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See You In Court by Linda Gould - Short, Action, Adventure - When a Cuban-born ballplayer is abducted, his sportswriter fiancée and her fraternal twin sister, a Department of Homeland Security bureaucrat, decide to conduct competing investigations. 9 pages - pdf, format
Right off we have a problem. CHARACTERS are in caps when first introduced, and generally, an age and description are added. The reader needs to know something about them.
The first scene simply lacks for action and doesn't ring true, at least not for me.
And the next sequence doesn't get better. The whole sister thing seems manufactured. You have an agent of Homeland Security openly committing adultery, and that's not a good thing as far as federal agents are concerned. And why would she go downtown in the first place?
And the ending...hardly an ending at all. I suspect this is part of a larger piece, and as such cannot stand on its own.
You might do well to read some scripts and think about characters and their motivations.
Thanks for commenting. You are correct that this is part of a larger piece, entitled "Let's Play Ball." Miranda is a bureaucrat rather than an agent--perhaps an agent wannabe. True, studying other scripts more extensively can't hurt.
It's a shame it had to end there. Maybe your characters have a problem with likability; Miranda is associated with someone who could give someone a black eye without too much problem. Still, I was interested in where this was going, and maybe making your characters likeable would be impossible for this kind of script. But it's something to think about, I guess. The opening scene came across as a bit maid and butler-ish, but I thought everything else was pretty good.