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Second Chance (5)

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{INT. BEDROOM, ADAM AND EVE’S HOUSE – DAY}

Adam and Eve wake up at the same time and sit upright uniformly.

ADAM
Lucifer…

EVE
What? How you knew that name, I haven’t told you anything yet. Lucifer is the one I’ve been seeing in my dreams.

Adam and Eve stand, run to the door and open it. A very big black serpent (anaconda-like) is right behind the door. Shade of light is covering the whole environment including Adam and Eve’s house.

SERPENT
What you saw in your dreams are true.

ADAM
(stunned)
What?

SERPENT
Good morning! Call me Lucifer.

EVE
(laughs)
I told you and you wouldn’t believe me. Now we’ve seen with both eyes!

{HALL, MELTSAR}

The Elders are watching at Adam and Eve on a screen before them. On the screen, Adam and Eve are swimming with fishes.

SHAFAT
We are opening the birth track now.

YAKACH 
Man has really proved that they can make it.

ROSH-SERAPH 
At last, the Most High’s Son will come without any obligation.

SHAFAT
Yes. I’ll pay them a visit once the track is opened.

CHEN 
That’s very nice, we’ll use the sons of Adam and Eve to trap Satan as we planned, right?

SHAFAT
Nothing has changed, Chen.

CHEN
We didn’t emphasize on it, that’s why I asked.

SHAFAT
Again, nothing has changed, Chen.

{EXT. RIVERBANK, GARDEN OF EDEN – DAY}

Adam and Eve are sitting on a glass chair before serpent. Shade of light is covering them.

SERPENT
The Seed in your hand, what did your creator told you about it?

ADAM
We’d lose everything and suffer a death penalty.

SERPENT
Hahahaha… no! You will be like him, gain everything and do greater things.

ADAM
I can never let this Seed go, you know, I love this place and I’m not ready to die.

SERPENT
(to Eve)
You saw your true worlds in your dreams, does it look like a place for the dead? Hehehe… see! This Seed is a hindrance, you can never get your right as long as it’s with you.

EVE
Yes! I saw in my dreams that we gave out the Seed and became like God ourselves. We had a better home and owned everything that exists.

ADAM
Really?

EVE
Yes… I saw the creator. He was apologizing to us.

ADAM
But it’s a dream.

EVE
A few years ago I told you about my dreams and today you’ve seen it as a reality. Lucifer is real, Adam, and we should do whatever he says.

SERPENT
See, Adam, here is what you should ask yourself. Why didn’t the creator tell you about me? He knew that he was wrong and was going to rob you of your true nature. When he made you, I told him to let me keep you in the best place ever, but he refused and put you in this tent called Earth. Just look around, you may think it’s a beautiful place, you’ve been deceived, Adam.

SHAFAT
(appears under the Shade of light outside Satan’s (the one around Satan, Adam and Eve). He passes closer to Adam and Eve)
Stayed in water for this long? That is strange.
(exhales heavily)
Well, they’re having a good time and doesn’t need to be disturbed. Was going to tell them that babies are coming and I think they’re up to it anyway. It’s all right, I’ll respect that.
(disappears)

//In the eyes of Shafat, Adam and Eve are doing something else while the real Adam and Eve are talking with the serpent//

SERPENT
To make matters worse, he gave the Seed I gave him to you and became like me.

EVE
That’s exactly what I saw in my dreams.

SERPENT
Okay?

EVE
We were lifted to the highest places and were like a god.

ADAM
If the Seed was yours, why did you let it go?

SERPENT
I made it for him to be like you but he decided to be like me and gave it to you. You can as well give it to someone else and be like us. The main question should be, why didn’t he tell you about me?

EVE
He told us there was no one here, just us.

SERPENT
Look at me, I am here. Doesn’t that tell you how cunning your creator is? I told him not to let the Seed go because I saw dark forces in him. But I was wrong because he was able to make you.

ADAM
It’s hard to believe you.

EVE
Come on, my husband.

SERPENT
It’s okay, at least I am real. Your creator was able to make you but can you make anything?

ADAM
Yes! We can build a house, make machines that will assist us in the chores and make things that will help the animals reproduce within seconds.

SERPENT
Hmm… such a pity. Well, I gave him the ability to make another life just like you but he didn’t give you the ability to make one. How is that good? That is why I am here, he’s cheated you and I am not happy with him for that so, I’ve come to make you a great one who will be greater than him.

ADAM
(nods)
No. I don’t believe any of this. Yes, he didn’t tell me about you. But then you’re a creature that doesn’t look like us.

SERPENT
I told you things you never knew.

ADAM
Yes! You can talk like every other animal but I don’t think my creator deceived us.

EVE
You are annoying, Adam. Get away!
(backs Adam)

ADAM
(remorsefully)
I’m sorry, my love.

EVE
You’ve disgraced me before a friend. Lucifer is real and I believe in him. Remember, the creator told us to always believe in each other and now you’ve disappointed him. What if all these are true, what if he deceived us or what if he’s trying to take something rightfully ours from us.

SERPENT
(to Adam)
Okay, I got just one proof to show you that I am real.

ADAM
Yes, if you are real I will believe you.
(to Eve)
I’m sorry, if he’s able to prove beyond my doubt I’ll believe and do whatever he says.

EVE
Deal?

ADAM
(nods)
Deal.

SERPENT
Good. Follow me.

ADAM
All right
(walks with Eve into the river with the serpent.)

SERPENT
Now, look at my shadow in the river.
(Adam and Eve look into the river and see the image of Satan.)

EVE
(dazed)
Lucifer!

ADAM
(stunned)
You are real? So all these were true?

SERPENT
Do you now believe in me?

ADAM
Yes, I do!

SERPENT
Now, willingly giveaway the Seed to me.

ADAM
(looks at the Staff)
But…

EVE
(interrupts)
What? Do it!

ADAM
(stretches his hand with the Staff towards the serpent)
Today, I give you the Seed of life. May you own it forever.
(pins the Staff before the serpent)

SERPENT
(coils its body around the Staff)
It is done!
(disappears with the staff and Shade of light goes off)

The ground begins to shake. Winds start blowing in many directions. The sky thunders and lightning begin to occur. The garments on Adam and Eve disappear and they become naked.

{SPACE}

The light ray linking all the planets together disappears.

All the magnetic fields surrounding each of the planets start fading very fast except that of the earth, which fades as the sun and moon move farther away.

All the planets except earth start changing back to their cursed state.

CONTINUE…