Tri: PRIME

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ACTION POLITICAL SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR SATIRE ADVENTURE CRIME DRAMA EPIC MYSTERY SCI-FI

1980s & '90s

Matthew Petaccio (Pen Name - Samuel Norse)

Logline

An angry loner living in a violent city doesn't realize he's becoming a real-life superhero.

Genre

Action, Political, Suspense / Thriller, War, Satire, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Epic, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Philadelphia; the Middle East

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

Tri: PRIME captures several critical stages in the life of main character, Andrew Toben, which lead to his transformation from an average, everyday kid to a dark, angry, quasi-hero who struggles to bring justice to a city decaying under the influences of crime, desperation and corruption.

Ending Description

For all of his flaws and mistakes, Andy proves that his instincts are dead-on when he stops a dangerous killer that the police could not find. However, the story sets up for a sequel as the police, news and military find out about his vigilante alter ego and close in on him.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Substance Abuse, Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Andrew Toben

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Clumsy, Educated, Honorable, Modest, Patriotic, Complex, Insecure, Sarcastic, Engaging, Naive, Perseverance, Selfless, Skillful, Adventurous, Empathetic, Funny, Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Ophiuchus

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Crazy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Secretive, Villainous, Confident, Criminal, Decisive, Educated, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Rahlkenot

Age: 52

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Leader, Sarcastic, Adventurous, Badass, Blunt, Patriotic, Perseverance, Aggressive, Confident, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Kiet Srisai

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Charming, Educated, Heroic, Blunt, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Aggressive, Confident, Leader, Skillful, Decisive, Engaging

Logline

An angry loner living in a violent city doesn't realize he's becoming a real-life superhero.

Short Summary

Tri: PRIME captures several critical stages in the life of main character, Andrew Toben, which lead to his transformation from an average, everyday kid to a dark, angry, quasi-hero who struggles to bring justice to a city decaying under the influences of crime, desperation and corruption.


For all of his flaws and mistakes, Andy proves that his instincts are dead-on when he stops a dangerous killer that the police could not find. However, the story sets up for a sequel as the police, news and military find out about his vigilante alter ego and close in on him.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Andrew Toben

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Clumsy, Educated, Honorable, Modest, Patriotic, Complex, Insecure, Sarcastic, Engaging, Naive, Perseverance, Selfless, Skillful, Adventurous, Empathetic, Funny, Lone Wolf

Character 1

Name: Ophiuchus

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Crazy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Secretive, Villainous, Confident, Criminal, Decisive, Educated, Unapologetic

Character 2

Name: Rahlkenot

Age: 52

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Leader, Sarcastic, Adventurous, Badass, Blunt, Patriotic, Perseverance, Aggressive, Confident, Outspoken

Character 3

Name: Kiet Srisai

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Charming, Educated, Heroic, Blunt, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Aggressive, Confident, Leader, Skillful, Decisive, Engaging

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