Forever Knight
Dust in the Wind 4 - Three Quarters Done

Theme: LaCroix frustrating Nick's desire for mortality

Repeats Instructions From Half Done
  • Once you see the theme, then consider all you've thought about as now only possibilities, not guaranteed matches. Reevaluate for which are the strongest scenes to use.
  • Only when you have a theme, do you start matching scenes to words for real.
  • With your theme, look for structure.

    Is there POV? Whose is it? Do the words of one verse go well with one character, but the words of another verse go better with a different one? Can you change POV, and how do you do it in the simplest way that won't confuse your audience? Hit them on the head at the change of POV place so that it's not subtle at all. That is, try for scenes where the character is alone when the personal pronoun is sung.

    Is there a natural time sequence? Do the words talk about the present and the past? Pros is hard to do for this because the time sequence isn't well established by episode. You've got a few past scenes to work with, but they're not likely to fit the words of your song - Bodie remembering working with the soldier of fortune; Doyle as a young cop; Doyle's fantasies when shot. Is there any natural way to do the song in the chronological order of the series? This is a waste unless you're really bored with what you're doing.

    Can you keep to a single episode for a single verse or chorus? This increases the continuity of the viewer for the meaning of the words.

  • If you've got multiple verses and the same chorus, look for the strongest scenes to use for the chorus. If you have choices, remember to use your very strongest at the end. Next strongest, if there's no time factor to your theme, is the first chorus. Weakest scenes go in the middle.

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Theme: LaCroix frustrating Nick's desire for mortality

Music opening LaCroix talking while Nick drives - sets theme
I close my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment's gone Curiouser - LaCroix leaves him holding his hand;
Nick looks at LaCroix's body
All my dreams, pass before my eyes, a curiosity Curiouser - LaCroix talking from chessboard, flashes
Dust in the wind BabyBaby - LaCroix's face slides over Nick's in car
All they are is dust in the wind. Can't Run, Can't Hide - Nick runs to massacre bodies
Same old song, Undue Process - Nick kills man
Just a drop of water in an endless sea Undue Process - LaCroix comes up and praises him
All we do, Capital Offense - pleasant with nun
Crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see Capital Offense - putting body on ground, seeing wound
Dust in the wind, .
All we are is dust in the wind Bad Blood - LaCroix holds up dust and lets fall
Music bridge Pilot2 - green cup dropped
1966 - book burned,
doctor's experiment; Natalie's experiments; Baby Baby;
Don't hang on, LAST ACT - where girl suggests suicide
nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky LAST ACT - holding her ring near pile of her clothes
It slips away, Love You to Death - Nick kills girl
And all your money won't another minute buy. Love You to Death - holding dead girl
Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind Be My Valentine - holding her after LaCroix's gone
Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind Intercut with Fleur
Music ending - slice off end End with LaCroix crushing rose
1966 - lacroixburnsbooknickgrabsgrenade
BADBLOOD - janetteremindsnickhecouldhavekilledjacktheripperwhenlacroixinjured
BADBLOOD - nicktellsnataliehesawvictimanddidntkillhim
BEMYVALENTINE - nickhastogiveupnatalie
DYINGOFFAME - lockedinjaillacroixhaskeytouchescheek
DYINGOFFAME - nickdrinksafterpullingcorkwithteeth
FATALMISTAKE - nickkissinggirlonfloorwakesupwithbloodonforehead
FEEDINGTHEBEAST - ravendrunknicktalkstojanette
ILOVEYOUTODEATH  - lacroixtellshimheholdsgirljanetteturnssitssofanickflashesonlacroixwhoiskillingbelowwindow
ILOVEYOUTODEATH - nickistrickedbylacroixintobelievingillofballerinawakesonpinksheets
IWILLREPAY - standsatgravesofattackersflashback
IWILLREPAY - brotherattacksnickkills
KILLERINSTINCT - nickattackslacroixwithcrossburninghands
KILLERINSTINCT - startofnicklacroixfight  (captured just after lacroix sprinkles dust; redo)
LASTACT - shecomestotempthimwiththoughtsofsuicide
LOOKSCOULDKILL - nickstopswomanschankeshootswomanwhogrowsoldnickholdsother
ONLYTHELONELY - abortedkissturnstohug
PARTNERS - janetteleavesnicklacroixtalkswhilenicksitsathome
PARTNERS - lacroixtouchesnicktocomforthim
PILOT2 - wontbiteherlacroixlicksneckbitesnickburnslacroix
QUEENOFHARPS - nickandgirlwithharpsheskilled
STRANGERTHANFICTION - nicksaveswritermakesherforgethesavampire
THEFIX - lacroixfindshimonfloor

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