Catarse - a song for a serial killer

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Luciano Galvão

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Can love and friendship transform a terrible serial killer into a good person? Can narcissism, excess vanity and pride make a young man with brilliant talents a terrible killer?



Short Summary

Gabriel is a young man with great aspirations for the arts. He is also the serial killer the police are looking for on the outskirts of Portland. He is in love with Vivian, the music teacher at the city school and will fight to get rid of his cruel nature.

The police arrive at the theater to arrest Gabriel. He fought a fight against Victor while Vivian falls into his arms, lifeless. Now, Gabriel is in jail and there are only good memories, the best moments of his life with Vivian.


Portland Maine

Based on a True Story


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Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Gabriel

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Badass,Masculine,Engaging,Aggressive,Confident,Crazy,Charming,Educated,Faithful,Gracious

Additional Character Details

Name: Victor

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Masculine,Villainous,Narcisstic,Badass,Charming,Confident,Power Hungry,Seductive,Sophisticated,Unapologetic,Educated,Criminal,Crazy

Additional Character Details

Name: Vivian

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring,Badass,Complex,Faithful,Blunt,Gracious,Insecure,Skillful,Visionary,Seductive,Heroic

Additional Character Details

Name: Joseph

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring,Masculine,Confident,Outspoken,Leader

Development Pitch

The plot is about the struggle between good and evil, between humility and narcissism, between friendship and personal interests, exposing a terrible serial killer who finds in the art and love of a teacher the cure to get rid of his cruel nature. Together, they will discover that love can really work miracles. But the challenges will be enormous. They need to face Victor, a narcissistic young man, vain and the best student of the teacher and also in love with her. It is a current theme in which an art defies hypocrisy, love defies hatred, the truth defies narcissism and personality transformations that will arouse the interest of audiences of various ages.

About The Author

I started writing my first book ten years ago, but writing was my passion since I was a child. I am 46 years old and I am passionate about drama and research. I have a degree in Advertising and Propaganda and I live with my family in São Paulo, Brazil.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Female Leaning,Male Leaning,Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: No

Hard Copy Available



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