PRINCE RIC

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ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER YOUNG ADULT COMEDY DRAMA EROTICA LGBT MYSTERY

1980s & '90s

Kevin Irvine

Logline

PRINCE RIC is a revenge story and romance involving men coming to terms with their lives, sexuality, and family secrets set against the backdrop of New York advertising.

Genre

Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Young Adult, Comedy, Drama, Erotica, LGBT, Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

New York, NY

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

Buddies Ric and Hal are editing a $140,000 cow commercial due to be aired this very night on the Evening News and they are running out of time. Ric is the agency-owner's son who is more interested in long-form producing than in short-form commercials: a choice which will eventually bring them down.

Ending Description

Ric thinks his father was responsible for his Uncle Terry's death which drives the family mystery. But facts are revealed which backfire on Ric and Hal as they realize that they have made a life-changing mistake. Eventually, Ric and his father reconcile and save the company and themselves from ruin.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Main Character Details

Name: Ric Smith

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Confident, Badass, Gracious, Secretive, Beautiful, Empathetic, Heartthrob, Honorable, Complex, Masculine, Selfless, Sexy, Aggressive, Charming, Faithful, Seductive, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Funny, Romantic, Skillful, Blunt, Desperate, Educated, Engaging, Leader, Crazy

Additional Character Details

Name: Hal Burke

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Complex, Empathetic, Engaging, Masculine, Clumsy, Educated, Faithful, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Malcolm Anthony Smythe-Bigge

Age: 75

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Leader, Villainous, Engaging, Skillful, Unapologetic, Badass, Perseverance, Charming, Greedy, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Narcissistic, Power-hungry

Additional Character Details

Name: Lenore Shears

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Educated, Heartthrob, Insecure, Beautiful, Decisive, Desperate, Manipulative, Secretive, Charming, Confident, Funny, Complex, Greedy, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Aspiring, Crazy

Logline

PRINCE RIC is a revenge story and romance involving men coming to terms with their lives, sexuality, and family secrets set against the backdrop of New York advertising.

Short Summary

Buddies Ric and Hal are editing a $140,000 cow commercial due to be aired this very night on the Evening News and they are running out of time. Ric is the agency-owner's son who is more interested in long-form producing than in short-form commercials: a choice which will eventually bring them down.


Ric thinks his father was responsible for his Uncle Terry's death which drives the family mystery. But facts are revealed which backfire on Ric and Hal as they realize that they have made a life-changing mistake. Eventually, Ric and his father reconcile and save the company and themselves from ruin.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Characters

Main Character

Name: Ric Smith

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Confident, Badass, Gracious, Secretive, Beautiful, Empathetic, Heartthrob, Honorable, Complex, Masculine, Selfless, Sexy, Aggressive, Charming, Faithful, Seductive, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Funny, Romantic, Skillful, Blunt, Desperate, Educated, Engaging, Leader, Crazy

Character 1

Name: Hal Burke

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Complex, Empathetic, Engaging, Masculine, Clumsy, Educated, Faithful, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring

Character 2

Name: Malcolm Anthony Smythe-Bigge

Age: 75

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Leader, Villainous, Engaging, Skillful, Unapologetic, Badass, Perseverance, Charming, Greedy, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Narcissistic, Power-hungry

Character 3

Name: Lenore Shears

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Educated, Heartthrob, Insecure, Beautiful, Decisive, Desperate, Manipulative, Secretive, Charming, Confident, Funny, Complex, Greedy, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Aspiring, Crazy

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