artwork is also suitable for use in "Jimmy Watson's Magic
A proposed network TV serialization, about boy who saves his paper round
money to buy himself a robot for Christmas. Then, when assembled, it
come to life, to become his friend. ARTWORK
- Somewhat better than the huge ants in "Them," but perhaps not as good as
the CGI in Antman. Now a
exhibit in Sussex, England.
The artwork is based on an Australian Bulldog
- CHAPTERS (suggested sequence order)
1: US ARKTOS 1838 EXPEDITION - The ice melts at both poles revealing features on the land not seen for
thousands of years. A converted Frigate, the US Arktos is discovered at the South Pole locked into melting
ice, then freed.
CHAPTER 2: TUNNEL COMPLEX - Discovery of a labyrinth of tunnels beneath the ice, dated by scientists to be
many millions of years old, is leaked to Jill Bird, BBC world service,
via Sky news and Discovery Channel. Supporting John Cleves Symmes theory
CHAPTER 3: GOLD RUSH - Three expeditions launched by competing concerns,
Swedish led by Bjorn Atlas, Multinational headed by Cathy Carter, backed
by the CIA. The third funded by
Chinese pharmaceutical giants, led by Lin Po
CHAPTER 4: CALL FOR JOHN STORM - MI6 and the
decide to send in John
Storm and the Elizabeth
Swan. Dan Hawk and
speed from the
Southern Ocean to the
Weddell Sea and there to Deception Island, an extinct volcano.
5: IT'S MURDER ON THE ICE - Several fatal accidents occur in quick succession, then an egg clutch is discovered in a section of a tunnel.
Chang eliminates the remaining opposition. Then nurtures one thawed
egg through a simulated incubation.
CHAPTER 6: BOUND FOR ENGLAND - The creature is smuggled aboard Ice Patrol survey vessel
'KoolArctic' bound for England, eats two crew members. Second mate on KoolArctic reports the chaos aboard
vessel to the British Admiralty, abandons ship.
CHAPTER 7: BASECAMP - John's team set up camp onshore, locate the excavation site,
using the 'Ark' (a DNA database) Storm finds dead explorers & uncovers disturbing new evidence to support
theory that dinosaurs were not entirely wiped out by a
meteor striking the
earth. Suki Hall is contacted, RN approach John for help.
8: WHEN DINOSAURS RULED THE EARTH - Confirmed, they
lived when dinosaurs ruled the earth. Dinosaurs starve in volcanic/asteroid
winter. Sectasaurs have higher
tolerance to freezing conditions, eat competition, then hibernate. DNA
WORST FEARS CONFIRMED - DNA analysis aboard
energy depleted Elizabeth
Swan, Storm estimates species grew to between 3-5 metres, warm blooded
& high tolerance low temperatures. Team realize danger to humans, alert
& CIA to the danger.
CHAPTER 10: -
ATLANTIC EXPRESS - Storm and crew head to England at high
speed, on hydrofoils, chasing a cargo ship bound for Southampton,
breaking the speed record. Meanwhile Chang has landed in
CHAPTER 11: HAMPSHIRE - The giant prehistoric animal jumps ship,
feeds on New Forest ponies, gaining attention of Hampshire police, relayed to
MI6 and thence to John Storm.
CHAPTER 12: BUCKLERS HARD - Storm navigates the Beaulieu River to Bucklers
Hard, following pony corpses toward a wooden area near Worts Gutter (Furzey Lane). Storm
calls MOD for backup. Chang heads to Buckler's Hard, on the trail of
CAT & MOUSE - Storm and Temple
play cat and mouse with Sectasaur - when the giant insect comes up from behind over the brow of a ravine and
knocks Charley nearly unconscious. Storm strikes the creature with an axe,
causing partial shock.
CHAPTER 14: FIRST AID - Charley and John patch creature's wound with antiseptic and bandages. The
giant insect feigns immobility. Understands dialogue between John and Charley, is not aggressive or threatening,
and marks these two humans down as allies.
CHAPTER 15: SECTASAUR RESCUES JOHN - John panics with axe.
Creature lashed out in reflex throwing John over a ledge. John at the mercy
The huge insect puts itself at risk to pull John up to safety. Meanwhile
Territorial Army troops are closing in.
PUZZLING SITUATION - John dusts himself, while magnificent insect
cleans itself. John offers hand palm up to the creature. The animal
studies with both feelers, tickling him. John's heart pounding, at risk
of amputation, enjoying leap of faith.
CHAPTER 17: ALL FRIENDS - Charley joins from bracken and saw the interaction between John and the insect.
She proffers her hand, the prehistoric insect smelled her with its antennae. Charley giggled at
friendly touch. Gets shot. Chang witnesses interchange.
CHAPTER 18: HOSTILE FIRE - Troops fire wounding animal. John & Charley both
leap in front of insect yelling to stop firing, but Charley is shot in the arm and
screams. The giant insect moves to protect them both from the gunfire,
taking more hits and one to the head.
CHAPTER 19: ATTACK SUBSIDES - John and Charley shout as loud as they
stopping firing. They reach insect. It raised its feelers, Charley and
John take one each, and the trio embraced for a minute, then the creature subsided
its antenna went limp - it was gone.
20: REMORSE - John & Charley welling up inside, tears. A well-built soldier
is delighted at kill. "Yes," cried the soldier. "Yes," said John,
punching the soldier out. Up to that point other military thought they had saved
their lives. Chang is devastated.
EPILOGUE & DEBRIEFING - John files a report with
Nations and MI6, advising of a great loss to science.
Keep watching brief for any repeats, finds, etc. With increased security
& further investigations. Chang vows to return to Antarctica.
startling discovery in the ice, sharp jaws protruding from a block of
scripts for 'KULO-LUNA'
MUMMY.' Other John Storm adventures (under development) include: 'OPERATION
HOLY COMPASS,' and TREASURE
ISLAND - BLACKBEARD'S CURSE & PIRATES GOLD. Development order is
subject to viewer polls and other third party interest.
title, using the same special effects artwork as Sectasaur™ is JIMMY
WATSON'S MAGIC DINOBOT. This is a children's Christmas story. Far
removed from high seas adventures.
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