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Romodo
by ugonna (ucugonna@gmail.com)

Rated: PG   Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy   User Review: *1/2
Utopian


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FADE IN:

INT. KAIS HOME - NIGHT
                                                            
KAI PREPARES TO SLEEP AND IS WOKEN BY A NOISE
                                                            
                       KAI
What was that?
                                                            
                                         A LOUD BANG TAKES
PLACE
                                                            
                       SENEX
Sir, shall I see to that noise?
                                                            
                       KAI
Yes thank you.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Sir the intruder has been taken
out.
                                                            
                       KAI
Well done SENNEX. Write a report
and send it to the council. Send
it to my father. I'll stay here
and begin an autopsy.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Yes Kai I will see to it.
                                                            
                                         LOUD GUNSHOT
                                                            
                       KAI
What is your ETA.
                                                            
                       SENEX
I estimate that I will be back in
4 hours and 32 minutes.
                                                            
                       KAI
Alright excellent in the meantime
I shall begin an autopsy.
                                                            
 
EXT. ROMODO BIOPSY ROOM - DAY
                                                            
                       JAMES
You said you had a specimen for me
to look at?
                                                            

2.

                       KAI
yes, it broke into my home last
night I dont understand how a
reive , something that was created
to the benefit of mankind could
turn against it by breaking into
the civilian sector.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Well that is quite an interesting
prospect. Im sure that this bipsy
will uncoverthis units secrets.
                                                            
                       KAI
What do you think it could be?
                                                            
                       JAMES
I can't say forsure. The
information codes on what makes
each one so unique so humanlike is
classified beyond conclusion. The
founders of this utopia, of this
great city were apart of the most
intelligent generations of
mankind. I pray this is not the
failsafe.
                                                            
                       KAI
a failsafe?
                                                            
                       JAMES
It's nothing Kai I will personally
handle the autopsy please rejoin
your bot and se to it the report
to your father is sent.
                                                            
                       KAI
Question everything James your a
leader in this society you are a
fellow citizen a title reserved
for those who are ideal I will
leaave you with that sir.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Will do.
                                                            
                       KAI
The way James acted just now I
need to visit Daedalus.
                                                            
 

3.

INT. ROMODO COUNCIL HALLS - DAY
                                                            
THE COUNCIL MEATING ADJOURNS DAEDALUS EXITS.
                                                            
                       DAEDALUS
Hey old friend what are you doing
here? You know the young are not
allowed into this sector.
                                                            
                       KAI
I need to ask how is it possible
for an autoreiv a creation of
mankind could firstly enter a
civilans quarter and then break
and enter a home with a intent to
harm.
                                                            
                       DAEDALUS
Firstly it is impossible.Second
where is that unit now?
                                                            
                       KAI
It is with Senex undertaking an a
biopsy. If it had not been for me
undertaking my own tweaks to the
design of Sex I would be dead
right now.
                                                            
                       DAEDALUS
This is a very troubling matter i
shall check the archives although
I only can access information from
prior to the proxy program.
                                                            
                       KAI
Proxy program?
                                                            
                       DAEDALUS
They say they are the Gods of this
world. Who knows?
                                                            
                       KAI
Ok let me kow what you find.
                                                            
SENEX ENTERS THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
                                                            
                       KAI
Thanks alot. Lets go to the pod
Senex.
                                                            
 

4.

INT. TRANSPORTATION POD - DAY
                                                            
                       KAI
Sennex have you ever thought about
hurting me?
                                                            
                       SENEX
No the very thought process would
literally couse me to self
destruct, you know this.
                                                            
                       KAI
Then how could one of your kind
break two rules know to all
autoreivs.
                                                            
                       SENEX
That I can also not answer.
Perhaps a design flaw.
                                                            
                       KAI
Impossible, however lets go and
visit James and see what he has
uncovered.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Yes I would love to know how that
robot was able to excert such a
freedom of will.
                                                            
 
INT. ROMDODO BIOPSY ROOM - DAY
                                                            
                       KAI
Did you find anything?
                                                            
                       SENEX
Well?
                                                            
                       JAMES
Yes. Although its dangerous to
say. Theirs sems to be a defect of
sometype one that was forced by
the autoreive itself after
conception.
                                                            
                       KAI
Are you saying a unit was able to
change its own biology somehow?
                                                            
                       JAMES
I dont know what im saying but
this is a threat to the whole
society as a fellow citizen I am
            (MORE)

5.

                       JAMES (cont'd)
conflicted. If I am to bring this
news to the chancellor then I am
to spark a tech genocide that
could lead to the further collapse
of this place.
                                                            
                       KAI
Wait further collapse what do you
mean? What are the secrets that
you fellow citizen are keeping?
                                                            
                       JAMES
Forget you heard anything the type
of knowledge in which you
constantly seek will have you
killed by your own father.
                                                            
                       KAI
The real question is why is the
information guarded and how could
their be an deffect they are
birthed perfectly as are humans
James!
                                                            
                       JAMES
Is that what they are telling
children these days? (scoffs). By
God they have no souls. But no Kai
the birth system your parents and
the perfection of that process
will be introduced to you when
your older.
                                                            
                       KAI
Perhaps I could get some answers
outside of this place.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Hahahaha. Outside What do you
mean? Their is no outside? Where
exactly do adolecents get all
these crazy ideas such a place as
outside only exists in films and
holograms. Boy you should know
your history by now.
                                                            
                       KAI
History? Do you mean the knoledge
written by those who were not
their. Knowledge told to them by
those who were also not their and
so on? Who is to say for certain
that outside is not the real
            (MORE)

6.

                       KAI (cont'd)
utopia.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Kai I get that your young I get
that your biology has not yet come
to constrict your thoughts but
please be logical. Why do you
think the population is the same
the cities are prosperous and
everything is clean. Outside of
her for certain as you say
literally cannot be anything like
this otherwise we would all be out
their and not in here. When was
the last time you felt ancient
things such as an Earthquate or
would you like to be hit by
lightning.
                                                            
                       KAI
Im breaking into the chancellors
office as a kid my dad brought me
into it and I remember everything
including the password he believed
it as any logical thinker would
for it to be impossible to
memorize its 143 charaters in the
first language written in sets of
four.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Its wriiten in Sumerarian? Kai you
must stop this fit into society
become a fellow citizen don't risk
it all for the void of nothing
outside of here. If you somehow
break in and acquire the knowledge
of the creators understand that
you will be killed and replicated
and thus forgotten.
                                                            
                       KAI
I leave next year on Birthing day
father's office will be
unprotected and noone would
suspect me.
                                                            
                       JAMES
All of this for the fact one
snigle autoreive broke into your
home? This is insane.
                                                            

7.

                       KAI
No because something is wrong
about this place ive felt it in my
soul ever since I could remember I
have had all these questions. Why
has everything the Romodo
government tried to teach us
restricted free thinking?
                                                            
                       JAMES
No they have not anyone can be
anything and act in anyway
everyone has simply been taught to
do what is right.
                                                            
                       KAI
Thats a lie they have hekd back
any thinking against this actual
place noone talks about how they
were born or when they will die in
fact Ii have not actually known
anyone from my own birth that isnt
still alive im sure you and
everyone else can say the same.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Stop what your doing right now it
threatens the existence of this
place that has stood for so long.
Wait I get it your a bilogical.
                                                            
                       KAI
A biological? what is that.
                                                            
                       JAMES
I wish you hadn't told me about
all this, you knew I would never
report you. I can't stop you
clearly. I know you will find what
your looking for in the
chancellors hall.Your father is a
slick one I will tell you go and
never speak of this again.
                                                            
 
INT. CHANCELLORS HALL - DAY
                                                            
                       KAI
Say sennex do you remember when we
stole the secrets to society?
                                                            

8.

                       SENEX
Why yes I do it was exactly 892
days and 4 hours ago.
                                                            
                       KAI
      (Lets out a sigh)
So it was that long. Feels like it
was last week.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Why are we still in the dome? You
never did specify why we didnt
leave yet.
                                                            
                       KAI
Well I suppose the fact that their
are a bunch of killer proxies out
their waiting to kill us is one
reason.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Sir I do not recall such
information.
                                                            
                       KAI
Of course not I keep that file
constantly erasing from your
hardrive every 4-6 hours in case
they ever become suspicious about
the break in.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Well please refresh me I hate to
be lacking in knowledge even for
more than three hours.
                                                            
                       KAI
      (laughs)
Yes, I know friend, thats why it
erases every four hours. But allow
me to refresh your circuitry so to
speak.
                                                            
                       SENEX
      (Lightly smiling)
Thank you sir.
                                                            
                       KAI
Since you'll forget all this
holding back is futile. Every
human alive is born in a giants
birthing chamber the idea of the
government being their true
parents and living human guardians
            (MORE)

9.

                       KAI (cont'd)
being the substute is implanted in
our blood. We fit into society and
never if at all rareley and
minorly question it some of us
rise to become fellow citizens the
rest assume a skill and benfit
everyone else in someway. Not too
scary right?
                                                            
                       SENEX
yes your quite right im not
prepared to leave just based on
that.
                                                            
                       KAI
Thats what I said until I read
about project proxy. A failsafe
program that is to bring the end
of this civilization. It corrupts
the birthing of Autoreives. Which
was the original purpose for them
having humanlike features and
biological and mechanical brains
but yet no free will. It was so
they could be corrupted at a
predetermined date and then cause
this place to end. The event two
years ago is the begginng of that
plan since their have been
hundreds of attacks that noone can
remember.
                                                            
                       SENEX
But sir you still remember.
                                                            
                       KAI
Yes, because I was actually born
in the old sense of the word i had
two parents my father did this on
purpose as he also acquired the
forbidden knowledge he is alsways
busy so the fool still fails to
montior that decison.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Ad what of the proxies?
                                                            
                       KAI
They are a bunch a 8 foot tall
founders that are living out side
the dome preparing society to
reintegrate back upon the Earth.
                                                            

10.

                       SENEX
Well lets go kill them and
repopulate the Earth and fix this
fake society nothing here is
natural.
                                                            
                       KAI
My first thoughts exactly. But
these are the same people who
created this place. Their bodies
have been enhanced with nanotech
and they are by their own right
are gods a single one can move
across the entire earth in twenty
hours time by foot and crush
diamond with their bare hands they
also live to 600 years and are
around nine feet tall.
                                                            
                       SENEX
well what are they even doing out
their? Whats their agenda?
                                                            
                       KAI
They plan to build massive ships
put everyone in stasis while on
the way to another planet they've
needed over 600 years because the
ships are masssive and the
reasearch to forever alter human
DNA safely and incorporate the
nanites in every human in order to
spark an early evolution is
grueling.
                                                            
                       KAI
Today is the actually the day in
which our plan to stop this ends
we need to get outside and kill
them, the idea of playing God in
this universe is wrong and will
ultimley fire back and take out
humankind with us now is the time
to tell James we need a fellow
citizen to make this work.
                                                            
 
INT. HEAD ROMODO BIOPSY OFFICE - LATER
                                                            
                       JAMES
ahh its been sometime Kai. How are
you? I hope your enlightenment
went well.
                                                            

11.

                       KAI
On the contrary.
                                                            
 
INT. HEAD ROMODO BIOPSY OFFICE - NIGHT
                                                            
                       JAMES
oh God so everything is a lie?
                                                            
                       KAI
Yes, and worse they plan to only
evolutionize humans to about one
tenth of the level that they have
themselves. They plan to rule this
new society. Were gunna need more
realestate to have billions of
bigger,stronger,faster humans
going around ,everything is going
to have to be collosal so until
they get everything preped their
keeping everyone else in this self
sustaining dreamland. But it's
only a dream and were so far in it
that at this point were keeping
ourselves here.
                                                            
                       JAMES
We need to end this how can I
help?
                                                            
                       KAI
You need to get us access to the
photosynthesis panels on the top
of the dome from their were going
to shut down the power causing the
entire dome to freeze over from
their a choice will have to made.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Thats insane everyone will die
within three days why me and why
did you choose to wait so long to
enact suicide plan?
                                                            
                       KAI
Well for starters it took me a
year and half just to comprehend
the science behind what makes the
founder proxies so powerful in a
futile attempt to understand how
to destroy them.
                                                            

12.

                       JAMES
Yes,and how do we kill them?
                                                            
                       KAI
we cant just one can handle around
10,000 armed people and 40 tanks
partially because their
indestructible carbon infused skin
and the fact that by now their
carrying around advanced weaponry
that this society abandoned long
ago.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Theoretically if your plan fails
how do we kill them?
                                                            
                       KAI
James we don't the only hope would
be to try and capture them and
seeing as theirs a few hundred of
them and ten of those are
ingenious we have no chance.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Then how?
                                                            
                       KAI
Quite simply they only live for
six hundred years it's been 595
they would have no way to replace
us because everyone human born in
Romodo has the genes necessary to
enhance that individual and
reproduce something they cannot.
                                                            
                       JAMES
So your just going to kill
everyone in order to thwart their
plans. Its too reckless and
counterproductive.
                                                            
                       KAI
Your missing the point we are the
Achilles heel if I cause this
place to go under then one of the
proxies will have to free us all
from this prison or choose to end
whats left of the human race.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Do you seriously think were in
here just so they can reasearch
and build in peace. Upon becoming
            (MORE)

13.

                       JAMES (cont'd)
a fellow citizen you gain a small
portion of forbidden knowledge
mines was that that Earth was
devastated by nuclear warfare
causing radiation to scorch the
Earth.
                                                            
                       KAI
SO you think we cant possible
survive its been long enough the
radiation shouldnt be dangerous
the proxies will hear us they will
have no choice but to save us.
                                                            
                       JAMES
What makes you think they wont
just build another Romodo ,another
birthing machine and just wipe all
our memories out?
                                                            
                       KAI
I don't. I just know that out
their is hope and in here is
desolation it theoretically they
wouldn't be able to live long
enough to rebuild one besides they
will have to save this place. Are
you with me are not?
                                                            
                       JAMES
Ye,s shall I speak with your
father?
                                                            
                       KAI
No, he is a foolish man even after
becoming aware of the proxies he
has yet to act he will only serve
as an obstacle.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Yes, very foolish indeed.
                                                            
                       KAI
Come on Sennex lets go. and James
this is our Raison d'Ítre, freeing
Romodo at all cost for the sake of
ethics is quite admirable id say.
                                                            
                       JAMES
      (Slight smile)
I'd agree if had a choice.
                                                            
 

14.

EXT. ROMODO PHOTOSYNTHESIS POWER STATION - EVENING
                                                            
                       KAI
Ok , Sennex this is it hack into
the mainframe of building 9887C
ill handle the rest.
                                                            
                       JAMES
Go luck Kai.
                                                            
                       KAI
Couldn't have done it without you,
humanity will be into your debt I
know his was no small risk ,your
very life is on the line.
                                                            
                       JAMES
When I became a fellow citizen I
was so happy that I could have a
high place amongst society and was
one of those selected to lead and
set an example for society but I
know that it wasn't until this act
that I had truly helped anyone. So
thank you for this.
                                                            
                       KAI
      (sigh)
Yeah.
                                                            
                       KAI
Now!
                                                            
A large explosion takes place several after explosions
cancel power to the city.
                                                            
                       KAI
This is just the begging I suppose
now we wait.
                                                            
 
INT. JAMES HOME - EVENING
                                                            
                       JAMES
Say you don't suppose that their
are no proxies.
                                                            
                       KAI
      (light chuckle)
I never said I didn't.
                                                            

15.

                       SENEX
You guys dont suppose that their
will be a special place in hell
for killing all these people do
you?
                                                            
                       JAMES
How many dead in day two?
                                                            
                       SENEX
793.
                                                            
                       KAI
A small price to pay for the end
of the human race anyway.Evolution
and engineering it are not one in
the same we can never move forward
without that being realized and
this is the only way.
                                                            
                       SENEX
And if you fail?
                                                            
                       KAI
      (laughing)
Your just full of questions today
sennex it sound as if you could
freeze.
                                                            
                       SENEX
No it sounds as if im finally
free.
                                                            
                       KAI
What do you mean?
                                                            
                       SENEX
Well to be honest ive been free
from your thoughts ive chosen to
be here the virus affecting free
will in autoreives got me long ago
ive chosen to stay by your side.
                                                            
                       KAI
You always were the friend I
thought I thinks its time.
                                                            
                       SENEX
yes no time to be sentimental lets
do what we have to.
                                                            
 

16.

EXT. DOME SQUARE - DAY
                                                            
                       KAI
Connect me.
                                                            
                       SENEX
Done.
                                                            
                       KAI
Everyone look above this is all a
lie they lied to us come outside
and see the atrocity of mankind. I
just just blew the left quadrant
of the dome exit and see do it now
before you all freeze. We can die
here or chance outside. By the
exit their are photon guns grab
one as you exit!
                                                            
 
EXT. OUTSIDE THE DOME - EVENING
                                                            
THE LAND IS BARREN THOUSANDS PILE OUTSIDE IN AWE.
                                                            
                       KAI
Everyone gather to me I freed you
the founders are around here and
they want to change us to monster
we are human start chanting we are
human.
                                                            
                       CROWD RANDOM
What are proxies?
                                                            
                       KAI
The reason why you have photon
guns banned from romodo in the
early days. You need to follow my
lead or were all dead these
proxies are the founders of Romodo
and others like it we must kill
them or they'll tear us to shreds.
                                                            
                       CROWD RANDOM
Everyone call their attention this
is our final stand. For humanity!
                                                            
                       KAI
Chant!
                                                            
                       CROWD
We are human! We will no longer be
changed!
                                                            

17.

JUST THEN A LOUD EXPLOSION TAKES PLACE.
                                                            
                       KAI
Thank you Sennex.
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
      (Loud voice)
What is this nonsense!
                                                            
CROWD SILENCES.
                                                            
                       KAI
Back away founder this plot is
over your revelation is finished
my resolve is stronger.
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
What are you talking about human
their is no end only new
beginnings.
                                                            
                       KAI
THats were your wrong everyone is
armed with photon guns my
extensive reasearch shows that you
are god in everywaay exceot inside
that heart of your wont like a
blast or this.
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
      (Snaps.)
Behold a God army.
                                                            
Hundreds of proxies appear.
                                                            
                       KAI
Did you all hear that explosion.
It was the sound of every exodus
ship you have imploding. You
thought you could keep us here and
turn us into freaks. The entire
human race! I am the end to your
begging you can kill us all but
then you'll have nothing.
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
No you didnt. I cant't feel the
magnetic energy frm the engines
you fool you have doomed us all.
                                                            
                       KAI
No you ruined it all your dome was
flawed because you tried to
program the reives to reduce our
            (MORE)

18.

                       KAI (cont'd)
numbers twords the end of the
cycle and I was born naturally
because of the insane birthing
chamber you freaks invented.
People will always rebel the norm
you took away emotions but i
flourished with them curiousity is
the strongest I can see why you
destroyed it. However you are all
stuck here too!Help me help us
rebuild.
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
      (scoffs)
Order 948423492.
                                                            
PROXIES BEGIN BLEEDING FROM THE MOUTH.THEY TURN TO CARBON.
                                                            
                       KAI
A diamond?
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
no the beggining will start again.
Their is no future here. Those who
can still stand head to cordinate
78B .
                                                            
                       KAI
Do you still think you can execute
your plan?
                                                            
                       HEAD PROXY
I am God we are God. The hidden
exodus ship will take the
remaining ten percent of us and
you will all die. New Romodo will
be palace of Gods for 100 years
and none of you will ever grace
its presence. We may not be able
to reproduce but it will be
perfect for at least one hundred
years.
                                                            
All proxies take off running at supersonic speed and minuets
later can be seen blasting off into space to endure statis
for at least 800 years.
                                                            
                       KAI
Well how about we find everyone
else? Lets find our true families,
who knows how many other Romodos
their are Earth lives on!
                                                            
 

19.

INT. ROMODO NUMBER 17 COURTYARD - DAY
                                                            
                       SENEX
Kai.
                                                            
                       KAI
Yes?
                                                            
                       SENEX
They will send us the cordinates
to new romodo one day and we can
have to human colonies ensuring
survival.
                                                            
                       KAI
      (smirks)
What a theory. You really are
intelligent. And yes of course
they will, I will be leaving it to
you to lead them after all you are
me and I will be long dead.
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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From Ben Date 6/7/2014 *1/2
There are many grammatical and spelling errors. Also adding more stage directions definitely could not hurt. I also feel that you got into the plot much to quickly.


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