Dakota Skye

Synopsis: For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should trust the most; her family, friends and teachers. These lies have snowballed, leading to her becoming bitter and apathetic towards the world around her. Now seventeen, Dakota just watches the world happen around her, unmotivated to join it. She has a boyfriend who plays in a semi-popular local rock band and her best friend from childhood, but finds little joy in her own life. One day, Jonah comes into town. It only takes a few days before Dakota notices something about him that sets him apart from the other people in her life. He doesn't lie. Through her friendship with Jonah, her eyes are opened to the world around her and she sees that there is something out there more than all the lies. There is a possibility of something different... some
Genre: Drama, Romance
89 min

I still have the dream sometimes.

I do. I come home from the store

and find you on my doorstep

with a suitcase.

And not your entire wardrobe.

Just a carry-on, a duffel bag.

We don't say anything,

but you have this look

in your eye that kills me.

It just...

And I unlock the door and let you in.

And that's it.

That's the dream.

When I wake up, I wake up happy...

vibrating for a few seconds

with my head in the sand...


Then it goes away, and you go away.

I really don't want

to get out of bed then

because it's cold out there,

but I do.

I get up. Life goes on.

Most days you never

even cross my mind.

Tell me that you love me.

My name is Dakota Skye.

I'm 18 years old,

only medium-cute,

and I have a superpower.

I can't fly,

I can't turn invisible,

and I'm pretty sure that a bullet

would make me good and dead.

I don't have x-ray vision, either.

Well, not exactly.

The fact is I am

incapable of being lied to.

When someone tells a lie, any lie,

to me, to anyone, I know the truth,

what they really mean,

so there are no lies in my world,

or there are nothing but.

It's kind of hard to explain.

It's like movies from other countries.

Somebody says something in French

like "Voulez-vous

coucher avec mol, ce solr?"

and at the bottom

of the screen it says...

I don't know what it says.

I flunked French.

But I've been this way since...

I guess since I was little.

Who are you?

It's me, Santa Claus.


In this section,

we're going to look at explorers.

Christopher Columbus

discovered America in 1492.

He was a great explorer,

and really the first important figure

in the history of our country.

Is Daddy gonna be okay?

He's going to be just fine.

And sophomore year,

when Jacob Barrow

told me that he loved me,

well, I let him

take my virginity anyway.

It had to go sometime.

And to the best of my knowledge,

I've never been bitten

by a radioactive spider

or dosed with an overabundance

of gamma rays --

whatever those are.

I have no explanation.

I'm just involuntarily

cursed with the truth,

something people spend

their entire lives looking for.

Lucky me.

Dorian Wallace.


I'm so happy for you.

I know. I know...

All right.

Well, see you there, okay?

Okay. Yeah, I'm just gonna go home

and change really fast, okay?

Us, too.

Hey, Dakota!



Thanks. You too.

So, in order to explain

why I'm about to ditch my friends

and drive 2,500 miles across country

less than an hour

after graduating high school,

I'll have to tell you a story,

a story about a different

Dakota Skye.

You see, every superhero

has a nemesis, an archenemy.

Mine is a cute

stoner boy named Jonah.

This Dakota Skye

Is only 17 years old.

What frame were we on?

What's my score?

What's yours?

Don't worry.

I think you're gonna win.

Come on. Tell me your score.

What is it?

- 42.

- Ah, see? You're getting better, babe.

Ha! Take that, b*tches!

How about a kiss?

Your turn.

- What was I saying before?

- The demo.

Yes, demo.

Jacob said he's going to get it to his

cousin once we get the mix done.

- His cousin?

- Yeah.

The one who works at Sub- Pop.

I told you about that.

Oh, that's right. You did.

Are you gonna come with me

on Wednesday to band practice?


At Jacob's.

- Maybe.

- Maybe? Why not?

I said "maybe. "

- Yeah, but you meant "no. "

- Jacob hates me.

He does not!

Want to get out of here?

Oh, God, I love you.

Are you okay?


Are you gonna come?

Keep going.

Oh, God, I love you.

Oh, don't move.

Oh, yeah.

Kevin is a liar,

but no more than anybody else.

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