I have forgotten to publish my entry to the Christmas Short Scene Competition at The Rouge Wave.
This time Julie selected the winner at once, since the voting was somewhat depending on your amount of friends.
The theme - except for Christmas - was Eggnog, Blizzard and Maui. I based my story on the legend about how the island Maui came to be.
Feedback is welcome.
EXT. SEA - DAY
Three young MEN in a small boat. MARTIN and MAUI are
fishing, TOMMY works with his i-pod. Maui has a PARROT on
his shoulder. The sea is calm. Occasional flakes of snow
fall from the sky.
Martin fills Tommy's glass with eggnog.
Can you stop playing with that?!
Why? Look at this, bro.
He shows Martin the display. An old black and white movie
"The Blizzard". It's there on the
Internet. It's from 1924 and it's
there! Isn't that a marvel?
Martin fills his own glass with eggnog.
Internet is the only place for
miracles and wonders today.
Maui holds his glass towards Martin, who fills it up.
What do you say, bro?
Maui shrugs. He plucks a feather from his parrot and puts
it on the fishing hook. He tosses it in the water.
A moment passes. They drink their eggnogs in silence.
Get this boat going! I've got a
At the end of Maui's fishing line an ISLAND is pulled out
of the water. Christmas trees POP OUT of its ground with
decorations and all. Squirrels roam about, snatching candy
Tommy and Martin stare in stunned amazement.
Maui holds his glass towards Martin.
Can I have some more of that