In the last year or so I have been getting a lot of emails asking for scripts of specific genres, to which I usually reply with a list of recommendations. So for the next few weeks, instead of emailing the usual cut-and-paste reply, I will group the two pagers into different genres here, starting with Science Fiction.
In the following scripts you will find spacecraft, time-travel, apocalyptic human extinction, and a giant holographic head.
Memory and the Mountain – A memory broker tries to convince an ageing mountain climber to sell his memories.
The Hack – The story of Rupert Winward, hack science fiction writer in the 1960s.
Diaspora – A world leader prepares to make the most important speech of his life.
L’Esprit De l’Escalier – A mad, old, obsessive scientist has unlocked the mystery of time travel.
I Remember a Lot of Octobers – After breakfast, Mara decides how to spend the rest of her day.
The Last Librarian – At the dawn of the war which destroyed humanity a massive library was sent into space in an effort to preserve the world’s books.
Europa – Researchers on an ice station get the call one of them has been dreading.
Chronology and the Captain – A strange encounter in a cafe between a bored waitress and a time-traveler.
If you like these then check out my personal top five, or browse all 72 scripts in the script index.