Ladder To Paradise
This feature length horror screenplay focuses on Luke, a troubled orphan who discovers he can see a persons soul leave their body when they die. His experience is close to ecstasy and addictive. When he cannot happen upon death he turns to murder. His ultimate victory would be to see his own soul leave his body. He kills himself in a way that he can be brought back: drowning. But upon his waking he discovers he can no longer "see." He believes it is otherworldly justice and seeks a reprieve. Only his blood can pay the bill .
(Full Script below)
This play focuses on the three sons of "God".
First there was Lucifer/Samael (Satan).
Second, came Adam.
Their Father has been absent for 2000 years and they are now in a dialog over what to do. Samael was given Earth as his domain a long time ago. He may have fallen, but he hasn't forgotten his territory. Neither Adam who was dominating Eden, winged as well, he doesn't sit well with his older brother. In the end Christ, the beloved, really thinks he is the One, as he performed a sacrifice. Their dialog turns into a fight. Dropping in is Lilith who walks the Earth still immortal and beautiful. Gabriel will come to kill them all.
Nick was born and raised in the clown church worshiping the Lollipop god under his father the Head Jester Priest, but instead of following the order he went off to Clown Point Academy to be a clown soldier. Duty. Honor. Clowntry. After his militia unit successfully protected the North General Ulysses S. Grant in the Civil War, Nick settles down in Kansas City. One day he receives a dreaded Bang Gun message from his twin sister Starry - their father has imprisoned her in one of his oubliettes. It will take him eight hours on horseback to get from Kansas City to Wichita to kill his father, and battle his minions. Clown vs Clown.
Stańczyk The Jester painted by Jan Matejko.