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Incessant Fear
by David Lees (david_lees@comcast.net)

Rated: R   Genre: Horror   User Review: ***
Roy lost his younger brother Joe during a paranormal investigation. Now, three years later Roy returns to investigate the very house that took the life of his brother. The evil has not left and unbeknownst to him, neither did his bother.


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FADE IN:

INT. UNSEEN FORCE - BASEMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
An unseen force moves through the basement passing the
outlines and silhouettes of hand tools, workbenches and
cabinets until it gets to the stairs leading to the first
floor. It moves swiftly up the stairs barrelling through the
closed door into the kitchen which is faintly lit by the
moonlight streaming through the kitchen window. It moves
quickly but silently through the kitchen.
                                                            
 
INT. UNSEEN FORCE - KITCHEN - NIGHT
                                                            
The force eyes a doorway and rushes toward it passing
cabinets and a refrigerator and into the living room.
                                                            
 
INT. UNSEEN FORCE - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
It quickly moves through the living room gliding over the
coffee table and chairs and making its way into the foyer.
                                                            
 
INT. UNSEEN FORCE - FOYER - NIGHT
                                                            
The force pauses for a moment at the bottom of a large
sweeping staircase. The CREAKING of floorboards and
indiscernible WHISPERS can be heard coming from the second
floor. Looking up to the second floor it suddenly charges
quickly up the stairs and lets out a low guttural GROWL and
stops abruptly at the top.
                                                            
 
INT. UNSEEN FORCE - SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
It spies the shadowy outline of two men and a glint of light
from the viewing screens of their night vision cameras. ROY,
high school age, muscular build, tough personality, stands
scanning the hall with his camera.

JOE - Roy's friend, clean cut, easy going, walks in front of
Roy also scanning the hall with his camera. Roy turns around
quickly and focuses his camera on the end of the hallway
near the stairs. Roy turns and whispers at Joe, his voice a
sharp hiss.
                                                            
                       ROY
Tell me you heard that?
                                                            

2.

                       JOE
I heard something.
                                                            
Roy walks slowly toward the stairs scanning the hall from
side to side and floor to ceiling with his camera.
                                                            
A loud GUTTERAL GROWL surrounds them. Both stop moving. A
dark shadow soars down the hall and appears on Roy's camera;
it forces him against the wall - slams the camera into his
face. He let's out a painful moan. Joe tries to stay focused
on the figure as it passes by. He is also forced into the
wall - his camera falling to his side.
                                                            
                       JOE
What the hell was that!
                                                            
Joe looks down at his camera to make sure it is still on. A
loud GROWL comes from behind him.
                                                            
Joe fumbles with his camera, lifts it up and looks through
the viewing screen. He continues down the hall. Suddenly
his camera goes out of focus.
                                                            
                       ROY
What the...
                                                            
Joe steps back and turns his camera to the wall.
                                                            
A distant GROWL is heard coming from all directions. Roy
stops, lowers his camera and listens. Joe turns his camera
down the hall. He sees a large shadowy figure.
                                                            
                       JOE
I see something down the hall.
                                                            
Roy moves up closer to Joe.
                                                            
                       ROY
I think we should go. I'm getting
creeped out.
                                                            
A GROWL is heard. Joe continues to walk down the hall.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe, stop for a minute will ya.
                                                            
Joe ignores, him, keeps walking.
                                                            
Roy keeps his camera focused on Joe. Joe stops in front of a
door and places his ear up to it.
                                                            

3.

                       JOE
There's definitely something in
there.
                                                            
He steps into the room, his eyes focus straight ahead, his
facial expression changes and. His camera drops to the
floor and the door SLAMS shut. Roy calls out to Joe then
hurries to the closed door.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe! Joe! Are you okay? Joe!
                                                            
Roy hurries to the door, try's to open it but can't turn the
knob. He pushes with his shoulder and calls out to Joe but
Joe does not answer.

He places his camera on the ground and launches his shoulder
into the door but it still won't open. He steps back ready
for another charge, the door opens part way.

He reaches down and picks up the camera. The door flies open
and slams itself against the inside wall. He aims his night
vision camera into the room and sees a horrifying sight; Joe
levitating in the middle of the room in the form of a
crucifixtion.
                                                            
Roy hesitantly reaches out and grabs Joe's shoulder. Joe
slowly lifts his head, his eyes are solid white. Startled,
Roy jumps back and falls to the floor, the camera falls from
his grip. Roy grabs the camera and looks back up, but Joe is
gone. He scans the room and backs up until he is in the
hallway. He points his camera down the end of the hall
toward the master bedroom His.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe! Where are you? Joe!
                                                            
The camera shuts off.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Shit!
                                                            
Roy fiddles with the camera. A faint SCREAM is heard. He
looks up. The camera turns back on. A shadow moves across
the viewing screen. He hears FOOTSTEPS moving toward him.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
What the hell is going on? Joe, is
that you?
                                                            
Joe appears in the view finder.
                                                            

4.

                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe, what's going on? You ok?
                                                            
Roy notices that Joe is levitating as he continues to move
toward him.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
What the fuck! Jesus, Joe, what
the hell is going on?
                                                            
Roy slowly backs up as Joe's body drifts toward him.
Suddenly
his body language changes - his muscles tense, fingers curl
into claws, lips pull back in a snarl. Joe has an evil
expression and his body language indicates he wants to do
harm.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Come here Roy. Help me.
                                                            
Joe stops just in front of Roy. His face seems to be
struggling. Finally he speaks.
                                                            
                       JOE
Help me Roy! Please!
                                                            
                       ROY
Oh God. What the fuck is going
on!
                                                            
Joe's body slowly moves back into the darkness. Roy aims his
camera and walks down the hall calling for Joe.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe! Joe!
                                                            
Roy senses something behind him. He turns around. Joe is
standing there. Startled, Roy jumps back, the camera
separates from his hand. Joe collapses to the floor in front
of the viewing screen.
                                                            
                       DEMON
I'm heere!
                                                            
                       ROY
Oh shit. Shit, shit.
                                                            
Roy slowly crawls toward the camera. As he is about to grab
it, he sees Joe's face on the viewing screen.
                                                            
                       JOE
Help me Roy! Help me.
                                                            

5.

Joe's eyes are wide open as he is slowly dragged into the
darkness and out of view. Roy reaches out to him, but is
unable to reach him. He can hear Joe calling for help. Roy
grabs his camera, stands up and points it down the hall.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe, I'm here. Where are -
                                                            
                       JOE
- help me Roy!
                                                            
Joe suddenly runs down the hall toward Roy, tears streaming
down his face.
                                                            
                       JOE (CONT'D)
Run Roy. Run!
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe, NO! Stop! Joe!
                                                            
Roy sees something dark behind Joe. Joe runs by Roy, forces
him aside as he rushes past. Roy tries to grab him, his
fingers just slip off.
                                                            
Roy turns around and runs after Joe. He aims the camera
straight ahead as he is running after him, his voice full of
emotion.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe Stop! Joe, the stairs.
                                                            
Joe turns around and looks toward Roy and falls over the
stair banister.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe!
                                                            
Roy looks over the banister and sees Joe lying motionless on
the floor. He hears something moving toward him from the
hall and hurries down the stairs. He drops the camera on the
floor and hustles over to Joe, drops to his knees, cradles
his head.
                                                            
A demonic face appears on the viewing screen. It crawls back
into the darkness and out of view. There's a crackle, a
fizz, then the camera dies.
                                                            
 
EXT. ROY TAYLOR HOUSE. SUMMER OUTSIDE - DAY
                                                            
A car pulls up to a driveway. Judy, college age, nice figure
smart and confident, gets out of the car.


6.

A car pulls up and parks behind her. Judy smiles and waves.
STANLEY - average size and looks with a bit of a belly and
reserved personality, steps out.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Hey stranger.
                                                            
He closes the car door.
                                                            
                       JUDY
Hey Stan.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
So how's things?
                                                            
Judy nods.
                                                            
                       JUDY
Okay.
                                                            
Stan looks to the ground and then looks at Judy.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Is Roy around?
                                                            
He puts his hands in his pockets.
                                                            
                       JUDY
Ya. He's inside.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
His parents home?
                                                            
                       JUDY
No. They went to visit his Aunt
in Florida.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Oh. so a little alone time, I see.
(Smirking)
                                                            
Judy laughs.
                                                            
                       JUDY
You could say that.
                                                            
They walk into the house.
                                                            
 
INT. ROY AND JUDY'S KITCHEN - DAY
                                                            
They enter through the kitchen.
                                                            

7.

                       STANLEY
So where's Roy?
                                                            
                       JUDY
He's probably knapping.
                                                            
Judy calls out for Roy.
                                                            
No answer.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Should we wake him?
                                                            
                       JUDY
Let's see if he's in the living
room.
                                                            
 
INT. LIVING ROOM - ROY IN RECLINER - DAY
                                                            
Roy is sleeping restlessly on a recliner. A hand moves onto
Roy's shoulder and shakes him.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (OFF SCREEN)
Roy. It's me, Stan.
                                                            
Roy sits up breathing heavily, looks disoriented, annoyed.
                                                            
                       ROY
What?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Were you having a nightmare?
                                                            
Roy, still half a sleep shakes his head and takes a few
seconds to fully wake up.
                                                            
                       ROY
Stan. What are you doing here?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Thought I would just stop by and
see how you're doing.
                                                            
Roy gets up out of his chair.
                                                            
                       ROY
Do you want a drink or something?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
No thanks. Just wanted to check
in. Maybe talk for a bit.
                                                            

8.

                       ROY
Sure. What about?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Still got that pooL table down
stairs?
                                                            
                       ROY
Ya. As a matter of fact, we do.
Have you been practicing? Or are
you looking for a beating like
when we were younger?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Ya, Ya.
                                                            
The three of them walk down stairs.
                                                            
 
INT. ROY'S HOUSE - DOWNSTAIRS - DAY
                                                            
Roy and Stan are shooting pool, Judy sits on a bar stool
sipping a drink. The three of them are talking amongst one
another. The basement is set up like a small BOSTON themed
sports bar.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You really need to stop blaming
yourself there was nothing you
could do.
                                                            
                       ROY
Ever since that... that night, I
can't stop thinking about what
happened and... how
                                                            
Roy puts his hands over his face and is clearly upset.
                                                            
Judy consoles him.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I know you and Joe were really
close.
                                                            
                       ROY
I should've done something. I
relive that night every day and
night; thinking about what I
could've done differently.
                                                            
                       JUDY
It's okay honey.
                                                            

9.

                       STANLEY
Roy. You have to stop blaming
yourself. What happened to Joe was
not your fault.
                                                            
                       ROY
He was a great guy. I miss him, I
really miss him.
                                                            
                       JUDY
I'm going to leave you two alone.
                                                            
Roy takes a few seconds to compose himself before answering.
                                                            
                       ROY
That's okay honey.
                                                            
                       JUDY
No, no. You guys have some
catching up to do. I'll go
shopping.
                                                            
Judy kissed Roy and walks up stairs.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Listen, Roy. I gotta tell you
something.
                                                            
                       ROY
What is it?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
The gang and I are...are going to
the maynard house.
                                                            
Roy let's out an abrupt sigh.
                                                            
                       ROY
Why?
                                                            
Stan looks down and then back up at Roy.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
We're investigating.
                                                            
                       ROY
Really? When did you become a
ghost hunter?
                                                            

10.

                       STANLEY
It's kind of a hobby that I do
with a few friends. We're not
really ghost hunters, we kind of
do these things a a thrill. Sorry!
                                                            
                       ROY
A thrill? I'm not keen on your
choice of words. Seriously, you
need to grow up and stop playing
ghost busters.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Roy, I understand. I...
                                                            
Roy looks Stan straight in the eyes.
                                                            
                       ROY
Do you? Do you really understand?
I don't think you do. I don't
think you have any idea how i
feel.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You're right. I'm sorry.
                                                            
                       ROY
No, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to
get on you like that.
                                                            
Roy with beer in hand, walks to the basement bar, opens up
the small refrigerator and takes out another beer.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Don't get me wrong Stan. I
appreciate the invite, I'm just
not up for this type of thrill
right now.
                                                            
Stan acknowledges his understanding with a nod.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Anyway, I heard the Maynards
really freaked out after that
night.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
They just up and left. The new
owners got a hell of a deal. So
they thought.
                                                            

11.

                       ROY
You know, I never told anyone
about that night. I haven't even
told my therapist everything that
happened.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You'll talk when you're ready.
                                                            
                       ROY
I remember calling 911, but then
it's like my mind went completely
blank.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
The operator was really freaked
out after talking to you.
                                                            
                       ROY
How so?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
She could barely understand what
you were saying, but clearly heard
unexplainable sounds over the
phone.
                                                            
                       ROY
What kind of sounds?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Demonic sounds, I guess.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can't say what she heard, but I
can tell you that I never want to
experience what happened that
night ever again.
                                                            
Stan gets up, reaches out and shakes Roy's hand.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Good to see you Roy. You get
better, okay. I'll let you know
how the investigation went.
                                                            
 
INT. FRANK AND KELLEY'S MASTER BATHROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
KELLEY - athletic build, brunette, nervous type, stands in
front of the mirror and finishes washing her face. She picks
up her hairbrush and runs it through her hair. FRANK - dark

12.

hair, athletic build, arrogant sits on the bed waiting for
Kelley to finish up in the bathroom.
                                                            
                       FRANK
Honey, You almost done in there?
                                                            
Kelly turns her head part away while answering Frank, and in
her peripheral vision, sees a dark undistinguishable figure
in the mirror.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
I'll be right there.
                                                            
She quickly turns back and the dark figure has disappeared.
She turns around slowly while trying to keep one eye focused
on the mirror for as long as she can. She finally turns all
the way around and is facing the door. She reaches for the
doorknob.

Unseen by Kelley, the dark figure appears in the mirror. The
figure is getting larger as if it is moving closer. Kelly
places her hand on the doorknob and pauses. She lifts her
head up slightly and wraps her arms around her self. She
turns the doorknob and steps quickly into the master
bedroom.
                                                            
 
INT. FRANK AND KELLEY"S MASTER BEDROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Kelly closes the door and walks quickly over to Frank.
                                                            
                       FRANK
Everything okay?
                                                            
Frank gets up off the bed.
                                                            
Kelly stops in front of Frank, wraps her arms around herself
and rubs her hands up and down each of her arms.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
I think I'm just tired.
                                                            
Frank gently strokes Kelly's arms, then heads for the
bathroom.
                                                            
Kelley grabs her book on hauntings off her night stand and
lies down. Frank comes out of the bathroom gargling, notices
Kelley is reading her book, rolls his eyes, goes back in the
bathroom, comes out and closes the door.
                                                            

13.

                       FRANK
Why do you read that stuff? It's
nothing but garbage and it gets
you all scared.
                                                            
Kelley sets the book down on her stomach, looks over to
Frank as he climbs into bed.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
There's something going on here. I
see things, hear things and things
happen that I can't explain.
                                                            
                       FRANK
It's all in your mind.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
We'll find out tomorrow night.
                                                            
                       FRANK
Did we really have to waste money
that we don't have on these guys?
Come on, ghost and goblins. Ooh.
                                                            
Kelley is frustrated.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Fine. Good night.
                                                            
She turns out her light and rolls over on her side facing
away from Frank.
                                                            
 
INT. FRANK AND KELLEY'S MASTER BEDROOM - SLEEPING - NIGHT
                                                            
Frank and Kelley are asleep.

The bedroom door slowly opens. Moments later the covers are
ripped off of the bed. Kelley is startled awake. She turns
to Frank and shakes him and calls his name until he wakes.
                                                            
                       FRANK
What?
                                                            
                       KELLEY
The covers are on the floor.
                                                            
                       FRANK
They probably just fell off the
bed. Go back to sleep.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
There's something here.
                                                            

14.

                       FRANK
What are you talkin about.
                                                            
He looks around, sees nothing.
                                                            
He flops back down.
                                                            
Kelley gets out of bed and walks over to the covers on the
floor. She hears a banging noise.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Frank, what is that?
                                                            
The noise stops.
                                                            
                       FRANK
What is what?
                                                            
                       KELLEY
You didn't hear that?
                                                            
                       FRANK
Honey, come back to bed. I told
you that damn book would spook
you.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
I'm not spooked. I heard
something.
                                                            
Kelley hears the noise again. The noise is louder.
                                                            
                       KELLEY (CONT'D)
You can't hear that?
                                                            
Frank is agitated, gets out of bed and walks over to the
bedroom door. He opens the door all the way and looks down
the hall. There is nothing there.
                                                            
                       FRANK
See, there's nothing there. Now
can we please go back to bed.
                                                            
He shuts the door. As Frank is walking back to bed, they
both hear the same noise. He stops and looks to Kelley.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Now do you believe me?
                                                            
                       FRANK
What is that?
                                                            

15.

Frank opens the door and looks down the hall. There is
nothing there. He rummages through his bedside table, grabs
a
flashlight.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Where you going?
                                                            
                       FRANK
To check it out.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
I'm going with you.
                                                            
Kelley latches onto Frank's arm.
                                                            
 
INT. FRANK AND KELLEY HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
Kelley holds onto Frank as they walk down the hall. They
reach the stairs and hear a banging noise. Kelley jumps back
nearly pulling Frank back with her. They listen. The noise
is heard again and is louder.
                                                            
Frank grabs her hand and they walk to the banister. They
look down the stairs. They see a chair at the bottom of the
stairs. It begins to climb the stairs on it's own. Kelley
screams - they turn and run back to the bedroom, slam the
door shut.
                                                            
 
INT. FRANK AND KELLEY"S MASTER BEDROOM - ATTACKED - NIGHT
                                                            
They hear the banging of the chair climbing the stairs. Then
it stops.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Oh my GOD!
                                                            
                       FRANK
Listen. It stopped.
                                                            
They both listen, holding their breath. Nothing.
                                                            
                       FRANK
See, it's -
                                                            
BAM! The chair slams into the door. Kelley screams and they
run across the bedroom floor, into the bathroom.
                                                            
 

16.

INT. FRANK AND KELLEY'S BATHROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Frank slams the door, locks it. Kelley is terrified. She's
screaming. The room is lit only by the glimmer of light from
the moon coming through the bedroom window.

Frank tries to turn the bathroom light on, but it won't go
on. He grabs Kelley, they climb into the bathtub.

They hear the bedroom door slam open. They hold each other
tighter, eyes fixed on the bathroom door.

The bathroom doorknob turns and then there is violent
pounding on the bathroom door. Kelley is screaming and
crying.
                                                            
                       KELLEY
Leave us alone! Leave us alone!
                                                            
The banging stops.
                                                            
 
INT. SUSAN AND TOM IN THE LIVING ROOM - DAY
                                                            
The equipment is partially setup. Tom - Mid 20's, Nerdy and
a bit on the heavy side, is setting up equipment in the
living room. Susan - Outgoing, a little on the bubbly side,
is excited about her first investigation, helpS Tom setup
the equipment.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
So where are the owners?
                                                            
                       TOM
Not here.
                                                            
There's a knock at the door.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I'll get it.
                                                            
 
INT. FRONT DOOR - OLD LADY - DAY
                                                            
Susan opens the door, sees an creepy OLD LADY.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Hi. Can I help you?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Evil lurks in this house. It's
hungry and strong. Get out while
you can.
                                                            

17.

                       SUSAN
Excuse me?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
He knows you're here. The reaper
of lost souls and fools. Heed my
advice, leave now while you still
can!
                                                            
Stan comes to the door.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
I've seen your friend. He calls
out to me in my dreams, begging
for help. Eternal torment is where
he is.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Ma-am? I don't know what you're
talking about. We are professional
paranormal investigators.
                                                            
The Old Lady lets out a wicked laugh.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Beware the dark beast.
                                                            
She looks to Stan.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Your ill-equipped to take on such
evil.
                                                            
She looks to Susan.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Leave now pretty one. For he knows
your inner fears... and will
devour your soul.
                                                            
Susan and Stan look to one another. Susan has a smirk on her
face. They turn to the old lady. She is gone. They look up
and down the street, but there's no sight of her.

Stan closes the door.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
She was weird.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Ya. Just an old lady with nothing
else going on.
                                                            
 

18.

INT. LIVING ROOM - BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom sits in front of the monitors wearing a pair of head
phones. Stan and Susan are investigating in the basement.
They're communicating via radio.
                                                            
                       TOM
Guys, I gotta take a leak.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Didn't you just go?
                                                            
                       TOM
Ya! But I drank tons of water with
the pizza. I'll be back in a
minute. Don't go anywhere.
{Laughs}
                                                            
 
INT. ROY'S BEDROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy and Judy are asleep. The door to their bedroom slowly
opens - the floor creaks.

Roy wakes up shivering - hurries over to the thermostat,
adjusts the temperature and closes the door.

He turns around and notices Judy is not in bed. He walks to
her side of the bed, looks up into the master bathroom. The
door is open and the light is off.

Unseen by Roy, a silhouette with long hair standing in the
far corner of the room. The figure walks slowly toward Roy.
He turns around to look behind him, and sees nothing. He
turns back toward the bed and Judy is standing on the bed.
Startled, Roy steps back.
                                                            
                       ROY
Judy, is everything alright?
                                                            
Judy's arms dangle lifelessly by her side. Her head bent
down and deep black hair covering her face. She lifts her
head slowly revealng her black souless eyes.
                                                            
                       JUDY
I'm heeere!
                                                            
Judy stretches out her arms and lunges at Roy.

Roy wakes up and quickly jerks himself up into a sitting
position in a cold sweat. Judy has her arm around him,
gently strokes his sweaty forehead.
                                                            

19.

                       ROY
I can't take these nightmares
anymore.
                                                            
He looks straight ahead and notices his bedroom door is
open.
                                                            
                       ROY
What the hell!
                                                            
Judy appears in the doorway, levitating - lunges at Roy.
                                                            
Roy wakes up. Sits up, notices the door is open.
                                                            
 
INT. TOM FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom is going the bathroom. He hears someone walking outside
the bathroom door.
                                                            
                       TOM
Stan, Susan, is that you? I'll be
out in a minute.
                                                            
The door knob begins to rattle.
                                                            
                       TOM
Jesus, I said I'd be out in a
minute. Susan, is that you? Wanna
come in and help me out?
                                                            
The rattling stops. Tom finishes and then washes his hands
at the sink. He looks in the mirror and then down at his
hands. He looks up again at the mirror and notices the
bathroom door is open.
                                                            
                       TOM
Damn! You couldn't wait! Can't a
guy have some privacy.
                                                            
Tom turns away from the mirror. Unseen by Tom, the palm of a
hand is placed against the mirror from the inside. It pushes
through the mirror as though it were moving through water
and then the arm can be seen as the hand grabs for Tom.

Tom turns back to the mirror and there is nothing there. He
fixes his hair, shuts the light off and walks back to base.
                                                            
 
INT. TOM BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom walks back into base camp and puts on his head phones.
                                                            

20.

                       TOM
Nice try guys. But I don't scare
that easy.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
What are you talking about?
                                                            
                       TOM
The bathroom. I know you were
trying to scare me.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (O.S.)
We've been down here the whole
time.
                                                            
                       TOM
You didn't play with the door...
                                                            
Tom sees something on one of the static monitors upstairs.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Guys, I just saw something on the
second floor hall camera.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
What is it?
                                                            
                       TOM
I don't know. I thought I saw some
movement.
                                                            
 
INT. STAN AND SUSAN CELLAR - NIGHT
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I'll go up and check it out.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Ok. Tom, Susan's on her way up.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
I see something in the hall. It's
not moving though.
                                                            
 
INT. TOM SUSAN BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
Susan walks through the kitchen into base camp. Smiles.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Keep an eye on me, okay.
                                                            

21.

Tom is fixated on the monitor. He sees a large dark figure
walking slowly down the hallway toward the master bedroom.
                                                            
                       TOM
What the? Susan!
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I'll be fine.
                                                            
Tom looks back at the monitor.
                                                            
                       TOM
Where the hell did it go?
                                                            
She walks up the stairs.
                                                            
 
INT. TOP OF STAIRS - NIGHT
                                                            
Susan hesitates at the top of the stairs and points her
camera down the long narrow and dark hallway.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Is anyone here?
                                                            
There is no response.
                                                            
 
INT. SUSAN HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
Susan continues to ask questions as she walks tentatively
down the hall.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
What was that?
                                                            
                       TOM
What is it?
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I'm not sure.
                                                            
Susan reaches the master bedroom, opens the door and hears
the sound of a door closing. She walks into the master
bedroom.
                                                            
 
INT. STAN BASEMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
Stan is walking around using various paranormal equipment.
                                                            
The EMF device goes off. Softly at first, then becomes
louder and more consistent.
                                                            

22.

                       STANLEY
Shit! Tom, come in.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
What is it?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Do you see anything on the static
camera? The EMF is going crazy.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
I don't see anything. Wait a
minute. I see something in the
laundry room.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I'll check it out. How's Susan
doing?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
She's in the master bedroom. What
the...
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Her monitor is acting weird.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Call her on the radio.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Susan, come in.
                                                            
More static. No response.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT"D)
Susan, come in.
                                                            
The radio just crackles with static. No response from
Susan.
                                                            
                       TOM
I can't get through.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Keep trying to get her on the
radio. I'm going to check out the
basement a little more.
                                                            
                       TOM
Will do.
                                                            
 

23.

INT. TOM BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom sees a demonic face flash quickly across the 2nd floor
hallway monitor. He stands up and throws his head phones to
the table.
                                                            
                       TOM
Jesus! What the fuck was that!
                                                            
He sits backdown in front of the monitors and puts his head
phones back on. He notices a large dark figure on the
hallway monitor. He sees Susan walking into the master
bedroom. He calls Susan via radio.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT"D)
Susan! Come in.
                                                            
Just a static crackle, no answer from Susan.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Shit!
                                                            
 
INT. STANLEY BASEMENT - NIGHT
                                                            
Stan uses his night vision camera as he searches the
basement for paranormal activity. His camera loses power.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Not now.
                                                            
He fiddles with the camera to try and get it working again.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
Tom. My camera died on me. I can't
see a damn thing down here.
                                                            
Tom replies, but Stan's radio is all static and he cannot
understand Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT"D)
Tom. Your all static. Say again...
                                                            
Tom replies, but Stan cannot understand him. Stan continues
to fiddle with his camera. He hears a noise at the other end
of the basement.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
Hello!
                                                            
His camera comes on. He quickly lifts it and points it
toward the other end of the basement. Something runs past
his viewing screen.
                                                            

24.

                       STANLEY (CONT"D)
Oh.. Shit. Tom? Can you hear me?
Something's down here.
                                                            
Stan takes a step toward the area where he saw the figure,
stops for a moment, then turns around and walks toward the
basement stairs.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT"D)
Tom. Susan. Can either of you hear
me?
                                                            
Susan does not reply. Tom replies and his voice is more
audible, but not understandable. Stan detects some panic in
Tom's voice.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT"D)
Tom. Say again. Everything
alright?
                                                            
Tom replies. Most of his message is inaudible. But Stan
hears two words.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
... behind you ...
                                                            
Stan turns around and in his viewing screen sees a figure
rushing toward him. He yells.
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Stan? Stan, are you there?
                                                            
Stan does not reply.
                                                            
 
INT. TOM BASE CAMP - 2 - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom watches both Susan and Stan on the monitors. He hears
Stan yell and looks to his monitor and sees him on the
ground. He calls to Stan several times, but Stan does not
answer.
                                                            
                       TOM
Shit! Susan. Can you hear me?
                                                            
No response. Tom is clearly nervous. He looks to Stan's
monitor and sees that Stan is now standing. Stan looks
directly to the static camera and disappears from view.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Stan. Can you hear me? Are you
okay?
                                                            

25.

Stan's radio is static. No response.
                                                            
 
INT. SUSAN MASTER BEDROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Susan looks around; notices the bed in the middle of the
room and the closed bathroom door, then turns to walk out
into the hallway and hears something behind her.

She turns around and looks in the direction of where the
sound came from, takes a step toward the bathroom door, then
turns around and walks out into the hallway. She hears the
sound of a door closing in the bedroom. She turns around and
walks back into the master bedroom. She try's to communicate
with Tom but there is no answer.
                                                            
She sets the camera down on a table inside the bedroom by
the door, reaches into her back pocket and grabs an EMF
detector. Unseen by Susan, a faint shadow moves quickly
across the bedroom.
                                                            
Susan holds the camera in one hand and the EMF detector in
the other, scans the bedroom once again and doesn't see
anything. Suddenly the EMF detector goes off and startles
her. She hears yelling coming from down stairs.
                                                            
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Susan! Susan! Where are you!
                                                            
She hurries out the bedroom door.
                                                            
 
INT. SUSAN - SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY - NIGHT
                                                            
Susan scuries down the hallway.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I'm up here!
                                                            
She stops part way down the hall. The EMF detector is going
crazy.

Suddenly her hair is slowly lifted off her shoulder. Susan
freezes, moves her eyes to her right, a look of pure terror
on her face. Just as suddenly her hair is released. She
turns around and sees nothing.
                                                            
Scratching sounds are heard coming from the walls. She takes
a couple of steps toward the stairs and stops abruptly - her
hair is being pulled again.
                                                            

26.

The camera dims for a few seconds. She holds her camera up
while trying to maintain her composure and aims it down the
end of the hallway. She tries to walk toward the stairs and
is quickly jerked back by her outstretched hair. She drops
the camera and EMF detector and begins screaming.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Help me! TOM! TOM!
                                                            
Her hands go behind her head trying to release the grip
that's on her hair. She falls back on her ass and hits the
floor hard she lets out a loud GROAN, kicks her legs as she
is being dragged down the hall toward the master bedroom.
                                                            
Susan hears HEAVY, DEEP BREATHING from behind her.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Somebody help me! TOM! STAN! Help
me!
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
No! No! Please! No! Oh God please
help me!
                                                            
Susan continues to struggle with the entity and suddenly
stops moving. But her hair is still extended as if something
has a hold of it. She struggles to get away.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
TOM! Help me - please… help me!
                                                            
A low guttural GROWL is heard. A dark figure is seen
standing behind her. The grip on her hair has loosened. She
quickly turns on her side and then lunges on her stomach
toward the stairs.

She crawls on her stomach until she reaches the camera,
grabs the camera and uses the light of the camera to find
her way down the hall. She crawls frantically down the hall
toward the stairs CRYING and crawling on the floor.

She hears the GROWL again behind her, getting closer to her,
the scratching too.
                                                            
Susan freezes in fear, curls up in a ball and tries to stay
quiet. Finally it goes silent.

Susan opens her eyes, looks around, sees nothing. She jumps
to her feet. Something grabs her legs and digs into her
tearing at her flesh.

She let's out a loud SHREIK and is quickly jerked back down
falling onto her face. She hits the floor hard letting out a

27.

painful moan. The camera drops beside her. Susan is dazed
but quickly regains her wits, begins clawing at the floor
with her fingernails. The GROWLING becomes louder.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Someone help me! Please! Help me!
                                                            
Susan looks back but can't see her legs below the knee. She
starts to kick frantically but with each movement the grip
gets tighter. She screams louder as she is unable to kick
anymore.
                                                            
Susan moves her legs. Realizing that the grip on her legs
has been released, she reaches for the camera, aims the
camera down her legs and sees two large dark and grotesque
hands come into view and lunge at her grabbing her legs. She
let's out a horrific SCREAM.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Get off me! Leave me alone!
                                                            
She drops her night vision camera, continues to struggle,
kicking and pulling her legs until finally she is free. She
is in obvious pain.
                                                            
Susan continues to struggle, kicking and pulling her leg
until finally she is free from the grip on her legs. She is
in obvious pain.

Suddenly there's a loud deep evil laugh. Susan panics and
stands up leaning up against the wall. She looks down the
hall.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Someone help me! Tom. Where are
you! Stan!
                                                            
She limps as fast as she can to the stairs feeling for the
walls all the way down the hall.
                                                            
She is crying uncontrollably.
                                                            
                       SUSAN (CONT'D)
Help me!
                                                            
Susan hears the sound of footsteps running up the stairs.
She closes her eyes tight and let's out a sigh, drops to her
knees.
                                                            
                       TOM
Susan? Are you okay?
                                                            

28.

Susan opens her eyes to see Tom standing over her. Tom
shines his flashlight on Susan - her face is covered in
blood, tears and sweat. Her hair is flung about in all
directions, her hands and legs bloodied and her clothes
torn.
                                                            
                       TOM
What the hell happened?
                                                            
Susan is crying and screaming incoherently.
                                                            
Tom assists Susan down the stairs and into base camp.
                                                            
 
INT. LIVING ROOM - BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom assists Susan to the couch.
                                                            
                       TOM
Susan, what happened?
                                                            
                       SUSAN
It grabbed me. Dragged me down the
hall. I couldn't get away. I
tried, I tried.
                                                            
                       TOM
It's okay. I'm here.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
I can't stay here.
                                                            
                       TOM
Okay. Let me get a hold of Stan
and we'll get you out of here.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Don't leave me. Please, don't
leave me alone.
                                                            
                       TOM
I'm not leaving you.
                                                            
Tom turns on the light and calls Stan on the radio. But Stan
does not respond. They hear the basement door open and
someone walking toward them from the kitchen. They look up
in the direction of the footsteps. Susan becomes more upset.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
It's coming for me. Don't let it
get me. Please.
                                                            
Stan walks into basecamp.
                                                            

29.

                       STANLEY
What's gonna get you?
                                                            
Stan immediately notices Susan's torn clothing and wounds.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
Are you okay? What the hell
happened?
                                                            
                       TOM
Something attacked her, dragged
her down the hall.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Is that a bite mark?
                                                            
Susan bends her head down toward her leg and sees through
her torn jeans, what appears to be a bite mark.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Oh my GOD!
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Susan. I'm so sorry. I should
never have let you upstairs by
yourself.
                                                            
                       TOM
What happened to you?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I don't know exactly. I heard you
say behind me and when I turned
around, it was like something went
into and out of my body. It
knocked me down, I felt groggy and
nauseous...
                                                            
Tom stares at Stan.
                                                            
                       TOM
I never said that. I tried calling
you, but I never said anything was
behind you.
                                                            
Stan has a puzzled look as he stares back at Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
See if you can find some bandages
in the bathroom. While your there,
soak some towels in warm water.
                                                            

30.

Tom walks to the first floor bathroom. Stan sits next to
Susan.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
Did you see what attacked you?
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Two hands. Large, dark, ugly hands
that grabbed me.
                                                            
Stan comforts Susan.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I know this is difficult for you.
Hang in there, we'll get you out
of here as soon as we can.
                                                            
Tom comes back with a soaked towel and bandages. He hands
the towel to Susan and bandages to Stan. She looks
accusingly at Tom.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Tom, why didn't you come for me
sooner when you heard me
screaming?
                                                            
                       TOM
I didn't hear you screaming. The
hall monitor was out, when it
finally came back on I saw you
being dragged along the floor - I
ran upstairs as fast I could.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
But why couldn't you hear me?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Whatever is in this house
prevented Tom from hearing your
screams.
                                                            
                       SUSAN
Can we leave now? I don't feel
safe being here.
                                                            
Stan kneels by Susan and places his hand on her shoulder.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Sure, why don't we just -
                                                            
The lights begin to dim. They hear the sound of heavy
footsteps walking down the upstairs hall. Tom looks over to
the monitors.
                                                            

31.

                       TOM
Holy Shit!
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What in the name of Christ is
that?
                                                            
The monitors go blank. The lights go out. The heavy
footsteps continue.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
Let's get the hell out of here.
                                                            
Stan turns to Susan. He is frantic.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (CONT'D)
We're going straight for the front
door. Let's go. Now!
                                                            
Tom and Stan assist Susan to the door. They open the door
and walk out.
                                                            
As the door closes, the monitors turn back on. A dark figure

walks by the hallway camera, heavy footsteps walk down the
stairs...
                                                            
 
INT. ROY'S HOUSE - DAY
                                                            
There's a knock at the door. Roy opens the door and sees
Stan and Tom. Both look like they have not slept.
                                                            
                       ROY
What the hell happened to you
guys?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Can we come in.
                                                            
                       ROY
Of course.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Are you alone?
                                                            
                       ROY
Ya!
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Good.
                                                            
Stan rubs his forehead. He and Tom exchange a glance.
                                                            

32.

                       ROY
Guys, what's going on?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Roy. We need your help. Last
night...
                                                            
                       TOM
Last night Susan was attacked.
                                                            
                       ROY
At the job?
                                                            
Stan nods.
                                                            
                       TOM
It was pretty bad. Her clothes
were torn, she had bite marks. It
was like a scene out of a horror
movie.
                                                            
                       ROY
My GOD! How is she?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
She'll be fine. She's home
resting. But it was obviously
traumatic for her.
                                                            
                       TOM
I've never seen anything like it.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Roy, there's something else.
                                                            
                       ROY
What?
                                                            
Stan reaches into his pocket and pulls out a digital
recorder.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I used my recorder in the
basement. This is what I found on
it this morning...
                                                            
Stan plays the recorder. There is a muffled voice speaking.
Roy leans his ear closer to the recorder.

Roy's voice crackles.
                                                            
                       ROY
That's impossible. It can't be.
                                                            

33.

                       STANLEY
I'm afraid it is.
                                                            
                       ROY
But how? How is he still there?
                                                            
Roy looks down. Tears are streaming from his eyes. He
hesitates for a few seconds and looks up at Stan and Tom.
His emotion has changed to one of anger.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
I'm in.
                                                            
Roy looks to Stan.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
We need more people. The three of
us are not strong enough.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Craig will be back from his
business trip, he could join us?
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm calling Karen.
                                                            
                       TOM
Karen?
                                                            
                       ROY
She's a friend of Judy's... and a
psychic.
                                                            
Roy walks out of the room. He comes back and hands Stan and
Tom crucifixes. They look at them dubiously.
                                                            
                       TOM
Roy? Seriously?
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
We're gonna need them.
                                                            
 
INT. SECOND NIGHT - BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
The sound of steady rain pounds relentlessly against the
house while lightening lights up the interior with each
flash.
                                                            
                       TOM
It's thunder and lightening, out,
we're investigating a haunted
house, anyone else see the irony?
                                                            

34.

                       STANLEY
Stop being so melodramatic.
                                                            
                       TOM
Okay. Just sayin...
                                                            
Roy paces nervously.
                                                            
                       ROY
We've got to help him.
                                                            
Karen, 30'sh, confident, dresses goth style, walks into the
room...
                                                            
                       KAREN
We'll setup in the dining room.
                                                            
She looks carefully at Roy - can see how much this means to
him.
                                                            
                       ROY
We have to help him.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You think this will work? I mean,
will you be able to make contact
with him?
                                                            
                       KAREN
If he is here I will reach him.
                                                            
                       ROY
Let's do it. Tom, Craig we're all
going into the dining room for a
seance.
                                                            
                       TOM
A seance! What for?
                                                            
Craig, gung-ho attitude, late twenties, tall, looks like he
hasn't shaved in several days, rubs his chin, gives Tom a
look of disgust.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
To try and communicate with Joe,
idiot.
                                                            
 
INT. DINING ROOM - SEANCE - NIGHT
                                                            
They each grab a chair, sit hurriedly around the table;
their chairs scrape sharply against the hardwood floor as
they slide forward, grab each other's hands to form a

35.

circle.

Tom twitches nervously in his chair, looks to Craig for
reassurance – he gives him a concerned look, squeezes his
hand.

Karen looks calm, confident, as she switches on her digital
recorder. The red light blinks reassuringly in the
darkness. Karen closes her eyes and tilts her head slightly
forward.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Are there any positive spirits who
wish to commune with us?
                                                            
There's no response, just another flash of lightening that
illuminates the room.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe, are you here?
                                                            
Karen suddenly stiffens, raises her head like a dog catching
a scent.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I sense a presence.
                                                            
Tom looks around nervously.
                                                            
                       TOM
I feel like I'm being watched.
                                                            
                       KAREN
There are multiple spirits with
us, watching over us...
                                                            
                       ROY
Are any of them negative?
                                                            
                       KAREN
No. But I sense they're surrounded
by a negative energy.
                                                            
Karen closes her eyes and tilts her head down.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
Is there someone here with us? Is
there more than one of you?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I feel a cold breeze.
                                                            

36.

                       TOM
Even my balls are cold.
                                                            
Craig squeezes his hand very tightly, gives him an irritated
look.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Okay, okay. Sorry!
                                                            
                       KAREN
Give us a sign of your presence.
                                                            
The table levitates, floats a foot or so above the ground,
forcing them to raise their joined hands. The team look to
one another for reassurance.
                                                            
                       TOM
Oh shit.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe, is that you?
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's scared of something.
                                                            
Karen closes her eyes and tilts her head down, sways from
side to side.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
I don't know what this means. He's
telling me - Red Sox 4 sweep?
                                                            
She looks questioningly around the room. Roy's eyes fill
with tears.
                                                            
                       ROY
That's him. That's Joe. That was
our code phrase.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Code phrase?
                                                            
                       ROY
We made a pact that when one of us
dies and the other try's to
communicate, our code phrase would
be Red Sox 2004 Sweep. Joe, why
are you still here?
                                                            
He looks around the room as though expecting to see his
brother standing beside him.
                                                            

37.

                       ROY (CONT'D)
Joe, why are you still here?
                                                            
There's no reply. Karen looks around, swings her head from
side to side, searching.
                                                            
                       KAREN
His energy is fading. I can't
understand what he's saying.
There's a powerful negative energy
surrounding him.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Are you able to cross him over.
                                                            
The light above the table begins to sway. The table, still
off the ground, begins dipping from one end to another,
making it near impossible for them to hold one another's
hands. Karen begins to tremble and shake.
                                                            
                       TOM
What's happening?
                                                            
Karen starts talking in Joe's voice.
                                                            
                       JOE
Roy, help me. Help me Roy!
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm gonna help you. I promise.
                                                            
                       JOE
The beast.
                                                            
                       ROY
The beast? Is it keeping you here?
                                                            
                       JOE
Yes. He's -
                                                            
The table drops suddenly to the floor and the light above
the table stops swaying.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's gone.
                                                            
Roy looks around, desperate.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe? Joe?
                                                            
Stan consoles Roy.
                                                            

38.

                       STANLEY
We're gonna get him to where he
belongs Roy.
                                                            
                       KAREN
We need to get to him quickly.
We've got to cross him over.
                                                            
Roy gives a nervous nod.
                                                            
 
INT. KITCHEN - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy, Stan, Craig and Tom stand around the kitchen.

Behind them in the dining room, Karen can be seen burning
sage and chanting. A dark hulking figure emerges from deep
in the living room and moves with purpose towards the
kitchen.
                                                            
                       ROY
Did anyone hear that?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I didn't hear anything.
                                                            
                       ROY
I swear I heard something.
                                                            
A low guttural growl comes from the living room.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
I heard that.
                                                            
                       ROY
That's the same sound we heard the
night of our investigation.
                                                            
A huge dark figure rushes the kitchen knocking over the
team, cabinet doors fly open, spilling dishes and glasses
onto the floor.
                                                            
                       TOM
Fuck, what in the hell was that?
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen! Shit!
                                                            
Roy rushes into the dining room, Stan, Craig and Tom follow.
                                                            
 

39.

INT. DINING ROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen is levitating near the window of the dining room.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen?
                                                            
There's no response.
                                                            
                       TOM
What are we gonna do?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I don't know.
                                                            
                       ROY
Who are you?
                                                            
Karen begins to shake violently. She picks her head up, her
eyes are black and her face - though hers, is different. She
speaks in a foreign tongue - her voice is deep and
intimidating.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Hail Diabolus! Pro Ego , Abdico
mos epulor vestri animus quod
enslave vos pro infinitio.
Licentia meus domain pro vos
congressus meus ira.
                                                            
She gives a demonic Laugh.
                                                            
She repeats this line several times - her inflection changes
and becomes louder and more forceful. Each time she ends
with a laugh.
                                                            
                       ROY
Let her go demon.
                                                            
Karen looks directly at Roy.
                                                            
                       JOE
Help me Roy! I can't see.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm coming for you Joe.
                                                            
Roy lunges at Karen. But Stan grabs him and holds him back.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What are you doing?
                                                            

40.

                       ROY
Karen, fight him. Fight him Karen.
You can do it.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Leave her demon. Leave her now.
                                                            
Karen laughs.
                                                            
                       DEMON
I'm coming for you.
                                                            
Karen's body is thrown across the table - knocking over
chairs as she lands painfully on the floor. Roy, Stan and
Craig rush to her aide.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen. You okay?
                                                            
She looks up, dazed.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I think so.
                                                            
                       ROY
What about Joe?
                                                            
                       KAREN
I felt his presence. He's trapped
Roy. And then...
                                                            
                       ROY
What?
                                                            
She looks directly at Roy.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I was in complete darkness. The
sadness, hopelessness. It's awful.
GOD it's awful.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What about what it said? Does
anyone know Latin?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Latin? I took it in school. Why?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You don't remember?
                                                            

41.

                       ROY
Karen, you were speaking Latin.
Would you mind viewing the video
we captured?
                                                            
Karen grabs Roy's forearm.
                                                            
                       KAREN
It knows what you're trying to do.
He's angry. He's very powerful.
                                                            
                       ROY
I know. But I have to do this for
Joe.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Show me.
                                                            
Tom plays back the recording. Karen gasps and becomes
emotional.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
My GOD! I can't believe that was
me.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Are you able to translate?
                                                            
                       KAREN
I think so... It's something like
"Hail Satan! For I, Abdiel will
feast on your souls and enslave
you for eternity. Leave my domain
before you encounter my wrath."
                                                            
                       TOM
We've got a long night ahead of
us.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE CAMP - 2ND NIGHT - CRAIG AND TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom sits in front of the monitors, Craig stands behind him.
Roy, Stan and Karen are cleansing the house.
                                                            
                       TOM
I think I saw something move on
the hall monitor.
                                                            
As Tom and Craig look to the monitors, they notice movement
in the distant background of the hallway camera. The figure
is dark and seems to be moving toward the camera.
                                                            

42.

                       CRAIG
Is that Roy?
                                                            
                       TOM
I can't tell.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Base to team 1. Base to team 1.
                                                            
The radio is static. But a voice does come through. It is
difficult to determine what it is saying.
                                                            
                       TOM
What is he doing?
                                                            
Suddenly the figure moves as if in fast forward motion
toward the camera. A demonic face appears in the screen. Tom
and Craig jump back out of their chairs.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Fuck me! What the Christ was that?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Base to Team.
                                                            
The radio is static.
                                                            
                       CRAIG (CONT'D)
Roy, Stan, Karen can you hear me?
                                                            
                       TOM
There they are. They're in the
master bedroom.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Damn it! I've gotta warn them.
                                                            
                       TOM
I'm not staying here alone.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What, you're afraid?
                                                            
                       TOM
Ya!
                                                            
                       CRAIG
You were just here three days ago.
                                                            
                       TOM
And look what happened to Susan.
                                                            

43.

                       CRAIG
You'll be fine.
                                                            
Craig grabs a night vision camera and walks out of base
camp.
                                                            
 
INT. STAIRS - CRAIG - NIGHT
                                                            
Craig aims his night vision camera forward and walks up the
stairs. He checks in with Tom at about half way up.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Tom, do you see anything on the
hall monitor?
                                                            
                       TOM
No. Nothing.
                                                            
He continues walking up the stairs.
                                                            
 
INT. TOP OF STAIRS - NIGHT
                                                            
Craig aims his night vision camera down the hall.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Tom! Can you still hear me?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Loud and clear!
                                                            
Craig looks at his viewing screen and sees movement down the
hall. After a moment he realizes that it's Roy, Karen and
Stan moving about down the hall. He calls out to them in a
low soft voice. They walk into the master bedroom.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Can you see me on the screen?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
I see you.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Can you see them in the master
bedroom?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Sort of. I can see three people
there, but the camera is a little
fuzzy.
                                                            
 

44.

INT. SECOND FLOOR HALL - CRAIG - NIGHT
                                                            
Craig walks cautiously down the hall, cringing at every
creak of floorboard.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Are they still in the bedroom?
                                                            
                       TOM (O.S.)
Hurry up down here will ya. I'm
really creeped out.
                                                            
Craig hurries the last few feet to the bedroom door - opens
it with trepidation - sees the team performing a cleaning
ritual.
                                                            
 
INT. MASTER BEDROOM - ROY, STAN AND KAREN - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen, Roy and Stan walk around the room demanding the demon
to leave while Karen burns sage. Craig walks into the room.
                                                            
                       ROY
What are you doing here?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
We've been trying to contact you
guys on the radio. We saw the
demon on the monitor.
                                                            
                       ROY
Where?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
The hall.
                                                            
                       ROY
No one should be left alone. Stan,
go with Craig back to base. We'll
meet you down there.
                                                            
Stan and Craig walk back to base.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE CAMP - TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom nervously taps his fingers on the desk. The power goes
out.
                                                            
                       TOM
Shit! Shit! Shit!
                                                            

45.

He grabs his flashlight walks over to the equipment area,
hurriedly searches through the bags, finds what he's looking
for.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Please work, please work.
                                                            
A figure glides down the stairs behind him, stops briefly as
it reaches the foyer, then moves swiftly toward the living
room.
                                                            
Tom turns on the camera, hears something and turns around.
He sees someone standing behind him, startled, he drops the
camera and grabs his chest as if in pain.
                                                            
                       TOM (CONT'D)
Jesus. Craig. You scared the shit
out of me.
                                                            
Craig does not respond. Tom aims his camera at Craig and
works his way up to his face. The face is demonic, it lunges
at Tom.

Tom lurches back, falls over the equipment bag, lands on his
ass, drops the camera - he scurries away behind the couch.
                                                            
Tom looks out, can see the video camera lying on the ground
pointing in the general direction of the monitors. He shifts
himself further behind the couch - peeks at the camera again
and notices his phone sitting on the desk next to the
monitor. A dark indistinguishable figure comes into view on
camera, the camera shuts off.
                                                            
A few seconds go by. A deep frightening voice calls out,
ends in with a deep, wicked laugh.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Come out come out wherever you
are.
                                                            
                       TOM
Oh my GOD! Oh GOD! Shit!
                                                            
Tom crawls toward the monitors, reaches up to and grabs his
phone off the desk - ducks down for cover. He can hear the
sound of something moving around the living room. It speaks
to him.
                                                            
                       DEMON
I'm coming for you Tom.
                                                            
The sounds stop. Tom takes a few seconds, gets into a
crawling position, hits his touch screen phone aims it out

46.

into the living room and right into the face of the demon.
He screams.
                                                            
 
INT. MASTER BEDROOM ROY AND KAREN - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy and Karen continue to attempt to cleanse the master
bedroom.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Something's here!
                                                            
Roy nods, motions Karen to come over to his side. They
hold hands, begin chanting together.
                                                            
                       ROY / KAREN
GOD is our refuge and strength.
For GOD is the king of all the
earth. Forsake me not, O Lord: O
my GOD, be not far from me.
                                                            
A wind seems to swirl around them.
                                                            
                       ROY / KAREN
In the name of the Father, the Son
and the Holy Spirit! We command
you to leave this place.
                                                            
They hear HEAVY LOUD FOOTSTEPS walking down the hall. The
bedroom door SLAMS SHUT. The bathroom door opens and closes.
                                                            
Simultaneously the windows open and SLAM closed and the bed
begins to shake violently.
                                                            
Roy looks around, anger battling with fear in his mind.
                                                            
                       ROY
Come on, show yourself. Are you
afraid? Come on!
                                                            
The happenings intensify. The windows continue to open and
close violently. The bathroom door also continues to open
and close in a violent manner. The bed levitates. A LOUD
MUFFLED GROWL seems to surround them.
                                                            
A black mist appears above them. They hear a CRASH and
notice the mirror above the bureau smashed on the floor. Roy
turns to the sound of the smashed mirror.

When he turns back he sees a huge demonic head directly in
front of him only the demon's head and shoulders are
visible, the rest of the body is within a mist swirling
above them.
                                                            

47.

                       KAREN
Roy! Get a way.
                                                            
Roy tries in vain to move, but is unable to overpower the
demon.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can't move.
                                                            
Karen opens a bottle of holy water and sprays the contents
into the black mist. The demon lets out a horrifying sound
and lunges toward her. She jumps back.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Are you okay?
                                                            
Roy collapses to the floor. Silence.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm good..
                                                            
                       KAREN
We've made him very angry.
                                                            
                       ROY
No shit!
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's hiding somewhere in the
house.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE CAMP - STAN AND CRAIG LOOK FOR TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Stan and Craig enter base camp. They call for Tom, but he
does not answer. Craig notices Tom's phone under the desk.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
There's his phone.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Where the hell did he go!
                                                            
Stan walks over to the camera on the ground, picks it up.
Roy and Karen walk in.
                                                            
                       ROY
Where's Tom?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Don't know.
                                                            

48.

                       KAREN
I sense he's in trouble.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Hey. Over here. The basement door
is open.
                                                            
                       ROY
We stay together from now on. Got
it.
                                                            
The team walks to the basement stairs.
                                                            
 
INT. BASEMENT - TEAM LOOKING FOR TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
The team scatters on either side of the basement - Roy and
Karen stay together. They Call out for Tom as their night
vision cameras and flashlights pierce through the dark
basement. ROY's EMF detector goes off, takes it out of his
pocket.
                                                            
                       ROY
It's off the charts.
                                                            
Something comes into view on Stan's camera.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Something just moved.
                                                            
They hear a demonic laugh and an indistinguishable noise.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What is that?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Something unholy.
                                                            
All their cameras malfunction.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
My camera just died.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
So did mine - my flashlight.
                                                            
The basement door SLAMS shut.
                                                            
                       ROY
Don't move.
                                                            

49.

Roy takes out his phone and points it out into the middle of
the basement. He sees Tom sitting in a chair with his head
slumped forward.
                                                            
                       ROY
Tom!
                                                            
Stan turns to see the light on Tom and shines his phone
light at Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Jesus Christ. Tom!
                                                            
Tom's chair leans back on it's two back legs. Behind the
chair - A dark imposing figure - just out of the light.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Do you see it? Let's throw Holy
Water on it.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's taunting us - daring us to
save him.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Let's go.
                                                            
                       KAREN
No. That's exactly what it wants.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I'm on my last power bar.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What then?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Together.
                                                            
Tom wakes up. He immediately realizes his jeopardous
situation - looks at the team and cry's out for help.
                                                            
                       TOM
Get me out of here! Hurry! Please!
It's going to kill me. Please!
                                                            
Stan's light goes out.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Oh Shit!
                                                            
                       ROY
Move toward me.
                                                            

50.

Stan feels his way around.
                                                            
Roy points his camera in Stan's direction.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Stan, get over here, quickly. You
too Craig.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
I feel paralyzed.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can't move.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Why can't we move.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Temporary possession. He's trying
to take over your body and
thoughts. Fight through it.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
I feel angry. Like I want to kill
you.
                                                            
                       ROY
Fight it Craig. Don't let him win.
He's testing us.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Not gonna let you get me you son
of a bitch. In the name of the
Father, the Son and the Holy
Spirit, I command you to leave me,
now.
                                                            
They all repeat the same prayer.
                                                            
Tom stares at the team, his eyes turn to black.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Eternus poena , torqueo quod
cruciatus specto vestri animus. Ye
vadum exsisto meus mancipium
evermore. Vos es inops quod
pallens.
                                                            
                       TOM
Help me! Please. Don't let it hurt
me.
                                                            

51.

                       ROY
It's okay. It's not gonna hurt
you.
                                                            
                       TOM
My face is burning.
                                                            
Roy turns his fading light to Tom. There are three large and
deep scratch marks across his face.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Hold him.
                                                            
Roy hands his phone to Karen who continues to face the light
toward Tom. Karen says a protective prayer.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I command you demon, leave him
now. Leave his body. Go from
whence you came.
                                                            
Karen sprays Holy Water on Tom.
                                                            
The demon in Tom cry's out in pain.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Ut tempus leo. Non potest salvari.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I command you demon, leave him
now. Leave his body. Go from
whence you came.
                                                            
Karen sprays Holy Water on Tom.
                                                            
Tom struggles violently to free himself from the chair.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Donec sem ipsum. Tempus et
occident vos vado in aeternum.
                                                            
                       ROY
Hurry! He seems to be getting
stronger.
                                                            
The phone dies and the light goes out.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What now?
                                                            
The entire team are thrown to the floor. The basement door
blows open, A flash of lightening filter's down from the
kitchen window.

52.

Tom's chair moves quickly up the basement stairs and
disappears into the kitchen. Tom screams and begs for help
until his screams become muffled and finally stop.
                                                            
                       ROY
Everyone okay?
                                                            
They all answer in the affirmative. Roy stands up and
charges for the basement door.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Let's go, now.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE CAMP - ROY, KAREN, STAN, CRAIG - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy rushes into base camp , hurries over to the equipment
area, grabs a flashlight for himself and Stan and a battery
for Craig to use in the camera.
                                                            
                       ROY
Tom! Tom!
                                                            
Roy rushes into the foyer. Karen, Stan and Craig follow.
                                                            
 
INT. FOYER - LOOKING FOR TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
                       KAREN
Roy, wait. He's trying to lure us
upstairs.
                                                            
                       ROY
He's expecting us to go after Tom.
                                                            
                       KAREN
No. Tom is not up stairs.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Why would it want us to go
upstairs then?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Not us. Roy!
                                                            
                       ROY
Well then where is he?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Why is it trying to lure Roy
upstairs?
                                                            

53.

                       KAREN
He's down here somewhere.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Is it because of Joe? He knows Roy
is angry, right?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Yes.
                                                            
Karen grabs Roy's shoulder.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
And it feeds off our anger and
fears.
                                                            
They can hear Tom whimpering.
                                                            
                       ROY
Shh... Hear that?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
That's Tom. Where is he?
                                                            
Craig points to the short hall leading to the dining room.
                                                            
They rush toward the sound of Tom wimpering.
                                                            
 
INT. DINING ROOM - TOM LYING ON TABLE - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom is lying on the dining room table with his shirt off.
Tom lifts his head slightly and looks to the team.
                                                            
                       TOM
Help me!
                                                            
                       CRAIG
I gotcha buddy. Don't worry, okay.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
His chest.
                                                            
Tom cries out in pain. The team sees writing, deeply carved
into Tom's chest and abdomen appearing as if it were being
written now.
                                                            
                       ROY
Get the fuck away from him.
                                                            
Karen takes out holy water, sprinkles it on Tom. Tom's face
turns demonic and he begins to convulse.
                                                            

54.

                       KAREN
In the name of the father, the son
ad the holy spirit, I command you
to leave his body. Everyone, say
this with me.
                                                            
The team speaks the prayer several times. Tom rises from a
lying position to an upright position. He grins at the team,
Karen sprays holy water on him and he collapses to the
table. They rush over to him.
                                                            
                       ROY
Tom. You alright? Tom.
                                                            
                       TOM
I want to go home. Please. I can't
stay here.
                                                            
Karen whispers to Roy.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He can't go home yet. It will
follow him.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Is it gone?
                                                            
                       KAREN
No.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Then how come Tom is Tom?
                                                            
                       ROY
He doesn't want Tom. Let's get him
to base.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE CAMP - ROY, KAREN, STAN, CRAIG WITH TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom lies motionless on the couch with a blanket over him.
Karen sits by his side with a cold cloth wiping the blood
from his chest.
                                                            
                       ROY
What does it say?
                                                            
                       KAREN
It's an old dialect of Latin -
I'll try.
                                                            
Karen stands above Tom. She uses a flashlight to read the
writing.
                                                            

55.

                       KAREN (CONT'D)
I'm not sure I understand.
                                                            
                       ROY
What is it?
                                                            
                       KAREN
It says...His soul is mine.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What does that even mean?
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe. He's talking about Joe.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
It's time.
                                                            
Karen looks to Roy and nods her head in agreement.
                                                            
                       ROY (Cont'd)
I'm going to perform a Spirit
circle. It may be the only way to
get rid of it.
                                                            
                       KAREN
It's energy is stronger upstairs.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
We'll all go?
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen and I will go. You guys stay
here with Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What about you and Karen.
                                                            
                       ROY
We'll be okay. But if anything
happens to me, you make sure to
get Karen.
                                                            
Stan nods in agreement.
                                                            
 
INT. FIRST BEDROOM - FIRST SPIRIT CIRCLE - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy stares down at the newly created spirit circle. The
flickering candles cast an ominous feel to the room.
                                                            

56.

                       ROY
This is where I first found him;
just standing here in the middle
of the room.
                                                            
Karen places each index and middle finger on either temple
and closes her eyes.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He knows what we're doing.
                                                            
Karen walks around the room with burning sage - repeating a
protective prayer and sprinkling holy water. Roy and Karen
communicate with base via radio.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
How's it going?
                                                            
                       ROY
We're good.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
Be careful up there.
                                                            
Karen completes the prayer.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Tell them not to make radio
contact while we are performing
the spirit circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
Stan.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
Go Ahead.
                                                            
                       ROY
No matter what happens do not try
and contact us.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
Why?
                                                            
Roy turns to Karen.
                                                            
                       KAREN
The door to the other side could
stay open and allow other negative
energies to cross through it.
                                                            
                       ROY
It's too dangerous.
                                                            

57.

Karen walks over to the spirit circle and steps in it.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
What are you doing?
                                                            
                       KAREN
You're not ready.
                                                            
Karen sits in the circle, crosses her legs and rests either
arm on her legs with palms facing up.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen don't do this. I'm willing
to take the chance.
                                                            
Roy walks as if he is going to step into the circle.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Never broach the boundary of the
circle while someone else is in
it.
                                                            
He steps back.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
No matter what happens, I must
stay in the circle until the
portal is closed. You have to be
strong Roy.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen, don't. Let me do this.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Let go of all your fears. Focus on
surrounding yourself in a white
light.
                                                            
 
INT. STAN, CRAIG AND TOM BASE - DARK FIGURE - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom lies on the couch. Stan and Craig sit in front of the
monitors watching Roy and Karen performing the spirit
circle.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What if this thing follows us
home?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Don't worry about it. We're going
to take care of everything
tonight.
                                                            

58.

Unseen by STAN, CRAIG AND TOM - A dark figure stands in the
second floor hallway near the master bedroom. Tom senses
something. He lifts his head and looks in the direction of
Stan and Craig. His eyes open wide.
                                                            
                       TOM
Hall.
                                                            
Stan and Craig turn to Tom. They see that he is animated and
motioning with his fingering at the monitors.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Tom, what is it?
                                                            
Craig walks over to comfort Tom. Tom continues to motion
toward the monitors.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Take it easy. Roy and Karen are
going to get rid of the demon.
                                                            
Craig turns and looks at the monitors. He sees a large dark
figure standing in the hallway near the master bedroom.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Stan. Look.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What the...
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Call Roy.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Can't do that.
                                                            
The figure walks toward the camera. It walks slowly but with
intent. Stan jumps back off the chair.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What the fuck!
                                                            
The figure finally reaches the hall camera.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Jesus Christ. What the hell is it
doing?
                                                            
It moves toward the camera and disappears.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Where the hell is it?
                                                            

59.

Suddenly a large black arm comes through the monitor. It
places its hand on the table as support.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Oh God!
                                                            
They help Tom off the couch, hurry into the Foyer. Craig
turns back and sees a large black foot and leg coming
through the monitor. It places its foot on the floor.
                                                            
 
INT. FOYER - STAN, CRAIG AND TOM ESCAPING FROM DEMON - NIGHT
                                                            
They run through the foyer to the stairs. Stan and Craig
assist Tom as they climb the stairs. Stan turns toward the
living room.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Oh Christ. Hurry up!
                                                            
It let's out a Growl.Stan, Craig and Tom look to base. They
see a shoulder coming through the monitor and then a demonic
head and face appear. It looks directly at them.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Hurry!
                                                            
It pulls itself completely through the monitor and stands
up.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Go! Go!
                                                            
They're less than halfway up the stairs when Tom is pulled
down the stairs and onto the floor by an invisible force.
                                                            
                       TOM
Help!
                                                            
Tom screams, twists and turns to escape - trying to latch
onto anything to prevent him from being dragged.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Tom.
                                                            
They run after Tom and grab onto him as he is pulled into
the kitchen.
                                                            
 

60.

INT. KITCHEN TOM BEING PULLED BY THE DARK ENTITY - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom's legs are partly up in the air. Stan and Craig continue
to pull on Tom's arms, but are being dragged through the
kitchen.
                                                            
                       TOM
Don't let go. Please.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
We gotcha Tom. We're not letting
go.
                                                            
Tom is dragged around to the open basement door. He grabs
onto the door looks at his feet - a flash of lightening
makes visible what is dragging him. He screams. Stan and
Craig fall back and let go of Tom. The Old Lady appears.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
In nomine Christi, praecipio tibi
redire ad infernum. Tu mihi
impotens. In nomine Domini nostri
Iesu Christi, praecipio tibi hodie
locum relinquere!
                                                            
She sips a liquid from a bottle and spits it onto the demon.
It let's out a roar and let's go of it's grip. Stan and
Craig fall back with Tom in their grip. They pull him into
the kitchen. Stan gets up to thank the Old Lady. She is
gone.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Where did she go?
                                                            
 
INT. FIRST BEDROOM - FIRST SPIRIT CIRCLE PT.2 - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen takes a deep breath and slowly lets it out.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I invite any negative spirit into
my circle.
                                                            
The flames of the candles seem to gently flicker. Karen
gasps.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen?
                                                            
                       KAREN
No!
                                                            
Roy has a puzzled look.
                                                            

61.

                       ROY
What do you see?
                                                            
                       KAREN
No. I don't believe you.
                                                            
                       ROY
Do you see Joe?
                                                            
Karen's body shakes violently. Her eyes open and are solid
black.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Your sourcery impotens est in me.
Ecce ego Abdiel dominus daemonia
mei mandabo super contritione
magna exercitus meum et introibunt
domain. Et aeternum, ego summum
habenis.
                                                            
Karen seems to gasp for air. Her eyes are no longer black.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I command you in the name of Jesus
Christ, leave and go back to where
you came from.
                                                            
                       ROY
You son of a bitch. Leave! Go back
to hell.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Spray holy water throughout the
circle.
                                                            
The flames of all the candles go out.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
I command you in the name of Jesus
Christ to leave this place.
                                                            
Roy grabs the holy water and sprays it all over the circle
and Karen. Karen's eyes turn black.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Nunc primum fratrem iungatur.
                                                            
Her head slumps forward. The breeze stops.
                                                            
                       ROY
Is he gone?
                                                            
Karen lifts her head. Her eyes are black.
                                                            

62.

                       DEMON
NO!
                                                            
Karen lunges at Roy. Her face is demonic. He sprays holy
water on her. She lets out a horrific scream and collapses
to the floor. Karen is in a weakened condition. But
gradually gains her strength.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen! You okay. Karen!
                                                            
                       KAREN
I couldn't close it. He's using
their energy for his strength.
                                                            
                       ROY
It's okay. We'll try again.
                                                            
                       KAREN
There's more.
                                                            
                       ROY
What?
                                                            
                       KAREN
It's you. You opened the gates of
hell.
                                                            
                       ROY
I don't know what you're talking
about.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He showed me. You don't remember
because you blocked it. Do you
remember Bobby?
                                                            
                       ROY
Bobby? I, I don't know.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Think back Roy. Back to when you
were about ten. In this very
house.
                                                            
 
INT. FLASHBACK - ROY AT ABOUT TEN YEARS OLD - DAY
                                                            
Two young boys about the age of ten are sitting outside on a
driveway. An older girl walks out the side door.
                                                            
                       ROY
Your sister's hot.
                                                            

63.

                       BOBBY
What! She's gross.
                                                            
                       LIZ
See ya jerk.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Bitch.
                                                            
                       LIZ
I'm telling mom and dad what you
said.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Go ahead. I'll tell them about the
funny cigarettes I found in your
room.
                                                            
                       LIZ
What were you doing in my room.
Such a dweeb.
                                                            
Liz walks down the driveway to a waiting car. They drive
off.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Wanna see something?
                                                            
                       ROY
What?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Come on.
                                                            
They walk inside the house and hurry up the stairs to the
first bedroom on the right.
                                                            
                       ROY
I don't think we should be in
here. What if we get caught?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Don't worry. My parents are at
work and Liz is out with her
friends. No one will be home for a
few hours.
                                                            
They rummage through her drawers and belongings.
                                                            
                       BOBBY (CONT'D)
Look.
                                                            
Bobby pulls out a Ougi board from under Liz's bed.
                                                            

64.

                       ROY
What is it?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Witch board.
                                                            
                       ROY
What's that?
                                                            
Bobby opens up the box and takes out the board.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Talk to ghosts or something. I
spied on my sister and her friends
using it. Wanna try it?
                                                            
                       ROY
Okay.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Just place your fingertips on the
plastic thing.
                                                            
Roy and Bobby place their fingertips on the planchette.
                                                            
                       BOBBY (CONT'D)
Don't press down on it.
                                                            
He looks up.
                                                            
                       BOBBY (CONT'D)
Are there any ghosts here?
                                                            
No response.
                                                            
                       ROY
Is anyone here?
                                                            
He giggles.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Any demons here that wanna scare
us?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Don't ask that.
                                                            
                       ROY
Why not? It's not real.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
I don't know...
                                                            

65.

                       ROY
Come on. You're the one that
wanted to try it.
                                                            
Bobby grins, nods.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Are there any demons here?
                                                            
                       ROY
Come on, show us something? Scare
us if you dare!
                                                            
Bobby pulls his hands away from the planchette.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
That's enough.
                                                            
Roy pulls his hands away from the planchette.
                                                            
                       ROY
What's wrong?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
I don't know. I don't want to do
this anymore.
                                                            
The planchette starts moving on its own. Both Roy and Bobby
jump to their feet.
                                                            
                       ROY
Whoa! How is that happening?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
I don't know.
                                                            
                       ROY
I think it's spelling something.
                                                            
The planchette moves from letter to letter. It spells -
Abdiel.
                                                            
                       ROY
Abdiel? What's that?
                                                            
                       BOBBY
I don't know. I told you we
should have stopped.
                                                            
The room gets much colder.
                                                            
                       BOBBY (CONT'D)
I feel cold.
                                                            

66.

                       ROY
I can see my breath.
                                                            
                       BOBBY
Let's get out of here.
                                                            
The planchette fly's off the board. The bed starts shaking.
They scream and run out of the room toward the stairs. An
invisible force grabs Bobby and pulls him to the ground.
                                                            
                       BOBBY (CONT'D)
Help me. It's got me Roy.
                                                            
It drags him to the bedroom. The door slams shut.
                                                            
                       ROY
Bobby! Bobby!
                                                            
There's no reply - just sounds of crashing and bashing, then

a faint scream fading away.
                                                            
Roy very hesitantly walks back to the bedroom. He opens the
door, peeks in the room and does not see Bobby.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Bobby. Are you here?
                                                            
He nervously scans the room - calling out for Bobby in a
frightened stuttering voice. He turns to the closet,
hesitates and slowly opens the door.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Bobby. It's not funny anymore.
                                                            
Behind Roy, Bobby rises from the other side of the bed. His
body is stiff. He turns his head toward Roy.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Bobby. Come on. I'm going home.
                                                            
Roy steps back, turns and sees Bobby. Bobby's face is
demonic. Roy screams and runs out the room. Bobby chases Roy
down the stairs. Roy continues to scream and runs toward the
kitchen. He notices the open basement door and continues
down the stairs. He grabs something metal, holds onto it and
ducks underneath a table. He can see Bobby coming down the
stairs.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Come on Roy. I wanna play some
more.
                                                            

67.

Bobby walks past Roy. Bobby continues calling out to Roy.
Then silence. Bobby bends down and looks at Roy.
                                                            
                       DEMON (CONT'D)
Hi Roy.
                                                            
Roy screams.
                                                            
 
INT. FIRST BEDROOM - SPIRIT CIRCLE PT 2 CONTINUED - NIGHT
                                                            
                       ROY
My GOD! It was me. I brought it
here.
                                                            
                       KAREN
You were just a kid. But you have
the power to send it back.
                                                            
They hear faint yelling.
                                                            
Stan calls Roy on the radio.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
Roy. Tom was attacked.
                                                            
                       ROY
Is he okay?
                                                            
                       STANLEY (O.S.)
He's very shaken. We're all a
little shaken.
                                                            
                       ROY
We'll be right down.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE - TEAM - NIGHT
                                                            
Tom sits in a chair, head bent forward and hands wrapped
around his head. Stan and Craig pace around base.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Where the heck did that old lady
come from?
                                                            
Roy and Karen walk in.
                                                            
                       ROY
What old lady?
                                                            

68.

                       CRAIG
An old lady appeared from
know-where and saved Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
She was the same old lady that
came to the door on our first
investigation.
                                                            
                       KAREN
You've seen her before?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Just briefly. She was at the front
door and then she was gone.
                                                            
Roy walks over to Tom and places his hand on Tom's shoulder.
                                                            
                       ROY
How ya doin Tom?
                                                            
                       TOM
I wanna get out of here!
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What the hell are we gonna do? How
do we get rid of it?
                                                            
                       KAREN
We're going to try another Spirit
Circle.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Shouldn't we get a priest to
perform an exorcist? Or a
demonologist?
                                                            
                       KAREN
There's not enough time?
                                                            
                       ROY
It was me. I brought it here.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What do you mean?
                                                            
                       ROY
As a kid me and a friend used a
Ougi board and summoned the demon.
We were just kids. We had no idea
what we were doing. I brought it
here and I have to get rid of it.
                                                            

69.

                       STANLEY
How do we help?
                                                            
                       ROY
You stay here. Watch the monitors
and stay in radio contact.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What if something goes wrong?
                                                            
                       ROY
Whatever you do, don't leave base.
Use the temporary lights we
brought to keep base lit.
                                                            
                       KAREN
The demon will call upon his
minions to try and distract us
from sending it back. You'll be
safe so long as you stay in the
light.
                                                            
                       TOM
His minions? Shit!
                                                            
Roy looks at the monitor, wipes his brow then looks to
Karen.
                                                            
 
INT. ROY AND KAREN ATTIC - 2ND SPIRIT CIRCLE - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen walks around the room holding burning sage and
repeating a protective prayer. Roy creates the spirit circle
with sea salt and sage. Lit candles are placed around the
circle.
                                                            
                       KAREN
GOD is our refuge and strength.
For GOD is the king of all the
earth. Forsake me not, O Lord: O
my GOD, be not far from me.
                                                            
Karen completes her prayer and leaves the sage burning in
the corner of the room.
                                                            
                       KAREN (CONT'D)
You say it too.
                                                            
                       ROY
Are you sure this will work?
                                                            
                       KAREN
It's our only choice right now.
                                                            

70.

                       ROY
GOD is our refuge and strength.
For GOD is the king of all the
earth. Forsake me not, O Lord: O
my GOD, be not far from me.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Why not the bedroom like we did
earlier?
                                                            
                       KAREN
That's where the portal was
opened, so he's strongest their.
                                                            
Roy stands in the center of the circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm ready.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Listen to me Roy. Do not leave the
circle. Even if the demon is in
the room but does not enter the
circle, you must stay in the
circle until you cast him back and
close the portal. Understand?
                                                            
                       ROY
Yes.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He will do everything in his power
to get you to come out of the
circle.
                                                            
Roy sits in the circle with his legs crossed and arms
resting on his legs with palms face up.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE - STAN, CRAIG AND TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
The team sit around the monitors watching Roy and Karen.
                                                            
                       TOM
I don't feel safe. Even with the
lights on.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
With what you've been through, I
can't say I blame you.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
We'll be fine?
                                                            

71.

                       TOM
He was into some fucked up stuff
as a kid.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What the hell was he doing,
conjuring up a demon?
                                                            
Stan stands up.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Hey, I know you've been through
allot. We've all been through
allot tonight. But we're in this
together. Got it!
                                                            
                       TOM
Sorry. I can't wait to get the
hell out of here.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
We didn't mean anything by it.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
It's been a tough night.
                                                            
 
INT. ATTIC - ROY AND KAREN SPIRIT CIRCLE PT. 2 - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen sits outside the circle in a meditative state. Roy
sits within the circle calling for the demon to appear.
                                                            
                       ROY
You wanted me. I'm here now. Show
yourself.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He hears you.
                                                            
                       ROY
Then why isn't he showing himself.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's biding his time.
                                                            
                       ROY
For what?
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
What are you waiting for?
                                                            
They hear footsteps in the hall.
                                                            

72.

                       KAREN
Stay strong Roy. Control your
fear. And no matter what you see
or hear, do not leave the circle
without getting him in their and
closing the portal. Your safe in
the circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm ready to send it back to hell.
                                                            
The door slams open. Then silence.
                                                            
                       KAREN
What do you want here?
                                                            
                       ROY
Come into the circle Abdiel. I'm
not afraid of you.
                                                            
Karen convulses and seems to choke.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen! Are you alright?
                                                            
                       KAREN
I'm okay. Stay in the circle.
                                                            
Karen reaches into her pocket and pulls out a cross. She
clenches her fist around it.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE - STAN, CRAIG AND TOM - NIGHT
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Something's going on their.
                                                            
Craig looks around then stands up and walks toward the
foyer.
                                                            
                       TOM
Where you going? You can't leave.
Remember what Roy and Karen said.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Upstairs. I feel like they're
gonna need help.
                                                            
Stan grabs Craig's arm.
                                                            

73.

                       STANLEY
They made it clear that we are to
stay in base. We need to stay
together, remember.
                                                            
                       TOM
Ya. Besides, it wants Roy,
remember. Not us.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
You're an asshole!
                                                            
                       TOM
What!
                                                            
 
INT. ATTIC - ROY AND KAREN SPIRIT CIRCLE PT.3 - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen sits in an upright position with her eyes closed and
facing in the general direction of Roy.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen!
                                                            
Joe speaks through Karen.
                                                            
                       JOE
Roy! It's a trap.
                                                            
                       ROY
Joe! I'm gonna free you. I won't
leave you behind, not again.
                                                            
                       JOE
You can't save me.
                                                            
Roy becomes emotional.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm not leaving until I cast him
back to hell and cross you over.
                                                            
Karen's head slumps forward. She levitates, opens her eyes
to reveal her solid black eyes. The demon speaks through
Karen.
                                                            
                       DEMON
You should have listened to your
brother.
                                                            
                       ROY
I don't fear you demon.
                                                            

74.

                       DEMON
I smell your fear.
                                                            
                       ROY
Let her go. It's me that you came
for. Come get me.
                                                            
                       DEMON
I'm going to devour her soul, then
yours.
                                                            
A gust of wind blows out the candles.
                                                            
                       ROY
Leave her alone. I'm right here.
                                                            
                       DEMON
You need to save her Roy.
                                                            
Karen is violently thrown across the room. She reaches up
with her hand in a stopping motion.
                                                            
                       KAREN
Stay in the circle. He wants you
to come out.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can't just leave you by
yourself.
                                                            
                       KAREN
You have too.
                                                            
 
INT. BASE - STAN, CRAIG AND TOM - WATCHING MONITOR - NIGHT
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Stan! Something's wrong.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
What is it?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
I'm not sure. Karen is lying on
the floor.
                                                            
Stan calls Karen on the radio.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Karen! Karen can you here me?
                                                            
No response.
                                                            

75.

                       TOM
He's going to come after us.
                                                            
Tom gets up and grabs a flashlight.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Calm down. We'll be fine.
                                                            
Stan turns to Craig and has a concerned look.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Tom, sit down.
                                                            
                       TOM
I need to leave. I can't take it
anymore.
                                                            
Stan approaches Tom.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Look. I know your scared. So am I.
And so is Craig. But the more of
us there are, the stronger we are.
                                                            
                       TOM
I don't believe that.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Roy! Roy can you hear me?
                                                            
                       ROY (O.S.)
Do not come up stairs.
                                                            
Stan, Craig and Tom can hear Karen screaming in pain and a
demonic voice in the background. The radio fades out.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
Roy! Roy! Come in! Roy!
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What the Christ is going on up
their? We have to do something!
                                                            
                       TOM
We can't leave. As long as we stay
in base with these lights on,
we're safe.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
They're gonna get hurt. We gotta
do something.
                                                            

76.

                       STANLEY
Let's say the Lords prayer
together.
                                                            
                       TOM
Is that gonna help?
                                                            
                       STANLEY
It's not going to hurt.
                                                            
 
INT. ATTIC - ROY AND KAREN SPIRIT CIRCLE PT.4 - NIGHT
                                                            
Karen is levitated against a wall. She is grabbing at her
throat as if to pull something off of her. Roy is very
animated within the circle - baiting the demon to enter.
                                                            
                       ROY
Let her go!
                                                            
Roy takes a bottle of holy water and sprays it at Karen. She
reacts in pain. He does it again and again. Karen has a
painful reaction each time.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
In the name of Christ, I command
you to leave her.
                                                            
Karen drops to the floor. She screams and looks at her hand.
The Cross she was holding has burned into her palm.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Come Roy. Save your friend. Before
I devour her soul.
                                                            
Karen tenses and shakes. She looks up and yells.
                                                            
                       KAREN
In the name of Jesus, leave this
place.
                                                            
Karen collapses to the floor.
                                                            
                       ROY
Karen. Is he gone?
                                                            
Karen lays on the floor but looks over to Roy.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He used my energy. He's stronger.
He's coming for you, Roy.
                                                            

77.

                       ROY
I'm getting you out out of here.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He'll never let me leave. You have
to send him back. He's coming.
Don't let him get you out of the
circle.
                                                            
Karen is thrust up into the ceiling and falls heavily onto
the floor.
                                                            
                       ROY
Get away from her!
                                                            
Karen again levitates horizontally and is bent over backward
with her hands and feet touching the floor. She turns her
head toward Roy to reveal a demonic face.
                                                            
                       DEMON
I know you want to fuck me Roy.
                                                            
Karen crawls speedily over to the edge of the circle.
                                                            
                       DEMON
Your brother begs for my mercy
every day.
                                                            
                       ROY
Fuck you!
                                                            
The demon laughs. Roy lunges at Karen with an open bottle of
holy water. He grabs onto Karen and pours it all over her
and down her throat. She screams and rolls around the floor
with Roy still holding onto her. Roy is thrown off of Karen.
She stops rolling and lies face down on the floor. Roy
stands away from her.
                                                            
                       KAREN
You shouldn't have come out of the
circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
Are you okay?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Get back in the circle. Hurry!
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm getting you out of here.
                                                            
Roy bends down and picks Karen up.
                                                            
 

78.

INT. ATTIC - ROY AND KAREN OLD LADY SPIRIT CIRCLE - NIGHT
                                                            
Roy carries Karen, looks down to the floor and notices the
sage and sea salt are spread all over the room.
                                                            
                       KAREN
You can't stay out of the circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
I'm taking you down stairs.
                                                            
Unseen by Roy and Karen, someone stands at the top of the
stairs leading down to the second floor.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
He'll not let you leave. Ye must
cast Abdiel back to hell and close
the portal.
                                                            
                       ROY
Shit! Where the hell did you come
from?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Lay her down.
                                                            
                       ROY
What? Why? Who are you?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
If you wish to save her lay her
down.
                                                            
Roy lays Karen on the floor. The Old Lady waves her hands
over Karen repeating unheard words. She pulls a bottle of
liquid from her pocket and pours a few drops into Karen's
palm with the Cross burned into it. She clenches Karen's
fist and rubs her fist repeating unheard words.

Next she then pours a drop of the same liquid on Karen's
lips and rubs the liquid around her lips. She grabs the
burning sage that Karen left in the corner of the room and
repeats words in a foreign language while waving the burning
sage over Karen.

Her treatment complete she lays the sage next to Karen,
stands up and takes the same liquid spreading it around the
room.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
He was going to take her, you
know.
                                                            

79.

                       ROY
Is she gonna be okay?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Listen carefully, if you wish to
save your brother's soul.
                                                            
                       ROY
How do I know I can trust you?
                                                            
The Old Lady looks over to Karen. Karen stands up.
                                                            
                       ROY
How do you feel?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Like I've been in a fight. Only I
have my energy and strength back.
                                                            
Karen moves closer to Roy.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
You opened the door many years ago
and only you can close it. I can
help. Take this.
                                                            
The Old Lady extends her hand to Roy holding and old
tattered leather bound book.
                                                            
                       ROY
What's this?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
The Grimoire!
                                                            
                       KAREN
I did not think they were real.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Real it is. And dangerous if in
the wrong hands.
                                                            
Roy reaches out and takes the book from her hands. The Old
Lady moves closer to Roy and Karen.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Use the Grimoire to create a
strong Spirit Circle.
                                                            
                       ROY
We've tried doing a Spirit circle,
it didn't work.
                                                            

80.

The Old Lady moves even closer to Roy and Karen. A breeze
blows through the room once again kicking up and swirling
the sea salt, sage and debris on the floor.

With Roy still holding the book the Old Lady reaches out and
places her hands on the book, with her long, skinny and
wrinkled fingers, she opens up the book to the right page.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Ye must follow these directions
precisely, must not waiver from
what is written.
                                                            
The Old Lady points to the writings in the book. Her voice
becoming louder and more forceful.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (Cont'd)
Set up the spirit circle we do not
have long to wait.
                                                            
The Old Lady hands Karen a piece of chalk. Karen draws a
thick white line over the faint lines of the existing
circle. Roy walks carefully around the circle spreading sea
salt and the sage along the circle outline.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Now make the door way that will
allow the demon to enter this
circle. The doorway must be facing
Northeast.
                                                            
Karen walks over to the Northeast part of the circle, looks
back for the Old Lady's approval and begins to brush away
the sage and sea salt.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Now place the candles around the
circle and light them.
                                                            
Roy stands up still holding the book in his hand and walks
slowly around the outside of the circle. He closes the book
using his finger as a bookmark and rests it down by his
side.
                                                            
                       ROY
Are you sure this is all I have to
do...read from this book.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Do exactly as written and as I
say. Enter the circle through the
doorway.
                                                            

81.

Roy hesitates at the opening. The Old Lady walks quickly
towards him.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Do not hesitate, do not question
and do not fear.
                                                            
Roy walks cautiously through the circle doorway, the book
still at his side. He sits down and crosses his legs placing
the book on his lap.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
No precautions can be taken.
                                                            
Roy looks up at the Old Lady and then at Karen, his face
filled with confusion and worry.
                                                            
                       ROY
What do you mean no precautions
can be taken?
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Do not ask! Just listen and do!
Now, open the door to the circle
and invite the demon in.
                                                            
Roy closes his eyes and rests his hands on the open book.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Once it is in the circle with you
it can not leave without your
permission. But you must be
careful as it will do whatever it
has to to force you to allow it to
leave.
                                                            
Roy nods in understanding.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CPNT'D)
Speak to the demon Roy! Call upon
Abdiel and lure him into the
circle. Challenge him!
                                                            
                       ROY
Abdiel it was me that brought you
into this world and it is me that
you want.
                                                            
A harsh cold comes into the room. The cold breaths of Karen,
Roy and the Old Lady can be seen.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
He is here!
                                                            

82.

                       OLD LADY
Quickly, invite it into the
circle.
                                                            
The sound of Heavy FOOTSTEPS can be heard walking up the
attic stairs.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can feel you are near Abdiel.
                                                            
A strong wind blows across Roy flapping the pages of the
book.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
You do not scare me anymore.
                                                            
The heavy FOOTSTEPS are LOUDER.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's right here. I can feel it!
                                                            
Roy puts his hands on his head and shakes his head back and
forth.
                                                            
                       ROY
I feel confined.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Abdiel, he is in the circle with
you. Now you must cast him out!
                                                            
                       ROY
How...what am I supposed to do?
                                                            
The Old Lady walks closer to the outside of the circle.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Ye must call upon another,
stronger demon to cast out Abdiel.
Use the book, use the Grimoire.
                                                            
Roy's eyes open - his face flushed. He turns to the Old
Lady.
                                                            
                       ROY
Invite a stronger demon? That's
crazy!
                                                            
Roy looks to Karen who gives him the okay with a nod.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Ye must call upon a stronger
demon. Invite it into the circle
and allow it to push out Abdiel.
            (MORE)

83.

                       OLD LADY (cont'd)
Read from the Grimoire!
                                                            
                       ROY
How will I cast out the stronger
demon? This doesn't make any
sense!
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
You will read from the book.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Abdiel is not as strong as it
wants you to believe. You must do
this...now!
                                                            
Roy moves his hands away from the open book and looks down
at the words.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
Speak the words Roy!
                                                            
                       ROY
Demon of the Fire, Remember!
Satan, Spirit of the Fire,
Remember! Satan, Spirit of the
Flames, Remember! O Dark Lord of
Fire, Mighty Son of Lucifer, Most
terrifying among Thy Brothers,
Rise! O lord of the Furnace, Lord
of Destruction, Remember! Rise Up,
O Lord of Fire.
                                                            
The candles flicker and become brighter the flames higher.
                                                            
                       ROY
I can't breath to well - I feel
pressure on my chest.
                                                            
A large swirling wind blows out the candles and flings the
debris around the room. The Old Lady stands still while
Karen fights not to be blown over. LOUD THUNDEROUS noises
are heard, The window SMASHES.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Thy Dark Majesty, devour my
enemies! Rise up, O Lord of Fire,
in Thy Power, and Destroy them!
Consume their powers! Carry them
away! Rise up, O Spirit of Fire,
Thou art Conjured!
                                                            

84.

                       OLD LADY (CONT'D)
A dark lord is in the circle. You
must use the stronger demon
Malphas to push out Abdiel. Do it
Now! Read!
                                                            
                       ROY
Rise up Malphas, Great Dark Lord!
King of legions! Rise Up Master of
Hell! For one of your own, Abdiel
your lieutenant thrust upon your
authority their will! For he has
taken reign over you! Singe them!
Burn them!
                                                            
Roy looks around, fear in his eyes.
                                                            
                       ROY (cont'd)
It's not working, my chest is
being crushed!
                                                            
Roy grabs his head and screams out in pain.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Ye must continue!
                                                            
Roy summons all his energy, forces his eyes back to the
book.
                                                            
                       ROY
Hear me and Remember! Mighty
Malphas, Whose reign in hell is
beyond the comprehension of man!
Hear me and Remember! The Great
Gates of hell open unto me! Lord
of demons and legions, swing open
Thy Gate! Consume Abdiel and his
minions! Rise Up O Dark Lord! Cast
them back to hell!
                                                            
The winds suddenly still. Roy's body relaxes.
                                                            
                       ROY (cont'd)
He's gone.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Continue. Read!
                                                            
                       ROY
It's gone I know it is.
                                                            
                       KAREN
I don't feel a demonic presence.
                                                            

85.

The Old Lady screams at Roy.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Read! Read! Only Abdiel has left
this plain. It is not over.
Malphas is much stronger than the
other. Ye must push it back from
whence it came. Now! Before it's
too late.
                                                            
Roy looks back at the book continues reading.
                                                            
                       ROY
GOD, Remember! In the Name of the
Covenant sworn between Thee and
the Race of Men, I call to Thee!
Hearken, and Remember! From the
Gates of the Heavens, I call Thee!
From the Four Gates of the Earth,
I pray to Thee! O Lord, Hero of
the Gods, who in heaven and upon
the earth is exalted! Lord Hear me
and Remember! Mighty Father, Whose
thought is beyond the
comprehension of gods and men,
Hear me and Remember! Cast thy
enemy into the Dark Abyss! Strike
him down with your thunderous
bolt! This Lord of Demons has come
to prey on your sons! Let him be
struck down by he who hath power
over eternity! AMEN!
                                                            
As he finishes there is a profound silence and no more
wind.
                                                            
                       ROY
Where's Joe? Is he safe?
                                                            
Karen bends her head forward and places her index and middle
finger on either temple.
                                                            
                       KAREN
He's safe Roy! I don't sense a
negative energy around him.
                                                            
                       ROY
They're gone.
                                                            
                       OLD LADY
Believe not what you see, but what
you feel. Be keen to your senses.
For they do not lie.
                                                            

86.

Roy closes the book and places it on the floor next to him.
He turns to the old lady.
                                                            
                       ROY
Thank you, without you -
                                                            
She is no longer there.
                                                            
                       ROY (CONT'D)
Where is she?
                                                            
                       KAREN
I don't know.
                                                            
Roy let's out a heavy breath. He bends forward and rests his
body on his hands and knees with his head down.
                                                            
                       ROY
Has he crossed?
                                                            
                       KAREN
Not yet. He's thanking us...He
loves you Roy and will see you
soon.
                                                            
                       ROY
See me soon?
                                                            
                       KAREN
He crossed. It's over Roy..Joe
crossed.
                                                            
Karen hugs Roy.
                                                            
Stan calls Roy and Karen on the radio.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
You two alright?
                                                            
                       ROY (O.S.)
We're okay. A little battered and
bruised, but okay.
                                                            
                       STANLEY
It's been a long night. Let's
wrap up. You and Karen take down
the camer's up their. We'll break
down base camp.
                                                            
                       ROY
Will do.
                                                            
 

87.

INT. BASE CAMP - NIGHT
                                                            
                       CRAIG
What's he doing?
                                                            
                       TOM
Who?
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Eoy! Look, what is he doing?
                                                            
Craig, Stan and Tom look to the monitor. Roy is in a sitting
position within the circle. He looks to the camera and is
thrust straight up and out of view of the camera. Karen
let's out a LOUD SCREAM and the monitor's go black.
                                                            
                       STANLEY (On Radio)
Karen! Roy, Roy...!
                                                            


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From AJ Jaffari Date 6/28/2011 **
This script is okay, unless if you don't like paranormal activity films, then this isn't the right script for you.

From lashawn anthony Date 6/24/2011 ***1/2
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