Suddenly the ship is HIT AGAIN. This time something
enormous RIPS THROUGH THE HULL, crushing one of the crew
members as it TEARS THROUGH THE WALLS.
Water RUSHES THROUGH the large gaping hole, quickly
filling the hallway. The Cook and what's left of the
crew scurry for the stairs, as the water level chases
8 INT. BRIDGE - SAME - NIGHT8
The ship's computers are WHIRLING with warning lights
and alarms. As the Skipper tries to adjust the controls
in vain, the Captain grabs the ship's p.a. system.
Abandon ship! Abandon ship! Man the
But before he can say anything more, something WHIPS
across the bridge's enormous windshield, SHATTERING THE
GLASS. Was it a tail? No way, far too big.
9 EXT. SHIP'S DECK - SAME - NIGHT9
The doors BURST open as the crew and the Cook rush out
onto the deck. Again, the ship is HIT, ROCKING it
is ripped away, revealing a life boat. Two more life
boats are revealed behind it as the crew desperately
tries to hoist them up and over the side.
ANGLE - WATER BESIDE THE TANKER
Something ENORMOUS jolts out of the water towards the
ship. Through the rainstorm it is hard to make out what
it is, but it SLAMS into the side of the ship, RIPPING
INTO IT, pulling down the starboard side as it does.
Could that have been a CLAW?
Are thrown backwards. The lifeboats swing WILDLY,
several of them SMASHING INTO BITS as they slam against
Or whatever it is, RIPS INTO THE SIDE AGAIN. This time
the entire ship begins to FLIP OVER.
Bounces off the deck and slides off the side. Following
it is the Cook.
Desperately, the Cook grabs onto the ship's side railing
to keep from falling off. He looks back and SEES
something so horrible that he SCREAMS IN TERROR and lets
go of the railing.