Guardian of the Red Butterfly

David Cuellar dsc1223@yahoo.com 2637799555117

ACTION ADVENTURE CRIME DETECTIVE DRAMA MYSTERY POLITICAL SUSPENSE/THRILLER ROMANCE

Contemporary

David Cuellar

Logline

In this story of intrigue and romance; Portland detective, Kyle Morrell and a modern-day samurai geisha, Aiko, take on the city’s corrupt underworld. Together and separately, Aiko and Kyle must overcome personal demons as they pursue to rescue the President's daughter from human trafficking.

Genre

Action,Adventure,Crime,Detective,Drama,Mystery,Political,Suspense/Thriller,Romance

Short Summary

A senator finds himself compromised and years later finds out the woman in the photographs, unbeknownst to him, ends up pregnant with his child. It is fifteen years later and now he is the President of the United States and his daughter is being drawn into the world of human trafficking.


The detective and the geisha have fallen in love, fought their way through the shanghai tunnels, and rescued the president's daughter. The detective finds his worth, the geisha finds her meaning in life and the president's daughter is able to live out from under her father.

Setting

Portland Oregon, including the Shanghai Tunnels and the Japanese Garden.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Internal Journey/Rebirth,Quest

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence,Nudity,Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Aiko

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Gracious,Heartthrob,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Underdog,Sexy,Blunt,Skillful,Romantic,Secretive,Seductive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Kyle Morrel

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Engaging,Faithful,Heartthrob,Heroic,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Strong Moral Code,Romantic,Skillful,Selfless,Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Oksana

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Badass,Charming,Complex,Empathetic,Engaging,Heroic,Educated,Naive,Underdog,Selfless

Additional Character Details

The author has not yet written this

Development Pitch

In this story of intrigue and romance; Portland detective, Kyle Morrell and a modern-day samurai geisha, Aiko, take on the city’s corrupt underworld. Aiko and Kyle’s chance encounter occurs when the detective tries to save the geisha from her injuries during a shoot-out with Masato, Aiko’s master. Together and separately, Aiko and Kyle must overcome personal demons as they make their way through the gauntlet of the Shanghai Tunnels and escape from a place once known as The Unheavenly City. What Kyle believed about himself and his family changed when he became caught up in the complicated world of mysterious swords, human trafficking, and family betrayal. Aiko, trained in the strict obedience of the martial arts as well as in the art of pleasure; must now find a way to live a life of her own. In the process, she becomes a guardian to a young girl who has yet to find her place in this world...code name...Red Butterfly.

About The Author

I have an AA degree in video production and electronics. I have studied screenwriting from UCLA. I have worked for Warner Bros. in the vault and syndication. I have been a stage tech and a video cameraman. I enjoy writing screenplays as well as novels.

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Hard Copy Available

No

WGA Number

Information not completed

Logline

In this story of intrigue and romance; Portland detective, Kyle Morrell and a modern-day samurai geisha, Aiko, take on the city’s corrupt underworld. Together and separately, Aiko and Kyle must overcome personal demons as they pursue to rescue the President's daughter from human trafficking.

Short Summary

A senator finds himself compromised and years later finds out the woman in the photographs, unbeknownst to him, ends up pregnant with his child. It is fifteen years later and now he is the President of the United States and his daughter is being drawn into the world of human trafficking.


The detective and the geisha have fallen in love, fought their way through the shanghai tunnels, and rescued the president's daughter. The detective finds his worth, the geisha finds her meaning in life and the president's daughter is able to live out from under her father.

FEEDBACK

In this story of intrigue and romance; Portland detective, Kyle Morrell and a modern-day samurai geisha, Aiko, take on the city’s corrupt underworld. Aiko and Kyle’s chance encounter occurs when the detective tries to save the geisha from her injuries during a shoot-out with Masato, Aiko’s master. Together and separately, Aiko and Kyle must overcome personal demons as they make their way through the gauntlet of the Shanghai Tunnels and escape from a place once known as The Unheavenly City. What Kyle believed about himself and his family changed when he became caught up in the complicated world of mysterious swords, human trafficking, and family betrayal. Aiko, trained in the strict obedience of the martial arts as well as in the art of pleasure; must now find a way to live a life of her own. In the process, she becomes a guardian to a young girl who has yet to find her place in this world...code name...Red Butterfly.

About The Author

I have an AA degree in video production and electronics. I have studied screenwriting from UCLA. I have worked for Warner Bros. in the vault and syndication. I have been a stage tech and a video cameraman. I enjoy writing screenplays as well as novels.

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence,Nudity,Sexual Abuse

Characters

Main Character

Name: Aiko

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Gracious,Heartthrob,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Underdog,Sexy,Blunt,Skillful,Romantic,Secretive,Seductive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Kyle Morrel

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Engaging,Faithful,Heartthrob,Heroic,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Strong Moral Code,Romantic,Skillful,Selfless,Masculine

Character 2

Name: Oksana

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Badass,Charming,Complex,Empathetic,Engaging,Heroic,Educated,Naive,Underdog,Selfless