Saturday, April 9, 2011

Emma Frost - The End (Diamonds Are Forever) - Danial Carroll

Close up on Emma Frost in diamond form. She is looking stoic.

CAPTION: Scott was the first to notice, obviously.

CAPTION: I lied, as usual, and told him I was just sick of all the noise.

Wider shot, revealing Emma to be standing at the edge of a grassless cliff.

CAPTION: By the time we were in our fifties, however, it was obvious to all.

CAPTION: My lies weren’t enough this time, and he sent me away.

CAPTION: The last words I heard from his mouth were, “narcissistic bitch”.

From behind Emma, we can now see that she is staring across a post-apocalyptic San Francisco. The entire scene is toned in browns and greys. There is nothing alive down there.

CAPTION: In my diamond form, I have no need to eat, drink, or sleep.

CAPTION: I also learned that I don’t age…

From orbit, we can see a brown, desolate America, with a single sparkle shining from San Francisco.

CAPTION: And who wouldn’t want to live forever?


  1. Not only a good concept but a great last panel.

    And you know if Emma figured this out that she's go for it. A few hours a day would extend the lifeline until she eventually just permanently switched forms.

    I really like this concept.

  2. Love. It.

    One of your best, Danial. 'Nuff said.

  3. Really good, and I think it fits perfectly in-continuity, as (I think) it's been established that Emma is older than Scott, yet she still looks just as young as him. This would explain that perfectly.

  4. Danial. Brilliant. Fantastic script and easily one of your best.


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