Snow Paw #1: Child of the Highlands
,SNOW PAW #1“CHILD OF THE HIGHLANDS”24 pagesRob MultariThird Draft: January 4, 2021Page 1PANEL 1:This is a high angled long shot of the MacKinlay farm where Bram and Gavin are sowing seeds while Fiona hangs laundry out to dry and Lorna plays. Hidden Creature: There is a Cait Sith lying on the roof top of the house sunning itself. CAPTION – The MacKinlay farm in the Scottish Highlands, during the 19th Century.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of Bram looking around the farm while Gavin is planting seeds. BRAM– Gavin, have yae seen yuir sister about anywhere? Wae could really use `er help gettin’ these seeds sown before dark.PANEL 3: This is a high angle shot from Bram’s perspective looking at Gavin as he is looking up at his father to answer his question. GAVIN – Nae, I havenae seen `er, Faither.PANEL 4:This is a shot of Fiona and Lorna hanging the laundry in the foreground while Bram is shouting towards them in the background as Gavin continues to work. BRAM– Fiona, where is Cirila?!PANEL 5:This is a medium shot of Fiona, shouting back at Bram and Lorna continuing to hang the laundry while singing. FIONA – I havenae seen Cirray since before breakfast, Bram, my love. LORNA – La, la, la!PANEL 6: This is a close up of Bram angrily looking around the farm. BRAM– Ock, where is that fool headed gel…probably off daydreaming again…Page 2PANEL 1:This is a long shot of red deer grazing in the Scottish Highlands. CAPTION – Elsewhere in the Scottish Highlands.PANEL 2: This is a medium close-up of the red deer stag looking up to check his surroundings.PANEL 3:This is an extreme close-up of the high grass hiding Cirray’s face except for parts of her face and her two different colored eyes.PANEL 4: This is the same shot as panel 2 except the stag has lowered his head back down to graze.PANEL 5:This is a medium shot of Cirray climbing out of the tall grass onto a large boulder sitting on the hill above the stag. Hidden Creature: A tiny fairy flies out of the grass behind Cirray.PANEL 6:This is a high angle shot of Cirray perched on the boulder looking down at the stag.Page 3PANEL 1:This is a close-up of Cirray’s hand pulling her father’s hunting knife from its sheath.PANEL 2: This is a medium close-up of Cirray’s foot pushing off of the boulder.PANEL 3:This is a low angle shot of Cirray in mid-air about to stab the stag now looking up panicked at her. CIRRAY – Ha!Page 4PANEL 1:This is a low angle long shot of the MacKinlay farmhouse at night with the moon above more than halfway full. CAPTION – The MacKinlay farm later that evening.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of Fiona cooking in the kitchen in the foreground while Bram is ranting behind her. BRAM – Fiona, `tis unacceptable! She has been gone all the day long! Off gallivantin’ aboot on one o’ her daft adventures, nae doubt! FIONA – Calm down, Bram. BRAM – How can I calm down?! The lass comes an’ goes as she pleases, and while wae are already behind on sowin’ the seeds for this season’s crops!PANEL 3:This is a high angle shot of Bram frantically searching through drawers. BRAM– Dinnae tell mae tae calm down! She has chores tha need tendin’ tae! Tha bullheaded bairn will bae the death o’ mae for sure…PANEL 4: This is a low angle shot of Bram looking away towards Fiona. Hidden Creature: Brownies are in the rafters with stolen food. BRAM– Ock, have yae seen mae huntin’ knife anywhere?PANEL 5: This is a shot of the front door slamming open as Fiona and Bram turn toward the door, startled. CAPTION – “BOOM!”PANEL 6: This is a medium shot of Cirray standing in the front doorway with the stag over her shoulders. CIRRAY – Sorry, I’m late…I brought home supper!Page 5PANEL 1:This is medium shot of Bram sternly talking to Cirray as she drops the stag on the dinner table. BRAM – An’ where have yae been, lassie?! Wae needed yuir help in the fields an’ yae were nowhere tae bae found! CIRRAY – I just told yae, I was gettin’ our supper. Yae’re welcome, Faither.PANEL 2: This low angle short of pulling out Bram’s hunting knife about to skin the deer as Bram is continuing to yell at her, noticing she has his knife. BRAM – Yuir maw has already started supper, an’ huntin’ deer isnae a job for a proper young lady, Cirila! And is tha’ mae huntin’ knife, yae wee thief?! CIRRAY – Ock, nae this again! An’ aye, `tis yuir knife. Wha’ else would I use tae hunt with, yae dunderhead?PANEL 3:This is a close-up of Bram very angry and yelling at Cirray with his finger sternly pointing in the air. BRAM– Watch yuir tongue, yae disrespectful lass! I’m yuir faither and yae will nae talk tae mae as such! This farm’s struggling as it `tis without yae running around daydreamin’ aboot leavin’ on some daft adventure!PANEL 4: This is a medium shot of Bram and Cirray face to face yelling at each other in the foreground as Fiona is seen between them in the background continuing to cook dinner. BRAM – Most o’ the other farmers have moved tae the city for work in a factory, or left the country all together for better lives elsewhere! CIRRAY – Well, I dinnae plan on livin’ on this farm mae whole life!PANEL 5: This is a low angle shot from Cirray’s perspective of Bram stoically talking to her with his arms crossed. Hidden Creature: A female Brownie is watching the argument like a TV show from the rafters, while a fearful male is trying to pull her away. BRAM – Not tae worry, lassie, that’s not what I want for yae either. Yae’re 18-years-auld now, an’ set tae marry James Chisholm at Saint Andrew's Cathedral innae fortnite.PANEL 6: This is a high angle shot from Bram’s perspective of Cirray yelling at him with one hand on her heart and the other arm stretched out to the side. CIRRAY – Tha’s so unfair! I dinnae love James Chisholm!Page 6PANEL 1:This is a medium shot of Bram with his arms still partially crossed while one hand is waving in the air, while Cirray continues to argue. BRAM – Bah, yae’ll bae very happy livin’ in Erchless Castle. CIRRAY – Yae just want mae tae marry him because his da offered yae a large bride price for mae!PANEL 2: This is a medium long shot of Bram towering over Cirray waving his hand toward Gavin and Lorna who are playing by the fireplace in the background. BRAM – This arrangement with the Chisholm clan will help save our farm and keep this family fed!PANEL 3:This is a shot high angle shot of Cirray starting to cry and Bram start to soften up with concern. CIRRAY – But at what cost, Faither?! Yuir eldest daughter’s happiness?! BRAM – `Tis not a decision that wae’ve taken lightly. Yuir ma and I both agree that `tis what’s best for yae and `tis a good match.PANEL 4: This is a low angle shot of Bram starting to hug Cirray. BRAM – The laddie is from a great clan, and his da, Roderick, is a very influential man in parliament.PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of Cirray pushing Bram away angrily crying. CIRRAY – A good match?! Surely yae jest! I dream o’ leavin’ this place an’ goin’ on adventures. Nae a witless housewife tae some pampered wee dobber!PANEL 6: This is a close up of Fiona in the foreground covering her mouth trying her hide her laughter while Cirray and Bram standoff behind her in the background. FIONA – “PFPH,” Cirray, yae watch yuir mouth.Page 7PANEL 1:This is medium shot of Bram angrily yelling back at Cirray who is angrily walking away from him. BRAM – Ock, that does it! This nonsense ends now! The only adventuring yae will bae havin’ is traveling tae Inverness tomorrow to meet yae betrothed. I’ll have nae more debate about it, Cirila!PANEL 2: This is a shot of Cirray standing in the girls’ bedroom doorway with one hand on the door while yelling back at Bram. CIRRAY – I cannae believe yae’re sellin’ mae like livestock! Yae’re a monster!PANEL 3:This is a medium wide shot of Bram with his hand on his forehead and Fiona coming over to comfort him in the foreground, the table with the deer on it in the middle ground, and the bedroom door slamming shut in the background. CAPTION – “SLAM!” BRAM – “Sigh” Am I wrong for makin’ this arrangement, Fiona? FIONA – Dinnae take her words tae heart, Bram. She’s as stubborn as her faither.PANEL 4: This is a shot of Bram taking a seat at the table with the deer still on it while Fiona stands beside him. BRAM – Aye, tha’ she is…I only want the best for her. This marriage will give her everythin’ tha’ I couldnae provide. I dinnae want her tae marry a poor farm loon, sufferin’ in poverty.PANEL 5: This is a shot of Fiona sitting on Bram’s lap with her arms around him. FIONA – I married a poor farm loon, and I couldnae bae happier, sufferin’ in poverty and all. BRAM – Aye, but she wouldnae bae happy on a farm. This way she has more o’ a chance tae see the world as she pleases.PANEL 6: This is close-up of Cirray, still crying, in the foreground listening through the cracked open door where Bram and Fiona are in the kitchen in the background. BRAM – The way things are goin’ these days there willnae bae any farms left in the Highlands soon `nough.Page 8PANEL 1:This is a high angle shot of the London Docks at night. CAPTION – The London Docks in London, England.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of a sailor walking in front a large sailing ship holding a lantern up to see through the London night fog. THE SAILOR – “Whistling”PANEL 3:This is a close of the sailor in the foreground as shadowy figure rushes behind him through the fog towards a large shipping crate. CAPTION – “Whoosh”PANEL 4: This is a medium shot of the shipping crate in the foreground and the sailor turned to investigate. THE SAILOR – Oi, what was that?!PANEL 5: This is a high angle shot of the sailor nervously walking up to the shipping crate with his lantern out in front of him.PANEL 6: This is a low angle close-up of the crate in the extreme foreground and sailor in the middle ground about to come around the dark side of the crate with his lantern.Page 9PANEL 1:This is the same shot as page 8 panel 6 except a werewolf hand has grabbed the sailor. THE SAILOR – Ahhhhh!PANEL 2: This is a high angle shot of the sailor’s legs in motion of being pulled behind the crate in the background as Grim Fang starts to proceed up the plank to board the ship in the foreground. THE SAILOR – AHHHHHHHH!!!PANEL 3:This is medium shot of Grim Fang on deck in the foreground as two werewolf drones, one with the dead sailor over its shoulder, enter the boat in the middle ground, and the buildings of the port are in the background. GRIM FANG – This vessel will do.PANEL 4: This is a medium close-up of Grim Fang looking at the drone werewolves as he barks his commands. GRIM FANG – Put him in galley for later and bring me his shipmates one by one.PANEL 5: This is a high angle shot of the two werewolf drones heading into the ship’s hold as Grim Fang heads towards the ship’s helm. GRIM FANG – I’ll need more of you, loyal beasts, to set sail for Scotland within the hour.PANEL 6: This is a wide angle shot of Silver Mane in werewolf form and Akileo in werelion form from behind standing on a roof top in the foreground watching the ship sail away in the background, and the moon is almost full in the sky reflecting of the water.Page 10PANEL 1:This is a medium shot of Bram and Gavin preparing the horses and wagon. Hidden Creature: A Cu Sith is chasing off the Cait Sith in the background. CAPTION – The MacKinlay farm in the Scottish Highlands the next day.PANEL 2: This a low angle shot of Cirray coming out of the front door dressed in her finest clothes.PANEL 3:This is a medium shot of Fiona with a very excited look on her face while holding Cirray’s hands, who has a very nervous/awkward look on her face. FIONA – Awe, look at yae, all groon up. Hard tae believe mae baby’s all groon up now. CIRRAY – Thank yae, Ma, but I feel so stuffy in this finery.PANEL 4: This is a close-up of Fiona and Cirray hugging. FIONA– Yae look stunnin’ dear. Now, give mae a squeeze.PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of Lorna rushing in to hug Cirray as Fiona stands back. LORNA– Dinnae forget aboot us while yae’re away!PANEL 6: This is a close-up of Cirray kneeling down touching Lorna’s face. CIRRAY – Ock, how could anyone forget such a pesky wee lassie such as yuirself? LORNA – Promise? CIRRAY – Aye, I promise yae, dear Lorna. Besides, I’ll only bae gone a few days. This isn’t the end o’ mae yet.Page 11PANEL 1:This is a low angle shot of Bram and Cirray sitting on the wagon as the horses pull it. Hidden Creature: A Boobrie is flying high above them in the background. CAPTION – Hours later on the road to Inverness.PANEL 2: This is a medium close-up of Bram looking at Cirray as she is talking to him sincerely. BRAM– Cirila… CIRRAY – Yae dinnae need tae say it, Faither. Times are hard, and yae’re only tryin’ tae do wha’s best for mae and our family. I’m nae happy about it, but I’m willin’ tae do my part if it will help give Gavin and wee Lorna a fightin’ chance.PANEL 3:This is a shot of Bram with one arm around Cirray while holding the reigns with his free hand. BRAM – Ock, imagine all o’ the adventures yae may find traveling with the Chisholms back an’ forth tae London! CIRRAY – Aye, Faither…PANEL 4: This is a high angle shot of Bram and Cirray arriving at Erchless Castle. CAPTION – Erchless Castle, just west of Inverness.PANEL 5:This a low angle of a servant helping Cirray down from the carriage. CIRRAY – Ah, thank yae kind, sir.PANEL 6:This is a wide angle shot of Roderick and James coming out of the front doors of the Castle to meet Cirray and Bram. RODERICK – Ock, there they are! Welcome tae Erchless Castle!Page 12PANEL 1:This a medium shot of Roderick shaking Bram’s hand excitedly. RODERICK – I hope yuir journey was a pleasant one, Bram! BRAM – Aye, Laird Chisholm, the trip was an’ uneventful…PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of Roderick smacking Bram on the back while Cirray is standing by her father nervously. Hidden Creature: The Cait Sith has popped up in the back of the wagon. RODERICK – Bram, wae’re practically kin now! Please, call mae, Roderick! An’ this must bae the lovely Cirilia tha’ I’ve heard all aboot! BRAM – Aye… RODERICK – James! Come meet yuir betrothed!PANEL 3:This is a close-up of James coming over to greet Cirray NARRATION (CIRRAY) – Oh, James is actually quite handsome…PANEL 4: This is low angle shot of Cirray blushing as James takes her hand and kisses it. JAMES – It’s a pleasure tae finally meet yae, Cirila. CIRRAY – Yae as well, James. Oh, an’ please, call mae Cirray… JAMES – As yae wish, Cirray.PANEL 5: This is wide shot of Cirray, James, Bram, and Roderick standing in front of the castle as Roderick is waving his hand toward the entrance. RODERICK – Ock, enough of the pleasantries! Let’s get yae settled in and feast! Yae must bae starving after yuir long journey! BRAM – Aye, thank yae, sir. RODERICK – Yae’re most welcome! An’ tomorrow the best seamstress in all o’ Inverness will bae here tae fit yae an’ Cirila with the best finery tae meet our well-tae-do guests! BRAM – Guests?PANEL 6: This is a high angle shot of Roderick pompously with one arm around Bram shoving Bram uncomfortably along. RODERICK – Aye, wae cannae have an engagement party without guests, now can wae?! BRAM – Oh, I dinnae realize wae were tae invite… RODERICK – Nae tae worry, Bram! I’ve taken the liberty of inviting members o’ high society tae show off yuir gorgeous daughter!Page 13PANEL 1:This is a wide shot of Cirray in her undergarments standing on a box or stool in a large bedroom while a seamstress and her assistant take her measurements. Hidden Creature: There is a Brownie watching from on top of a high dresser in the background. CAPTION – The next day. CIRRAY – Ock, watch it! SEAMSTRESS – Quit yuir belly achin’, lassie.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of the seamstress lifting up Cirray’s arms while her assistant puts a corset around her waist. ASSISTANT – Aye, there are a lot o’ bonnie lasses who would kill tae bae in yuir shoes right now.PANEL 3:This is low angle shot of the seamstress preparing to tighten the laces of the corset in back. SEAMSTRESS – Aye, that James is quite the strapping young man. Wouldnae mind a wee peak `neath tha’ kilt o’ his.PANEL 4: This is a close of Cirray’s shocked face with eyes wide open. CIRRAY – OH!!! I cannae breathe!PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of Cirray looking uncomfortable in the tightened corset while the seamstress has smirk on her face as her assistant is holding the dress and looking at her in shock. ASSISTANT – Ock, yae naughty auld hen!PANEL 6: This is a high angle shot of the seamstress and her assistant putting the dress over Cirray’s head. SEAMSTRESS – Cannae blame mae for daydreamin’. Isnae though mae lazy good for nothin’ husband has been fawnin’ over mae these days.Page 14PANEL 1:This is a medium shot from Cirray’s perspective looking at herself through a large Victorian dressing mirror in the finest 19th century ballroom gown. SEAMSTRESS – There now, have a gander at yuirself. Worth the squeezin’ pain, aye? CIRRAY – I…I look like a princess… ASSISTANT – Aye, yae look prettier than a porcelain doll!PANEL 2: This is a wide shot of the seamstress shooing Cirray out of the room. SEAMSTRESS – Oi, enough gawkin’! `Tis well past time tae make yuir appearance.PANEL 3:This is a high angle long shot of the ballroom where the high society guests are gathered and dressed in their finest. Hidden Creature: A fairy flies above the crowd.PANEL 4:This is a medium shot of Roderick introducing Bram, who is now dressed in Scottish finery, to Grayson Tyndall, while Lucas Ferrara and Alexander Skelton stand nearby talking. RODERICK – Bram, I’d like tae introduce yae tae Mr. Grayson Tyndall of the Tyndall Shipping Company. TYNDALL – Pleasure to make your acquaintance, sir! BRAM – Ah, hello…PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of Grayson presenting Lucas Ferrara to Roderick and Bram, while Roderick and Lucas are shaking hands. TYNDALL – Gentleman, I would like to introduce you all to my lawyer, Lucas Ferrara. LUCAS – Good evening, gentlemen. Lord Chisholm, I’m pleased to finally make your acquaintance. Grayson has spoken very highly of you. RODERICK – Likewise, Mr. Ferrara! Welcome tae mae humble abode! Please enjoy yuirself! LUCAS – Indeed I will. Thank you, sir.Page 15PANEL 1: This is a shot of Alexander Skelton from behind in the foreground as Grayson Tyndall introduces him to Roderick and Bram. TYNDALL – Last, but not least, here we have Alexander Skelton of the British National Bank.PANEL 2:This is a close up of a displeased and menacing Alexander Skelton. SKELTON – Enough of this dog and pony show, Tyndall. Time is money and we are surely burning pounds waiting on this rather unpunctual “bride to be.”PANEL 3: This is high angle shot of the carefree Grayson Tyndall, with his arm around Alexander Skelton’s shoulder while waving his other arm as to present the party to the irritated businessman. TYNDALL – Now, now, Alexander, it’s an engagement party! There will be plenty of time to discuss business after the festivities have died down.PANEL 3:This is medium shot of Roderick thanking Tyndall as Bram is looking at Skelton with disdain. RODERICK – Aye, Grayson’s correct, Mr. Skelton, `tis it? I’m sure the lassie will bae along shortly. Isnae tha’ right, Bram? BRAM – Aye, the poor lassie isnae use tae such a large banquet in her honor.PANEL 4: This is a low angle shot of Skelton leering at Bram, who is clenching his fists in anger at him. SKELTON – That’s what you get for marrying your son off to a poor teuchter, Lord Chisholm. BRAM – Ock, I’ll nae tolerate some pompous Sassenach blether doon on mae daughter!PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of Roderick sternly talking to Skelton while holding Bram back with one arm. RODERICK – Mr. Skelton, if yae’re nae enjoyin’ yuirself, an’ insist on belittlin’ my future daughter-in-law then yae can kindly leave.PANEL 6: This a shot of Roderick and Skelton in the foreground as Roderick points to the bar where drinks are being served in the background. RODERICK – If yae mean tae do business this evening, then yae need tae unwind. I suggest yae have a drink an’ loosen up yuir britches a bit.Page 16PANEL 1:This is a high angle shot of Cirray looking down from the top of the staircase at the crowd with the five gentlemen standing in the middle. RODERICK – Ah, there’s the lassie now!PANEL 2: This is a low angle shot of Cirray coming down a semi-spiral staircase into the ballroom as James waits for her at the bottom. The crowd watches in the middle ground to the foreground. BUTLER – Presentin’ Miss Cirila o’ Clan MacKinlay!PANEL 3:This is a close up of Bram, Roderick, Ferrara, and Tyndall in the foreground watching Cirray as Skelton walks away looking back over his shoulder scowling in the background. BRAM – Ock, my wee lassie’s all grown. RODERICK – Doesnae just fill yae up wi’ pride, Bram? I see a great future in store for our two bairns. SKELTON – Hmph!PANEL 4: This is a medium close-up of Cirray meeting James at the bottom as he takes her hand. JAMES – Cirray, yuir beauty takes mae breath away. CIRRAY – Ah, thank yae, James… JAMES – May I have this dance? CIRRAY – Aye, yae may.PANEL 5: This is a high angle shot of the two dancing, surrounded by the guests.PANEL 6: This is a close-up of Cirray’s happy face while dancing with James. NARRATION – Maybe this arranged marriage willnae bae so bad after all.Page 17PANEL 1:This is a shot of James pulling Cirray to the outside balcony. CAPTION – Much later that evening. CIRRAY – Ock, James where are yae takin’ mae! JAMES – Tae show yae how gorgeous the stars are out on the balcony!PANEL 2: This is low angle shot of Cirray and James looking up at the stars from edge of the balcony. CIRRAY – Aye, ‘tis a bonnie sight tae behold.PANEL 3:This is a close-up of James pulling Cirray in for a kiss. JAMES – Nae as bonnie as the lass standing before mae. CIRRAY – James, I…PANEL 4: This is a wide shot of Silver Mane in werewolf form and Akileo in werelion form standing in the woods in the foreground watching James and Cirray kissing in the background. Hidden Creature: Grim Fang’s werewolf drones barely visible on the roof top. AKILEO – So, he is in dere, eh? SILVER MANE – Yes, I can smell his foul pelt from here. Unfortunately, we will have to wait him out. There are too many innocents…wait…that girl… AKILEO – What about ‘er? SILVER MANE – She is not what she appears to be, and I would wager that Grim Fang has sensed it as well.Page 18PANEL 1:This is a shot of Roderick standing by watching Bram loading up the wagon while James and Cirray are hugging in front of Erchless Castle. Hidden Creature: The Cait Sith is hopping into the back of the wagon. CAPTION – A Few Days Later.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of James and Cirray holding each other’s arms. JAMES – Must yae go so soon? CIRRAY – Aye, I’m needed tae help finish planting the crops. JAMES – Once wae’re wed yae will nae have tae lift a finger sowing seeds again. CIRRAY – Aye, but wae aren’t wed yet, James Chisholm, so I’m a feart yae’ll have tae wait a wee bit longer. JAMES – Aye, Cirila MacKinlay…I cannae wait for the day that I can call yae Lady Cirila Chisholm and take yae on grand adventures.PANEL 3:This is a close-up of Bram and Roderick shaking hands. BRAM – Thank yae kindly for yuir hospitality, Roderick. RODERICK – `Twas my pleasure havin’ yuir company, Bram! An’ my apologies again for that blowhard Skelton. BRAM – Ock, yae shut tha’ Sassenach’s gob defendin’ mae Cirila’s honor. I couldnae ask for a better father-n-law tae look after her in mae stead. RODERICK – Aye, enough blethering, those crops aren’t gonnae plant themselves, aye, Bram? BRAM – Aye, Roderick, past time wae get on the road. Fiona and mae other two bairn are awaitin’ our return. Come now, Cirila.PANEL 4: This is a medium shot of James and Cirray kissing in the foreground as Bram looks disgusted and Roderick is laughing in the background. BRAM– Ock, Cirila! RODERICK – Aye, that’s enough, yae gantin coneys. Save it for yuir wedding night!PANEL 5: This has close-up of James laughing and Cirray embarrassed climbing onto the wagon. CIRRAY – Aye, Faither…PANEL 6: This is a wide angle shot of Cirray with her head on Bram’s shoulder, while riding on the wagon away from James and Roderick with the castle in the background. BRAM– So, nae tae bad for a pampered wee dobber, aye? CIRRAY – Ock, shut yuir gob, yae dunderheid.Page 19PANEL 1:This is a low angle shot of Cirray and Bram riding the wagon in the foreground up to the house in the background. The candle lights are in the window, there is smoke coming out of the chimney, and the moon is full above. CAPTION – The MacKinlay farm hours later. CIRRAY – Ock, feels good tae finally bae home. BRAM – Aye, sitting on this wagon puts a stiffness in mae old bones.PANEL 2: This is a medium shot of Bram helping Cirray off of the wagon. Hidden Creature: The Cait Sith is hopping out of the back the wagon. BRAM – Now, head on intae the hoose tae see if yuir maw needs a hand wi’ supper, while I put the horses in the barn. CIRRAY – Aye, Faither.PANEL 3:This is a wide shot of Bram leading the horses to the barn with one hand and holding a lantern in the other as one of the horses starts to get spooked. BRAM – Come now, yae stubborn mule! The sooner I get yae in the barn the sooner yae get yuir feed.PANEL 4: This is a medium shot of Bram rubbing one of the horse’s faces as their reigns are tied to a hitching post inside of the barn. BRAM – There yae go, I’ll shut the doors and get the halters off yuir heads.PANEL 5: This is a low angle shot of the one of the horses bucking its hind legs and the other standing on hind legs in fright, while Bram, startled and shielding himself, gets out of their way so he doesn’t get kicked. BRAM – Ock, wha’s gotten intae yae two?!PANEL 6:This is a high angle shot of Bram looking at three werewolf shadows on the ground coming in from the door to the outside. BRAM – Wha’s this, now?PANEL 7: This is a close-up of Bram turned towards the source of the shadows extremely frightened. WEREWOLVES – GRRRAAWH!!! BRAM – AHHHHHHHH!!!Page 20PANEL 1:This is a medium shot of Fiona and Cirray hugging just inside the door of their home Gavin and Lorna running over to them excited. FIONA – Ock, welcome home, mae dear! So, how was it? Was James as handsome as I’ve heard tell? CIRRAY – Aye maw, he’s handsome and charmin’ tae boot. This arranged marriage may nae bae as horrible as I thought.PANEL 2: This is a high angle of Cirray giving Lorna a hug, while Gavin and Fiona stand by them. LORNA– Cirray! CIRRAY – Oh, my dear sweet, Lorna! How I missed yae! LORNA – How was the ball? Did yae dance with a prince?PANEL 3:This is close-up of Cirray on her knees talking to Lorna. CIRRAY – Aye, wean, I danced with a prince, an’ I was dressed as a bonnie princess. It was like out o’ a dream.PANEL 4: This is a low angle wide shot of Bram’s lifeless body breaking through and splintering the front door while Cirray, Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin shield themselves and watch in horror. ALL– AHHHHHHHH!!!PANEL 5: This is a high angle shot of Cirray, Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin hysterical and standing above Bram’s body. CIRRAY – Faither… FIONA – Bram!!!PANEL 6: This is a wide angle shot of the werewolves entering the house and surrounding the frightened family as Grim Fang is standing in the open doorway. WEREWOLVES – GRRRAAWH!!! GRIM FANG – Ladies, you should worry more about yourselves then that lump of meat lying on the floor. ALL – AHHHHHHHH!!!Page 21PANEL 1:This is a high angle shot of the werewolves grabbing the frightened Cirray, Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin. WEREWOLVES – GRRRAAWH!!!PANEL 2:This is a close-up of a werewolf drone holding Cirray face to face with Grim Fang in the foreground while the other drones hold Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin in the background. GRIM FANG – “Sniff, sniff” Yes, you’re the one I seek.PANEL 3:This is a medium shot of Cirray and James on the dance floor in the foreground, while Ferrara (taking a drink with his eyes on the couple), Tyndall (happily enjoying the dance), and Skelton (scowling at the couple) are standing together watching in the background. GRIM FANG – I knew you were a Purebred youngling the moment I smelled your scent wafting about the dance floor at your lovely engagement party. CIRRAY – Wha…wha do yae want with mae…PANEL 4: This is a close-up of Grim Fang lifting Cirray’s chin up and to the side with one claw to examine her better. GRIM FANG – It would seem like such a waste to simply kill you, and I do love the challenge of tainting a Purebred’s soul.PANEL 5: This is a medium wide shot of Grim Fang standing in the foreground, Cirray still being held by a drone in the middle ground and the other three drones about to bite and claw Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin. GRIM FANG – Bind her and bring her along with us back to London. Kill the rest. WEREWOLVES – GRRRAAWH!!! ALL – AHHHHHHHH!!!PANEL 6: This is a low angle shot of a werewolf drone holding Cirray who is screaming while the only shadows, created from the fireplace light, are seen of the other drones biting and clawing Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin. Hidden Creature: the Brownies are running across the rafters frightened. CIRRAY – NOOOOOO!!!Page 22PANEL 1:This is a close-up of Cirray’s face starting to change into her feral form for the first time.CIRRAY – Grrrrrrr…PANEL 2: This is a medium close-up of Grim Fang from behind turning back at a three quarters view. GRIM FANG – Ah, right on queue.PANEL 3: This medium shot of her half transformed and starting to break free from the werewolf drone. CIRRAY – …RRRRAAAA…PANEL 4: This is a wide shot of Cirray’s full transformation and free from the werewolf drone and reaching towards Bram on the floor. CIRRAY – …AAAAHHHH!!!PANEL 5:This is a close-up of Cirray’s hand grabbing Bram’s hunting knife from his belt. CIRRAY – Grrr…PANEL 6: This is a low angle shot of the drone jumping on Cirray as she stabs it in the chest with the knife. CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!! WEREWOLF – SQUEAL!!!Page 23PANEL 1: This is a medium wide shot of Cirray throwing the drone off her as the other three drones drop Fiona, Lorna, and Gavin’s lifeless bodies to attack her. CIRRAY – Grrmph! WEREWOLVES – GRRRAAWH!!!PANEL 2: This is a high angle shot of Cirray clawing one drone and stabbing another through the head. CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!! WEREWOLF – SQUEAL!!! WEREWOLF – GRRRAAWH!!!PANEL 3:This is a close-up shot of Cirray using the momentum of pulling the knife from the drone’s head to hit the third drone with the hilt end of the knife in the face knocking it over. CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!! WEREWOLF – SQUEAL!!!PANEL 4: This is a low angle shot of her stabbing the drone in the chest. CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!! WEREWOLF – GRRRAAWH!!!PANEL 5: This is a medium shot of the clawed drone getting up as Cirray pulls the knife out of the other drone’s chest. CIRRAY – Grrmph! WEREWOLF – Grrr…PANEL 6: This is medium wide shot of Cirray throwing the knife at the last drone. CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!!Page 24PANEL 1:This is a wide angle shot of the knife hitting the drone’s head as Cirray is jumping to attack Grim Fang who is just standing stoically. GRIM FANG – Impressive for a youngling. You are a feisty one, aren’t you? CIRRAY – GRRRAAAWH!!!PANEL 2: This is a close-up of Grim Fang’s hand grabbing Cirray by her throat. GRIM FANG – You may prove to be quite the entertaining challenge indeed. CIRRAY – SQUEAL!!!PANEL 3: This is a low angle shot of Grim Fang holding Cirray by her throat up in the air with one hand as she has both her hands around his wrist. Hidden Creature: the Brownies are up in the rafters watching and frightened. CIRRAY – Grrr… GRIM FANG – I am going to delight in breaking that stubborn spirit of yours.TO BE CONTINUED…Hidden Creature Index:Fairy – A mythical being with magical powers, known in many sizes and descriptions, although often depicted in modern illustrations only as a small sprite with gauze-like wings, and revered in some modern forms of paganism.Brownies– Tiny people that are said to inhabit houses, especially in the unused corners of the home, and aid in tasks around the house.Cait Sith– A supernatural cat from the Highland region, the creature was as big as a dog and completely black apart from one white spot on its breast.Cu Sith– A green phantom dog who haunted the highland regions. The creature was the size of large calf and could hunt in silence.Boobrie– A gigantic black bird that was said to have webbed feet and fed on cattle.Werebeasts– Werebeasts, also known as therianthropes, are creatures of nature with the ability of human beings to metamorphose into other animals by means of shapeshifting.Werewolf – Werewolves, also known as Lycanthropes, are a race of magical creatures, which have been around since long before written history. There are lycanthrope packs hidden all over the world, each with a unique breed and culture, much like humans. Lycanthropes, like other werebeast races, worship the Mythic Celestials as gods, particularly Essentia (Earth Goddess) and Selene (Moon Goddess).The Monoki – An outcast breed whose cubs are only born randomly once a century. The Monoki are divided into two distinct groups, the benevolent Purebreds and the malevolent MongrelsThe Purebreds– The benevolent Purebreds, white pelted lycanthropes who serve God’s will, and gifted special abilities by the Seraphim celestials (angels).The Mongrels– Mongrels’ hearts are as black as their pelts, and obey the Fallen celestial, Lucifer, who has gifted them the power to create loyal drone lycanthropes by cursing humans by offering their souls to Lucifer.Werelion – Werelions are one type of werecat, also known as Ailuranthrope, which are primarily found in Africa. Ailuranthropes, like other werebeast races, worship the Mythic Celestials as gods, particularly Essentia (Earth Goddess) and Solarian (Sun God).