Shriekers), strange lands (such as the Vile Marsh, whose waters turn those who drink of them into murderous fiends), and dubious allies (such as the Crone, a venerable witch rumored to be an eater of souls). But amongst their tragedies and travails, they also find friendship, hope, and, ultimately, redemption.

Title: Tattoo; the ink of illusion

Logline: How much are you willing to pay for a tattoo? Your best friend's life? Lose your girlfriend to a dragon? Or simply lose your soul? Think before you ink!

Synopsis: The doctor said, Jason will die. The Tetnus he contracted in Hydra's Tattoo shop, was in fact venom. Pocahontas offerd them help. Geranimo heaved a snake out of Jason's heart, not the curse. In the tattoo shop, they crossed another dimention. A mexican village with Janus; two faces (Ink and Needle) midget. He took them to an underground circus, with familiar ringmaster; Hydra the clown. They have to go through Gog and Magog; a siamese twin goliath to get to him. They servived them, but lost their friend Ares and Gail, Jason's girlfriend. Michael and Jason found themselves sliding a bottomless twister. In James Dean' hotrod they went after the motorcycle gang leader Hydra, just to be trapped in Peguses claws. Down at the river they met Medusa. Michal' death is what made it pesonal. Elvis took Jason to meet Abe Lincoln. Abe' advise got him to confront the gatekeeper, Ares the Minotaur. Inside the crystal chalice he killed Amphista the two heads serpent, then Hydra the nine heads dragon.

Title: MAGIC ISLAND HIGH

Logline: A teenage FORCELOK (naturally powered sorcerer) searches for himself in the disciplinary society where his mother disappeared.

Synopsis: Magic Island High is a coming-of-age fantasy tale. In future society magic is ILLEGAL. Magic Island is where "criminals" are sent. Families are relocated with promises of a better life in exchange for freedom. The inhabitants have divided into FORCELOKS (natural powers) and MAGICIANS (inherited spells and object manipulation). The constant battle mirrors the racial conflicts of our society. Our hero is JONE FOSS (13). Mom left early. His father raises him to not lose that temper. He discovers his forcelok powers with no idea how to control them. Jone attends Magic Island HS. Refusing to become a "forcelok jock" he crusades to unify. We have our gorgeous school princess (ATHENA, 15). The rugged villain (FLIPPER, 17) was born to bully. A friendship between Dad (PETER, 45) and quirky neighbor (RONDA, 40) deals with loss, dreams, and starting again. It is fantastic, magical, modern, and real. Will they win and change their world? What about ours?

Title: Future Girl: The newest comic book Superhero

Logline: Future Girl rivals the epic movie/television traditions of Superman,Spiderman,Ironman and Wonder Woman.

Synopsis: America Moon is a college cheerleader with an unusual gift. She can throw a football farther than most young men. America becomes a celebrity when she is crowned the first female quarterback in collegiate history. Romeo the team's trainer and America's love interest faces kidney failure. America has to make an important decision, either give Romeo a second chance to live or make history playing in the national championship. While recovering from the surgery, America mysteriously appears in a prophetic dream as Future Girl; her favorite comic book heroine since childhood. In the dream, Future Girl is a superhero from the planet Clarion. She defeats Geo; an evil galactic bully and saves the Earth. Suddenly, America is awaken and finds herself rushing to the stadium. Whack,the starting quarterback is injured. America enters the game and runs the forbidden "over the moon play." America Moon alias Future Girl soars to victory wearing Sees by the Moon's magical Indian necklace.

Title: Family Secret

Logline: Time is running out for William his wife is soon to give birth and he still needed to put an end to the curse that has loomed over his families head for more than a century.

Synopsis: After his sister vanished in front of he and his mom; William vowed to find the reason. Williams dad came to him one night, breath heavy of whiskey. Finally telling William the truth of his families history. How many before Williams siter had gone missing in the same fashion. Unable to deal with it any longer his father took his own life. A family curse or serious infliction; whatever it may be had caused much pain in their lives. But digging through secrets can sometimes leave you drowning in skeletons. Especially with the help of a scorned ancestor and a pact with a mischievous demon. Now several years later Williams wife has told him she is pregnant. He is even more pressed to find and end to this curse before his own children are born. Time is running out but with the help of a new friend and a very old journal, it looks as if time is on his side.

Title: Escape From Hell

Logline: 666 AD, Rome: A once noble General goes mad and is killed. Committed to avenging his death, he escapes from Hell. Meanwhile, Satan summons three formidable demons to bring him back.

Synopsis: 666 AD, Rome: General Lorenzo Lupo, the noble head of the Vatican guard and the Pope's personal bodyguard, has just lost his entire family to the plague. Feeling betrayed by the God he so devotedly served, Lupo goes mad and declares war on God and the church. In an assassination attempt on the Pope's life, Lupo is killed by a young but brave Prince. Swearing to avenge his death, Lupo makes a bold escape from Hell. Reinhabiting his now putrid and decomposing corpse, Lupo wanders the gothic countryside--concealed under boots, gloves and a hooded cloak--wreaking murder and mayhem as he searches for the Prince who killed him. Meanwhile, Satan, enraged at hearing someone has escaped from his domain, summons three formidable demons whom he sends--in human form--to bring Lupo back.

Title: Pegas End

Logline: Doah Tapier killed 10,578 people. Before he died.

Synopsis: Abby Winter 1210 Harrison St., #1 Denver, CO 80206 phone - (303)377-0167 email - xeefrog@earthlink.net Doah Tapier killed 10,578 people. Before he died. Death is Executioner Tapier's trade. Decapitation by sword, bludgeoning with a dull ax, slow, torturous death of one thousand cuts - he has mastered them all. In a time when death sentences can be bought from corrupt judges, Doah wants nothing more than to kill his prisoners quickly and efficiently - his increasing celebrity means nothing to him. In fact, the very idea of being civil to people has never crossed his mind. Until he meets Pegas. A woman with a glowing smile and sharp tongue, Pegas is chosen to be his correspondent. She finds his business conduct vile, and his bullying behavior incredibly rude. Yet he kills people with such kindness. Pegas End is the story of a man willing to fight through death for love. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Title: Born to Protect

Logline: A young boy must defend the Land of Foresta from an evil lord before he casts down a spell of darknessn which will destroy the world.

Synopsis: In the land of Foresta, Lord Sanzar is the Queen's loyal subject -- but when he and the Queen have a falling out, he becomes her deadliest enemy. Sanzar kills the Queen's Protector, the one hero sworn to protect her, and steals a precious spellbook. His hatred knows no bounds -- and he'll surely have his revenge, because the Protector is dead...or is he? The Protector's sword reaches out across time and space to choose a new Protector -- young Jake, who works at a fast food place in our world. He's brought to Foresta to learn the ways of the Protector and challenge Sanzar. And just in time, because Sanzar is intent on calling down a spell of darkness which will destroy the world.

Title: Still Searching

Logline: Still Searching is the story of a college professor and a Dean of a university who both had near death experiences. As they unite, they both search for meaning of their experiences.

Synopsis: Still Searching is the story of a college professor trying to find God and heaven on earth. In his quest, he tries mixing church and state, and later meets resistance from some student atheist groups. He keeps his past near death experience a secret from many people, and later discovers his friend, the Dean of the university who also had a near death experience. A spiritual guru who can communicate with a higher power consoles them on their way, and helps both of them bridge the path to heaven on earth. On his quest, the professor continues to have a recurring dream of the after life which could set him free.

Title: The Three Wimps

Logline: A magic book is discovered by three teenage boys who must use it on a perilous journey to rescue a friend from death.

Synopsis: Three teens put aside their fears and journey into another world to find their friend, who disappeared in a book's magic. In a race against time, they battle evil at great lengths to find the one they have been searching for--only to watch her turn to stone. Now the must battle the evil creator of the book, a sorcerer who would destroy them all, in hopes of defeating him and undoing all of his destruction.