Who Needs Justice?

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CRIME DRAMA ACTION ADVENTURE DETECTIVE

Contemporary

Ted Gross

Logline

Chris figures if you have a terminal disease you might as well take some people with you--so he makes a list on the back of a Starbucks receipt, and all bets are off.

Genre

Crime, Drama, Action, Adventure, Detective

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

San Francisco, Manhattan Beach

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Chris is a relatively normal 42-year-old who receives an unexpected diagnosis, and when the shock wears off decides to take some deserving people with him, and he makes a list. Later, he wonders if they made a mistake in the lab, but he's in too deep and doesn't want to find out.

Ending Description

Chris has addressed his list with mixed results. There have been a few revisions, a few mistakes and a couple of asterisks applied. The story concludes with Chris, after tracking down the guy who raped his sister 30 years ago, having lunch with Ray, who was on the list but worked his way off it.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Chris Seely

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Educated, Adventurous, Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Funny, Honorable, Masculine, Outspoken, Secretive, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Ray Holmes

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Masculine, Outspoken, Skillful, Engaging, Unapologetic, Complex, Criminal, Aggressive, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Honorable, Uneducated

Additional Character Details

Name: Joyce

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Engaging, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Seductive, Sexy, Adventurous, Beautiful, Crazy, Empathetic, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Allison

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Insecure, Sarcastic, Adventurous, Beautiful, Funny, Naive, Visionary, Complex, Engaging

Logline

Chris figures if you have a terminal disease you might as well take some people with you--so he makes a list on the back of a Starbucks receipt, and all bets are off.

Short Summary

Chris is a relatively normal 42-year-old who receives an unexpected diagnosis, and when the shock wears off decides to take some deserving people with him, and he makes a list. Later, he wonders if they made a mistake in the lab, but he's in too deep and doesn't want to find out.


Chris has addressed his list with mixed results. There have been a few revisions, a few mistakes and a couple of asterisks applied. The story concludes with Chris, after tracking down the guy who raped his sister 30 years ago, having lunch with Ray, who was on the list but worked his way off it.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Chris Seely

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Educated, Adventurous, Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Funny, Honorable, Masculine, Outspoken, Secretive, Engaging

Character 1

Name: Ray Holmes

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Masculine, Outspoken, Skillful, Engaging, Unapologetic, Complex, Criminal, Aggressive, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Honorable, Uneducated

Character 2

Name: Joyce

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Engaging, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Seductive, Sexy, Adventurous, Beautiful, Crazy, Empathetic, Romantic

Character 3

Name: Allison

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Insecure, Sarcastic, Adventurous, Beautiful, Funny, Naive, Visionary, Complex, Engaging

Supplemental Materials

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