Submission Samples from the Supernatural Genre

Title: Prairie Bones

Logline: In this little haunted house on the prairie, buried secrets are darker than a fragile family can endure.

Synopsis: After losing three children, ETHAN and his pregnant wife, PEARL, are reduced to collecting Buffalo bones on a deserted prairie to survive. Settling the West in 1871 was tough, but worse when you add lies, ghosts and a deranged mind. Ethan tells Pearl he's going to work on the railroad. He arranges for his mother, GERTIE, to come and help deliver the new baby. He leaves in spite of Pearl's mental instability and Gertie arriving injured by an arrow. The injury turns deadly. Pearl is forced to walk through the wilderness for help. She gets to a neighbor's just as an Indian raid is in progress. After a horrific night hiding next to the bodies of a mother and teenage son, Pearl gives birth, alone among the dead. Meanwhile, the ghosts of Ethan and Pearl's children visit Gertie and their father with a warning. Then they go after Pearl. Ethan returns and must face his wife's insanity, the mysterious deaths of the children, and their shared guilt.

Title: Offspring

Logline: A woman gives birth to a baby that has extraordinary genes and who exhibits bizarre and dangerous behavior.

Synopsis: Offspring is a supernatural thriller that relates to the T.V. series "V" and the movie "An American Werewolf in London." The story begins with Priscilla Hartford, an anti-abortion activist who is abducted, inhumanely raped and becomes impregnated. Making the moral decision to not abort, she subsequently delivers and notices abnormal behavior and features of her new born baby. As a result, DNA tests reveal the baby as having abnormal genes. Priscilla is exhausted from breast feeding and decides to feed her baby a can of Enfamil milk formula which was soon discovered to have been recalled by the FDA because of an ingredient that caused anatomical reactions if given to babies. The ingredient intensifies her baby's rare genes. After years of bizarre behavior, Frazier's antics are now dangerously out of control. Authorities and a doctor observe, monitor, and validate this offspring as a threat to society. They have very little time to capture him before the inevitable happens!

Title: Pegas End

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

Synopsis: 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. Death itself is quite pleased with Doah's methods, and sends a spirit to reward him with a gift. Unable to decide on a gift, they give Doah a choice. Once he chooses poorly, the spirit has no choice but to mortally wound Pegas.

Title: The Cure

Logline: A young Italian chemist and her two friends uncover a deceased saint's simple, all-natural cure for AIDS and cancer, outwitting a pharmaceutical company's hit men to make it available to the needy.

Synopsis: Mara Lanciano, a young and successful professional chemist, and her two friends Penelope and Giuseppe, follow instructions from deceased Italian saint Padre Pio and develop an inexpensive, all-natural cure for cancer and AIDS. This puts Mara and her friends in life-threatening danger from a major pharmaceutical company that wants to steal and monopolize the discovery. Mara stays true to her promise to Padre Pio and embarks on a journey to free clinics that want to dispense the Cure to their terminally-ill, impoverished AIDS and cancer patients. Captured and classified as a bioterrorist, she is shipped off to a CIA prison in Jordan and tortured after refusing to sign away all rights to the Cure. A stealth email ignites a major controversy and frees Mara. The pharma company CEO is killed by hit team he hired to eliminate Mara and hijack The Cure. Continued slander marginalizes The Cure, but it remains available through alternative channels to those willing to seek it out.

Title: The Companion

Logline: A reclusive spinster in a shabby Martha's Vineyard mansion tries to escape the ghosts of her past by hiring a strange girl to care for her invalid brother.

Synopsis: Priscilla Bannister hires Judy Jones as an overnight companion for Priscilla's younger brother Russell. Russell Bannister is the only survivor of an auto accident in 1955 that killed two children and their babysitter as the group walked home from the annual Vineyard Fair. Russell's injuries have left him confined to an upstairs bedroom in the family's summer home. Priscilla has been charged with his care since the accident, a virtual recluse, living off the family trust fund, addicted to alcohol, cigarettes and prescription medicine. She dreads the arrival of the Fair with the deadly memories it brings, as well as some mysterious children who torment her at night during the annual event. Priscilla exploits her newfound freedom to hook up with an aging Lothario, who encourages her to sell the house and leave with him. Her attempt to start a new life ends in tragedy, as Priscilla is unable to escape the consequences of her past. (WGAE Registration # 136563)

Title: Devils' Bargain novel Screen play

Logline: Angel & Demons pt2 Spiritual Warfare, Adult and young adult.Exorcism, Horror Hell, Heaven, Devil, Satan. Roman Catholic church, Lutheran, burial shroud of Jesus Christ in Turin, Italy.

Synopsis: Writers Literary Excellent Commercial Potential. London Book Show April 2010 David and Isabel Weston thought death of the Bible professor who preceded them at Holy Angel University in Colorado Springs was just another senseless murder. A homicide detective and newspaper reporters aid them in uncovering a horrible conspiracy. Satan is using the burial shroud of Jesus Christ to pass from unseen to seen world. Satan lives in the Archbishop's body, tries to destroy the Roman Catholic Church from within, and plans to sire a son to be the Antichrist. The curtain is pulled back. We get a peek at the unseen world; angels and demons that battle to affect dealings of those in the seen world. Is the burial shroud in Turin a forgery? Or "God calculated 2000 years ahead, when science would have replaced theology as their common accepted arbiter of truth and planned accordingly." Times, London October 16th 1986.

Title: DELPHIAN

Logline: Abandoned at birth and raised by a monastery, a seemingly ordinary girl has her world turned upside down when she discovers she is the link to the ultimate extra-ordinary revelation-the apocalypse.

Synopsis: Lily, now an adult, is under the watchful eye of an ordained priest, Father Cross, who is appointed by God to watch over and mold Lily's soul for the future's sake of all Christianity. She meets her twin flame, Sam (Samael), by fate and soon must come to terms with her true identity. She is Lilith, the final link that will bring on the apocalypse. Sam must fight to win Lily's eternal soul before the prophetic end of days. If he loses the battle to Father Cross, the world will live on as it always has, under the commandments of a delusive God, in fear of damnation, but if he wins, it will be the end of the world as we know it. The earth will rumble, cities will quake, churches will fall and the fallen-angel will be the key to the world's true salvation. Lily must choose her master. She is prophecy. She is delphian. "Most people are bothered by those passages of scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand."--Mark Twain. WGAE 1232829

Title: I N T E R V E N T I O N

Logline: Take control of your fear and anger before your fear and anger take control of you.

Synopsis: INTERVENTION: Abound with urban legends and ghost stories, there are white crosses all along a deadly 10-mile stretch running around Route 20 in Massachusetts where a young man gets into a car accident. At the hospital, the young man meets the interventionist who is reminded of another young troubled man who the interventionist use to treat as a patient. As the two of them walk around the hospital, the interventionist talks about the other troubled young man, however, eventually, the young man realizes this other young troubled man does not even exist - and he is right - he does not exist - not anymore anyhow. Once the young man sees himself on life support, if the young man wants to move on to his life after death, then he must move on from the life he left behind before he died.

Title: The Legend of The Gray Man

Logline: The apparition of a Man dressed in a Gray trench coat, hat and boots appears before major Hurricanes to warn the island's inhabitants of approaching danger. The Gray Man is there to help.

Synopsis: The Legend of The Gray Man is loosely based on an old Ghost tale as told throughout Pawley's Island, SC dating back to the 1800's. The story is based in Pawley's Island, SC where Doug McAllister lives with his wife (Bea), and two daughters (Debra and Sally) and a close relative (Olive - Mother of Bea). Doug, a family man, owns and runs a local Lumber/Hardware store. The Tale of the Gray Man resurrects each and every year toward the end of Summer, and yet the locals speak of him all year long. Many people have witnessed the appearance of a "Man" dressed in Gray rain gear during pending Hurricanes. Doug is a non-believer, and after experiencing mother - nature's wrath of destruction, he believes he saw something, something on that dark, haunting frightful night. Doug's character is likeable. He is a family man with a great heart. He is firm in his beliefs, yet flexible in nature. He decides to pursue his search for the Gray Man due to unforeseen circumstances.

Title: Lakshmee

Logline: In this epic thriller, the lines between good & evil blur to red as Lakshmee, a defiant med student is seduced/kidnapped by a charismatic faith healer who believes her baby will be Christ incarnate.

Synopsis: Lakshmee is a promising, sexy, med intern who is in denial of her own psychic abilities. During an unexpected trip to the Philippines, her eyes are healed by a creepy faith healer. She returns home to find herself questioning everything and her life turns to shambles. Confused and alone, she returns to the Philippines to make sense of what has happened to her, but she finds more questions then answers. When her new lover is murdered, the most infamous of the Philippine healers, a man who can perform miracles but whose ethics are questionable, swoops in to rescue her and soon seduces, impregnates and eventually kidnaps her when she threatens to leave him. It's revealed that all along she has been a victim of a cult like plot for her to mother the soul of Christ reincarnated. Trapped on an isolated island as she is giving birth, she must rely on her own psychic abilities and those of her unborn child in order to save both their lives. Based on the life of popular author of 3 books