1.1: A ghastly winter storm streaks across the first wide panel on the page.
1. CAPTION: In the old tales there was a popular phrase.
2. CAPTION: “Winter is coming.”
1.2: There’s a figure in the winter storm.
3. CAPTION: Winter’s always been here.
1.3: Close on the face of the SHADOW. The shadow is ARBOR, our hero. He’s wearing a Moebius-like facemask. Let’s have it long and pointed like a bird’s face. This can be a small panel.
4. CAPTION: They call it “Infinite Winter.”
1.4: Arbor’s white boot steps up to a skull in the shallow snow.
5. CAPTION: This is bad.
1.5: A white-gloved hand sweeps away the edges of snow around the skull to see bits of ribcage and some spinal cord. The glove should be one of this heavy-duty winter gloves—perhaps there’s a steel plate covering the hand for protection.
6. CAPTION: Very bad. These bones aren’t going to talk much.
1.6: Pan out to the reference image: the dialogue of ARBOR appears above his head.
7. CAPTION: How am I going to bring this to the boss? He’s not going to be happy.
Post a Comment
Feedback is what every good writer wants and needs, so please provide it in the white box below
If you want to play along at home, feel free to put your scripts under the Why? post for the week.