ROUND TABLE

Synopsis: ROUND TABLE IS ABOUT POLITICS IN THE POLICE FORCE. 85 MILLION DOLLARS, 2 AMOURED TANK AND 50000 AMUNITIONS MISSING AND THE SECRET WAS SWEPT UNDER THE RUG FOR 15 YEARS. BERNARD AS THE NEW ACTING COMMISSIONER VOWS INVESTIGATE AND BRING JUSTICE TO THE LOST OFFICERS
Original Story by: OKAFOR DAMIAN ANIELOZIE
Year:
2022
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SCENE 1EXT - DAY - ROADSIDE - POLICE CHASE

FOUR ARMED MEN RUNNING WITH A BRIEF CASE AND SHOOTING SPORADICALLY TO CLEAR THEIR WAY AS POLICE IS PURSUING THEM. BULLET HITS ONE COPS AND OTHERS CONTINUES TO PURSUE THEM WHILE SOME GETS TIRED.

SCENE 2INT - DAY- HOTEL - POLICE AND ARMED MEN

AS THEY ARE ABOUT TO ENTER A HOTEL NEAR BY, EWES SHOT ONE DOWN WHILE THE OTHERS GOES IN THE HOTEL. AS THEY ARE LOOKING FOR A WAY OUT, PEOPLE SCARED AND BE RUNNING OUT, DEREK A SECRET UNDER COVER AGENT ENTERTAINING THE GUESTS SEES THE COPS SHOT A COPS, HE STEPS DOWN AND GOES UP TO THE COPS, COLLECT HIS HANDCUFF AND BRINGS OUT HIS BADGE. HE BEATS ONE OF THE GUY AND USE HANDCUFF TO HOLD HIM SOMEWHERE, ONE OF THE ROBBERS WANTS TO HIT HIM, EWES FROM BEHIND HIT HIM. DEREK STARTS BEATING THE GUY HE HANDCUFFS AND BE TALKING

DEREK:

I can’t just remember the last time i have pity on an armed guy... you shot him and the blood...huh..the blood

damn

(HE HIT THE THIEF AGAIN, THEN LOOKS STRAIGHT TO EWES AND ASKS)

Who are you? you should be afraid of bad boys and not to put yourself and family in a problem... this is a police job, you can go now

AS EWES SHOT THE REMAINING THIEF AS HE WANTS TO CUT OFF DEREK HEAD

DEREK (cont’d)

Damn, you nearly got me shot, give me the damn gun.

(EWES HANDS THE GUN OVER TO HIM)

What if i arrest you now, as one of them... but i am not going to do that... if you wanna shoot, you aim and shoot like this and not like this... you join police force, you learn more

POLICE SIRENS GETS CLOSER AND POLICE STARTS COMING IN, DEREK ADJUSTS HIS CLOTH, HANDS THE GUN OVER TO A POLICE AND STARTS WALKING OUT...EWES SMILES AND ADJUSTS HIS CLOTH ALSO AND GOES OUT...

LIGHT FADES:

SCENE 3INT - DAY - POLICE DEPARTMENT

EWES WALKING IN TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, DEREK SEES HIM AND WALKS UP TO HIM...

DEREK:

Woow woow... you a cop? you aint talking when i was saying a whole lot... am derek..

EWES:

i know

DEREK:

You got the gun outta the thief hand, you know its weird, but i must say it, its professional... how did you do that? just like a magic... last i tried that, when i was 18... have served the

police force for 40 years... i bet they never gave birth to you then, you must be new here, or something else

EWES:

This is commissioners office

DEREK:

silent zone... its been long i see that dude... the last i come here, she

SIR BENARD:

dude, we never had a female commissioner here mr derek or correct me inspector derek

DEREK:

You heard that...inspector derek

SIR BENARD:

Come in... insp ewes, good job... your programmes, your skill, excellent... permit me to introduce to you, your new partner.secret

agent Derek

EWES:

(LOCAL LANGUAGE) He is really a cops, he helped me to accomplish my task... he is good but mouth, never gets shot

DEREK:

Wo wo wo, can somebody tells me whats going on here... what language is that... hey.. you gotta speak something i understand... is that aramaic, swahili, hinduism...or what sir

SIR BERNARD:

(NATIVE LANGUAGE) I think you can work with him

EWES:

(NATIVE LANGUAGE) maybe ... but

his mouth runs, gotcha seal it

THEY BOTH LAUGHS AND DEREK GETS ANGRY, STANDS UP

DEREK:

I think i don’t belong to this conversation... (native language) you gotta meet me outside, if you spit on my face, i will wipe your ass.

SIR BENARD:

(IN DEREKS NATIVE LANGUAGE)

Wait...insp derek, you are from my town, ikom... my brother

THEY BOTH SMILES AND HUGS THEMSELVES... EWES IS CONFUSE...

DEREK:

(NATIVE LANG) What did this moron tell you about me

SIR BENARD:

(EXHALES) he is not a moron, he is the best operational undercover officer. have gone 21 successful missions. he is prepared for a new mission and he needs new partner... his old friend derek is dead and here you are...same name..

DEREK:

What are you trying to say... i die and resurrected or what? no... i never die and wont die early..either

SIR BERNARD:

That’s not what i mean... you are his new partner... the lord of southga is a wanted drug dealer

DEREK:

Sardise

SIR BENARD:

HMMM...We want him breathing

EWES:

Last i check sir, have not visited my family for long time...

SIR BENARD:

We sent message across... to your mum and your wife and the new baby... they sent you this....

(gives ewes an envelope).after

these, you go on a long leave...

DEREK:

I don’t have time to read mums bunch of letter... you gotta keep it... i miss you, i miss you stuff... not for me... how many i got. sir?

SIR BERNARD:

I wish you all the best... call back ups if in need... (native language) don’t use g14 network to communicate... use the device...

DEREK:

We don’t need back ups... when are we leaving...

EWES GOES OUT OF SIR BERNARD OFFICE AND DEREK FOLLOWS HIM SCENE 4 DAY - EXT - ROADSIDE

AS THEY’RE WALKING TOWARDS A CAR

DEREK:

What language a hell you speaking... i know its not french

EWES:

Urhobo and you

DEREK:

You wanna know... after your insult with my bro... you never know he is my bro...

EWES:

Really?

DEREK:

I can tell him that i need a new partner like ...wow...this girl... hey ( a girl passes and twixt her waist) hi sweetie

EWES YOU GOTTA ENTER

((EWES ENTERS HIS CAR))

DEREK:

Wo wo wo... its beautiful... i gotta drive... i don’t like someone else driving me...

EWES:

Hop in

DEREK:

Where are we going to?

SCENE 5DAY - EXT - ROADSIDE INSIDE THE CAR

DEREK:

((CHECKING ALL THE SONGS IN THE CAR) )

You got no good music... i like it hot

EWES:

I like it cool

DEREK:

What a gatdam traditional song you playing... you must be from the old world... you gotta change to the trending... change it

EWES:

It reminds me of where i am from

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OKAFOR DAMIAN ANIELOZIE

Damian Okafor is a Nigerian prolific writer who has written many movie scripts, hiphop songs, poems and Novels. A secondary school teacher, an actor and movie assistant director. more…

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