"PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V/H/S

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"PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V/H/S

Postby Nutso » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:00 pm

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Re: "PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V

Postby Graham Kennedy » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:15 pm

Ha, I once wrote a book with a similar premise to this. Basic plot was that one day these glowing balls of light appeared all over the world - like a hundred thousand of them, maybe more. Each was a fixed gateway to a parallel universe.

Problem 1, each produced an EMP blast that wiped out all electrical circuits within a mile radius.

Problem 2, there wasn't anything stopping movement through the gates. Sound innocuous? Some gates open to atmospheres at a different air pressure. Which causes a hurricane of air to get blown out or sucked in at each site. Total disruption of half the world's weather systems, right there.

Others opened to places deep within an ocean. I put one over Las Vegas Bay that was spewing one hundred and twenty million gallons of water. Per second. Hoover Dam got washed away.

And then at least one opened into a rather large magma chamber...

Problem 3, animals can go through as well...

Never did like how the book turned out, but I always liked the premise.
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Re: "PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V

Postby Captain Seafort » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:32 am

Sounds interesting. I don't suppose you've still got it knocking around somewhere and would be willing to post it here?
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Re: "PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V

Postby Graham Kennedy » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:43 am

Captain Seafort wrote:Sounds interesting. I don't suppose you've still got it knocking around somewhere and would be willing to post it here?

I do, and I wouldn't. It turned out pretty terrible, lol.
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Re: "PORTALS" from the makers of The Blair Witch Project & V

Postby AlexMcpherson79 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:59 am

Hollywood: Ah yes, a good idea for a sci fi film. Lets make it a horror instead.

Or, So you want to watch scifi, here's a horror, thriller or other movie because just scifi is boring.
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