Mina Harker

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GOTHIC ADVENTURE HORROR DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION SUSPENSE/THRILLER MYSTERY

Earlier 20th Century

Eddy L. Barrows

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Logline

MINA HARKER is spiraling into menopause while nursing her son, QUINCEY, through a bout of influenza. She observes how he is transforming from a teenager into a young man. She is fearful that a new horror is emerging 20 years after the events placed into motion by Count Dracula.

Genre

Gothic,Adventure,Horror,Drama,Historical Fiction,Suspense/Thriller,Mystery

Short Summary

Mina, on her morning walk, stops in a park to enjoy the morning when she is interrupted by an annoying visitor. A Murder of Crows gathers, and because Mina is irritated at her unwelcomed visitor, the Murder pecks the man to death. The event is recorded in Mina's diary, which we are reading.


Mina, youthfully restored, and exposing elongated canines, is set afire by a flamethrower. At the same time, Quincey, shrieking grief for his mother, transforms into a hideous bat-winged creature. The creature is decapitated, and its bat-faced head rolls to a stop, sizzling at his father's feet.

Setting

Exeter England, and the Carpathian Mountains.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Internal Journey/Rebirth,Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Mina Harker

Age: Mid 40's

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Modest,Charming,Sexy,Confident,Engaging,Faithful,Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Jonathan Harker

Age: Late 40's.

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Masculine,Modest,Complex,Religious,Secretive,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Thedosia Seward

Age: Middle aged.

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aggressive,Charming,Outspoken,Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: Inspector Klaas Hostetler

Age: 50's

Gender: Male

Role: logical

Key Traits: Masculine,Confident,Skillful,Educated

Development Pitch

Having had to drink the Count's blood, 20 years later, Mina Harker is growing younger as her son rapidly ages into a version of his true bloodline. It's a great follow-up story, a whatever-happened-to-these-people story, and why. This story would make an excellent contained film like "Crimson Peak" or a limited series like "AHS."

About The Author

Eddy's plays have been produced at the Seattle Fringe Festival, the Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Staged Reading Program for the Virtual Theatre Project with Theatre Tribe in North Hollywood, California, and theatres throughout the Midwest. Eddy received his undergraduate BFA from the Ohio University College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre, and did his Masters work at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is currently the Resident Costume Designer for PCPA—Pacific Conservatory Theatre in Santa Maria, California, and a Faculty member at Allan Hancock College.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Kindle)

Year Published: November 27, 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

ISBN-13 : 978-1533004970