Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

Title: THE ASTRAL - ENTRANCE TO THE ETERNITY

Logline: This story tells us about people who lose each other in their previous lives and find themselves in new ones thanks to angels from the astral world and psychic abilities of the protagonist.

Synopsis: John is a rich guy. Overnight he becomes poor, loses his parents, property and has no place to live in. Not accidentally such difficult life on the streets brings him to live at the cemetery. There he learns how to get to the astral world where he meets his dead parents and finds new friends. The friends tell him about the temple of memory - a place where you can know your past and future. In the temple of memory John is shown his previous lives when he lost his family, when our Earth planet occurred from the dinosaurs to cavemen and then to civilized people who survived in all earthquakes and global floods. When John returns from the astral he can see people auras and their guardian angels. It helps him to meet Courtney - a girl who lived with him in his previous lives. John's fatal disease puts them apart and together again thanks to angels that helped John to transfer his soul into a new body and come back to Courtney.

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: 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: 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: SHADOW FIGHTERS

Logline: Two young paranormal investigators release four legendary warriors cursed as cryptids and restore shape-shifting powers to stop their nemesis, the dark Sorceress and her cloned mega-fighters.

Synopsis: Shadow Fighters pits warrior shaman shape-shifters against an evil Order and Sorceress who are part alien. The heroes fight a battle in 1773 to protect a sacred amulet but are cursed and banished as cryptid beasts. In present day, set in old Shawnee woods and the Southwest, a young paranormal investigator, Eric Gilmer and friends go on a harrowing adventure to release the cursed heroes before the Order, who has grown powerful, unleashes deadly new hybrid mega-fighters. The story examines the conflict between light and dark, between greed and honor. Rod attended Illinois College for a bachelor's degree in creative writing and screenplay with Robert McKee. His shaman studies took him to Australia, Mexico and the Southwest and he has written several screenplays. Paula is part Ojibwa Indian from Grand Island, Michigan and graduated W. S. U. with a master's degree in arts education. She has written and produced for children's entertainment and stage productions. SAG, SCBWI.

Title: The Other

Logline: An ordinary man is pulled into a magical world by a witch that wants to eat him. Now he has to fight to survive in this urban fantasy.

Synopsis: Delvin Wills is a freelance writer in his late twenties that resides in New York City. Delvin spends his days filled with work and isolation. He was once married but his wife is gone now. Overall, he's depressed with how his life turned out. His life changes one night when he meets a mysterious woman at a bar. He goes home with her thinking he'll get laid. In another one of his disappointments it turns out she's only interested in his heart. She's a witch and in order for her to remain immortal she has to eat men's hearts. She almost got Delvin but he was saved at the last moment by a witch hunter named Ezekiel. Now Delvin must navigate the magical world he was brought into while trying to stay alive as the witch hunts him. He will meet strange spirits, suffer curses, and fight for his life as well as discover who he really is and what he really wants. The one thing that both he and the witch want is to survive but only one of them can win the prize in this urban fantasy.

Title: DALI'S DREAM

Logline: Salvador Dali comes face-to-face with his 'Higher-Self' who takes him on a surreal journey inside his paintings...

Synopsis: Set on a Spanish beach in the Summer of 1967 during the blossom of the psychedelic "Flower-Power" era; Salvador Dali has a mind-altering experience. He meets his 'Higher-Self' - his naked doppleganger - who takes him to "The Land Of The Subconscious" where he gets lost inside the surreal and often nightmarish world of his paintings on his quest to find his estranged wife, Gala as well as artistic and spiritual enlightenment.

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: 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: The Realms of Animar

Logline: An incredible world, an unlikely hero and a war that will decide everything.

Synopsis: Thane is a typical teenage boy. Typical of course for Animar, a fascinating yet perilous medieval world where all beings have two forms: one human and one animal. Thane's life takes an unexpected turn when his animalkind becomes something never before seen - a creature with incredible power that can shift the natural balance of life and bring hope to the hunted. Elsewhere, in the rancid depths of a carnivore lair, an evil ruler determined to conquer Animar learns of this new threat to his dominion and builds a massive army with one simple yet sinister purpose - death to any who dare oppose him. With time running out Thane's people must turn to powerful yet reclusive strangers for help, beings who have thrived in isolation for centuries yet are now forced to take sides in an incredible war that will determine the fate of their world. I would like to submit The Realms of Animar for your consideration and possible representation.