The Crossing

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ACTION CRIME DRAMA ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER DETECTIVE

Early 20th Century

C. Ed Traylor

Logline

A routine traffic stop in the Illinois heartland uncovers a sinister secret - a sweeping terrorist plot endangering the lives of thousands of Americans.

Genre

Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Detective

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Pakistan, Mexico and United States

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: OakTree Press

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

A Pakistani's grandfather and sister are killed in a US drone strike; The Pakistani becomes radicalized and develops a plan to seek revenge. He conspires with a drug cartel leader in MX who agrees, for a price, to smuggle six terrorists across the Mexican border and attack the United States.

Ending Description

The FBI Anti-terrorism task force becomes aware of the terrorist plot after developing an informant within the cartel. The plot is foiled after a gun battle between cartel members and the FBI and a drone strike on he terrorist leader.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Main Character Details

Name: Racheed Ul-Bashar

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Outspoken, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Criminal, Engaging, Religious, Skillful, Visionary, Charming, Complex, Confident, Masculine, Patriotic, Secretive, Seductive, Unapologetic, Decisive, Desperate, Educated, Villainous, Aggressive, Leader, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack Hudson

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Honorable, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Leader, Outspoken, Aggressive, Masculine, Educated, Engaging, Patriotic, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: Juan Rodreques

Age: 51

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Confident, Sarcastic, Skillful, Aggressive, Uneducated, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Badass, Decisive, Leader, Masculine, Secretive, Villainous, Criminal

Additional Character Details

Name: Diego Garcia

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Criminal, Insecure, Masculine, Uneducated, Badass, Aggressive, Underdog, Blunt, Greedy

Logline

A routine traffic stop in the Illinois heartland uncovers a sinister secret - a sweeping terrorist plot endangering the lives of thousands of Americans.

Short Summary

A Pakistani's grandfather and sister are killed in a US drone strike; The Pakistani becomes radicalized and develops a plan to seek revenge. He conspires with a drug cartel leader in MX who agrees, for a price, to smuggle six terrorists across the Mexican border and attack the United States.


The FBI Anti-terrorism task force becomes aware of the terrorist plot after developing an informant within the cartel. The plot is foiled after a gun battle between cartel members and the FBI and a drone strike on he terrorist leader.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rebellion Against 'The One',

Characters

Main Character

Name: Racheed Ul-Bashar

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Outspoken, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Criminal, Engaging, Religious, Skillful, Visionary, Charming, Complex, Confident, Masculine, Patriotic, Secretive, Seductive, Unapologetic, Decisive, Desperate, Educated, Villainous, Aggressive, Leader, Sophisticated

Character 1

Name: Jack Hudson

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Honorable, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Leader, Outspoken, Aggressive, Masculine, Educated, Engaging, Patriotic, Perseverance

Character 2

Name: Juan Rodreques

Age: 51

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Confident, Sarcastic, Skillful, Aggressive, Uneducated, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Badass, Decisive, Leader, Masculine, Secretive, Villainous, Criminal

Character 3

Name: Diego Garcia

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Criminal, Insecure, Masculine, Uneducated, Badass, Aggressive, Underdog, Blunt, Greedy

Supplemental Materials

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