Anne Marie! Stop!
She glances down. Something metal is half-buried in the
dead leaves and gravel.
Eric runs over. He pokes at the object with a stick. With
a SNAP, a steel leg trap chomps the stick in half. Anne
Marie jumps back. Eric brushes the dead leaves on the
ground behind her and she carefully backtracks out of the
He angrily rips the trap out of the ground, unearthing
several others attached to one another by a long chain.
Takes nerve, laying traplines on
Eric slips the scope off the dart rifle and climbs up the
pipeline on foot pegs to the top of an anchoring poINT.
Using the scope as a telescope, he scans up and down the
What are you doing?
He still might be around. I saw
fresh tire tracks coming in.
HIS POV - THROUGH SCOPE
The road and the pipeline stretch toward either horizon,
north and south. In the distance, a jeep is parked on the
Haul Road. Near it, a Man climbs down into another shallow
BACK TO SCENE:
Eric hurries down the footpegs.
Man and a jeep, about a mile and
a half down.
He jumps into the Scout. Anne Marie stuffs her cameras into
the hatchback. As soon as she climbs in, Eric tears out.
4INT. SCOUT - (MOVING SHOT)
It races along the dusty gravel road at 60 MPH.
5EXT. HAUL ROAD
Startled at the APPROACH of the Scout, the Trapper uproots
his traps and runs out of the ravine. He WHISTLES and
another Trapper appears nearby.