The Schoharie

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ACTION DRAMA HORROR MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Diane M. Johnson

Logline

THE SCHOHARIE is a supernatural disaster story loosely based on true events - the 1987 collapse of a bridge on the I-90 Thruway in rural New York, as a result of unprecedented flooding of the Schoharie Creek. A Native American volunteer firefighter's near death experience due to the collapse of a major thruway bridge triggers a supernatural connection with the dead who are trying to warn him of a spiritual force that tried to wreak havoc on the community 30 years ago through his mentally unstable father.

Genre

Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Rural Upstate New York

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Firefighter Aaron is at odds with the local sheriff over his love for the sheriff's daughter, when a sudden bridge collapse almost sends Aaron and his girlfriend's soon to be ex plummeting to their death. A search and rescue operation for others begins as Aaron is plagued by a vengeful ghost.

Ending Description

Aaron finds himself controlled by the vengeful spirit that once tormented his dead father into jumping off the same bridge he had helped build 30 years ago. And it's up to the sheriff to save him.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Aaron Bonner

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Confident, Heroic, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Modest, Selfless, Decisive, Perseverance, Underdog, Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Ben Harrigan

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Confident, Patriotic, Leader, Perseverance, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Decisive, Honorable

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Logline

THE SCHOHARIE is a supernatural disaster story loosely based on true events - the 1987 collapse of a bridge on the I-90 Thruway in rural New York, as a result of unprecedented flooding of the Schoharie Creek. A Native American volunteer firefighter's near death experience due to the collapse of a major thruway bridge triggers a supernatural connection with the dead who are trying to warn him of a spiritual force that tried to wreak havoc on the community 30 years ago through his mentally unstable father.

Short Summary

Firefighter Aaron is at odds with the local sheriff over his love for the sheriff's daughter, when a sudden bridge collapse almost sends Aaron and his girlfriend's soon to be ex plummeting to their death. A search and rescue operation for others begins as Aaron is plagued by a vengeful ghost.


Aaron finds himself controlled by the vengeful spirit that once tormented his dead father into jumping off the same bridge he had helped build 30 years ago. And it's up to the sheriff to save him.

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Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Aaron Bonner

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Confident, Heroic, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Modest, Selfless, Decisive, Perseverance, Underdog, Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Ben Harrigan

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Confident, Patriotic, Leader, Perseverance, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Decisive, Honorable

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