The Game: The Rules Have Changed

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COMEDY CRIME DRAMA RELIGIOUS ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION

1980s & '90s

Eddie Cruz

Logline

The Game: The Rules Have Changed is a story about to handball players. One is a gang member and the other is a decent hard-working man. They will meet face-to-face to prove who is the best handball player - with deadly consequences.

Genre

Comedy, Crime, Drama, Religious, Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Action

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

The story is set in The Bronx, New York

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2008

Starting Description

The setup takes place in the Bronx at a handball tournament with the main character named Steve. As the story progresses, he will meet Marcus, a ruthless gang member and they will each face each other in a deadly game.

Ending Description

The end of the story is sad indeed. At a tournament in the Bronx, Marcus and Steve face-off in a battle of true competition. Steve wins the tournament in front of hundreds of people and while celebrating his win, Marcus guns him down and kills Steve.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Steve

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Faithful, Strong Moral Code, Romantic, Selfless, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Funny, Leader, Beautiful, Blunt, Heartthrob, Honorable, Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Marcus

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Uneducated, Aggressive, Badass, Crazy, Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Unapologetic

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Logline

The Game: The Rules Have Changed is a story about to handball players. One is a gang member and the other is a decent hard-working man. They will meet face-to-face to prove who is the best handball player - with deadly consequences.

Short Summary

The setup takes place in the Bronx at a handball tournament with the main character named Steve. As the story progresses, he will meet Marcus, a ruthless gang member and they will each face each other in a deadly game.


The end of the story is sad indeed. At a tournament in the Bronx, Marcus and Steve face-off in a battle of true competition. Steve wins the tournament in front of hundreds of people and while celebrating his win, Marcus guns him down and kills Steve.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy

Characters

Main Character

Name: Steve

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Faithful, Strong Moral Code, Romantic, Selfless, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Funny, Leader, Beautiful, Blunt, Heartthrob, Honorable, Sexy

Character 1

Name: Marcus

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Uneducated, Aggressive, Badass, Crazy, Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Unapologetic

Supplemental Materials

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