by C. R. Powers
Presented within is my re-creation of the Bruce Wayne Pilot Script. It is fanfiction.
All is black.
The Voiceover chimes in: "How did it all come to this?" The voice is that of Alfred Pennyworth.
Cut to a rooftop. Below the city is in chaos. Fires ravage everywhere. In the somber clouds of the night the bat-signal shines.
Voiceover: "I have seen many incredible things."
Batman's boot steps into frame.
Voiceover: "Some of them have made me the proudest I could ever hope."
Cut to Batman's eyes. Switch to first-person perspective of the city. A terrible laugh echoes through the city.
Voiceover: "But there are many moments where I pray for this city."
Cut to street level. Streets have been wrecked by an earthquake. The Camera moves down an alley. A group of thugs move out of the alley into a basketball court. The shadows play deep. The thugs spread out. One by one they are pulled into the shadows by an invisible force. Until only one remains.
Voiceover. "Because I know that it will always need..."
The last thug is taken out. We see Batman's mask.
A laugh echoes again through the city. Batman is up towards the sound.
Voiceover: "How did it all come to this? Where is that boy now?"
Act One begins with a flashback to the fateful night when Thomas and Martha Wayne were gunned down in front of their small boy on Crime Alley.They were exiting a neon-lit theater; there to see "The Gray Ghost" In the shadows lurks a dark figure...