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This Month's Screenplay

Just got back in town from a friend's wedding, and now I'm about to dive into writing this month's screenplay (as of yet untitled). I still haven't figured out how much I want to write here about what I'm writing about, but I can give you the general idea.

Basically, this is a story about the unknowable. It's about a woman who gets the power to manipulate life and nature - she can make trees grow overnight, heal deadly wounds, control animals, etc.. But she has no idea why she got them - like, she doesn't know their source, nor the reason.

That's what the emphasis of the story is - trying to figure out what is going on and why it's happening, moreso than the powers themselves. This gets more complicated when they realize that the massive storm that's been approaching the coast seems to be being caused by someone with powers like hers.

I don't want there to be any "sage" character who's been studying the occult or whatever who knows everything, or for any of the characters to make unusually perceptive guesses ("Maybe this is all being caused by some sort of ancient spirits who are using us as pawns in their war that's spanned millenia?"). The characters are going to have to find their own reasons and their own purposes.

Because of the wedding I don't have as much planned as I'd have liked at this point in the month, but alas.