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ALIEN YOUTH EPISODE 5 THE GOTH V.O Previously On Alien Youth. (WE NOW SEE SHOTS OF THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED OVER THE COURSE OF 4 EPISODES.) ROLL TV SHOW THEME VIDEO FADE IN: EXT. FAITH'S HOUSE OUTSIDE - AFTERNOON (WE SEE OUR MAIN CHARACTER FOR THIS SHOW FAITH STANDING BEFORE HER HOUSE AS AN AMBULANCE IS CARRYING A BODY IN A BODY BAG OUT AND FAITH STARTS TO CRY AND THAN ANGER FILLS HER MIND AS SHE SEES SHAWN OUR MAIN CHARACTER FROM EPISODE 2.) FAITH No... No... what did you do to my mom! SHAWN I didn't do anything to her I was... FAITH No! (FAITH RUNS OVER SHAWN AND INTO THE HOUSE.) V.O This is my life your probably wondering how I got in this situation... Nothing has ever gone right for me except once when I met my friend Shawn but now I don't know anything anymore. FADE OUT: V.O (CONT'D) This is my story. FADE IN: EXT. SCHOOL - MORNING (IT'S FAITH'S FIRST DAY AT THIS HIGH SCHOOL AND SHE IS WALKING DOWN A HALLWAY AND SHE NOTICES THAT PEOPLE ARE STARING AT HER IN A WEIRD WAY BUT SHE CONTINUES TO WALK UNTIL SHE GETS TO ENGLISH III MR. DEMISES'S CLASS SHE GOES INSIDE.) MR. DEMISE Good morning, new student? STUDENT Whoa what a freak... (THE CLASS STARTS TO GIGGLE THE TEACHER NOTIONS TO SIT DOWN AND SHE GOES AND SITS NEXT TO SHAWN A NERDY LOOKING KID.) MR. DEMISE Okay class welcome Faith. SHAWN Hi My name is Shawn nice to meet you FAITH Nice to meet you too are all the students this weird here? SHAWN Yeah normally they actually throw stuff but I guess today they don't really have anything to throw. FAITH Great. SHAWN So... dress kinda interesting what do you call that? FAITH Gothic. SHAWN Gothic so what is that like where you worship the devil or something? (FAITH SNAPS AT SHAWN AND HE JUMPS BACK.) FAITH No Its my unique way of expressing myself and how I feel and I'm not satanic! SHAWN Okay sorry. FAITH Yeah... SHAWN Have any friends here? FAITH No. SHAWN Oh me either. FAITH New too? SHAWN No people just don't like me never understood it though but its okay because I'm not trying to get put in a category. FAITH Mean like how you just tried to put me in. SHAWN Yeah sorry. FAITH It's cool I'm used to it by now SHAWN Used to it? FAITH Yeah people use to mess with me at my old school. SHAWN Oh so how long have you Uh.... been you? FAITH All my life. SHAWN Oh so Uh... wanna hang out sometime? FAITH Yeah that would be intriguing. (THE BELL RINGS AND FAITH LOOKS CONFUSED AND SHAWN GETS UP AND FIXES HER CONFUSION.) SHAWN That's the bell for lunch time you have the same lunch as all of us. KID Loser. SHAWN Just ignore them Faith they're the losers. CUT TO: EXT. COURTYARD LUNCH TIME - AFTERNOON (OUR TWO NEW FRIENDS ARE SITTING DOWN FOR A BITE TO EAT AND TO HANG OUT.) SHAWN So Uh... have any brothers or sisters? FAITH Used to she died while my mom was giving birth, her name was Alex. SHAWN Oh... that sucks. FAITH I never wanted a sister anyway it messed my mom up she used to be cool and than after that she had a breakdown and started using drugs and alcohol... that's life. (JUST AS FAITH FINISHED HER STORY AND SHAWN LOOKING KINDA FREAKED OUT FROM IT A KID WALKS UP TO FAITH AND STARTS TO MESS WITH HER.) RAFFA Yo... Freak KID ... Got a name freak. SHAWN Leave her alone Raffa. RAFFA Why don't you come over here and make me nerd. FAITH Oh perhaps you could be silenced a thousand deaths and have your heart ripped out and eaten by jackals what kind of name is Raffa anyway? RAFFA Oh so freak has got some that can change real quick you know. FAITH Yeah kind of like how you change your personality every 5 seconds you poser. RAFFA Alright Thats cool I got you. (RAFFA TURNS AROUND TO WALK AWAY AND SWINGS BACK AROUND AND PICKS UP HER BACKPACK AND THROWS IT AGAINST THE WALL BREAKING STUFF WHEN IT HITS THE WALL RAFFA WALKS AWAY AND FAITH JUST GOES BACK AND SITS DOWN.) SHAWN What you had him you could of wiped him right there and then. FAITH Because that's not who I am and anyway his karma will catch up to him. SHAWN Karma? FAITH Yeah Karma. (FAITH PICKS UP HER BACKPACK AND WALKS OFF AND SHAWN FOLLOWS BEHIND.) CUT TO INT. MR. DEMISES'S CLASS - LATER THAT DAY (THE KIDS ARE SITTING DOWN GOOFING OFF AND PAPER BALLS FLYING AND SO ON WHEN MR. DEMISE COMES OUT WITH TODAY'S BELLWORK.) MR. DEMISE Okay Hey... STOP... Okay today's bellwork is Who are you, What are you? MR. DEMISE (CONT'D) Anybody want to answer that? (NOBODY RAISES THEY'RE HAND.) MR. DEMISE (CONT'D) Anybody? Okay well lets give this one to Faith alright Faith you got the stage who are you and what are you? (FAITH HESITANTLY STANDS UP AND DELIVERS HER PRODUCT.) FAITH I am Goth? (Everybody looks intrigued yet non understanding of what is going on.) MR. DEMISE Why are you Goth, what is Goth. FAITH Well Goth is a way of life we are the ones with open minds to what happens around us. Everyone else walks around like nothing happens but I myself as a Goth stop and pay attention when I get beat (AT THAT POINT SHAWN TURNS AROUND IN CONFUSION.) FAITH (CONT'D) In school it makes me stronger and that is what Goth is feeding off of suffering and becoming stronger and also being able to open your senses and not be trapped in a world of classifications you people call stereotypes. (EVERYBODY IS SITTING THERE DUMBFOUNDED AND A QUESTION MARK LOOK ON MR. DEMISE'S FACE AND A MAD LOOK ON SHAWN'S FACE.) MR. DEMISE That's definitely unique and very well put. KID What are you kidding she's a freak of nature! MR. DEMISE You think she is a freak because she is different but she could look at you and call you different and the fact that you had to verbally attack her like that would make you a freak and a barbarian. Who is the freak now? (EVERYBODY STARTS TO OOOOH.) KID So she still a freak. MR. DEMISE Alright class settle down. V.O I Hate people like that they are the reason why people need anti - depressants. FADE OUT: FADE IN: EXT. MAINSTREET - AFTER SCHOOL (FAITH IS HANGING OUT BY THE SODA MACHINE AND PULLS OUT A WALLET AND ALL OF SUDDEN IS JUMPED BY A STRANGER WHO IS REALLY RAFFA STEALING HER MONEY AND HE HITS HER FROM BEHIND AND RUNS AND SECURITY GRABS FAITH UP AND TAKES HER TO ADMINISTRATION.) CUT TO: INT. ADMINISTRATION - MOMENTS LATER (FAITH IS SITTING THERE IN FRONT OF AN ADMINISTRATION BEING WRITTEN UP FOR FIGHTING.) ADMIN Do you have any enemies? FAITH Yeah the world and myself. ADMIN Is there a reason you are being smart or are you just stupid? FAITH I'm not stupid I just answered a question. ADMIN Okay I'll call your mother. FAITH Not like she cares anyway to busy getting drunk. (THE ADMIN PICKS UP THE PHONE AND DIALS A NUMBER.) ADMIN Hello this is Ms. Lias I'm calling about your daughter she was caught at school today fighting we weren't able to get the other student but we need you to come down and fill out some paperwork and your daughter has been suspended for 3 days... Yes out of school... Okay a half an hour?... alright no problem she can stay in my office till you arrive... Okay thank you. (MS. LIAS HANGS UP THE PHONE AND LOOKS AT FAITH.) MS. LIAS You are in a lot of trouble when you get home your mom says. FAITH Just like always. V.O I don't even know what happened I just remember somebody hitting me from behind and stealing my purse and money and now I have to deal with my mom because of it. MOM (O.S.) What is wrong with you can't you do anything right for once... huh? (FAITH'S MOM IS FURIOUS AND OUT RAGED AND DRUNK AND FAITH STANDS THERE KIND OF STIFF BUT WITH AN ATTITUDE THAT SHOWS THAT SHE DOESN'T CARE.) FAITH Mom I didn't do anything MOM That's not what Ms. Lias said you engaged in a fight... gosh Faith just once I wish you'd stop this bull take off the black clothes and makeup and be normal. FAITH This is who. MOM NO YOU ARE WHO I MAKE YOU TO BE DO YOU UNDERSTAND ME. FAITH NO! MOM (FAITH'S MOM PUSHES HER INTO THE COFFEE TABLE AND SHE PICKS UP A BOTTLE AND HITS HER WITH IT UNTIL IT BREAKS AND WE CAN SEE THAT FAITH IS SEVERELY HURT FROM THE BLOWS.) MOM (CONT'D) YOU ARE NOTHING THATS WHO YOU ARE AND THAT IS ALL YOU'LL EVER BE WHY COULDN'T IT HAVE BEEN YOU THAT DIED INSTEAD OF ALEX! (FAITH'S MOM THROWS DOWN THE LAST PIECE OF BOTTLE AND SITS DOWN.) CAMERA PULLS BACK SLOWLY (THERE IS DEAD SILENCE IN THE ROOM AS FAITH'S MOM IS NO LONGER IN THE SHOT AT ALL AND FAITH IS LAYING THERE MOTIONLESS BLEEDING PASSED OUT FROM THE ABUSE.) FADE OUT: FADE IN: INT. SCHOOL - 3 DAYS LATER. (FAITH IS BACK IN SCHOOL AFTER HER ATTACK AND HER BRUISES ARE STARTING TO HEAL BUT WILL LEAVE SCARS FOR LIFE THERE IS A LONG CUT ALONG THE JAW LINE AND WRISTS HAVE BRUISES ON THEM AND SHE STILL HAS A HINT OF A BLACK EYE AS SHE IS WALKING DOWN A HALLWAY PEOPLE STOP TALKING AND LOOK REAL QUIETLY AT HER SOME WHISPER MEAN THINGS TO THEY'RE FRIENDS OTHERS LAUGH ONE EVEN SCREAMS A COMMENT.) KID Freak. CHEERLEADERS I heard she cuts herself like she is suicidal. KID Loser. CUT TO: EXT. COURTYARD LUNCH TIME - MOMENTS LATER (FAITH IS WALKING AND SITS DOWN WHERE SHE NORMALLY DOES AND SHAWN COMES AND SITS DOWN NEXT TO HER AND STOPS IN FEAR. HE SEES THE SCARS ON HER FACE AND BODY AND IS OUTRAGED.) SHAWN Oh my god Faith what happened to you? FAITH Nothing just an accident. SHAWN I don't think an accident could do this to your face. FAITH It's an accident leave it alone. SHAWN Faith... FAITH What? SHAWN What happened? (FAITH STOPS FOR MOMENT AND HER EYES FILL UP WITH TEARS AND SHE TURNS AROUND AND SCREAMS.) FAITH My mom hit me Ok I didn't do anything wrong she just hit me happy! SHAWN We have to tell somebody do something I mean, you can't just sit there and let that kind of stuff happen. FAITH NO! WE CAN'T DO ANYTHING! Doesn't matter though nobody would believe me anyway she would deny it and hit me again if I tried to tell someone. SHAWN How can you not tell someone? If you do she can go to jail she wouldn't bother you anymore you wouldn't have to be subjected to this nobody deserves to be hurt like that why did she do it? FAITH Because I'm Goth and I believe In things she doesn't. Alright its fine! SHAWN No, it isn't you know what Goth is to me? To me, Goth is to put on a lying, smiling face pretending that everything is Ok when it's not. FAITH You don't know anything about the way I feel you never could, never will so don't sit here and tell me what I need to do when you need to be worrying about finding out who you are because your nothing. SHAWN Do you think I'm nothing... not even a friend even when I try to help you? FAITH Nothing... (SHAWN AND FAITH SIT FOR A MOMENT AND SHAWN'S EYES WATER UP AND HE GETS UP AND RUNS AWAY AND FAITH CRIES AGAIN.) FADE OUT: FADE IN: INT. SHAWN'S HOUSE LIVING ROOM - NIGHT (NOW SHAWN IS FRANTICLY SEARCHING FOR SOMETHING GOING THROUGH CABINETS AND WE SEE SHAWN HAS A BLACK EYE. HE FINALLY FINDS WHAT HE IS LOOKING FOR BUT YOU CANT SEE IT ON CAMERA.) SHAWN Games over... (WE SEE A LOOK OF TERROR AND HORROR OF WHAT WILL BE HAPPENING NEXT WE SEE THE ENTIRE STORY IN HIS EYES ALONE AND IN HIS BODY MOVEMENT WHICH IS STIFF SHAWN JUST CONTINUES TO STAND THERE BOBBING BACK AND FOURTH SLOWLY.) FADE OUT: FADE IN: EXT. FAITH'S HOUSE OUTSIDE - AFTERNOON (WE SEE FAITH STANDING BEFORE HER HOUSE AS AN AMBULANCE IS CARRYING A BODY IN A BODY BAG OUT AND FAITH STARTS TO CRY AND THAN ANGER FILLS HER MIND AS SHE SEES SHAWN OUR MAIN CHARACTER FROM EPISODE 2.) FAITH No... No... what did you do to my mom! SHAWN I didn't do anything to her I was... FAITH No! SHAWN She was dead before I got here Faith. (FAITH FALLS TO THE FLOOR CRYING HAVING A BREAKDOWN.) FADE OUT: V.O Goth is a word, nothing more. Like any other word, its meaning depends on how people use it. The only value in using a word is if it successfully communicates a certain idea to someone else. If it doesn't work, stop using it, come up with something different, or say "Well, it may mean that to you, but this is what I use it to mean." END OF SHOW
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