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ALIEN YOUTH GANG MEMBER EPISODE 8 V.O Previously On Alien Youth. (WE NOW SEE SHOTS OF THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED OVER THE COURSE OF 7 EPISODES.) ROLL TV SHOW THEME VIDEO FADE IN: EXT. STREET FIGHT - NIGHT (WE SEE OUR CHARACTER EVAN STANDING BEFORE A YOUNG MAN WHO HAS BEEN SEVERELY BEATEN WE NOTICED THAT IT IS OUR CHARACTER FROM EPISODE 7 THAT HE STANDS BEFORE. OUR CHARACTER, EVAN LOOKS UPSET AS IF HE HAD DONE SOMETHING WRONG WHEN POLICE SIRENS SOUND HE RUNS.) V.O This is my life your probably wondering how I got in this situation... I don't like hurting people nor do I find pleasure in it. It happens because I have to protect myself and my family. (WE JUST GOT DONE SEEING SHOTS OF EVAN RUNNING AND BEING CAUGHT BY THE POLICE AND TAKEN TO JAIL FOR ASSAULT.) FADE OUT: V.O (CONT'D) It all started when I was born. I was chosen from a select few in my family to become the leader of this organization... That would lead to the destruction of thousands of lives. Ever since I found this out, I never wanted to be a part of it, but I was forced into it, otherwise the ones I loved would get hurt... V.O (CONT'D) This is my story. FADE IN: (FAST SHOTS OF STUDENTS WALKING DOWN A HALLWAY, AND OF STUDENTS ACTING AND DRESSED OF A DEROGATORY STYLE.) (A KID IS WALKING DOWN THE HALLWAY AND OUR CAMERA SLOWS DOWN TO REVEAL THAT THIS IS EVAN IN HIS PRIME HE LOOKS TOTALLY INNOCENT, ITS HIS FIRST DAY TO HIGH SCHOOL, A FRESH START FOR HIM.) EVAN Ok, 700 hallway English III? (As Evan walks into his hallways he bumps into a character named Melinda.) EVAN (CONT'D) Oh, I'm sorry... MELINDA Its okay, new here? EVAN Yeah, I can't find 710... Know where it is? MELINDA Yeah right there. (She points to a classroom and she smiles and walks away.) EVAN Thanks MELINDA No problem. CUT TO: INT. MR. DEMISE CLASS (EVAN WALKS INTO THE CLASSROOM AND HANDS A TEACHER A PINK SLIP AND GOES TO SIT DOWN, HE SITS DOWN BY THIS CHARACTER NAMED RAFFA.) (RAFFA IS A VERY SHADY STYLE KID WHO IS WHAT YOU WOULD CALL BAD.) RAFFA New kid, huh? EVAN Yeah, sort of... (EVAN UNSURE OF WHAT TO DO GIVES RAFFA A WASSUP SIGN AND TURNS BACK AROUND.) MR. DEMISE Okay Evan welcome to English Three. I trust you will get to know You're fellow classmates and that We can all get along. EVAN Okay... MR. DEMISE Okay, cool, so right now Evan we are studying Shakespeare and how his writing shows the path of how we act today, minus all the words we can't understand. (THE TEACHER LAUGHS AND EVAN LAUGHS SYMPATHETICALLY AND UNDER HIS BREATHE WHEN RAFFA PUTS HIS FEET UP ON SHAWN DESK AND RATTLES IT ON ACCIDENT.) SHAWN Hey, You're kicking my desk could you stop. RAFFA Wow, calm down, it ain't that serious. (RAFFA COMPLETELY BLOWS SHAWN OFF AND CONTINUES WITH WHAT HE DOES.) SHAWN Yo you're still doing it, stop! RAFFA Shut up, Punk. (SHAWN GETS UP AND RAFFA TRIPS HIM AND HE FALLS RIGHT ON THE SIDE OF EVAN AND SHAWN GETS UP AND PUSHED RAFFA AND RAFFA THROWS SHAWN ACROSS THE CHAIR TO THE WALL.) MR. DEMISE Hey! Stop it Right! Now There isn't going to be any fighting in this class, do you understand. RAFFA Man, this is bogus (RAFFA WALKS OUT THE CLASS ROOM WITHOUT A CARE.) CUT TO: INT. HALLWAY - DAY (THE BELL RINGS AND EVERYBODY CROWDS THE HALLWAY AND WE SEE OUR CHARACTER SHAKEN UP SOMEWHAT FROM SEEING THE FIGHT ALMOST OCCUR BETWEEN STUDENTS AND HOW IT REMINDED HIM OF HIS PAST LIFE.) CUT TO: EXT. COURT YARD - DAY (ITS NOW LUNCH TIME AND WE SEE EVAN WALKING DOWN THE SIDEWALK LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO WHEN HE SEES A GROUP OF KIDS IN A CIRCLE FREE STYLIN. HE WALKS OVER TO THEM AND LOOKS AND HEARS NOTHING BUT GARBAGE AND HE TURNS AROUND TO SEE A HAND BALL COURT, AND HE WALKS OVER TO IT AND PICKS UP A BALL AND STARTS TO PLAY.) KID #1 Hey, throw the ball. EVAN Yeah... (EVAN STARTS TO PLAY WHEN HE OVER HEARS TWO KIDS TALKING ABOUT A PLAY REHEARSAL AFTER SCHOOL. EVAN IS INTERESTED AND WANTS TO CHECK IT OUT.) KID #2 Hey, the children show audition is after school, sounds cool. CUT TO: INT. THEATER - DAY (ITS AFTER SCHOOL AND AUDITIONS ARE TAKING PLACE WE SEE THE FAST SHOTS WITH MUSIC OCCURRING WHEN EVAN STANDS UP HE HEARS A VOICE ITS THE DIRECTOR GIVING A GROUP INSTRUCTIONS.) DIRECTOR (O.S.) Okay go out into the hallways and practice you're monologues and be back in 10 minutes to perform it. FADE OUT: FADE INT: (WE NOW SEE A BUNCH OF SHOTS LIKE HIM ENJOYING HIMSELF AT DRAMA LAUGHING WITH FRIENDS HANGING OUT WITH HIS GIRL FRIEND AT CHORUS ALL REALLY PLEASANT SHOTS.) V.O So everything started to work out for me. I got a lead role in a play, my grades are good, I even got a girl friend. V.O (CONT'D) I Love You... (ECHO) V.O (CONT'D) And a bunch of friends from drama and chorus, things are starting to look up for me... well, that is until I got the phone call. CUT TO: INT. EVAN'S HOUSE - NIGHT (ITS NIGHT TIME WHEN WE HEAR A RINGING OF A PHONE AND A LIGHT COMES ON AS EVAN WALKS INTO THE KITCHEN TO ANSWER THE PHONE.) EVAN Hello? VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.) Hey Evan It's me Robbie. EVAN Hey WASSUP Bro. Hows it going? (EVAN IS EXCITED ABOUT HIS BROTHER CALLING HIM HE HASN'T SEEN HIM IN A LONG TIME.) VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.) I got shot... EVAN What... VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.) Yeah I got shot Its bad this time. CUT TO: (EVAN IS IN SHOCK THIS IS HAPPENING AND HE STARTS TO LOOK NERVOUS WHEN HIS PAST COMES BACK UP IN FLASHBACKS.) (FLASHBACK SHOTS OCCUR OF HIS PAST LIFE IN THE STREETS AND SHOTS OF FIGHTING AND DARK ALLEYS.) CUT TO: INT. KITCHEN - MOMENTS LATER (EVAN IS SWEATING AND HAS A VERY MAD LOOK ON HIS FACE.) VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.) There's a war going to start up this time they want our heads on the platters they are also talking about using weapons.) EVAN I can't... VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.) You have to. CUT TO BLACK: (SHOTS OF THE SUN RISING OVER THE SCHOOL IN A SLOW MOTION EFFECT.) (EVAN IS LOOKING UPSET AND BOTHERED YET MAD AT THE SAME TIME FOR THE LIFE HE LEFT HAS COME BACK TO HIM.) CUT TO: INT. CLASS ROOM - MORNING (EVAN WALKS INTO CLASS AND SITS DOWN TO NOTICE THERE IS A LETTER AT HIS DESK, HE LOOKS AT IT AND THAN PICKS IT UP OUT OF CURIOSITY AND LOOKS AROUND TO SEE IF ANYBODY IS WATCHING HIM BECAUSE HE ISN'T SURE IF ITS FOR HIM OR NOT OR IF SOMEBODY LEFT IT SO HE OPENS IT AND READS.) V.O Evan, in 2 months there is going to be a battle with you and your people. You will lead them into it as it is your destiny. if you decide to back out we will have your family and loved ones taken care of we trust that you wouldn't want your fate to end up the same as the last family you resided with now would you... (EVAN SLAMS HIS DESK AS HARD AS HE CAN AND MUTTERS WITH FURY.) CUT TO BLACK: FADE IN: INT. HOUSE - EVENING (ITS RAINING OUTSIDE AND EVAN IS SITTING AGAINST THE WINDOW WITH WATER POURING ALL OVER IT AND HE IS LOOKING AT THE PICTURES OF HIS GIRL FRIEND AND HIM AND HIS FRIENDS HAVING FUN AND HE SEES WHAT HE HAS BEEN DESTINED TO BE AND THAT HE CAN'T ESCAPE FROM HIS PAST. HE KNOWS WHAT HE MUST DO.) FADE OUT: FADE IN: INT. THEATER - NEXT DAY (EVAN IS HANGING OUT STILL DEPRESSED AND ANGRY WHEN THE DIRECTOR TELLS THEM TO TAKE A BREAK.) MELINDA Hey, Whats wrong? (EVAN WITH A VERY DISMISSING VOICE.) EVAN Nothing is wrong. MELINDA Evan, come on now, I know when you are upset and trust me, you look upset, whats wrong? EVAN I have to go back and fight them, they hurt my brother. MELINDA What? EVAN Yea.. (EVAN IS SUDDENLY INTERRUPTED BY THE DIRECTOR CALLING PLACES.) DIRECTOR Places! Lets go people, this thing isn't going to direct itself. CROSS FADE TO: INT. THEATER - LATER (WE SEE EVAN ALL BY HIMSELF WITH ONE LIGHT SHINING DOWN ON HIM AS MELINDA WALKS UP TO HIM FROM BEHIND AND SITS DOWN BACK TO BACK.) EVAN Everything was perfect... MELINDA Why? EVAN Why what? MELINDA Why do you have to fight? You don't have to... (EVAN CUTS MELINDA OFF) EVAN Because I have to. MELINDA You don't have to do anything! Why do you want to go back to that? Everything is perfect now. EVAN No its not perfect they hurt my brother and now there is going to be a war and they said if I don't go, they'll hurt you and my friends. I can't let that happen. MELINDA But you don't have to go. EVAN Didn't You listen to anything I said? MELINDA Yeah but you have a choice, you were given a choice... EVAN I can't be with you anymore because if they find you than they could hurt you. MELINDA Don't You remember the time before me... the pain... is it worth it? EVAN They hurt my family I don't want them to hurt you the only way I can get them to leave me alone is if I fight them... MELINDA I don't care I'm not scared of them! I love you. EVAN I love you too that's why I must leave. (EVAN GETS UP AND STORMS OFF AND MELINDA IS LEFT ALONE ON THE STAGE STARING OUT INTO NOWHERE THERE IS DEAD SILENCE IN THE AIR AS ORCHESTRATED MUSIC FILLS THE ATMOSPHERE.) (CAMERA SHOTS OF CAMERA SLOWLY PULLING BACK OFF MELINDA FROM A CLOSE-UP AND SHOWING THE ENTIRE STAGE AND HER ALONE.) FADE OUT: INT. MELINDAS ROOM - NIGHT (ITS RAINING AGAIN AS WE SEE MELINDA STARING OUT THE WINDOW WE HAVE A SPECIAL FX OF EVAN STANDING UP LOOKING TO THE SKY FOR MERCY AS OUR ORCHESTRA MUSIC IS STILL PLAYING.) FADE TO: EXT. STREET FIGHT - NIGHT (EVAN WALKS UP TO SEE A SET OF GUYS AND ANOTHER SET ACROSS THE STREET.) FADE OUT: A SERIES OF FADE INS AND FADE OUTS OCCUR OF EVAN LOOKING UP AND THAN GUYS RUNNING AND FIGHTING TO SHOW PAIN THROUGH THEY'RE FACIAL EXPRESSION. CUT TO: INT. MELINDAS ROOM - NIGHT (SPECIAL FX SHOTS OF MELINDA SEEING THE FIGHT OCCUR IN HER WINDOW ARE SEEN AND HER JUST STARING WITH A LOOK OF DEATH IN HER EYES.) CUT TO: EXT. STREET FIGHT - MOMENTS LATER (SHOTS OF EVAN PUNCHING AND FIGHTING FOR HIS BROTHER ARE SEEN AND A CHARACTER AND RAFFA COMES UP BEHIND HIM AND HITS EVAN AND EVAN FALLS AND GETS BACK UP AND HITS RAFFA AND KNOCKS HIM TO THE FLOOR AND EVERYBODY STARTS TO SCATTER AND RAIN POURS DOWN AS THE SOUNDS OF COPS FILL THE AIR EVAN LOOKS DOWN TO SEE THAT THERE IS SOMEBODY LAYING ON THE GROUND BLEEDING WHICH IS OUR CHARACTER FROM EPISODE 7.) CUT TO: INT. MELINDAS ROOM - MOMENTS LATER (WE SEE A SHOT OF MELINDA SITTING AGAINST THE WINDOW AND A TEAR ROLLS DOWN HER EYES.) CUT TO: EXT. STREET FIGHT - MOMENTS LATER (EVAN IS STANDING THERE SCARED AND MOTIONLESS. ALL OF HIS INNOCENCE IS GONE. HE FALLS TO THE GROUND ON HIS KNEES AND BACK SWUNG OUT AND LOOKS TO THE SKY AND SCREAMS AS THE CAMERA PULLS BACK ON HIM.) FADE OUT: SUPER IMPOSE TEXT: IN WAR THERE ARE NO WINNERS, JUST LOSERS. FADE OUT: END OF EPISODE
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