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   OTIS.
   "Somewhen they won't get older".
   screenplay
   by
   Denis Blajievitch
  
  
   EXT. AFRICA. DAY. RUSHES HUTS ON BANK OF RIVER with green-olive waves. River is empty and calm. We see it by the Pro-Go Camera. Thumb holds it and shots.
   We hear his voice.
   THUMB
  
   This is it. Our Great Congo.
  
   Somewhere from left corner of camera little wooden stick appears. There are something black on edge of stick. We hear voice of Little.
   LITTLE
   This is it. Our Little Cowpat.
  
   THUMB
   Little!
  
   Camera moves left. We see how Little, laughing, runs away. Little is 8-old thin boy. He wears white T-shirt and red shorts. Camera follows him. Thumb chases him.
   EXT. BANK OF RIVER.
   THUMB
   Now. Again. It's Congo and we. Your Fist. We live here. Sometimes.
  
   Camera moves back. We see several rushes huts and man dressed white robe and turban. He repairs rushes boat canoe type. We don't see his face.
   THUMB
   Uncle Zico...And this...
  
   Camera turns right and we see tall fat boy
   THUMB
   It's Middle
  
   Middle squats. There is copper mortar.
   THUMB
   What are you doing, Middle?
  
   MIDDLE
   I do what I do
  
   THUMB
   I test new camera for our U-tube chanel. Tell something.
  
   MIDDLE
   Something
  
   THUMB
   Great. It's Middle, people.
  
   INT. INSIDE RUSHES HUT. GO-PRO CAMERA. We see wall covered leopard colored curtains. We see Index. About 14, very serious. Round glasses. Index keeps notebook on his laps. Two cameras on tripods turn on leopard wall.
  
   THUMB
   Index?
  
   INDEX.
  
   Yea... Index. Always and everywhere for everybody and every soul.
  
   Camera looks at notebook screen. We see Thumb with camera. It's online translation on U-tube.
   THUMB
   Subscribers?
   INDEX
   About 40000.
   THUMB We have more viewers than First National Chanel.
  
   INT. INSIDE RUSHES HUT. Thumb, Little, Index sit in front of notebook. Leopard wall is curtain. They connect with fans. We see Jack. He is New York boy on screen.
  
   JACK Guys. How it? Wall Street near to my house. Only 300 miles about but I don't have such cameras. Where it from?
  
   INDEX
   Uncle sold boat.
  
   THUMB
   It was very good boat. So many rushes.
  
   LITTLE
   Look. It's Azalia.
  
   On screen Azalis appears. It's nice some fat girl.
  
   AZALIA
   Hi, Fist. Do you remember? You promised me.
  
   THUMB
   Your birthday?
  
   AZALIA
   I sent invitations where you said.
   Little shows her invitations.
   AZALIA
   I hope Fourth will be with you.
  
   INDEX
   We have hope so.
  
   THUMB
   It will be the most remarkable birthday in your life. We promise you.
  
   INT. HOTEL GREEN HUT. RESTAURANT. Ben and Sven sit at table. They are middle-aged men. They are so typical America. It is very easy to imagine them in lone gas station among Iowa desert lands or in seats during meeting in Oval cabinet. They are real embodiment both sides of America. Generous greatness and selfish pragmatism. They are ready to create great future for all humankind and line to Appstore for new iphone mutually. Ben moves ash-tray. He takes out of his pocket the bag with fried sunflower seeds. Ben peels seeds up.
  
   BEN
   Seeds?
  
   Sven throws newspaper over table. Ben reads soundly headline.
  
   BEN
   God's Army attacks oiled field of Lusanda.... For CIA's sake. I had nothing to do with it.
  
   SVEN
   Our treaty...
   .
   BEN
   Well. I say...We're not always prepared to our protege's tricks.
  
   SVEN.
   While NSA doesn't appear here we keep all under rough control.
  
   BEN
   25 coups d'etat for 40 years and jeans war against Uganda?
  
   SVEN That is right way. For America sake. What about your firm? What you have made real beside this new Ben Jesus Laden?
  
   BEN Zico, of course, is extravagant but we keep the lace tightly.
  
   SVEN His gangs burnt Exxon rigs and killed two Texas engineers.
  
   BEN
   They could be killed in Texas too. Exxon is risked business.
  
   SVEN We had deal. President Mbala has control under capital and north regions. God's Army controls South.
  
   BEN Things will continue the way they are... If...
  
   SVEN
   If?
   BEN
   If Hodgy will be free.
   SVEN
   Zico's right hand. Mbala never agree with it.
  
   BEN You can always find new Mbala. I know you store about twelve in your pocket... Our funds for agents... It's good money up to pension... Agree, Sven. We have to work together. Strings are different but flag is the same.
   SVEN
   Zico leaves Lusanda
   BEN
   I'll try...
   SVEN
   What Zico without NSA.
   BEN
   Yea...What NSA without Zico... Seeds.... My Moscow habit. I cannot get rid of.
  
   INT. OTIS FLAT. MORNING. Small, cozy. Designed something from 80-s. Otis about 40-s. Tall, boxer-type. He sits on bed. He looks at sleeping Dina. She's rolled up white blanket. Otis wants to touch her but stops himself.
  
   INT. OTIS FLAT. MORNING. Otis just dressed in black suit, comes back to bedroom. Chair in his hands. He puts it on floor near to bed. He sits but gets up. He carefully takes white blancket out of bed. Otis sits. Add vase with flowers on bed.
  
   INT. OTIS FLAT. MORNING. Otis sits on chair. Estimate what he did. Sleeping Dina slowly turns. Her hands searches for Otis. He touches wet flowers. She jumps up in fear.
  
   DINA
   Otis. You're bastard.
  
   OTIS
   Dina! Stop!
  
   Dina freezes with pillow in her hand and half-naked breast.
  
   DINA.
   What? What happened? Is it spider?
  
   OTIS
   Don't move.
  
   He fishes out smartphone and shots her quickly
   OTIS
   Good.
  
   Dina throws pillow to him.
  
   DINA
   Bastard.
  
   OTIS
   Breakfast on table... And thank you, dear. Gallery of your name extends. I love you.
  
   EXT. MORNING. OVERCROWDED STREETS OF CAPITAL. Otis is inside his old minibus. Traffic jam is horrible. Minibus just crawls along.. Cuba 14-old yeared girl. Very nice. She crosses the road filled with bulls, loaded carts and outnumbered Detroit legacy. On way Cuba paints her lips
  
   EXT. STREET OF CAPITAL. Behind Cuba Rob paces. He is big and fat man about 50 with good-looking face.
  
   INT.INSIDE MINIBUS. Cuba sits at front seat. Say :"Hello". Otis nods in answer
  
   EXT. STREETS OF CAPITAL. Rob tries to curve his hippo's shaped body and to creep between cars and carts. He approaches minibus. He pulls his belly inside and screws in bus.
  
   INT. INSIDE MINIBUS. Otis knocks out roof hatchet allowing fresh air to fight heavy breathing of Rob.
  
   ROB
   We're not late?
  
   Otis nods.
  
   CUBA
   What's difference if our boss is here.
  
   ROB
   Shout up, Cuba. Behave yourself as yesterday from village.
  
   CUBA
   Day before yesterday, uncle.
  
   ROB
   Children. I'll never understand you. As if flying sauserers got birth you not us.
  
   EXT. CROWDED ROAD. Otis almost wheels in break of traffic jam but unexpected danger appears from right side. Fat stupid ox with sharp curling horns pulls cart with empty bird cages. Thin tall driver sits on top.
  
   INT. INSIDE BUS.
  
   OTIS
   Rob. Right.
  
   Rob pushes ox with open palm. Ox flies away. Otis increases speed.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL is designed in Wisdom Oz style. Yellow brick road leads to plywood gates of Emerald City. Behind it there is open terrace. Near to painted gates small stage. Beside it different paraphernalia is in Hall. There are paper huts with ice-cream and sweeties. Wooden statue of president Mbala. Hotel staff line along the stage. They look at Otis. Behind stage on wall:"Happy birthday,Azalia".
  
   OTIS Come here. Put together. Closer. Cuba leaves your mob.
  
   Cuba polishes wooden statue of Mbala.. She trows mob in basket with dirty water.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL.
  
   OTIS Work as usual. It means good work. Firstly it's just birthday.
  
   CUBA
   Just daugther. Just president Mbala.
  
   OTIS
   what?
   CUBA
   It's not just.
   OTIS Every is on his place. Every is king of his place. Or Queen.
  
   CUBA
  
   Mob Queen?...Do you mean?
   OTIS
   Mob, no mobsters, Cuba.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Rob runs to hall.
  
   OTIS
   What's matter?
  
   ROB
   First Lady.
   OTIS
   Where?
   ROB
   Outside. I've closed doors and run here.
  
   OTIS
   What?
   He rushes the open doors behind him Rob is puffing.
   ROB
   What will be now.
   OTIS Will be? Before I'll be fired I'll fire you.
  
   EXT. PLACE IN FRONT OF GREEN HUT. Several black limousins and Toyota jeep with masnine gun on top. First Lady good looking woman 30-yeared. She paces to and fro.
  
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Behind mirrored doors frightened eyes of Rob appears. Otis pushes him away and opens doors.
  
   OTIS
   First Lady.
  
   FIRSTLADY
   Otis!
  
   OTIS
   I beg your pardon...
   FIRST LADY.
   If I didn't work in Green Hut early I'd...
  
   First Lady slaps.Otis on his cheek.
   Otis nods.
  
   OTIS
   I beg your pardon.
  
  
   FIRST LADY
   Go... Show me what I have to fear yet?
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. First Lady, her bodyguards and Otis.
   FIRST LADY
   I'm impressed. You can if you've kicked.
  
   We see yellow brick road. It curves over the floor and reaches the exit to narrow balcony in Old Good colonial style. Now it designed as Gates of Emerald City. On both sides of the road Muchkin small huts set up. There is blue sky with white washed clouds on ceiling and throne is on round scene near to emerald gates.
  
  
   OTIS
  
   At 8 p.m. The gates of Emerald City will be opened and we see the most elegant and beatiful firework in our part of Africa, my exelence.
   FIRST LADY
   I'm satisfied, Otis.
  
   .OTIS
  
   My exelence
   Otis hands to First Lady small iron-bounded chest.
   OTIS.
   For Azalia... From Green Hut with greeting and love.
  
   FIRST LADY
   What is it?
  
   Otis opens lid of chest. There is red button on velvet pad.
   OTIS
   Push it.
  
   First Lady pushes button and through several moments it seems that all Congress Hall gets to motion. White clouds swim over blue sky. Colored lights dance on dark walls and yellow brick road carries First Lady and Otis to the gates in wonderful nowhere.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. First Lady and Otis.
  
  
   FIRST LADY
   Well. Now. About characters. I'll be Good Witch... And you will be Scarecrow... No objection. My bodyguards are Tin Woodman and Cowardly Lion. Ministr of economy must be but he caught a flu...So his nearest performance in this role will be in summit of International Monetary Fund.
   OTIS
   With my respect, my exelence. But you know. Green Hut. I can not leave it. You know which big bang our hotel is.
  
   FIRST LADY
  
   You don't want to be pleasant with me? It is just one may be two hours before adults party begins.
  
   OTIS
   My exelence... I have only one desire to serve you and our president but...
  
   FIRST LADY
   (unhearing him, she looks at Rob)
  
   Rob...His face...
   OTIS No... Rob.. However... It is unexpectedly. And. You are right, my exelence. He is natural born scarecrow.
  
   FIRST LADY (laughs)
   Ok... Otis. Don't let him drink or I'll become your personal Scarecrow. I swear you.
  
   OTIS
   With my respect, First Lady.
  
  
   EXT . DAY .By the Green Hut mirrored doors. Rob dressed doorman livery guards the doors. He keeps several invitations printed on thin green paper. It is ornamented by the golden letters. Rob hardly comes across the printed words. He raises his stunned eyes.
  
   ROB
   What is it?
  
   Thumb with camera at some distance. He shots the scene. Little has just crept in hall and now waves the Fist behind Rob's back. One of soldiers notices him and pulls out of hall to the street.
  
   INDEX
   It's our invitations. To birthday.
  
   THUMB
   We are Fist.
  
   ROB
   What?
  
   MIDDLE
   We are famous vloggers.
   ROB
   Who?
  
   INDEX
   Call somebody from 21 century, please.
  
   EXT. DAY. By the Green Hut's mirrored doors. Instead Rob Otis comes across invitations.
  
   OTIS
   Where did you take these invitations.
  
   INDEX.
   Azalia has invited us.
  
   MIDDLE
   It's daughter of president Mbala.
  
   OTIS
   I know.
   MIDDLE
   Everybody knows.
  
   Otis fishes out his phone from pocket of his jacket.
  
   OTIS
   First Lady. I beg your pardon. There some Fist here. They have invitations. Yes. I do my best.
  
   Otis put phone in pocket.
  
   OTIS (to soldiers)
   Search them.
  
   From somewhere ( at his knees region) Otis takes out Little.
  
   OTIS
   This too
  
   EXT.DAY. BY THE GREEN HUT MIRRORED DOORS. Soldiers made Fist to take their shoes off. One of soldiers studies thoroughly black polished boot.
   INDEX
   Be careful. It's real Weston.
   OTIS
  
   Who is your father, if you can afford yourself real Weston. Real costs real.
   INDEX
   He is bootbreaker in Mbala house.
   OTIS
   It's high income position...
  
   INDEX Yea... But it's not my father gift. We earn about 4000 american bucks per month.
   OTIS
   I wanna such type of job. What needs to do?
  
   LITTLE Nothing special. Eat bullshit, for example.
  
   INDEX Little!.(to Otis). Big money demands big challenge, sir.
  
   OTIS
   I am not ready to eat bullshit.
   INDEX. It means you are not ready for real Weston yet, sir.
  
   EXT. DAY.BY THE GREEN HUT MIRRORED DOORS. Otis rolls cigarette pack with his fingers. He asks Thumb.
  
   OTIS
   How old are you?
   THUMB
   I am 14
  
   OTIS I can't allow you to smoke in my hotel.
  
   THUMB I swear, sir.
   OTIS
  
   Well. Let them go in. What?
  
   THUMB
   Our wings, sir?
  
   He points to plastic bag by the feet of soldier.
   OTIS
   Angels? Azalia is not such kind of child who can be impressed by cheap paper wings.
   INDEX
   We are not angels. Only bad people need angels good people are able to manage themselves.
  
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. There are mobs, buckets in corner. Several iron cupboards und unexpected in these surrounding Bumblebee toy on one of the shelves. Rob sits on chair. Cuba helps him to dress Scarecrow clothes.
   ROB
   When Dizzy was working here she was worse than useless.
   CUBA
   Dizzy?
   ROB
  
   First Lady. She was lazy... But the colonel who became president... Look here, Cuba.
  
   CUBA
   What?
   ROB
   You can meet your personal colonel... What are you doing!
  
   Cuba pulls down large brimmed hat on Rob head. Her eyes are wet.
   CUBA
  
   Nothing...You're so fat uncle....And fool.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Cuba and Rob sit together. Rob doesn't see Cuba's tears.
   ROB
   When it's over...Go to kitchen. I said Lizzardo. He leaves pistachio ice-cream for us...I know you like it.
  
   Cuba buries her face in shoulder of uncle. She tries to stop outcoming tears.
   ROB
  
   What happened girl?
   Cuba gets up.
  
   CUBA
   Nothing...Go. It's time uncle.
  
   INT. OTIS FLAT. Dina cleans apartment. Dina carelessly takes away dust from photo with Otis keeping .on his hands big fish. But with empty photo frame with gold plate Wedding Day it's other case. Dina wipes out empty photo frame as if it is real gem because of it is so unreal.
  
   INT. OTIS FLAT. Dina sits at chair. Something disturbs her. Suddenly she gets up and runs to exit.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL is filled with children, their laughs, noise and joy. Only several adults are here as disagreeable refresher. Childhood is just autobus stop in medieval London. Nonsense and hope. Azalia sits on throne. She plays with red button in iron-bounded chest. Yellow brick road moves and stops suddenly with happy laugh and screams. Soft music calms down and we hear loud sounds of new song "Hooked on feeling". Winged monkeys jumps up to the stage. They create dancing circle around Azalia. Music stops and Thumb takes off golden cap from his head.
  
   THUMB It is for you. Fist is ready to serve you but for three times.
  
   AZALIA OK. Then my first desire....You must...must... I will be merciless. You must eat all ice cream in this hall.
  
   LITTLE No, my queen. It is so cruel.
   AZALIA
   My second desire. Little. Take a picture. Me and Thumb.
  
  
  
   BURNING ROB
   INT. DAY.GREEN HUT.CONGRESS HALL. Otis sees Cuba. She walks along the wall. She keeps her hands in apron's pocket. It's disorder. Otis is going towards Cuba. But it's late.
  
   INT. DAY. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Cuba is behind Rob's back. There is lighter in her fingers. She brings up fire to the clothes of Rob.
  
   OTI
   Cuba!
  
   The clothes lights right away. Rob has turned into crying, squealing torch. Panic erupts in Congress Hall.
  
   INT. DAY.GREEN HUT.CONGRESS HALL. Otis takes fire-extingisher is hanged on wall.
  
   INT.DAY.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Opposite wall. All Fist by the round scene. Cuba is here. Thumb opens cigarette pack, breaks cigarettes and dispatches yellow filters. Index, Middle, Little and Cuba put filters in their nostrils. Thumb does the same.
   THUMB
   Now, go.
  
   INT.DAY.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb with fire-extingisher runs by frozen bodyguards. Suddenly he stops.
   THUMB
   What's happened with you? Open doors!
  
   Call of Thumb returns bodyguards to the reality. They turn to the doors. They don't see Thumb raising up fire-extingisher.
  
   INT.DAY.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Oti sees Thumb and bodyguards but he hasn't time to react correctly. He rushes up to Rob. With whistle and hiss white gas breaks out of fire-extingisher. Otis couldn't even think what happened wrong. He makes short breath as if rope has tightened his throat and he fells down.
  
   INT. DAY.GREEN HUT.CONGRESS HALL. Cuba opens curtain covered back wall of Congress Hall and hands fire-extingisher to Index.
   INDEX
   Good work Fourth.
  
   Goal of Index is crying children, frightened children. All is over through several moments. Children lie on floor. Poisoned dream has made them unmoved.
  
   INT. DAY.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Bodyguards lie by the doors. Cuba runs up to one of them and takes pistol out of holster.
   THUMB
   What are you doing?
   CUBA
   Go. It's no time.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL Cuba raises pistol and shoots to body in burned clothes of Scarecrow. Cuba looks back.
   CUBA
   Little, Middle, Index.
  
   INDEX We hear you, Fourth.
  
   Cuba (now we'll call her Fourth)
  
   CUBA
   Follow me.
  
   INT. DAY.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Index jumps up on round stage and gets laptop out of briefcase.
  
   INT. SUPPLY CLOSET. GREEN HUT. The same where Fourth has helped her uncle to dress Scarecrow's clothes. Fourth opens the cupboard. Little and Middle are sitting in front of it.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb comes towards wooden statue of president Mbala. He screws out the statue head. Inside of statue he finds leather medicine bag and bunch of Plastic cuffs.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT.CONGRESS HALL. Thumb gets down on his knees by the bodies of guards. He opens leather bag. He gives Bodyguards injections with syringe masked as quill of paper wing. Index approaches.
   INDEX
   I'd prick them too.
  
   He points to First Lady and Otis.
  
   THUMB They are not in our schedule.
  
   Thumb hands to Index syringe filled with brown liquid.
   INDEX(smiles)
  
   As schedule says.
  
   THUMB (rising to his feet)
   Schedule is everything.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. SUPPLY ROOM. Cupboard is opened. There is line of plastic bottles with household chemistry (Domestos and so on) Fourth and Middle and Little.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Cupboard is opened. We see plastic bottles. Foutth moves them away. She takes brown bricks looking like soap sticks.
   FOURTH
   Middle. Give me bucket.
  
   Middle looks back searching bucket.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Little pulls on middle of the room colored tin box.
   LITTLE
   Jellies.
  
   FOURTH
   Stay away Little. It's detonators.
   MIDDLE
   It's all? FOURTH
   Just a sec.
  
   She puts two plastic cans on floor.
  
   FOURTH
   Napalm.
  
   Middle points on labels of canes.
  
   MIDDLE
   It's Domestos. Where is Napalm?
  
   FOURTH
   Grab the cans, Middle.
  
   MIDDLE
   I can read.
  
   FOURTH
   Word is only word. It's time to get older, Middle. Help me, Little.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. With help of Little Fourth moves cupboard. We see two small automats with cartridges hanged on cupboard's back.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Children are by the doors. Little keeps automats. Middle carries bucket filled with brown bricks and two plastic canes.
   Little.notices the Bumblebee toy on shelve nailed to the wall.
  
   LITTLE
   May I?
  
   FOURTH
   It's no time. Go.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Fourth, Little, Middle enter to the Hall Thumb cuffes Otis to the steel chain. Thumb sees Fourth.
  
   THUMB
   Fourth. Staff. Tell them.
  
   FOURTH
   Ok.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb is on step-ladder. Middle gives him brown bricks and tide them up to the ropes have been put through the chandeliers..
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. KITCHEN. Fourth opens door to the kitchen. She calls over small boy in white tall hat. She leans to his ear. Whisper something.
  
   SMALL BOY
   You're kidding me, Cuba?
  
   Fourth sighs and shows him automat.
  
   SMALL BOY
   Go away, Cuba. Mister Lizzardo has promised to kill me if I don't make this stupid draught for pizza.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT. KITCHEN. Small boy pours out water from plastic bag to mixer. He does it indifferently as if Fourth has told him nothing.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. All Fist is on stage.
  
   THUMB
   Index?
  
   INDEX
   One moment.
  
   Thumb looks her wristwatch.
  
   THUMB.
   They'll start to wake up through ten minutes.
  
   FOURTH
   I have warned them. It's their right to solve.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Little is by the door designed as the gates of Emerald town, leading to the terrace.
   LITTLE
   Run. They run.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb has heard Little.
  
   THUMB
   Fine. Work as schedule says.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. PLACE IN FRONT OF MIRRORED DOOR OF HOTEL. Frightened people run out of mirrored door. Small boy in white hat run first. His eyes overfilled with terror. Crowd run by dumbstrucked soldiers.
  
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Dina comes up to the mirrored doors when people run out of. Dina knows them. It's hotel staff. Dina catches hands of small boy.
  
   DINA
   What? What happened?
  
   SMALL BOY
   They seized them.
  
   DINA
   What you say about? Where is Otis?
  
   SMALL BOY.
   I don't know. They could kill him.
  
   DINA
   Who? You can say.
  
   SMALL BOY
   God's Army.
  
   Dina runs to lobby of hotel. She is up stairs.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Index watches running Dina on notebook screen.
  
   EXT. PLACE IN FRONT OF HOTEL. One of soldiers hears voice of Little. Little shouts leaning through balcony of terrace.
  
   LITTLE
   Look here, man.
  
   SOLDIER
   What?
  
   Little launches paper plane. It lands near to boots of soldier. He picks it up
   .
   INT. GREEN HUT. OTIS OFFICE. Dina opens drawer box. She finds clue. Her fingers are chaking. She tries to open iron safe. Finally, safe is opened. Dina moves away paoers and documents. She finds leather holster. Opens it. Instead pistol she finds big bar of Sneekers. Dina looks around. She notices assegay pear on wall.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CORRIDOR TO CONGRESS HALL. Dina keeps heavy assegay.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Notebook screen. Index watches Dina.
  
   INDEX
   Middle.
  
   Middle leaves his place between the windows. He gets up stage and leans to
   screen.
  
  
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. We see Fourth appears out of white fog. She covers Rob's body with hotel thin blanket. Otis tries to rise up. Thumb touches his shoulder.
   THUMB
   Be quiet big man.
  
   Otis notices his right hand and left foot cuffed to the steel chain.
  
   OTIS
   What are you doing children?
  
   Otis hears crying. It's Azalia. She sits cuffed to the chain near to Otis.
  
   AZALIA
   What are you going to do, mister Thumb?
  
   THUMB
   Nothing, dear. You birthday is on. We've just changed surroundings.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Children wake up. First Lady was tied up to the open window. Thumb jumps up the stage.
  
   THUMB
   Good morning. I'm glad to see you. Now our fairy tale begins. I call it Fist of Rage.
  
   Index gets up by Thumb
   .
   INDEX.
   Or Palm of Tenderness. All depends on you, of course.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. There are two cameras set on tripods. One of them directs to hostages cuffed to chain. Other looks at stage where Fist sit.
  
   INT. INSIDE CAR OF BEN. Ben watches smartphone which he sets on steering wheel.
   He wathes Utube translation.
  
   INT. Utube translation. We see Fist on stage. Middle stands between sitting Index and Fourth.
  
   THUMB
   We are Little, Fourth,Index.
  
   INDEX.
   Middle sit.
   THUMB
   By the name of God Army we call to president Mbala. He must free Anver Hodgy. Otherwhise...
  
   Thumb gets up and comes up to bucket. He takes out of it brown brick.
  
   THUMB
   About 50 kilos of explosive plus that we hanged on ceiling. If somebody tries to escape we'll escape everybody. President Mbala we give you 2 hours to fullfil our demand. Otherwhise you daughter and wife die with us.
  
   INDEX
   We've killed justice mister president we'll kill for justice
   .
   INT. INSIDE BEN'S CAR. Ben throws smartphone on rear seat. He is angry. He opens bag with his favorite fried sunflower seeds. He peels them up and eats trying to calm down yourself.
  
   EXT. PLACE IN FRONT OF GREEN HUT. The are soldiers, light-sheltered Humvies with machines gun on tops. Soldiers cordons off perimeter around the hotel.
  
   EXT. BUILDING ON OPPOSITE SIDE FROM GREEN HUT. In opened windows we see soldiers guns and real threatening.
  
   INT. INSIDE BUILDING. There are soldiers on steps.Swen goes up. Soldiers know him. Nobody stops him.
  
   INT. 4th FLOOR OF OPPOSITE BUILDING. BEAUTY SALON. Sven is on treshhold. He sees table for beauty manipulations. Man dressed in chaki lays over table He keeps rifle with optical paraphernalia. He aims to windows of Green Hut. Sven enters and leans against the wall.
  
   INT. 4TH FLOOR OF OPPOSITE BUILDING. We see how rifle barrel wandering over fasade of Green Hut. We hears voice of Mbala.
  
   MBALA
   Let go out, bastards. I set bullets in each your ass.
  
   Rifle's barrel stops. Mbala aims to head of First Lady standing in window.
  
   MBALA
   Bitch.
  
   Rifle's shot. First Lady shouts. Barrel of rifle goes left. Mbala put aside the rifle and gets up. He sees Sven.
  
   SVEN
   President Mbala.
  
   MBALA
   Sven. My dear CIA's friend. Sit Sven. Little trouble how you can see.
   We hear sound of engines. Tank is coming to the place.
  
   SVEN.
   Tank?
  
   MBALA
   T-72. Soviet gepard. Better than your hippo Abrams. One shot every 6-8 seconds. Ten minutes and we will have Ground Zero instead Green Hut.
  
   SVEN.
   Your wife and daughter.
  
   MBALA
   I have 5 wifes and 11 children. I have even mouth-leaked toy terrier. Gift of your president. But I have only one honor. Do you mean I have a choice?
  
   Mbala looks at Sven. Suddenly he smiles.
  
   MBALA
   What? You don't think about it? I must.
  
   SVEN
   Negotiations is no bad idea.
  
   MBALA
   Christianity was too. But what we see now. God's Army. Idea... What for I hear you Sven? Your firm is bancrupt. Your are past. How do you think about my negotiatons with NSA. They have future. NSA sounds just like USA. It' s better than CIA or YMCA but song is cool.
  
   SVEN
   NSA is Zico.
  
   MBALA
   Add. Now. CIA is Mbala. Now. Think of it.
  
   SVEN
   Ruin hotel with tank shots. Children of your elite. They are in Green Hut too. Your government yours generals. It's just one third of your army.
  
   MBALA
   It's less than any others african states.
  
   SVEN
   I respect your reforms. But people.
  
   MBALA
   What about people?
  
   SVEN
   God's Army attackes Lusanda. They carry horror to your people. You have to be... more
   horrible. Do what they don't await.
  
   Sven looks straight at cruel eyes of Mbala. It seems he couldn't convince president. Mbala thinks. He lays on table and takes rifle again. Gun barrel finds First Lady. Shot sounds. We see First Lady falls down out of the window. President has killed her. Mbala comes up to Sven. He laughs with his most friendly smile.
  
   MBALA
   You're right Sven . My daughter and my people. I will take care of them.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. OTIS AND AZALIA.
  
   OTIS
   Don't worry, Azalia. It will be all right.
  
   AZALIA
   My father. He will save us. Do you know who is he?
  
   OTIS
   Of course. But now we have to be strong.
  
   Azalia whispers something in his ear.
  
   OTIS
   I got you.
  
   Otis notices Fourth.
  
   OTIS
   Cuba! Cuba!
  
   Fourth comes up to Otis.
  
   Otis points to Azalia.
  
   OTIS
   She needs toilet.
  
   FOURTH
   It's no time. She must be patient or...
  
   OTIS
   Or what?
  
   FOURTH
   Or not to be patient.
  
   AZALIA
   When we will free us?
  
   FOURTH
   All depends on your father.
  
   AZALIA
   He will save us.
  
   FOURTH
   Good. What?
  
   Fourth looks at Otis.
  
   OTIS
   You've killed Rob.
  
   FOURTH
   Not me. God did it. Minister Dynma must be Scarecrow.
  
   OTIS
   I can not believe.... What are you doing girl?
  
   Fourth knees. Otis sees burned tatoo on her naked shoulder. Fourth touches round scarf on shoulder of Otis.
  
   FOURTH
   You don't have any right to accuse me, traitor.
  
   Otis pauses. Then he says.
  
   OTIS
   Uncle Zico
  
   FOURTH
   I'm Fourth.
  
   OTIS
   You think. I thought that we trust in God... We must trust in Zico.
  
   FOURTH
   It's unimportant.
  
   OTIS
   It's important. Because...
  
   FOURTH
   I know... You say. God has never allowed.... You know why I know what you want to say. Uncle Zico told us. Don't blame Otis. He is good boy but some stupid. Don't blame him and he'll come back to family.
  
   OTIS
   Never.
  
   FOURTH
   Yea... And now you have to say... I'm not branded ram.
  
   Fourth gets up.
  
   FOURTH
   Look around, Otis. Where is God? I tell you. In ours hearts.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Otis and Azalia. Fourth comes back. She throws down plastic bag.
  
   FOURTH
   Toilet.
  
   OTIS
   Cuba.
  
   FOURTH
   I'm Fourth.
   OTIS
   Fourth has killed Rob but you're Cuba and I'm not branded ram.
  
   FOURTH
   Because you're branded ram.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. FIST IS ON STAGE. They are on stream of u
   Tube. Thumb sits at distance. He tells by the phone.
  
   THUMB
   We wait. How you said. Now we are online. About 200 000 viewers.
  
   INDEX.
   232 000.
  
   THUMB
   232000. Brother Hodgy will be with us, uncle Zico. I remember... All is happening what was predicted, uncle Zico.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. STAGE. Thumb joins to Fist. They are made circle around notebook. We see notebook's screen divided on several small screens. There are Fist fans from different countries. Now, Fist connects to Jonny. It's 15year old boy in baseball hat coverd long dirty hairs. He sits in leather revolving chair. We see placard with Donald Trump is Nude picked up to wall behind the boy.
  
   JONNY
   It's real cool, guys. Even when Little ate from trash bag it wasn't so cool.
  
   INDEX
   Don't remind. Please.
  
   LITTLE
   Rotten tomatoes are greatest thing in the world after Tupac of course.
  
   In other screen near to Jonny girl appears. She is pale so Swedish style. She keeps small lemur on her hands.
  
   GIRL
   Guys. Tell something to my Kissa.
  
   FIST.
   Hi
   Kissa hello
  
   Little leans forward. He tries to catch Kisa with his lips. Finally, he did it. He.kisses Kissa. Girl shouts cheerfully.
  
   GIRL.
   Super. Please. Please. Please. Show Kissa these bad bad children.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Middle turns one of cameras that Swedish girl can see unhappy hostages. Girl is impressed.
  
   GIRL
   It's fantastic. All Sweden with you..
  
   INDEX.
   We're eager for likes.
  
   GIRL
   No doubts .Thumb?
  
   THUMB
   I'm here.
  
   GIRL
   Can I write you... Personally.
  
   Thumb shrugs his shoulders.
  
   GIRL
   I love you Fist. You're real heroes. Mum! I said I just go. Excuse me guys my swimming coach. He is mad about punctuality... But I don't say Good Bye...
  
   FIST.
   Good Bye.
  
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. The is Sven instead swedish girl in screen.
  
   SVEN
   One, two...Do you hear me?
  
   INDEX
  
   Who are you?
  
   SVEN.
   President Mbala is online. What? Do you hear me?
  
   THUMB
   We hear you.
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Mbala is on screen. He wears parade uniform. He takes off black beret and puts it on table.
  
   MBALA
   Guys. Behave yourself correctly. First National shows us for all country. Where is my daughter.
  
   Little hides behind chair. He is frightened by Mbala. Fist keeps silence. Even through the screen they feel evil and anger what this man produces.
  
   MBALA
   I've just lost my beloved wife. We have to save Azalia and other children. You and me.
  
   THUMB
   We didn't kill.your.wife.
  
   MBALA
   At any case it's my fault. I couldn't defend her. Help me defend these poor kids.
  
   THUMB
   Fourth. Shows him his daugther.
  
   Mbala opens tin jar of coca cola. He sips.
   MBALA
   Do you have Coca?
   THUMB
   We don't drink Coca. It's poison.
   MBALA
   Sometimes it's not sin of sins. By the way if you want fight and win you have to know your enemy. Just a sip..
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Azalia is in front of notebook screen.
   AZALIA
   Daddy.
  
   MBALA
   Don't cry my birdy. They don't hurt you?
   AZALIA
   I don't know.
   MBALA
   Guys?
   THUMB
   We didn't her.
   MBALA
   We must understand each other.
   THUMB
   Our demand is the same. We need Hodgy.
   Mbala keeps silence as if he thinks over the question.
   MBALA
   Give me two hours
   THUMB
   We will release children when Hodgy will be sit in bus. Then we go to Lusanda with Azalia. In Lusanda she will be free.
   MBALA
   Well. Now it's your game. But be carefull. Be stromg birdy your daddy does all he has to do.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Hostages lay on floor. They sleep. Little pulls cigarette filters out of his nostriles. He takes on respitator on of these Thumb found in wooden statue. Little walks along the walls. He throws down surveilance vameras with stick.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Middle carries tin basin on his head. Puts it on floor near to bags from supply room. He opens one bag.
   MIDDLE
   Allumini powder.
   He pours powder.out of bag to basin.
   Index gives him other bag. Gray powder mixes with allumini cryslals. Middle stirs it with barrel of gun.
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Thumb and Index. Thumb opens wooden box.
   INDEX
   This it.
   THUMB
   I grab it.
   INDEX
   Scotch tape?
   THUMB
   Over there. In drawer box.
   Thumb picks up the wooden box filled with iron nails. It's heavy but Thumb tries. He carries it out of utility room.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. CORRIDOR. Thumb with tence on his scarlet face carries wooden box. He stops. Put box on floor. Thumb takes out of his pocket small toy - princess Elza from Frozen. Thumb hides toy into nails.
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb puts wooden box on floor. Thumb and Fourth.
   Thumb
   I go...Little needs my help.
   FOURTH
   Ok.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Fourth takes nails out of box and scatters them into basin. Among the nails her hand finds toy. She looks at it and smiles. She catches glance of Thumb.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Soldiers. Generals and ministtes around president Mbala. Ben comes up to Sven standing near to Mbala.
   Sven
   Your job?
   Ben
   For God sake Sven. I've just known. Would you like seeds?
   SVEN
   It's not good.
   BEN
   I agree with you.
   SVEN
   Children kill each other.
   BEN.
   It's you? Can not believe. You're 20 years in office
   SVEN
   It's not my office. Not my job.
   BEN
   You lie yourself
   SVEN
   Zico must call off his soldiers.
   BEN
   Are you kidding me? It's not our trouble. More chaos less barrel costs.
   SVEN
   Tell Zico.
   BEN
   I've tried... You have to fullfil his demands.
   SVEN
   Hodgy is on way.
   BEN
   Well...It means. Business as usual. Seeds?
   INT. GREEN HUT. CORRIDOR TO CONGRESS HALL.. Dina creeps over the corridor. She keeps assegay. Suddenly doors open. Dina closes her eyes and leans against the wall. We see black figure in bright apperture.
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. CORRIDOR.
   MIDDLE
   Who is there? Come.
   Dina silenced. Then Middle opens fire. Dina is frightened. She throws down useless weapon and knees.
   DINA
   Stop!Stop!
   Fire is over. Middle approaches Dina politely touches her shoulder.
   MIDDLE
   Come. Do you like ice cream? I like. I'll show you. You've never seen before. I swear.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Middle convoys Dina.
   DINA
   May I.
   She points to Otis. Middle looks at Thumb. He nods.
   MIDDLE
   Quickly.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Dina and Otis. Between them steel.chain. Dina laughs and cries simultaniously.
   OTIS
   Dina.
   DINA
   Don't swear me. You forgot your lunch.
   OTIS
   I'd eat in rrstaurant.
   DINA
   Don't tell me. Your stomach.
   OTIS
   Dina. Stop. Why you are here.
   DINA
   So heavy was here. (She points to her heart).
   At the time when Dina says Middle cuffs her hand to the chain.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. ON STAGE. Thumb and Index. Index smokes cigarette. He looks watch.
   INDEX
   Shedule
   THUMB
   It's no time.
   INDEX
   Uncle Zico is not be happy.
   THUMB
   He is not here.
   INDEX
   Thumb.
   THUMB
   I'm Thumb.
   Pause. Stub fells down to the cut plastic bottle. Index gets up. Uzi in left hand.
   INDEX
   Chose yourself?
   Thumb keeps silence.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Little watches notebook screen.
   LITTLE
   Be ready, guys. Now I show you something unbelievable... But now.I will eat fly because of flykiller challenge from Lu Ru L.A.. It's not american pale fly. It's real fly. Little swallows fly and rolls his eyes.
   LITTLE
   Terrifying pleasure. And now... Attention.
   Little goes aside. We see Index between Otis and Dina. They are kneeling.
   INDEX
   People. Now. It's my challenge. One of two challenge.
   THUMB
   Quickly, Index.
   INDEX.
   I can chose. There is not be mistake.
   OTIS
   Don't touch her.
   DINA
   They won't touch us Otis. They are children.
   INDEX
   We are Army of God, sister. Do you .know what is it?
   OTIS
   Thumb. You can. Don't kill her. Fellas. Where are you? You don't want to live? But Zico. Zico wants. Instead you. How you can understand?
   THUMB
   Shut up traitor. Do it Index. Little.
   LITTLE
   What?
   Thumb
   Turn round and close your eyes.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Index runs barrel of gun from side to side.
   INDEX
   Five little pigs.
   OTIS
   Dina... I...I love you. Do you hear...
   DINA
   They try to frighten us.
   OTIS
   Please. Leave her. Please.
   DINA
   Otis. Don't throw my photos.
   Otis can not be patient any more. He pushes Index by the head. Index fells down. Otis leans over him. We hear shots. Otis cries and closes eyes but instead to die he opens eyes again. Dina lies near him. Thumb has killed her.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Otis cries, moans. He tries to defend Dina but she doesn't just need it.
   MIDDLE
   What are you crying, man? If you live, live.
   INDEX
   It's real thing, Thumb. You've shot one but killed two. It was silver bullet.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Notebook web cameras. It shows Otis laying by body of Dina
   VOICE OF INDEX
   It's for president Mbala. If he doesn't release Hodgy. His doughter can be next. Shut up traitor. I don't hear myself. It's all. Subscribe on our chanel.
   EXT. ELECTRO TOOLS STORE IN SUBURBS OF CAPITAL. We see Ben's car. Ben leaves car.
   INT. ELECTRO TOOLS STORE. There is fat woman behind counterbar.
   BEN
   Hi, Polly. What is my order about?
   Polly doesn't answer. She moves aside. We see shelves with tools. Ben gies round counter, pushes one of shelves. It's secret door. Ben hesitates on treshhold. Steps leading to the silence darkness.
   INT. BASEMENT UNDER ELECTRO TOOLS STORE. About 20 children of different ages. Ben comes in.
   BEN
   O... I see the whole football team.
   One boy about 15 gets up.
   BOY
   Parole, please.
   Ben smiles but with some apprehension because he feels gun comes up against his back. It's serious 8-yeared boy keeps gun.
   BEN
   I got it. All is seriously... I remember... America...
   BOY
   Satan.
   BEN
   Your unckle has dangerous sence of humour.
   INT.BASEMENT UNDER TOOL STORE. Ben sits at table. Map of capital is on table. We see thin blue line over the streets from Electro Tools store to Green Hut.
   BEN
   Who is driver?
   One of senior boys gets up.
   BEN
   Good. You waits for any WhatsApp message. Drive slowly but to forget about brakes when you see Green Hut. There will be so many people.
   BOY DRIVER
   As knife in butter.
   BEN
   YEA...
   He really doesn't understand how to behave yourself with children. Light recallings from his school times. He puts his opened palm on table calling children to join. As jesture of unity before game. Nobody supports him. Instead he sees serious eyes.
   BEN
   I' m not pretend to be your football coach.
   BOY 1
   You're right. You're not our coach.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb leans over Otis laying on floor.
   THUMB
   He's fainted.
   INDEX
   Let kill him. What for he will suffer.
   THUMB
   Uncle Zico is opposite. Tied up him to the window instead First Lady.
   INDEX.
   He is useless as the door man.
   FOURTH
   His name was Rob.
   INDEX
   Do you think it's importanr now?
   THUMB
   It's always important.
   INDEX
   Yes. Well. What's your name? Thumb?
   THUMB
   Thumb... And Aruba. Sometimes.
   INDEX
   It's double-dealing, Thumb. Stop it immediatedly.
   THUMB
   I think...Promise you...
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb and Middle pull Otis on rope tied up Otis ankles.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. By the window. Thumb, Middle,Little fasten Otis hands to the window frame and lift him up.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Otis open eyes. He stands in the window with outstreched hands tied up corners of frame. He sees Thumb near to window.
   OTIS
   You know something about Mobutu?
   THUMB
   It was great battle. Pity that I was born after it.
   OTIS
   Pity. I was born before. God's Army kidnapped me when I was in your Little age. Zico made soldier from Otis and sent to Mobutu village. To my village. There were my father, mother and little sister. They were not right people. My father was in state service. He was postman. Zico cut their heads with machete. My sister. She doesn't understand what happened. Father said nothing, even looked at me. Only mother cried.
   Sunny. You're Otis. My Otis. You must be Otis... I try.
   THUMB
   What?
   OTIS
   To be Otis again. How mommy said. So late... But you can do it at time.
   THUMB
   To become traitor?
   OTIS
   To become yourself.
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. UTILITY ROOM. Thumb and Fourth. Fourth shows Jasmine toy.
   FOURTH
   Thank you
   THUMB
   Yea...
   He takes Bumblebee toy from the shelve.
   FOURTH
   Little likes it.
   THUMB
   If he'd know...Cuba.
   FOURTH
   It's not my name.
   THUMB
   You know...I think...If Mbala agrees to free Hodgy.... It's better to leave it here.
   FOURTH
   But uncle.Zico...
   THUMB
   He's not here.
   Pause. Finally, Thumb smiles.
   THUMB
   Ok. How you say.
   Thumb puts Bumblebee on shelve where it belongs.
   INT. GREEN HUT. UTILITY ROOM. Thumb is alone. Some time he reflects. Then he takes Bumblebee out of shelve. Thumb turns it up. Open lid of battery settings. There is detonator. Thumb blocks it.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Fourth comes in. Index approaches him.
   INDEX
   What's matter?
   FOURTH
   Nothing.
   INDEX
   Thumb is OK?
   FOURTH
   He is OK.
   INDEX
   Well...Do you know. We have to do everything as it prescribed.
   FOURTH
   We did it.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Azalia stops Little passing by.
   AZALIA
   Little
   LITTLE
   Look, Azalia. What I have.
   Little puts in mouths plastic extender. He tries to speak.
   LITTLE.
   Noooowww. I show how to drink correctly.
   Little tries to joke but small hostages stays indifferent. Little sits in front of Azalia. He takes out of pocket sweeties.
   LITTLE
   Do you want? Take...
   AZALIA
   I must not. Mother says. I'm very fat.
   LITTLE
   You're far? Middle is fat. I say you. You... You...beautiful. It's true. Of course. Not so as me.
   AZALIA
   What for you did it?
   LITTLE
   What?
   AZALIA
   What for you seized us?
   LITTLE
   My sister...She is like you. Only without right hand. She've never seen so sweeties. Why? I say you. Adults are cruel and vicious. They tied up hands of God. Do you think why your soldiers cut our hands? Because we are God's Army. We are his hands and we'll do what he wants.
   AZALIA
   Kill me?
   LITTLE
   You're stupid? We don't kill we give new life. Sweeties?
   EXT. PLACE OF ELECTRO TOOLS STORE. We see yellow shcool bus. Children dressed clean uniform. The come in bus.
   BOY 1
   Come in. Don't hurry. You're not late.
   EXT. PLACE OF ELECTRO TOOLS STORE. Yellow bus is filled. Boy 1 comes up to Polly. She is on treshhold. Keeps her hands on breast.
   BOY 1
   It's all. We go.
   POLLY
   Ok
   BOY 1
   Your clue.
   He gives clue to Polly. Her face is unmovable face of ancient inka...
   BOY 1
   Well.
   He turns and goes to the bus where joyfull children voices are heard.
   EXT. TRESHHOLD OF ELECTRO TOOLS. Bus leaves from. Small almist transperent tear sneak down over her face..
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HUT. Index speaks Jhonny. Through internet. Jhonny shows rifle.
   JHONNY
   Present of father. 9 mm. Nice size.
   INDEX
   Cool...Have you tested?
   Jhonny
   Every week with father. 8 out of 10. Index tell me.
   INDEX
   What?
   JHONNY
   Fire. To man.
   INDEX.
   It's better than in bottles. Man is bigger.
   JHONNY
   Cool...I go...Mum calls for lunch. I'll be back. Ok?
   INDEX
   It's mumlunch'life.
   JHONNY
   I work it.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Index plays Dota in notebook. In right corner of screen we see looming scype icon. Index closes window of game and clicks Scype. We see president Mbala on screen.
   MBALA
   Hello
   INDEX
   Good afternoon.
   MBALA
   Don't sleep.
   INDEX
   Ok.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. ON STAGE. Index, Mbala and Thumb.
   MBALA
   Well. My part of deal.
   Mbala turns camera. We see exausted man dressed gray uniform. Armed soldiers watch him. Mbala turns camera back.
   MBALA
   Now. Your move, fellas.
   THUMB
   All children beside Azalia. We release her in Lusanda. You sit Hodgy in bus and we go to Lusanda.
   Mbala produces giant smile.
   MBALA
   You are the loose loosers of the win winners. Half of hour.
   THUMB
   Half of hour.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Index and Thumb. They look at each other.
   THUMB
   We have to do all correctly
   INDEX
   To the coma, man.
   INT.GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Thumb comes up to the hostages.
   THUMB
   Ok. Dress your hats, robes and go to home.
   Middle pulls out chain through.the cuffs. Children get up. Azalia too. Thumb makes sign to Middle. He pushes Azalia to Thumb.
   THUMB
   Have you been in Lusanda, Azalia?
   AZALIA
   No.
   THUMB (laughing)
   It's good reason to see what you wallet fills. You go with us.
   AZALIA
   You kill me.
   THUMB
   No... We need your father don't kill us.
   INT. GREEN HUT. CONGRESS HALL. Fourth makes ingection to shoulder of Otis.
   FOURTH
   Brown-brown. You know its taste, traitor?
   OTIS
   Think girl. May be do you have chance...
   FOURTH
   You had chance and how you used it?
   EXT. STREETS OF CAPITAL. Yellow bus moves down the streets. Cross-road. Along opposite road the same yellow bus moves. There are children dressed in the same uniform. Children see each other. They shout, extend their hands. Next cross. Buses mowe in different ways.
   INT. INSIDE BUS. Boy1 turns music down.
   BOY 1
   Attention....To be ready!
  
   INT. GREEN HUT. HALL IN FRONT OF MIRRORED DOORS. Middle by the door. Children, Otis, Fourth, Index, Thumb and Little. Little wears hat and robe as other children.
   EXT. PLACE IN FRONT OF GREEN HUT. Crowd. TV. Mbala looks like young Mussolini with hands behind his back. At distance Sven stands. Ben joins to him.
   BEN
   All is over.
   Sven notices children appearing behind mirrored doors. The most joyful smile plays on Mbala face.
   INT. MIRRORED DOORS HALL. Middle look forward. Children see their parents.
   Thumb and Little.
   THUMB
   It's time.
   LITTLE
   Yes.
   THUMB
   It's yours.
   He hands Bumblebee toy to Little. Little takes it and pretends that now will drop it.
   Little laughs.
   LITTLE
   Heavy.
   THUMB
   Be careful
   He embraces Little.
   Little joins to children.
   INDEX
   The name of God, brother.
   LITTLE
   The name of God.
   INT. MIRRORED DOORS HALL. We see all is happening by the eyes of Otis. All washed away. Unficused. Voices sound at distance. Otis hears.
   - The name of God, brother.
   OTIS (hardly rolls his tongue)
   What? What you say?
   INT. MIRRORED DOOR HALL OF GREEN HUT.
   THUMB
   Release, Middle.
   MIDDLE
   What?
   THUMB
   Release.
   Middle turns back and shakes doors.
   MIDDLE
   Doesn't open.
   Index pushes him away and opens door.
   MIDDLE
   So easy that I couldn't premise.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Two soldiers escort Hodgy to the bus.
   INT. MIRRORED DOOR HALL. Thumb see Hodgy walking across the place. He turns.
   THUMB
   Ok. It's our move. Go.
   He moves aside.
   Children leave hall. Index pushes Little.
   INDEX
   Go.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Little with joyful shouts :"Mum. Mum" run out of hall. Children run behind him.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Little runs up to Mbala.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Otis tries to defend his eyes from bright sun light. Suddenly, bright flash and sound of explosion. Otis fells down to the ground.
   INT. MIRRORED DOOR HALL. AFTER EXPLOSION. Thumb opens hus eyes. He sees horrible picture. Bleed bodies on ground. Cries. Thumb turns. He sees Index and Fourth.
   INDEX.
   God Will is fulfilled, Thumb.
   FOURTH.
   You made mistake. We correct you.
   Thumb doesn't manage to rise up his gun. Index and Fourth fire point-blank.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Yellow bus approaches. It stops. Door opens. Children with guns run out and start to shoot at different directions.
   INT. MIRRORED DOOR HALL. Index and Fourth laugh when they see yellow bus. They pass by Middle.
   INDEX
   Middle. Go. It's time for joy.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. By eyes of Otis. Shouts, shots, cries. Black shadow towers over him. Otis look at shadow.
   OTIS
   Go... Do your work.
   Otis is glad. Now all is over.
   FADING OUT.
   EXT. MORNING. CROWDED STREETS OF CAPITAL. Ben walks down, crosses the traffic jam road. He smiles armed children in chaki. They patrol cross-road. He passes by big portrait put in golden frame with girlands of plastic flowers. Hodgy in parade uniform is depicted on portrait. Worker standing on step-ladder polishes gold board: President Hodgy. Ben makes selfi with portrait.
   EXT. PLACE OF GREEN HUT. Nothing reminds about recent events. Ben nods new doorman and comes in.
   INT. GREEN HUT. RESTAURANT. Ben sits at table opposite Sven.
   BEN
   Are you angry?...Honestly, I knew postfactum when it was done. Zico is cunning devil.
   SVEN
   Sly NSA?
   BEN
   And your firm too. You've winked coup.d'etat.
   Sven soaks lips with napkin.
   Sven
   You really think so?
  
   BEN
   Then...What we have to chare?
   SVEN
   You don't understand? I was at 10 metres to Mbala when the kid has blown up yourself.
   BEN
   I was with you. Could I imagine such case?...Seeds?
   SVEN
   What do you want?
   BEN
   Lusanda...These samaritans want to nationalise oiled field.
   SVEN
   It's their country.
   BEN
   What about our country?
   SVEN
   Mbala would never allow it.
   BEN
   Mbala supporters went to jungles. Give them money. We need little war as threatening.
   SVEN
   Poor people
   BEN
   Poor... But it is not our troubles. We defend ourselves and nothing more.
   SVEN
   Seeds.
   Ben moves bag with sunflower seeds toward Sven. They peel up seeds. Sven peels not so sophisticatedly as Ben.
   EXT. Village on the river bank. The same picture what we saw in beginning of our story. Man in white turban and white robe weaves rushes boat. Calm, drowning in tranquility. Man gets up and comes up to nearest rushes hut.
   EXT. RUSHES HUT. Man washes his hands in tin basin. Now we see his face. Distantly it reminds face of president Mbala. More ageing more sophisticated but Mbala' face. Tranquility and goodness comes from the face. Man waves his hands and straithgens his beard.
   INT. RUSHES HUT. Man in white comes in. From different ways children run up to him. They shout
   - Uncle Zico! Uncle Zico!
   Man smiles
   ZICO
   I'm sorry. I'm just late, my dears.
   EXT. OPEN TERRACE OF RUSHES HUT. Uncle Zico sits on floor. There are about 10 children in front of him.
   UNCLE ZICO
   It's easy. You can not be rich but nobody must be poor. Adults don't understand it. They are worser than children.
   SOME BOY
   And you? Uncle Zico?
   Uncle Zico laughs.
   UNCLE.ZICO
   Of.course. But I try. I try to rise up to you. You...
   Uncle Zico slowly fells down. We see how life comes out of his eyes.
   EXT. OPPOSITE BANK OF RIVER. STONE ROW. Otis gets up behind the stones. He throws away rifle. He goes down over the slope.
   EXT. OPPOSITE BANK OF RIVER. Otis comes up to his old minibus.
   INT. INSIDE MINIBUS. Otis sits at steering wheel. He turns on ignition. Bus moves slowly.
   EXT. RURAL ROAD. Otis bus stops.
   INT. INSIDE BUS.
   OTIS
   Do you want Coca?
   Middle gets up from rear seat.
   MIDDLE
   Is it crunchies?...Thanks, fella.
   OTIS
   I've killed him.
   MIDDLE
   M-m-m.
   OTIS
   Do you hear me?
   Middle collects crunchies in handful, scatters them to the pocket.
   MIDDLE
   We must do all correctly. Index and Fourth killed Thumb. It's not correctly. I did correctly. Uncle Zico was liar. He told my name is Middle. My name is Otis. Don't forget it Otis.
   OTIS
   You remind me?
   MIDDLE.
   No doubts... What about play station?
   OTIS
   I promised you that?
   MIDDLE
   I say.
   OTIS
   It needs to change my reminder....
  
  
   OTIS REMEMBERS
   INT. INSIDE OTIS 'BUS. Otis sees Middle in back-front mirror.
   OTIS
   You're doing good, fella. You've crunched so many crunches or anything.
   MIDDLE
   You're tough fella too. How you could break free? I mean it's not uncle Zico' way.
   Otis doesn't answer. He looks towards. We see his recollections.
   INT. OTIS'FLAT. Otis and Dina are in kitchen. They mess around. Dina stands on table. She's dressed in kitchen utensils. Casserole on her head, two small fry pans cover her breast and so on. Otis prepares to take picture.
   INT. OTIS' FLAT. KITCHEN. Dina stands on table. She is alone.
   INT. OTIS' FLAT. KITCHEN. Dina takes off casserole and jumps down on floor.
   INT. OTIS' FLAT. BEDROOM. Otis keeps phone by his ear. We see fear on his face. Dina comes in. Otis' hand with phone drops down. We see on phone screen is written "UNCLE".
   INT. GREEN HUT. SUPPLY ROOM. Otis and Cuba meet on treshhold. They smile each other.
   INT. GREEN HUT. SUPPLY ROOM. Otis is alone. He opens tin cupboard, moves aside plastic bottles.
   INT. GREEN HUT. SUPPLY ROOM. Otis rolls with his fingers Bumble Bee toy. Finally he makes decision. He puts it on shelf where it belongs.
   INT. HOSPITAL WARD. Otis is in bed. He reads message on phone screen. "It is time. Uncle".
   INT. INSIDE OTIS'BUS. Otis' knuckles gets paler
   OTIS
   You're right, fella. I've broken free...
   THE END.
  

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