a human. for now.
TONY ESPINO QUICKSAND V1.1 ORIGINAL DRAFT 5/28/15
EXT. WOODS – DAY
OLIVE and BETSY are walking through the woods.
I have no idea how we lost your
mom. She was right behind us.
Olive checks her cellphone.
She just texted me. She’s stuck in
What did she say?
“I’m stuck in quicksand.”
Stuck? Sounds fishy. If I’m not
mistaken doesn’t this quicksand she
speaks of make one sink?
What are you getting at, Betsy?
Well, if she’s sinking then she’s
not stuck. How do we know someone
didn’t abduct her and take her
There’s going to be a ransom text
coming. I can feel it.
Maybe she just used the wrong word.
I’m sure she meant to type sinking
but auto correct typed stuck.
Don’t be so naive, Olive! Your mom
is probably being held at knife
By morning her organs will have
been harvested and sold to some
Serbian gangster with an unironic
Mustache or not we should probably
go find her.
Could be a trap. We might be
walking into anything. Spiders,
wasp nest, QUICKSAND.
Olive looks at her phone.
She’s not going to make it.
What did she say?
“I’m not going to make it.”
Her abducter wants us to hurry. He
can’t wait to lure us in. Probably
has a lot of kidnapping
appointments to get to.
Olive checks her phone again.
She just sent me a picture.
Is she in quicksand?
It’s a dick.
Your mom has a dick?
She just sent another one. And
another one. She just sent me like
Nine total dicks? No wonder they
want to harvest her organs.
Wait. She’s typing.
“Tell them I said goodbye and I’ll
What does that mean?
That’s what she wrote. Those were
her last words.
He killed her. He killed her and
sent you nine dicks to rub it in.
These must be all the dicks she’s
been sleeping with. But how will I
identify them to pass on her final
Let me see.
Olive shows Betsy the pics.
Lucas?! Dick two belongs to Lucas,
What about the others?
I don’t know. But what I do know is
that Lucas and apparently eight
other people with dicks kidnapped
I should call the cops.
You should, but first you should
send me those pics. Just as backup,
Right…backup. For identification
not something else.