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We open on a montage of slow to rapid moving images of animals, buildings, people running, walking, eating, sleeping, making love, dying, giving birth, buildings gaining and losing internal light, books, cars, monsters, rockets, phones, computers, ships, the moon, the sun, night and day timelapse photography, the earth in space as the sun sets, darkness.
VO: The world is a place where dreams have made it real. All its technology, its progress, political structures, and greatest evils all began with the dreaming in human minds. But where before it only was just images and symbolism, things changed…better healthcare, more surgical education techniques and extensive human trials in genetic screening have led to a new generation of people whose dreams extend through that dark realm of the mind and the soul into the world that we all know to be real…is now ever more like a hallucination. Unwieldy, strange and quite frankly damn frightening.
INT: PHARAMACY, NIGHT
Sodium vapour light streams through the large plate glass window of the pharmacy. The hum of a sole machine fills the dark. The camera pans 360 degrees surveying the drugs on shelves and the large sterile room itself. It rests at the window. Beat. Two bright flashes in quick succession light the dark outside. The window explodes inward, individual shards of glass fall catching the street light’s beam. A man jumps through the void and crashes headlong into a shelf laden with children’s cough medicine.
EXT: STREET FACING PHARMACY, NIGHT
A team of burly black men in assault gear assemble in a defensive position. All of them have an assault rifle pointed at the shop. The one with a smoking gun slowly rises. We close in on his face as his face changes from one of utter concentration to one filled with uncertainty.
ASSAULT GUY ONE
This is bad.
ASSAULT GUY TWO
No, that there is death.
ASSAULT GUY THREE
Shyet, the guy went into a pharmacy. What the hell are we supposed to do?...
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