IN THE BLACK:We hear something -- a machine -- CHURNING and POUNDING.Constant. Rhythmic. Though the sound is slightly familiar, we’re not sure what it is yet. Hold for a few seconds andthenCUT TO:INT. REC ROOM -- MORNING11The sound belongs to a regular old TREADMILL like you seein most gyms across the world. Running on it: SAM BELL, midthirties, thick beard, handsome, striking blue eyes.Sam’s face is flushed and glistening with sweat. He lungesfor a towel draped over the treadmill’s bar, dabs his faceas he runs.We see OUTSIDE THE WINDOW: A gray, powdery landscapestretching beneath a BLACK SKY.CUT TO:EXT. MOON -- MORNING22Aerial view of the Earth’s only natural satellite, thecamera roaming about a hundred feet off the surface.Desolation. Serious, uncompromising, desolation. This place makes Antarctica look like Tokyo.And utter silence.Eventually the camera arrives at a moon base, DIVING DOWNtowards it --TITLE CARD: “MINING BASE SELENE. CREW: 1.”CUT TO:INT. BATHROOM\SHOWER -- MORNING33Sam takes a shower, treading in a tight circle beneath thenozzle, eyes closed, hot water blasting his face.Liberty Films © 2007 - Version 2.5 2.