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THE MEME:
1. Comment to this post with "I surrender!" and I'll assign you the basis of some TV show idea. (Science fiction show, medical drama, criminal procedure, etc...)
2. Create a cast of characters, including the actors who'd play them
3. Add in any actor photos, character bios and show synopsis that you want.
4. Post to your own journal.

THE PROMPT: (from [livejournal.com profile] be_themoon) A fantasy story centered around a tribe of female warriors.

Aftershocks

The small Tatenwa tribe has managed to subsist in the arid mountains of Amantic. They are lead by two queens, a hot-headed huntress and her younger half-sister. They are accompanied by the older queen’s twin cousins: a no nonsense, pragmatic young woman and her flightier sister; and younger queen’s caretakers: her stepmother and her blind-but-prophetic full sister. The remainder of the warriors composes of many of the queens’ relatives, along with a number of freed slaves who proved themselves as capable warriors.

Then, one day, the entire mountain region is rocked by an earthquake in a series of natural disasters that strike Amantic, completely wiping out neighboring tribes and leaving the Tatenwa fragmented. They, along with refugees from various surviving tribes, must learn how to survive in their changed world.

Please forgive me for sort of ripping off Avatar, and various other tribal-esque stories. This just...kind of happened.


THE HOT-HEADED HUNTRESS QUEEN (Dania Ramirez) - Mitet Dala

MITET: How can you expect me to sit here and wait? My people are out there!
OTALLO: Wait, Dala, wait. We cannot upset the balance more.
MITET: Damn the balance! Henira is out there too. What kind of mother are you?
OTALLO: I am not her mother.

THE YOUNGER QUEEN (Shelbie Bruce) - Henira Dala-ma

NAMOEL: What is it?
HENIRA: Everything’s gone, sister. There isn’t anything left. Here, don’t you see?
NAMOEL: I see.

THE TWIN COUSINS (Paula Patton) - Salokmi and Satosha

SALOKMI: Mitet, there’s no point to this. Let’s go.
MITET: Did you hear what she said?
SALOKMI: I did, but you’re not doing anyone any good by bleeding out.

SATOSHA: How can you do that? How can you just decide that people deserve to die?
SALOKMI: If we’re going to survive, Tosha, we need to decide.

THE STEPMOTHER (Sonia Manzano) - Otallo

OTALLO: I don’t trust them; they came out of no where.
SALOKMI: What are we supposed to do? Leave them out to die? They’re from the North; they won’t survive here unless we take them in.
OTALLO: I’m sleeping with a knife tonight.

THE BLIND SISTER (Amber Rose Revah) - Namoel

NAMOEL: Don’t you see? We’ve been given a chance to rebuild.
HENIRA: Rebuild what? Everything was fine the way it was before!
NAMOEL: Only what you can see.

THE MALE BADUU WARRIOR (Sami Darr) – Tamon

TAMON: Your people have lived at the mercy of the Baduu for centuries.
MITET: Things are different now. We survived.
TAMON: Not yet you haven’t.

TAMON'S WIFE (Mila Kunis) - Isa

HENIRA: Your hair is different. Why?
ISA: I’m not from the mountains.
HENIRA: I can see that. But why?
ISA: My people are the Gaguren of the east.

THE GAGUREN REFUGEE [AND ISA’S BROTHER] (Frank Grillo) – Emaro

EMARO: I seek only refuge.
MITET: Well, that seems to be what everyone wants these days.
EMARO: And a wife, I’d like one too.
MITET: That may be more difficult.

THE NORTHERN REFUGEE #1 (Willa Holland) – Dahri

HENIRA: What’s the north like?
DAHRI: It’s cold, colder than the tops of the mountains, and there is snow most of the year. But it’s not as green. And there are less people.
HENIRA: I would like to visit.

THE NORTHERN REFUGEE #2 [AND DAHRI’S BROTHER] (Asa Butterfield) – Datoge

DATOGE: Dahri, I’m cold.
DAHRI: Come here, it’ll be warmer if we sleep together.
DATOGE: Do you think we’ll go back home?
DAHRI: I don’t know, ‘Toge. Go to sleep.

THE NORTHERN REFUGEE #3 [DAHRI & DATOGE’S FATHER] (Simon Merrells) – Lonaro

LONARO: We are not here to form an alliance, or to make friends. We are here to survive. Is that clear?
DAHRI & DATOGE: Yes, Father.

Also, pimping [livejournal.com profile] erasureathon, where sign-ups are still open (I believe), and [livejournal.com profile] isurrendered, a community for the TV show meme!
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