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CRIME DETECTIVE HORROR MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER DETECTIVE MYSTERY SUSPENSE/THRILLER

2000s

Michael Kelso

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Logline

A young Corrections Officer, whose father was brutally murdered, leads a shadow group who secretly help victims get revenge on inmates while avoiding detection by the young, idealistic, warden.

Genre

Crime, Detective, Horror, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller,,Detective,Mystery,Suspense/Thriller

Short Summary

A boy's father was murdered by an inmate. When he was old enough he became a Corrections Officer with the hidden agenda of finding his father's killer.


After being arrested, tried, and convicted, the officer becomes a victim of his own creation as the inmates he tortured are allowed to exact their own revenge in the same room he tormented them.

Setting

Larsan State Prison, Larsan county

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity,Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Emil Sorn

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative, Masculine, Villainous, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Decisive, Confident, Leader,Aggressive,Leader,Confident,Masculine,Badass,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Alice Macgregor Sorn

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Empathetic, Engaging, Naive, Romantic, Sexy,Charming,Confident,Empathetic,Engaging,Honorable,Seductive,Romantic,Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Harley Richardson

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Honorable, Masculine, Sarcastic, Selfless, Confident, Decisive, Funny,Confident,Decisive,Sarcastic,Skillful,Selfless,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Michael Teph

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Empathetic, Leader, Masculine, Perseverance, Selfless, Badass, Honorable,Badass,Confident,Masculine,Decisive,Honorable,Leader,Selfless,Modest,Educated

Development Pitch

This is a story that I've never seen made into a movie. It deals with a subject that I think many people believe but don't want to admit. The fact that the justice system isn't hard enough on criminals and many see little or no punishment while victims are scarred forever. I wrote this as a 'what if victims could administer their own justice' story. If the story stopped there it would not be complex enough to deserve adaptation. However, it doesn't stop there and in the end the officer receives the exact same treatment that he had endorsed. The ending is surprisingly hopeful, with the ex-wife of the officer using his life insurance money to open a treatment center for people who were abused. It works as a 'turning a negative into a positive' beat that is the final twist of the story.

About The Author

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Male Leaning

Group Specific

Law enforcement, specifically Corrections Officers.

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: WordCrafts Press

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

9781370406357

Supplemental Materials

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