As their transformations are complete, the barbarians gather
behind their leader into an ever-growing mob of murderous
THE GATES OF KRAAN
A frightened Kraanian councillor spurs his horse forward through
the beautiful glass gates, as in the distance we hear the sound
of ten thousand approaching footsteps.
The camera pans to a hillside overlooking Kraan. In the glow
of sunset, the outline of the BARBARIAN LEADER, riding a black
war-horse, appears at the hillside and stops. Then with a
thundering of footsteps, the outline of five thousand barbarians
comes into view behind him, filling the horizon.
THE BARBARIAN LEADER
He is now wearing a strange medallion around his neck as, wild-
eyed, he screams to signal the attack. The bloodthirsty horde
charges down the hill behind him.
The camera moves with the barbarians as they crash through the
gates of the city, destroying everything in their path. Smoke
and flames are everywhere. Ahead of us, terrified Kraanians
run from the onslaught.
As we track up over the burning rooftops, we see the BARBARIAN
LEADER riding his war-horse in the streets below. Shouting
a command, he waves his men on as they move toward an impressive
doomed building in the middle of the city.
THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
At the far end of this huge glass hall, the Kraanian Council
sits around a marble table. From outside, we hear the battle
Pulling closer we can hear the worried voices of the Council
They're killing everyone. We