written & directed by
Padraic Duffy & Scott Leggett
Sound Design by Jaime Robledo
10/4/08 - 10/11/08
The end of the world was just the beginning.
by C.M. Gonazlez
EPISODE ONE (10/4/08)
There was once a terrible war, in
which humanity was nearly wiped out.
One day, the war suddenly ended, and the children who had
known nothing but terror were now kept safe by their parents.
One girl, Rose (Carrie Wiita), sensed there was something wrong
with her parents... but she could never figure out just what it
She confided her concerns to her school friend Ben (Andrew
but he didn't understand her. Rose asked him if he could
the past, how she got here, when anybody has ever moved here -
but like her, all she knows is "now." Ben couldn't see the
After all, "now" is pretty darned good.
Then one day, Rose encountered a man (Eric Johnson),
the first real adult she'd ever seen. He frightened her.
The man told her she was destined to save The Actual.
And gave her a rose - "Whoever has the rose has the voice."
It's the only way Rose can ever find "her." But who?
And suddenly, she heard the voice that had
been narrating her story. It was her mother...
and she told Rose to find her.
EPISODE TWO (10/11/08)
The man, whose name is Alex and may be Rose's father,
explains that the blank-faced people are the Synths -
synthetic people who replaced humans in the workplace.
"The Actual" are the human resistance.
The Dragon King (Stephen Simon) and his captive. He loves
the letter H - "it's like a sexy dictionary blowing in your ear."
Rose, with narrative help from her mother, slays the dragon.
Rose befriends the Dragon King's captive.
Meanwhile, in a large factory, Craw (Bryan Krasner) and his
twitchy Mr. Means (Michael Holmes), plot to kill the surviving children.