Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Plot Outline

Act I
What happens in Act I (Setup)?

Exposition-- Its early Friday mid-June in Memphis, TN. Jay and Rick wake up and both are called by their girlfriends. They inform them that it is time for them to take a vacation to Brazil and need them to take off the following week. They agree and tell them that they have nothing to worry about. Jay and Rick get to work later that day. They have been slaving all night moving heavy packages at the warehouse and very tired. They ask for the days off and are given the time off. They both are very excited and can't wait. They haven't been able to spend much time with their girlfriends because of work and summer classes.

Inciting Incident-- Jay and Rich were at the bar the night before they were suppose to leave and got wasted. The day of their departure from Memphis to Brazil with their girlfriends they woke up an hour late. When they arrive, they find a plane to take and get to the terminal only to find that the whole terminal is filled with Zombies dressed in terrorist clothes.

Act II
What happens in Act II (Confrontation)?
Obstacles-- Jay and Rick look at each other and are in disbelief. They trip on their luggage. They get stuck on the escalators. They meet two other people that can help them. They lose the people while running. They get caught in a Zombie crowd and try to blend. They end up in the restroom all the way across the airport from their designated terminal.  
First Culmination-- Jay and Rick wait for a while and look to see if there are any signs of the Zombies. Coast seems clear so they head to the terminal.
Midpoint-- They reach the terminal. They notice that the terminal numbers were covered up and they are at the wrong one. Zombies start to walk by but don't notice them. They see a cart but it is not working. They both try to get it to work, but fail miserably. Jay being that he feels he can make anything was starting to question his self, Rick being that he is real strong still was useless and didn't help the situation. One of which Rick got bitten on his leg but didn't tell Jay about it.

Act III 
What happens in Act III (Resolution)?

Climax (Second Culmination)-- Both sad and loss of hope. the two people from earlier find there way back to Jay and Rick. It turns out that one is a CEO of a construction company and the other is a female personal trainer. Jay and Rick now have to decide whether they will swallow their prides and admit they need help or not let them help and face the Zombie horde that is closing on them.
Denouement-- Jay, Rick, the CEO, the female personal trainer and both the girlfriends are all on the beach enjoying the nice tropical climate and sipping on all kinds of drinks. Everything turned out great, Rick lost a leg and Jay is now happily engaged.

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