1.FADE IN:INT. CABIN - DAYAn OLD MAN sits in a chair, looking down, seeming a bitgloomy.Finally he glances up, looks into the camera, clears histhroat and takes a deep breath.OLD MAN
out in these hills for all
to show you...(pausing; swallows hard)
told anyone about it.I had my reasons. But...
beeneating away at me for eighteenyears. I felt like it was time.Looking back on it now, it wasprobably the beginning of everythingthat happened afterwards. The worldwas never the same again. It was --I guess yo
say -- ground zero.He stands, picks up a video tape, studies it. He walksto a TV.OLD MANIt was June sixth, nineteen ninety-four.There was a small earthquake thatmorning. But there was no damage. I
think too much about it. Afterlunch I hiked out to the lake to dosome fishing. There was a campsitethere. Everything was...(shakes his head, troubled)... a real mess. And then I found thistape on the ground. I brought it home,watched it and...
you see for yourself.He puts the tape in a VCR, pushes a button.
trees.EXT. WOODS (ON VIDEO TAPE) - DUSKA handheld video camera pans through the woods. The