Humanity May Fail, Not Truth and Justice

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DRAMA

1980s & '90s

Sayed H. Rohani

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HUMANITY MAY FAIL, NOT TRUTH AND JUSTICE is a story about a nomad woman whose search for her child ends up in a foreign land, braving all uncertainties.

Genre

Drama

Short Summary

Set in Afghanistan in the 1990s, it is a riveting story of Naghma, a nomad who has come to Kabul with her child. As Naghma navigates survival in he city, her fate becomes entangled with Kammal, a kind man, as well as with Sher, a man who does not have her best interest at heart.


A hot pursuit, entailing a desirable suspense, follows. The couple who abscond with the baby meet their nemesis by falling from the height of prosperity to the nadir of misery. The husband dies of snakebite, but his wife once again climbs the ladder of success through the nomad’s beautiful heart.

Setting

Afghanistan, Pakistan

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Naghma

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest,Adventurous,Aspiring,Uneducated,Faithful,Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Sher Mohammad

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous,Greedy,Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Nargess

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Uneducated,Complex,Narcisstic

Additional Character Details

Name: Kammal

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Uneducated,Adventurous,Masculine,Aspiring,Aggressive,Outspoken,Heroic,Honorable,Confident

Development Pitch

HUMANITY MAY FAIL, NOT TRUTH AND JUSTICE is a story about a nomad woman whose search for her child ends up in a foreign land, braving all uncertainties. Set in Afghanistan in the 1990s, it is a riveting story of Naghma, a nomad who has come to Kabul with her child. As Naghma navigates survival in he city, her fate becomes entangled with Kammal, a kind man, as well as with Sher, a man who does not have her best interest at heart. In a dramatic series of events, Naghma faces choices which will affect her very survival, and reflect the tumultuous, transitional times in Afghanistan in the aftermath of Soviet–backed Kabul regime. The story brings a time and place alive in vivid detail and impresses the reader with its lively storytelling, while exploring the themes of humanity, truth and justice. The story is a mine of experiences in which history is defined and explored, social and political relations are getting tense and belligerent, social injustice and differences are surfaced, human suffering is paid, and much more. The scenes and experiences are real. For example, the snakebite adventure of Nargess and her husband, the antagonists, is so real that the story is published in Daily Mashreq Peshawar, Pakistan.

About The Author

Born in Afghanistan, currently living in the United States, Sayed H. Rohani is holding an MA in Education, a doctorate in ESL. As a playwright, he has published Will-0’-the Wisp; The Universal Players. As a novelist, he has published Into the Shadows, Into the Light; Humanity May Fail, Not Truth and Justice; Tears of an Orphan Girl; Peace Is the Fruit of Justice, Hate the Seed of Prejudice; The Interpretation of the Secret Letters of the Noble Quran; Wedding in the Sandcastle. As a short story teller, he has published Ibn Sina, an amalgam of many other short stories, and many children stories. His writings reflect social injustice, political corruption, and psychological dilemmas, focusing on the aesthetic phenomena and universal qualities such as truth, justice, humanity, freedom, beauty, etc.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

An interesting story that incorporates human's taith, efforts, struggles, miseries, and loss can be enjoyed by all people and communities

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

Year Published: 2011

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

9781612040141