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Veil of Shadows

Embrace the Darkness, Unleash the Light

By LUiS Wrote THiS StoryPublished 6 months ago 3 min read
Written by: LUiS Thompson

Logline: In a world where ancient magic teeters on the brink of chaos, Red, a village girl with latent powers, forms an unlikely alliance with the enigmatic Wolf to uncover the truth behind a power-hungry Hunter's sinister plan. As they navigate the treacherous realm of light and darkness, they must confront their own demons and redefine heroism.

Dramatic Question: Can Red and the Wolf unravel the Hunter's web of deceit, harness the ancient magic, and save the delicate balance of their world before darkness consumes all?

Act I: Set-Up

Introduction to Red:

Rosalind, known as "Red" for her fiery spirit and the crimson hooded cloak she adorns, is a village girl with an affinity for the mysterious woods. Rumors of ancient enchantments and lurking dangers have always fascinated her.

Relationship with the Hunter:

Enter Hunter Falken, a formidable figure cloaked in shadows, known for his reclusive nature. Despite his fierce exterior, there's an air of enigma that intrigues Red. A tentative alliance forms as they share a mutual respect for the forest's secrets.

Act II: Catalyst

Encounter with the Wolf:

Red's journey to her ailing grandmother's cottage is fraught with a sense of unease. She crosses paths with a charismatic stranger, a wolf who appears less a threat and more a confidant. Their conversations delve into the depths of fear and desire, blurring the lines between friend and foe.

Hunter's Dark Intentions:

Meanwhile, Hunter Falken's true motives surface. Beneath his facade of protection lies a sinister agenda. He believes that the forest's enchantments hold the key to ultimate power, and he will stop at nothing to uncover them.

Act III: Confrontation

The Wolf's Revelation:

The wolf reveals a startling truth to Red - the forest's magic is a balance of light and darkness, and she possesses the rare ability to harness its potential. The wolf's intentions become clearer as he mentors Red in understanding her latent powers.

Red's Awakening:

Red undergoes a transformation, embracing her newfound abilities. Her encounters with the wolf take on an otherworldly quality, revealing the complexities of choice and morality. The forest itself becomes a character, mirroring Red's inner struggles.

Act IV: Showdown

The Hunter's Betrayal:

As Red's powers grow, she uncovers Hunter Falken's true nature - a power-hungry manipulator who seeks to tip the balance of the forest's magic in his favor. The lines between hero and villain blur further as Red faces the ultimate test of her strength and convictions.

Wolf's Sacrifice:

In a heart-wrenching twist, the wolf reveals his ultimate plan - to absorb the darkness within the forest, sacrificing himself to save both Red and the balance of magic. Red must now confront her feelings for the wolf, the deception of the hunter, and the destiny that lies before her.

Act V: Resolution

Red's Triumph:

Red's final battle against the hunter is a mesmerizing display of magic and courage. Her transformation into a true heroine is complete as she defies expectations and redefines her role in the world.

The Wolf's Legacy:

In the aftermath, Red mourns the wolf's sacrifice and embraces her role as a guardian of the forest's balance. The village, once plagued by fear, now sees the woods as a source of wonder and harmony.

Closing Scene:

As Red gazes into the heart of the forest, her red cloak a symbol of her journey, a lone wolf's howl pierces the air. The boundary between light and darkness remains, reminding Red of the sacrifices made and the ongoing battle for equilibrium.

Fade Out:

The screen fades to black, leaving the audience with a sense of awe and the realization that heroes and villains are rarely what they seem in the depths of the Veil of Shadows.


As Red and the Wolf stand at the precipice of their final confrontation with the Hunter, a haunting howl pierces the night, signaling the arrival of an unexpected ally. The fate of the forest and their destinies hang in the balance as they prepare for the ultimate battle.

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About the Creator

LUiS Wrote THiS Story

When he's not designing or laying down brutalities in Mortal Kombat, LUiS Thompson is establishing a foundation the writing communities.


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  • Aaliyah Lions6 months ago

    Love it!!!

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