Chapter 6:

EP 6 Dark reality

Aurora


Young Seneca run through the forest as they go through the tree and jump off the hill and land on  something like a rock and landing on an small animals.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
hang on
As he jump over a cliff, landing in the meadow.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Aah! Wow your fast
A boar squeals as he lands on it back
YOUNG SENECA
sorry
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ah!
He still runs fast as he dogges the tree coming. Until they reach the meadow of where his safe house is.
YOUNG SENECA
Were here
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Wow
Young Memphis gets inside his house. He opens door as he walks to the cabinet getting tired as he grabs his packet of First aid
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Fix my leg first.
He rests table as he sits in the chair.
Young Seneca wraps her leg around with a bandage as he fixes it
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
(blushing and frowning)
Ah Thanks
Young Seneca places his hands on her legs.
YOUNG SENECA
You better?
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh(moves leg fast) yeah but we have to go know
She gets off the table.
YOUNG SENECA
Right before my brother. On no!
The door is opened with his brother, VALISS with a gun in his hand.
YOUNG SENECA
…Oh …Valiss
YOUNG VALISS
Ndunda.. Who is this
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh
Memphis goes back to the table.
YOUNG VALISS
What's going on here?(holds rifle) who are you? Who the hell is she Ndunda? get down now!
He aims the rifle down at her.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Help me, help me please
He mind controls Seneca.
YOUNG SENECA
(mind controlled)
what ugh!
YOUNG VALISS
Who are you another arkyen? A kid?!
YOUNG MEMPHIS
quick get his gun!
YOUNG SENECA
mind controlled…
He rushes Valiss as he tackles him.
YOUNG VALISS
Ugh!(fighting him) what what are you doing!
Young Memphis she rushes as he limps over and grab things)
YOUNG VALISS
No roux stop(as they wrestle) what are you doing!
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(runs to the door)
Im sorry
Young Valiss pushes ROUSX down as he goes to door before she does and Valiss blocks it as he closes it. As he grabs her
ROUSX
top!
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(fighting him)
Aahh.
YOUNG VALISS
(shakes here)
What did you do to my brother
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(crying)
Ahahah help let me go
YOUNG VALISS
Who are you
Young Seneca hits him as he falls down.
YOUNG VALISS (CONT’D)
(passes out)
Ah! Ugh…
Young Seneca is still under her control.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh... im sorry..
She runs out and leaves. Runs off. And then roux is free.
YOUNG SENECA
Ugh.. What happened? …Valiss oh no
He checks him and sees that he passed out as he goes outside to the door see her running)
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
Hey! He sees her running and grabs his rifle as he loosk down at him.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
oh
Runs after her.
KHAD SOLIDER
Over her I heard something!
YOUNG SENECA
(sees the men coming)
Ugh
Khad soldier notices. Seneca goes back into the room.
SENECA
Oh god
Closes door and grabs his brother as he hide him. Covers him up.
KHAD SOLDIER
(door knocks)
Help any one home!hitting on door! Hello open up
Young Seneca goes to his brother's knocked out body. As he pulls him.
YOUNG SENECA
Sorry i'll be back I pormise…
He covers him with items going through the escape exits. He takes the axe and runs as she keep running.
KHAD SOLIDER 2
There she is get her!
He sees them aiming and shooting as a gun shot is fired.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Hey who is that
NAS
A man with gun!
Nas' brother come by, shooting the two soldiers as the other Khad Soldier heads into the woods after the Memphis.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Oh god!
EXT. HOUSE. DAY
Nas and Seneca's brother knocking knockin hard.
NAS
Hey, who's there? break down this door! Damn it, its raining.
Thunder roars. (not knowing)…(exits.

YOUNG SENECA
They wont find him they wont they wont find him uhg(see here trails) where did she go
He sees her running up trail as he chases her.
EXT. FOREST. DAY
She runs to her father through forest as she hears gunshots.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
ugh…
KHAD SOLIDER 3
Right there! Shoot
They fire again.
She keeps running until she finds her Father.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
dad dad get up please get up I need you, I need you, help I messed up please please get up..
Augustus lies on the floor, dead.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Dad.. here what do I do.. Here drink this hey
She feels his now cold skin in tears as it rains on her and her dead father.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
ugh… whats wrong(slaps him) stop it stop playing dead(shakes him crying)… ugh0-(gun shot get closer)(stops)…(sniff) wake up! please(put head on him)(crying) don’t leave me alone…
A shadow appears behind her. The Khads find her with her Father.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Ah Dad wake up…(sniff) dad, wake up
KHAD SOLDIER
You!
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(stomping hard)
Dad dad…
KHAD SOLDIER
Well that just said isnt it
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh
KHAD SOLDIER
It okay…
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(turns around and is shocked)
Ugh…
KHAD SOLDIER
ill burry him along with you
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(crawls back)
Aaah!
The Khad Soldier laughs aiming his gun at her.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Aah
The Soldier fires a shot at her.

SENECA (PRELAP/OVERLAP)
aah!
INT. APPARTMENT. DAY
Seneca wakes up panting from his dream with water on his face and water drippin on his head.
He wipes his face and looks up as the water comes down his face and sees a hole in his ceiling.
SENECA
what that it like a devil jumped oin my dream…. Ugh get out of there(hitting the side of his head)
He walks to see the mirror and places it in other spot where a hole is.
SENECA (CONT’D)
(from a book)
You're not perfect… so don’t ever conspire or try to be…. What does that mean….just Another damp moring I guess…(lokin as the aurora rise) Aurora…A chance for a new beginning(title of book about aurrora goddess) thousands of these books are meanliss on all the gods.. But this one(reads) Shanith shantih shantih… it’s as the human said it…. a infertile world thats lost it way and only seen to be brought back by those with eyes of enlightnent in to seeing the love therefore in it but thuse denying it along their journey…
Throwing ball in air over and over again catching it oddly over each time as thrown in different direction as he drops the ball from a miss of hestation as it rolls over to table where the artefact is kept in a tin box.
SENECA (CONT’D)
I never should have taken that
He walks over to the box and open it as he looks at the artifact.
He close it as he take the box to his set as the kick the ball over to the side.
He pulls out the artifact as he presses it a look to see hes in the same world as hes sitting from the same postion he was before. And look to see the people and theres the noise of a boom as people panic.
SENECA (CONT’D)
Aah!
He sees a large wall of fire come as it consumes the cities blocks in front of him.
As he stares with fear.
SENECA (CONT’D)
Oh…
JADA
Dad! dad!
SENECA
Ugh!(drops artfact as he wakes back up from the world in Arcte) ah was I dreaming but how did she get in that dream… god I don’t know anything(cover his face) ugh…(puts the arftact in his room) the world is just an awful place…(lays down).
EXT. CITY. DAY
Seneca walks back to artifact and grabs it and tries again, awaking the city again.
He sees the people there and hears the explosion as he sees the wall of fire as he is here.
JADA
Dad dad!
Jada runs towards him. Seneca pauses, he see the fire wall comes in and then consume her as it throws him and her to the ground and she screams and reaches for him.
He reaches for her and then they slowly burn.
JADA (CONT’D)
Dad!
SENECA
Ah!
JADA
aaaah
Let's go of the the artefact.
SENECA
Ah!(painting hard) who was that?(picks up the artifact)(he trie agin sa he looks to his vision as he appear infront to of the crowd of people in the city as the sound goes off again and the bombd palsy again as before.
JADA
Dad dad!
Seneca sees her and rushes to save her then clinging on to her as they get capture by the flames.
JADA (CONT’D)
Aaah!
SENECA
Aah!(wakes up from the same vision again)Ugh…let me try one more time
Meanwhile on the ship where memphis is, one soldier comes by asking to see the soldier she has mind controlled. Memphis tries to hide it.
KINGLAIGLVE SOLDIER
Hey can Rae come with me fore second
MEMPHIS
What do yo need her for
KINGLGAIVE SOLDIER
That for her personlly
MEMPHIS
(use her power)
She cant go
FEMALE SOLDIER
She right I cant go im sorry
KINGLIAVE SOLDIER
(walks off)
Ugh okay Rae, fine..
MEMPHIS
Ugh this is getting out of hand you where supoposed to use your power yet… forget everything you heard since yesterday and sleep.
INT. SHIP . NIGHT
The soldiers parties on the board of the ship drunk and dancing.
SOLDIERS
Haha
Memphis gets to her room and gets on her bunk.
MEMPHIS
…Ugh… how did I end up here?
He pulls out the blood diamond and curls up.
She goes to sleep once again.
CUT TO:
LATER:
Water drips on her forehead as she sleeps and then to her dreams with the rain.
MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
(sleepy)
ugh..
Thunder and lighting in the distance. Tired and sleepy, she closes his eye to dream
BLACKOUT as the sound of darkness fills his ears.
where he back in the spoke where he left off were Memphis and her father are in trouble where he has just died.Raining)
KHAD SOLIDER
Hold still I don’t want to miss
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ah!
Nas shoots him with blood on tree and Augustus' dead body face and Memphis face in fear)
The Khad soldier falls down.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
Ugh…
(raining)
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
(clinging to her father)
Ah.
Young Seneca stands right next to him.
NAS
stay back Ndunda…
She walks up to her and her father with his gun aimed down. Young Memphis stands next to her father, crying. Young Seneca walks closer.
NAS (CONT’D)
(drops the weapon)
is that your father?
Young memphis cries silenlty in her father's lap.
YOUNG SENECA
Is that your father? I wish was here earlier but there nothing I could do…. I just cant do anything right
The crying intensifies.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
It just not right… It just not fair… sorry.. I cnat do more…ah why does this have to happen…(lower gun in rain)(tears come from his face) why cant things just go right.
A Khad Soldier yells from afar.
KHAD SOLDIER
Hey im getting wet god damn it find her
NAS
Ugh hey we need to move there coming
Memephis can't let go of her Father, she's frozen clutching on to him.
YOUNG SENECA
What why araent you moving there gonna come and get us
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Let them come….
YOUNG SENECA
Ugh what did you say
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Just let them come and kill me… I don’t what to be in this life anymore... Not if I have to live like this every second…(looking numb)
YOUNG SENECA
Ugh. come on if you don’t move(nudges her) (grabs her by her cloth and pulls her) come on move... Ugh I cant move you unless you feel to move..
He looks into her eyes as he sees she's broken. Memphis sobs some more.
NAS
Who is she roux?
YOUNG SENECA
She's an arkyen don’t hurt her she was afraid
NAS
Ugh…. the rebel are looking for him roux…
He pushes her and checks his body as roux holds her as she cries. Young Memphis cries as its rains.NAS (CONT’D)
Ive seen that look come on she must be a rebel against the regime on the run maybe a migrant( he pulls her). And i'm not gonna just let them come and kill you is a bad move (trying to move her)
KHAD SOLDIER
I think heard something
YOUNG SENECA
Please get up if you don’t move things will get much worse
Young memphis looks numb in her eyes.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
This is something your father would not have wanted…
NAS
Shh Ndunda be quite!
He pulls her as they move into a bush.
YOUNG SENECA
Im sorry she scared im trying
EXT. BUSH. NIGHT
All hiding in the bush
NAS
Shh
They spot Khad soliders walking up the hill.
KHAD SOLDIER
Aha!
NAS
I see them… the Khad…(gulps)
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Oh my God
YOUNG SENECA
Please… if you dont move they are gonna kill you… i dont want to leave you. I can't fight them off like this
YOUNG MEMPHIS
I'm sorry
YOUNG SENECA
What?
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Im sorry I did that to you and made you hit your brother…(her face drops) you should have let them kill me…I deserved it.. This is why it is happening..
YOUNG SENECA
Ugh no its okay…
He hugs her, picking her up as he pulls her away to bush where Nas is watching out for the khad.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
Ugh… what wrong with you… you still need to live
Memphis lays on ground, turning away from him as she holds a bag of the blood diamond anentus stone. Thunder strikes as Nas see the Khad walk by. The soldiers come by seeing Augustus' dead body.
KHAD SOLDIER 1
Wow what happened
KHAD SOLDIER 2
They must have bveen fighting
KHAD SOLIDER 3
ugh da- he worthless noting but a traitor to his own nation let him rot her
Young Memphis cries on ground. Roux sees her and covers her mouth
YOUNG SENECA
Please don’t let them hear you
YOUNG TEPEZ
How are we going to explain this one to the captian tepez… they both must have fought each other to the death. Look more foot prints
NAS
Ugh..
KHAD SOLDIER 2
They lead this way grab the body and trace those steps, we have the crow the traitor and pick up Sherbert… that stupid idiot died in the battle
KHAD SOLDIER 3
What about the blood diamond
KHAD SOLDIER 1
We have no map idiot search him Mal pick up sherbet
KHAD SOLDIER 2
He was always a creep
Solider 3 and 1 grab him and start to take his body away.KHAD SOLDIER 2
I cant find anything
They quietly watch through the bush.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Guh…
NAS
Hold on…Looks there are three of them..
Young Memphis pulls her father to the ground off of the tree. The Soldiers search for him and find nothing.

KHAD SOLDIER 2
Nothing! Keep checking you idiots were not leaving until we find it
KHAD SOLDIER 3
It raining and dark I cant see a thing
YOUNG SENECA
(sotto)
When are they levaing
Young memphis starts to cry again.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
No please not again…
KHAD SOLDIER 2
Find take his body the dame probably has more on his worth something to tepez anyway
KHAD SOLIDER 1
Alright
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Can we go this idiot is heavy
KHAD SOLDIER 4
The damn bastard was a traitor I'm glad he died along with his damn wife.
Young Memphis cries. Young Seneca looks at her and then at them.
KHAD SOLDIER 2
Alright lets move you take him to the calvaery in the front while goe check for the the house we saw and then you go find more of our missing soldiers
They pick up Agusutus' body as they move. The three soldiers split up as one carries him on his back.
Nas gestures to leave. NAS
I'll be back I promise…
YOUNG SENECA
I'll come too
Young seneca goes after them slowly as he lays low to the ground.
KHAD SOLDIER 2
Ah goddam savages…
One of the Soldiers goes to pee by a tree. Nas waits until the thunder hit after the lighting.
KHAD SOLDIER
What the! Hey!
Lighting and Thunder strikes. Nas shoots the Soldier, killing him. The thunder covers the sound of the shot.
KHAD SOLDIER 1
Oh
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Ugh what was that
KHAD SOLDIER 2
That jerk always making us do all the work he goes off to take a piss and tell us to go carry these bodies come on…
They wait in the bushes for their 3rd comrade
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Where still ganna kill that Sulan kid right when we get back or should we sell him?
NAS
Ugh..(mad) they where in our house(following them)
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Ah there no worth a dime to savages. end his suffering once we return
Nas comes out of bush and fires as thunder hits with lighting. He fires twice as fast.
KHAD SOLDIER 1
Aah
KHAD SOLDIER 3
Ugh
Nas kills them both. The body drops.
Nas look at it and sees that its not her father Augutus he picks up the body with blood on Augustus face and drags his body back to Memphis YOUNG SENECA
Hey
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh. you brought him back how
NAS
I took care of the guys who killed him I hope everything is okay now
He lays him down. Young Memphis sobs uncontrollably.
YOUNG SENECA
I’m sorry it now it not okay… I know what t like or when people just come in and mess with you for no reason.. It really unfair…it’s the world…maybe we should give him a proper burial…
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Why did this have to happen he didn’t hurt anyone…capable of saving him
Young Seneca places his hand on her shoulder as she falls in and crying on him.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
he was only hiking, now he's gone…im so lonely now without him
YOUNG SENECA
Hey hey… your not lonely.. Im still here as friend…
NAS
… (looks at him)Ah… how horrible…he hasn’t left you… (then hugs seneca)
YOUNG SENECA
Sorry to say that but it the same thing my brother said when my family left
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Thank you…Thank you for helping me…i do wanna bury him.. Can you help me…
NAS
Okay iill get to it… they don’t know but they will kill her if they find her father watch her Ndunda
Memphis holds a knife behind her back crying with her eyes closed.
LATER:
They slowly place AUGUSTUS' BODY into the hole they dug for him.
NAS (CONT’D)
Done…
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Thank you
YOUNG SENECA
Hey where is my knife?
Young memphis discretely holds the knife behind her back, squeezing it tightly.
Nas pants, tired. The sun comes out after the night is over and it stops raining.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
The night's over…
They both look at the sunrise as the blood diamonds shines.
YOUNG SENECA (CONT’D)
Wow look at that we made it… im sorry about your dad but aleast your still here I remember what it was like when I lost some of my family. Thats why I kind of reacted when I hit my brother
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Im sorry…
NAS
Ndunda(seeing from behind) she has a knife
YOUNG MEMPHIS
(pulls it out)
I need to get to a boat!
NAS
please listen don’t do anything wrong where with you be calm down give me the knife
YOUNG MEMPHIS
please he said don’t trust any body
NAS
she probley doesn’t have any place tp go
NAS (CONT’D)
you can stay with us even though it was you who did that thing to y little brother
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Maria… please common trust me it okay
Young memphis hands him the knife.
YOUNG SENECA
It okay…
He takes the knife, hugs her then they start walking back.
YOUNG MEMPHIS
I just gotta learn to not take him for ganted YOUNG SENECA
My whole life I just felt I ive been rewarded for someone being there. Like that s all that mattered just someone or one person help me sometime quite often just myself. But then I realised on me and my brothers adventure… thats was more than just me and him and just me. there lots of people willing to help us feed us take care of us and be nice to us. It just nice to notice when you lost something everything just not gone it just little different a from now and out. Just the very first nights the hardest
The way is see. you just take one day at a time form now on out

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Ugh…

YOUNG SENECA
Its an Sulan proverb something my sister and brother said my dad would always say.

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Where are your parents?

YOUNG SENECA
…I don’t know… I never met them…I wish I knew.. I wish I could understand but I think cant…

YOUNG MEMPHIS
And your mom

YOUNG SENECA
She was nurse doctor and soldier… I kind of wanna be like her

YOUNG MEMPHIS
boy nurse…

Young Seneca smiles at her and then frowns when he sees her wiping a tear.

Young memphis wipes her eyes as she looks at her father's grave on edge of cliff

YOUNG SENECA
But most of all I am always grateful … your still here… I think you made the right decision by moving by the way…because you new it was the right thing to do.. And I think its what your father may have wanted.... You to stay alive and just doing the right thing

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Do the right thing huh… YOUNG SENECA
Yeah… it something my dad would always say…. I kind of als miss him when he says it so just do it to remember him.

YOUNG MEMPHIS
and that why you dug the grave?

YOUNG SENECA
Yeah.. It because it was the right thing to do

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Where are you and your brother going

YOUNG SENECA
To some boat that will take us to Arcete there were gonna become something but we don’t have any moves we were gonna salvage ad beg for some money before the boat leaves but now it Where did he say you need to go?

YOUNG MEMPHIS
There was a boat… he was trying to take me there… and here I have money… maybe I can repay you back

NAS
Oh you don’t have to keep that for yurslef young girl its okay will take care of you the Khad rebel are starting there regime we need to move

YOUNG MEMPHIS
(takes it)
Thank you

YOUNG SENECA
No problem it just was the right thing to do…
They stare at eachother as the sun continues to shine on them. Nas is done covering the grave up.
NAS
Done. I'm sorry young girl ….

Sad, Young Memphis looks at his grave as he holds her hand and she moves hers. He tries again as she grasp it on his second try.

YOUNG SENECA
Im sorry..NAS
Lets go ugh… what is that your holding in the sack
YOUNG MEMPHIS
I thinking to was what my father was talking about….what they wanted from him

YOUNG SENECA
Oh well you better get it think he want you to have it…He gets up off of cliff and reaches his hand out for her. She grabs it and walks down mountain. She holds sack with the orb in it. Her stomach hurts as they walk.

YOUNG MEMPHIS
(upset about her father)
Ahh
YOUNG SENECA
She still upset!

NAS
Carry her Ndunda..

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Noo. Go away…NAS
Ill wait
YOUNG MEMPHIS
Why cant you leave me here to die
She kneels on the ground holding her stomach. Nas stops walking.

YOUNG SENECA
I'm sorry but we cant juts do that to you…
NAS
Be strong Memphis.

Seneca walks back to her and holds her up.
YOUNG SENECA
Is it that thing you need me to hold it
YOUNG MEMPHIS No
NAS
You're better then?
YOUNG MEMPHIS
No
She covers her tearful face.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
ahahahah it just still bad… it like it not over my stomach hurts cah!
She gets off his back and then walks over to stream, sniffing as she sits by it.
YOUNG MEMPHIS (CONT’D)
I'm just sad...
Senca sits by here and hugs her.
YOUNG SENECA
Don’t worry we'll find a way out

NAS
Hold on let me just talk to them and tell them we found her

YOUNG MEMPHIS
Don’t leave me alone… YOUNG SENECA
I wont… you’ll be never alone…
Senca looks around them.
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