This prompt reminded me of a little activist kerfuffle that happened in the Pacific Northwest some months ago involving kayactivists.
Interior, day, the oval office. A slick looking man in a suit passes the President of the United States a stack of photographs, though they aren't very distinct. The President of the United States of America sits at his desk. On the desk in front of the president is a file folder with a “TOP SECRET” on it. The slick man has a brief case on the floor next to him.
1. SLICK MAN: Mr. President, I'm here to talk about the activists in kayaks that are currently delaying the Slick Oil mining vessel.
The President flips through the photographs as he replies to the slick man.
2. PRESIDENT: Yes, I heard. We will deploy the Coast Guard to protect the mission.
The slick man pulls another bundle of papers from a brief case.
3. SLICK MAN: Thank you. But I came to talk about the PR problems our company is suffering due to the appearance of doing exploratory oil mining.
The President slams the papers down on the desk angrily. The slick man looks surprised by the outburst.
4. PRESIDENT: We contracted Slick Oil to retrieve the alien artifacts found in the arctic under the guise of exploratory oil mining. Go. Retrieve. Return. With all the risks and liabilities associated.
The slick man slides his papers back into his briefcase.
5. PRESIDENT (OP): And if Slick Oil tries anything funny, you'll find out just many three letter agencies we can shove down your throat.
6. SLICK MAN: Yes, Mr. President.
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