A Cold War (2013)

 

CHARACTERS: Determined the White Tiger, Male age 22

 

SETTING: A snowy cave in Alaska. It smells damp. The 

 

Written by: Pablo

 

Moody the Gray Rabbit, Male age 28 years old

 

(Determined’s Brother.)

 

cave looks like vanilla ice cream. It feels 

 

cold. The walls are ice sheets. You can hear 

 

a snow blizzard out and taste the best Ice 

 

water.

 

TIME: 4:00 pm on a winter day

 

CONFLICT: White Tiger wants to make a difference in 

 

his community by helping others survive in 

 

the wild Alaska. But Moody the Rabbit wants 

 

to move away some place warmer and doesn’t 

 

want to leave his brother behind. 

 

MOODY

 

Loyalty is everything to me. And loyalty to your family and 

 

friends is the most important thing you can have in this 

 

world. Loyalty is something you give first and receive 

 

WHITE TIGER

 

But you have to stay loyal to everything you believe in. I 

 

want a better world. I want to help other tigers survive 

 

in this cold world. I want to be a mentor to other animals 

 

like me. Not that many tigers are making it these days. I 

 

want to see more of them from the struggle find there 

 

purpose and a better way in life. Seeing animals freeze to 

 

death is something else. I’m getting tired of seeing it. 

 

I want to see more animals live and prosper. 

 

MOODY

 

I need a fresh start. I want to move somewhere else to 

 

have a better chance at life, to find the right path and to 

 

find my mate. Alaska isn’t cutting it. I need some place 

 

warmer that will make me feel happy and feel like I made 

 

it. I’m not trying to freeze to death out here. This cold 

 

weather is no good for my fractured foot. This isn’t a 

 

place for raising a family. Trust me, I know. I want to 

 

start a family in a place that’s warmer and safer. A place 

 

where my kids will never have to worry about my freezing to 

 

death or going hungry for months. But my kids are going 

 

need their extended family, their Uncle Tiger. Maybe he can 

 

find someone out there too and settle down. Start a family 

 

like me and we could be neighbors. And for the first time 

 

in a long time live a happy life

 

WHITE TIGER

 

My older brother Moody the Rabbit doesn’t like my dream 

 

because he thinks that the other animals will make it on 

 

their own just like we did. But we struggled through it. 

 

He wants me to move with him, away from my support. He’s 

 

asking me to move with him to a place where I know I won’t 

 

grow. I’m feeling peer pressure to do this. I don’t think 

 

this move will help me fulfill my dreams of helping this 

 

world become a better place for tigers. He thinks I should 

 

just focus on my own life. I can’t just abandon everything 

 

I started. I feel confused about if I should stay and help 

 

out everyone here or leave with my brother and start a new 

 

MOODY

 

Having kids is important to me because I want to give them 

 

something I’ve never had. I want to be the father to them 

 

that I never had. I want to be there for them and start a 

 

legacy. I want to give them my last name and create a new 

 

and improved generation. The place where I want to move is 

 

too far for me to travel alone. I need my brother’s help. 

 

Why does he have to be so stubborn? Why can’t he just leave 

 

this place? Why doesn’t he trust me and listen to my 

 

dreams for a change?

 

WHITE TIGER

 

But something in my heart is telling me to try and help 

 

others. I don’t want my bro to get mad at me because he is 

 

my life. He is the only one in this world that has always 

 

stayed by my side and believed in me. But now he is 

 

questioning my dreams? I feel let down and disappointed. He 

 

is my big brother. He’s supposed to support me. I don’t 

 

want to loose my bro. But I don’t want to give up on my 

 

dreams either 

 

TO BE CONTINUED

Share this:


back