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Raymond McCoy decides to have his body frozen after the death of his lover, Matthew, in 2020. Believing to never wake up again, Ray goes under with no hope for his future. However, Ray is woken up in 2287 by an illegally emotional robot, Cutie, where he reunites with an old friend from the past. He and Tina are now in 2287, where the remnants of humanity resides in domes with robots, designed to cater to their every need. Ray quickly discovers that the new “Eden” is not what it appears to be.

The first act is available here.

Additional Information

This is a feature film I’ve been sitting on since high school. The link provided allows access to a watermarked PDF of the first act of the film. The first act is from draft number 6 (#6).

Due to hardware issues, my dates look a bit weird. You’ll see that the documents were “created” later than they were modified, but please know that I had more hardware issues and that the modified date is closer to being the “true creation date”.

CODY inception draft 1
Inception of CODY. Dates back to November 5th, 2018.
To try and make life easier for myself, I attempted to summarize the book for myself. Didn’t work, but ya know…

CODY didn’t become a script until sophomore year of college for me. Here’s the screenshot for the first draft.

CODY script draft 1
First draft dates to May 27, 2019.

Then I began to tweak and rewrite, resulting in the following screenshots.

CODY progression 2
Screenshot date: August 19th, 2020.
CODY progression 1
Screenshot date: August 19th, 2020.

The PDF of act 1 comes from draft #6.

CODY draft 6, act 1 watermarked in entirety
For Patreon: Act 1 of draft #6. Screenshot taken on August 19th, 2020.

I had to fumble around with Word and copy the sixth draft to provide only act 1.

The moral of the story: BACK UP YOUR WORK!