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GREYSKULL TALES

By John M. T'lustachowski

EPISODE # 11

'DEUL OF IRON"

Original Screen Play By John M. T'lustachowski

(c) Copyright 1993 TGA



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CAST OF CHARACTERS:

TYLER

ZOAR

KING RANDOR

QUEEN MARLANA

HE-MAN

TEELA

DUNCAN

SKELETOR

TRAP-JAW

TRI -KLOPS

RATTLOR

SNAKE MEN

FRIGHT FIGHTER PILOTS

BEOWULF CREW

CAPTAIN JEROME

RADIO OP.

DAVON COMMANDER

RADAR OFFICER

KAITAIN RADIO TECH.

ROBOTO

BLACK GUARD

DR. KEN

DR. BARBIE





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GREYSKULL TALES: EPISODE #11

"Deul of Iron"









By John M. T'lustachowski

(c) 1993 TGA





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1. FADE IN.

EXT.SKIES OVER ETERNIA.DAWN.

IN THE PRE-DAWN DARKNESS, WE SEE A LARGE FORMATION

OF DOTS IN THE DISTANCE , AS SKELETOR RENEWS THE

ATTACK ON ETERNIA.

FRIGHT FIGHTER PILOT #1

We're coming up on Davon defences.

Stand by to attack...

FRIGHT FIGHTER PILOT #2

Sir, T'm picking up something on my scopes-

FRIGHT FIGHTER PILOT #1

I see him.. .A lone fighter ,a hundred miles out- He's unimportant.. .Prepare for bombing run...

FRIGHT FIGHTER PILOT #2

Aye, Sir. All craft, prepare for bombing run...

THEN AS THE FRIGHT FIGHTERS ALL LEVEL OFF IN THE

PRE-DAWN DARKNESS, WE SEE A SALVO OF MISSILES HIT,

AS THE ENEMY SQUADRON IS BLOWN OUT OF THE SKY AT

ONCE. A SERIES OF FIERY TRAILS OF SMOKE HEAD TO

THE GROUND.

THEN OVERHEAD, WE HEAR A HIDEOUS SCREAMING SOUND,

GROWING LOUDER AND LOUDER. THEN SUDDENLY, THE SCREEN

IS ENGULFED IN A BLINDING LIGHT. THEN AS IT DIMS, WE SEE THE

GLOW IS FROM THE REAR VIEW OF THE NEW WARBIRDS

ENGINES AS THE PLANE ARCS INTO THE DISTANCE. FADE.



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2. INT. DAVON COMMAND BUNKER.. .DAWN.

WE CUT TO THE SAME CAMERA ANGLE, FROM THE PREVIOUS

EPISODE, AS THE DAVON COMMANDER ENTERS, WITH A CUP

OF COFFEE, AND OVERLOOKS THE TABLE MAP, AS ALL OF

HIS TECHS AND RADIO OPS SURVEY THEIR SCOPES, AS WE

SEE THE SCOPES ARE CLEAR.

DAVON COMMANDER

Status report, Corpman?

RADIO OP.

They're late this morning, sir...

AS THE COMMANDER ASCENDS THE STAIRS, AND EXITS THE

BUNKER, HE LOOKS OUT OVER THE NEW DAWN. THEN IN A

SLOW MOTION SCENE, WE SEE THE NEW WARBIRD, AS IT

ARCS OUT OF THE NORTH, AND SUNLIGHT DANCES UPON IT.

AS THE WARBIRD HEADS OVER HEADING SOUTH, KICKS UP DUST.

THE COMMANDER STANDS IN THE FOREGROUND, WATCHING

IN AWE. SLOW FADE.



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3. SNAKE MTN. INT. NIGHT.

BECAUSE OF A TIME DIFFERENCE OF ABOUT AN HOUR, IT

IS STILL DARK IN SNAKE MTN. WE CUT TO A DARK ROOM,

WHERE TRAP-JAW SLEEPS. AS THE DOOR OPENS, AND

TRI-KLOPS TURNS ON THE LIGHTS AND WAKES HIM.

TRI -KLOPS

Commander ...?

Commander Trap-Jaw, Sorry to wake you, Sir...

TRAP-JAW

At ease, Tri-Klops. What is it?

TRI -KLOPS

Lord Skeletor wishes to speak to you.

We've lost contact with our Fright-Fighters

TRAP-JAW

Payne's battle group?

TRI -KLOPS

Yes, sir.

There were reports of an enemy fighter in the area.

TRAP-JAW

Possibly He-Man in a Talon Fighter...

Alright, let's go.



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4. INT. HANGAR. NIGHT.

WE CUT TO THE ENORMOUS HANGAR ,AS SIX SKELETAL CONDORS UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION, AS TRAP-JAW & TRI-KLOPS HEAD TO THE ELEVATOR UP TO THE THRONE ROOM. THEY WATCH THE MONUMENTAL ACTIVITY OF WORKERS BELOW.

TRI -KLOPS

Skeletor has pulled out all of the stops on this one!

TRAP-JAW

Three-billion credits, so far.

TRI -KLOPS

I hope mine's ready soon!

Y'heard? Randor refused the ultimatum, y'know.

TRAP-JAW

Well, we have been making it very expensive on him too...

A GROUP OF BLACK GUARD SMARTLY SALUTE TRAP-JAW & TRI-KLOPS

AS THEY ENTER THE MAIN THRONE ROOM.



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5. INT. THRONE ROOM. NIGHT.

SKELETOR SITS UPON HIS THRONE, AS BEHIND HIS

COUNCIL TABLE ,A LARGE MONITOR GLOWS A MAP.

SKELETOR

Trap-Jaw, We've lost an entire squadron. To a single plane!

TRI -KLOPS

Yes, Lord Skeletor. Commander Trap-Jaw has a theory,

It may have been He-Man, in a Talon Fighter.

SKELETOR

Then I want him blown out of the sky!

Randor has refused my terms, and now tries to resist!

TRAP-JAW

Still though, one Talon against twelve Fright Fighters...

SKELETOR

You are to use whatever means neccesary to lure him out! I hereby order you to ground ALL aircraft in the Southern sector. Military, civilian.. Free Traders as well. Find him! And when trade in the South ceases, we will bring Randor to his knees!

TRAP-JAW

M' lord.

SKELETOR

Tri-Klops! Take your Seventh Squadron with him. Support his wing.

WE rule the sky! Be sure that Randor is made aware of this indisputable fact...

TRI -KLOPS

Yes, M'lord!

EXIT TRAP-JAW & TRI-KLOPS: PAN IN ON SKELETOR

SKELETOR

.And once Randor sees the error of his ways, I shall turn my attenions to Castle Greyskull,

andthe lovely, heartbroken widow of a sorceress within...

HA HA HA HAAAAHAAA HAAAAAA!!!

SLOW FADE.



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6. EXT. PALACE ETERNIA. DAWN,

AS THE FIRST RAYS OF SUNLIGHT DAWN, WE CUT TO

THE SPRAWLING PALACE, AS THE NEW, GIGANTIC WARBIRD II

ARCS IN FROM OVERHEAD FOR A LANDING. TO GET THE

SIZE ACROSS, WE SHOW A FEW TALONS AND WIND-RAIDERS

PASSING BY IN FRONT OF THE PLANE, THEN THE WARBIRD

SLOWLY FLYING IN ALONG SIDE AN ENORMOUS FREE-TRADER.

THE WARBIRD II IS ALMOST A THIRD THE SIZE!

WE THEN CUT TO THE LANDING BAYS, AS THE NEW WARBIRD II

LANDS ON LANDING PADS DESIGNED TO ADMIT FOUR NORMAL

ETERNIAN AIRCRAFT. THE WARBIRD II TOUCHES DOWN.

7. TNT. ROYAL CHAMBERS. MORNING.

AS THE SUN IS JUST BARELY VISABLE OVER THE DISTANT

MOUNTAINS OUT THE WINDOW, WE SEE THE KING, QUEEN,

DUNCAN, HE-MAN ,AND TEELA CROWDED AROUND A LARGE

MAP COMPUTER TABLE. PLANNING THEIR NEXT MOVE.

DUNCAN

We know that this Condor can exceed the speed of Mach Three. And quite possibly faster...

TEELA

So we have to act, very quickly...

KING RANDOR

I fear this is going to be a very costly battle.

Though I am sure that it is neccesary...

QUEEN MARLANA

Skeletor's heavy water plant must be destroyed. We can not allow him to develop Nuclear weapons.

KING RANDOR

But in order to do that, we'll still need someone

to take on the Condor, head on...

TYLER

.And that'll be me.

TEELA

JOHN!! -Er..I mean, Commander Tyler....

....... I mean, Sorcerer!

KING RANDOR

Ah.. Sorcerer it's good to have you back!

QUEEN MARLANA

Are you alright? How's the eye?

TYLER

I don't know yet. Zoar's spell hasn't

healed me completely yet. But we can't

wait for that.



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DUNCAN

And I see you have a new Warbird.

I'm afraid it may be put to the test

sooner than we'd like.

TYLER

I already have...

HE-MAN

Wha~?

TYLER

I destroyed a bomber squadron, outside of Davon.

HE-MAN

Then Skeletor's been alerted!

DUNCAN

He'll be out for revenge!

TYLER

That's what I'm counting on...

KING RANDOR

Ah....

HE-MAN

But we'll still need some kind of bait...

TEELA

What about the Beowulf?

QUEEN MARLANA

It's perfect!

HE-MAN

And I'll take care of those Heavy Water Plants....

DUNCAN

I'd better go with you...

HE-MAN

Thanks, Duncan.

We'd better pack some Nordroxin explosives...

TEELA

I'm going too...

HE-MAN

Alright, Duncan, prepare the Atak-Trak.

We'll move out in ten minutes...

DUNCAN

We'll report back, just as soon as possible, your Majesty.



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QUEEN MARLANA

But if Skeletor is on alert, how are you expecting

to sneak up on Snake Mountain?

TYLER

As far as he knows, I'm a corpse...

HE-MAN

So HE will be the one the offensive.

TYLER

So he'll be watchin' the sky.. .not the ground.

KING RANDOR

I'll inform Captain Jerome. The Beowulf will be at your Complete disposal. Good luck.

TEELA

All right! Let's Go!

EXIT HE-MAN, TYLER, TEELA, AND DUNCAN.



8. EXT. PALACE ETERNIA. DAY.

WE CUT TO THE LANDING FIELDS, AS ANOTHER GIANT

FREE-TRADER VESSEL SLOWLY LIFTS OFF. THE SHIP

FLIES PAST THE ROYAL CHAMBER, AS THE KING AND

QUEEN WATCH IN SILENT INTROSPECTION. THEN THE

FREE TRADER HEADS OFF INTO THE DISTANCE.

KING RANDOR

Somebody has to win...

QUEEN MARLANA

Good luck, my friends...

KING RANDOR

Alert Davon air field...

Should He-Man and the others fail, I shall have no choice but to order

an all-out offensive.

QUEEEN MARLANA

To think it has come to this...

No, my husband, they will not fail.

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9. EXT.DAY. DAVON BASE.

THROUGH THE SMOKE AND THE HAZE OF THE WOUNDED BASE,

WE SEE THE COMMANDER STANDING IN THE MORNING SUN,

AS HE IS SLOWLY COVERED IN THE SHADOW OF THE GIANT

BEOWULF FREIGHTER.

WE CUT TO AN INTERIOR SHOT, AS THEY LOOK DOWN FROM

THE COCKPIT. WE SEE THE ATACK TRAC INSIDE THE DARK

CAVERNOUS HULL OF THE SHIP. CUT INSIDE.

DUNCAN

So far, so good...

TEELA

Good lord! Davon base...

HE-MAN

You mean, what's left of it...

DUNCAN

Most of the main batteries are underground.

It looks far worse than it is.

HE-MAN

We're coming up on the Davon -Kaitain boarder.

TEELA

My scope's still clear...

CAPTAIN JEROME (O.S.)

This is your Captain speaking.:

We've just crossed the Kaitainese boarder.

We're about to begin our broadcasting.

DUNCAN

We copy, Captain...

WE CUT TO AN EXTERIOR BOTTOM VIEW AGAIN, AS

BEOWULF FLIES TOWARDS THE CAMERA, AND WE HEAR

THE VOICES OVER THE STATIC RIDDEN CON-NET.

BEOWULF RADIO TECH.

This is Free Trader Beowulf to Kaitain Aerodrome...

I repeat, free trader Beowulf to Kaitain Aerodrome,

Do you copy?

KAITAIN RADIO TECH

Beowulf, this is Kaitain aerodrome. This area is restricted. No planes are flying ,due to current

crisis situation. You are in risk of being fired on.

BEOWULF RADIO TECH

We copy, Kaitain. We are carrying emergency supplies

From Palace Eternia, to Kaiatain central Command. Code 1.



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10. EXT. DAWN. SNAKE MOUNTAIN.

WE CUT TO THE CONDOR AND ITS ESCORT PLANES, AS

WE START WITH A C.U. OF A SMALL RADIO SPEAKER,

AND HEAR THE GRAINY INTERCEPTED MESSAGES.

KAITAIN TECH

You are cleared to land immediately.

Please follow course 209. And thank you, Beowulf.

BEOWULF TECH'

Roger that, sweetheart!

'209 it is. Our scope is clear.

Beowulf on approach...

TRI -KLOPS

A free trader from Eternos! Our first catch of the day...

TRAP-JAW

With no fighter escort...

Either he is very brave, or simply a fool...

TRI -KLOPS

Or just plain greedy! Sounds like he's up without orders!

He can sell it for twice as much in an emergency!

TRAP-JAW

Judging by the speed he's moving at...he must be fully

loaded! Stand by to attack on my mark...



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11. EXT. BEOWULF DAY.

CUT BACK TO THE INSIDE, AS WE SEE THE CAPTAIN,

AS HE CALLS BACK TO HE-MAN IN THE ATAC-TRAK.

CAPTAIN JEROME

Stand by, atack-track, we're over drop zone now...

TEELA

Confirmed, opening shield doors, NOW!



CAPTAIN JEROME

Steady.. NOW!

AS TEELA OPENS THE SHIELD DOORS, WE SEE THE TOPS

OF TREES WHIZZING BY BELOW WITH DIZZYING SPEED, THEN

AS CAPTAIN JEROME PREPARES THEM, HE DROPS THE ATAC-

TRAK OUT OF THE BOTTOM OF HIS TRADE SHIP.

WE CUT TO A VIEW FROM BELOW, AS THE TRAK FALLS,

AND THE BEOWULF HEADS AWAY INTO THE DISTANCE. WE

THEN FOLLOW THE ATAC TRAK DOWN, AS THREE LARGE

PARACHUTES OPEN UP FROM THE TOP, AND GENTLY LOWER

THE VEHICLE DOWN.

WE THEN CUT TO THE ATACK TRACK, AS IT HEAVILY TOUCHES

DOWN IN JUNGLE, AND CUTS LOOSE THE CHUTES. IT THEN

HEADS OFF INTO THE THICK UNDERBRUSH. BECAUSE OF ITS

IMMENSE SIZE, WE CAN STILL SEE THE BEOWULF IN THE

BACKGROUND PULLING AWAY.

DUNCAN

Hang on!

TEELA

Twenty meters.. .ten meters.. .five meters---oooff!

HE-MAN

Is everyone alright...?

DUNCAN

Yes, setting course 447. Due North. Maximum speed.

TEELA

So far, so good....

CUT TO THE SMALL VEHICLE, AS IT CRASHES ITS WAY

THROUGH THE THICK UNDERGROWTH, AND DISAPPEARS

BEHIND AN ENDLESS WALL OF GREENERY...



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12. EXT. BEOWULF. DAY.

WE CUT TO THE FRONT OF THE SLOW MOVING COLOSSUS AGAIN,

AS THE BEOWULF CREW PICK UP THE CONDOR ATAK GROUP.

RADIO TECH

Signals, Sir.

Six Fright Fighters, and one Command ship...

CAPTAIN JEROME

Roger, I see them...

You hear that, Commander Tyler?

TYLER

Loud and clear...

CUT TO AN EXTERIOR SHOT, FROM ABOVE, AS WE SEE

TYLER IN HIS WARBIRD MOUNTED TO THE TOP OF THE

BEOWULF, LIKE A 747 CARRYING A SPACE SHUTTLE.

TYLER

I'm cutting in the primaries.. NOW!

CAPTAIN JEROME

Separation complete, Commander.

You are clear to navigate...

TYLER

Seven bad-guys coming in fast!

Range two-hundred and fifty miles.

CAPTAIN JEROME

Confirmed, Sorcerer...

We're heading back. Good luck ,Sir!

TYLER

Thanks for the ride, Captain!

Now, crank that thing into overdrive and get out of here!

CAPTAIN JEROME

Will do, Commander!

With an empty cargo hold, we should be alright...

WE CUT TO A FRONT VIEW OF THE WARBIRD II, AS THE GIANT BEOWULF MAKES A WIDE TURN IN THE BACKGROUND, AND HEADS BACK TO PALACE ETERNIA.

THE WARBIRD II ARCS TOWARDS THE ENEMY LINES.



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CUT TO AN INSIDE VIEW, AS TYLER'S COMPUTER DRAWS

RED RETICLES AROUND ALL OF THE ENEMY PLANES, AS THE

COMPUTER LOCKS ON A PHOENIX MISSILE FOR EACH OF THEM!

TYLER

Now, let's even the odds a bit...

CUT TO A REAR VIEW OF THE WARBIRD, AS MISSILE

PYLONS EXPOSE THEMSELVES FROM UNDER THE WING,

AND A SALVO OF PHOENIX MISSILES ARE THROWN AT

THE ENEMY SQUADRON.

CUT BACK TO THE ENEMY PLANES, AS THEY LOOK DOWN AT

THEIR RADAR SCREENS. TRAP-JAW HAS THE ONLY ONE THAT

IS SOPHISTICATED ENOUGH TO IDENTIFY THE WARBIRD II.

TRI -KLOPS

The trader is breaking off...

TRAP-JAW

We're coming up on an interceptor!

THEN THE CONDOR DRAWS THE WARBIRD, FIRING A HAIL OF MISSILES AT THE SQUADRON, TRAP-JAW THINKS QUICK.

TRAP-JAW

Wha--? A Warbird-Class fighter!

Tri-Klops, BAIL OUT! HURRY!

TRI -KLOPS

What is it--?

TRAP-JAW

HURRY!

OUT OF INSTINCT, TRI-KLOPS GRABS THE RIP-CHORDS, AND

BAILS OUT , AND A MOMENT LATER, A PHOENIX MISSILE

SMASHES THROUGH HIS COCKPIT , BLOWING HIS PLANE TO

PIECES. AS HE LOOKS AROUND, HE SEES HIS OTHER MEN,

WEREN'T QUITE AS FORTUNATE.

BUT AS HE PARACHUTES DOWN, HE ALSO SEES THE CONDOR

LASERING AN INCOMING MISSILE OUT OF THE SKY. AS

THE RED PLANE ARCS INTO THE DISTANCE, THE DUEL BEGINS!

TRAP-JAW GLANCES DOWN AT HIS RADAR, AS ALL OF HIS

SQUADRON DISAPPEAR FROM HIS SCOPE ONE BY ONE. AS

HE LOOKS DOWN AGAIN, HE SEES THERE~S JUST ONE PLANE

LEFT ON THE SCREEN : HIM!

TRAP-JAW

Well done, Sorcerer...

TYLER

Mornin', Trap-Jaw-

It's a hundred-ten degrees ,under partly cloudy skies...

A perfect day for a rematch!

TRAP-JAW

Y'know, I was just thinkin' the same thing!



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THE INITIAL SHOCK IS GONE, AS TRAP-JAW WHEELS HIS

FIGHTER, AS HE BEGINS FIRING ON THE WARBIRD II.

WE CUT TO TYLER, AS HE SPIRALS THE PLANE OUT OF

THE LINE OF FIRE, INTO A LOW HANGING CLOUD BANK.

TYLER

Very nice...

TRAP-JAW

.And if you liked that...

THE WARBIRD WHEELS AROUND, AND BEGINS FIRING

ITS LASERS DOWN AT TRAP-JAW. THE CONDOR ALSO

USES TYLER'S SPIRAL MANEUVER TO EVADE THE ONSLAUGHT.

TRAP-JAW

You're looking a little worse for wear, Sorcerer...

'You sure you want to go through with this?

TYLER

I only have one eye, Trap-Jaw. You can take me!

TRAP-JAW

You had two last time, Tyler...

AS THE TWO PLANES ARC INTO THE DISTANCE AND TURN

PREPARING TO JOUST WITH THEIR LASERS AGAIN, SLOW FADE.



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13. EXT.JUNGLE.DAY.

WE FOLLOW THE ATAC-TRAK THROUGH THE LUSH GREENERY, AS

IT CRASHES ACROSS THE SCREEN. THEN WE CUT INSIDE:

HE-MAN

Well, there goes the radar...

DUNCAN

That means they're jamming one another.

The duel is on...

TEELA

I wonder who won.

HE-MAN

No way of telling.

Until its over...

DUNCAN

It's a sure bet, that if we fail, no one will win.

TEELA

Father, I have something on the scope.. .dead ahead-

HE-MAN

Land Sharks, twelve of them...

They've closed off the road!

DUNCAN

Can we circumnavigate them, Teela?

HE-MAN

We don't have that kind of time- If the Condor and Warbird

are already fighting. We have to get to Snake Mountain fast!

TEELA

I wonder why they're massing out here in the middle of nowhere...

DUNCAN

They haven't seen us yet. Maybe we can...

SUDDENLY CUT TO OUTSIDE, AS A LASER SALVO ARCS

FROM THE LEFT SIDE OF THE JUNGLE AT THE LAND SHARKS.

THEY TURN TO THE DIRECTION OF THE LASER FIRE

(AWAY FROM THE ATAC-TRAC & CAMERA) AND RETURN

FIRE INTO THE THICK UNDERGROWTH. LASER FIRE ESCALATES.



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BY NOW A FEW OF THE LAND SHARKS ARE HIT AND EXPLODE. SOME ARE ALREADY

MOTIONLESS AND BURNING, AS MORE LASERS PUMMEL SKELETOR'S SENTRYS.

A FEW MOMENTS LATER, WE SEE A LARGE WARBAND OF

KOBRA KHAN'S HOLY WARRIORS AS THEY CHARGE HEAD-LONG

AT THE ENEMY TANKS. SOME WITH SPEARS AND

SHIELDS, SOME WITH LASERS AND ROCKETS!

SNAKE MEN

JIHAD!!!

THE SAVAGES CHARGE THE TANKS QUICKLY AND TEAR OFF

HATCHES WITH THEIR SPEARS. A FEW MOMENTS LATER, WE

SEE A FEW CAPTURED RE-PAINTED CAMOUFLAGED LAND SHARKS

ENTER THE BATTLE FIELD.

TEELA

What on Eternia is going on out there...?

THEN SUDDENLY, WE HEAR THE HORRENDOUS BANGING

FROM OUTSIDE, AS WE SEE SNAKE MEN CLIMBING ABOARD

THE ATAC-TRAK! THE WINDOW IS SHATTERED INTO A

SPIDER WEB OF BROKEN GLASS, AS THE HATCH IS PRIED OPEN.

A LARGE SNAKE MAN STANDS ON THE TRAK, AND HURLS

HIS SPEAR IN AT TEELA, WITH THE SPEED OF A STRIKING

COBRA, HE-MAN CATCHES THE SPEAR, AND KNOCKS THE

WARRIOR OFF WITH THE BUTT. HE THEN EMERGES.

ALL AT ONCE, THE SNAKE MEN TURN THEIR WEAPONS ON

HIM, PREPARING FOR BATTLE. WE HEAR A VOICE FROM

BEHIND ORDERING THEM TO STOP.

RATTLOR

HOLD!

'Tis the human Brave... The one called He-Man!

ALL AT ONCE, THE HORDE OF SNAKE MEN , LOWER THEIR

WEAPONS AND FALL TO ONE KNEE IN SALUTATION OF THE

GREAT HUMAN WARRIOR.

SNAKE MEN

HE-MAN! HE-MAN ! HE-MAN!!

TEELA

Your friends...?

HE-MAN

Come on, I'll explain later...

Hail, Rattlor-Brave...

RATTLOR

Hail, He-Man-Brave.

You are far from home. I had not expected to see you again.

HE-MAN

Nor I, you. So deep in Skeletor's territory...

RATTLOR

Our Holy War continues, He-Man, brave.

Until our sacred temple, is ours once again.

TEELA

Sacred temple?

DUNCAN

Snake Mountain.

RATTLOR

Who gave you permission to speak, woman?

TEELA

Permission..? WOMAN?!

HE-MAN

Easy, Teela...

RED-HEAD TEMPERS FLARE, AS SHE STORMS OVER TO THE

HULKING SNAKE MAN, AND GRABS HIS FORKED TONGUE.

SHE PULLS, UNTIL THE SAUROD FALLS TO HIS KNEES.

RATTLOR

Permission granted!!!

TEELA

I can't HEAR you....

RATTLOR

I YIELD!!!

HE-MAN

Uhhh. . Rattlor, meet Teela. Captain of the Royal guard!

RATTLOR

Charmed, He-Man-brave.

But you have not answered. Why are you here?

HE-MAN

On an urgent mission to Snake Mountain...

RATTLOR

To the homeland?

HE-MAN

Yes. We must attack it...

RATTLOR

DESTROY OUR TEMPLE...?

HE-MAN

No.

Skeletor has developed a new, secret weapon.

The heavy water plants within Snake Mountain must

be destroyed. With it, all plans of the weapon.

RATTLOR

.And what can this.. secret weapon do?

DUNCAN

Destroy the world.

RATTLOR

I see....

SITHY KAHH!

Man the Land Sharks! We go!

TEELA

You mean, you're going to help us?

RATTLOR

There is little choice. Your vehicle is no longer capable.

HURRY! TAKE THEIR FUEL!! MAKE IT LOOK AS THOUGH THEY ALL DIED

FIGHTING ONE ANOTHER! WE HEAD FOR THE HOMELAND!

SNAKE MEN

JIHAD!! JIHAD!!

SLOW FADE, AS THEY CLIMB ABOARD THE SNAKE MAN LAND SHARKS'

WOODEN FORT MOUNTED ATOP. EXUNT AND FADE.



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14, EXT, SKIES OF ETERNIA. DAY.

WE CUT TO THE WARBIRD ARCING DOWNWARD, WITH THE

CONDOR IN HOT PURSUIT. THE CONDOR FIRES PAST

THE WARBIRD, AND THE LASERS HIT A SMALL NOMAD

VILLAGE BELOW. THE LASER SET SMALL EXPLOSIONS,

AND FIRES, AS THE PLANES WHIZZ OVERHEAD.

WE CUT TO SEVERAL CIVILIANS FLEEING IN PANIC, AS

THE TWO LOW-FLYING SUPER-FIGHTERS BATTLE ABOVE.

WE THEN CUT TO TYLER, AS HE PULLS BACK HARD ON HIS

YOKE CONTROLS, AND SENDS THE WARBIRD INTO A TIGHT

LOOP. WE SEE THE PAIN IN HIS FACE FROM THE STRAIN,

AS HE BRINGS THE WARBIRD UP FROM BEHIND THE CONDOR.

TRAP-JAW SEES HIM, AND SPIRALS TO ONE SIDE,

AS TYLER OPENS UP WITH HIS RAPID FIRE 20MM CANNON.

TRAP-JAW CUTS ACROSS TYLER'S LINE OF SIGHT FOR A

MOMENT ONLY, BUT IT IS LONG ENOUGH FOR A DOZEN

TRACERS TO STITCH HIS WING. TRAP-JAW COMPENSATES.

AS TYLER ARCS BY, TRAP-JAW RECOVERS, AND FIRES A VOLLEY

OF LASER FIRE AT THE WARBIRD II.

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THE SHOTS HIT ON THE RIGHT WING JUNCTION, SENDING

SPARKS AND SMOKE THROUGH THE COCKPIT.

BOTH PLANES BREAK AND FIGHT ON:

TYLER

Nice use of my technology, Trap-Jaw!

TRAP-JAW

And also a few improvements!

TRAP-JAW FIRS ANOTHER VOLLEY OF LASERS, BUT THIS

TIME TYLER IS READY, HE SPIRALS OFF BEFORE THEY HIT.

TRAP-JAW

And speaking of improvements, why the size increase? Is that to make it a larger target,

or just a bigger explosion when I shoot it down?

TYLER

Larger plane, with larger weapons, powered by

proportionately larger engines!

TRAP-JAW

We'll see! I prefer a lighter plane, m'self!

AS THE TWO PLANES SLUG IT OUT, TYLER GETS TAGGED

FROM BEHIND AGAIN. HE DARTS DOWN, AS WE SEE THE

LANDSCAPE BELOW HAS CHANGED. THEY ARE OVER A VAST

SPRAWLING DESERT NOW, WITH ROCKY CRAGS IN THE DISTANCE:

TRAP-JAW

You're good, Tyler!

Y'know, I'm really gonna miss these little scraps...

You're the only one who could keep up!

TYLER

Indeed, you are!

TYLER WHIRLS AROUND AGAIN GETTING TRAP-JAW CLEAR IN

HIS SIGHTS. HE LASERS AT THE RED PLANE, AND SCORES A

HIT. BUT WE ALSO SEE THE CONDOR IS JUST AS WELL

ARMORED AS THE WARBIRD, AS HE TAKES THE HIT FULL.

TRAP-JAW

Nice shooting, old man! I almost felt that!

TYLER

That's a tough plane, Trap-Jaw. I'll give you that:

Let's see how well you can use it...

WITH THAT, TYLER ARCS DOWN TOWARDS THE MOUNTAINS WITH

DIZZYING SPEED. THE CONDOR IS CLOSE BEHIND, AS BOTH

PLANES ENTER THE NIGHTMARISH TRENCH OF WHAT WAS ONCE

THE GRAND CANYON!

BOTH PLANES CAREEN AROUND THE EVER-CHANGING TRENCH

HEADING FASTER AND FASTER INTO UNKNOWN TERRITORY.

WE SEE BOTH MEN ARE EXCEPTIONAL PILOTS, AS THEY

NARROWLY EVADE THE CHASM WALLS.

FIRST WE SEE TRAP-JAWS P.O.V., AS HE FOLLOWS THE

WARBIRD AROUND BENDS AT FRIGHTENING SPEED, THEN

THROUGH A STOMACH-DROPPING PLUNGE AT THE COLORADO

RIVER GORGE, BENEATH BALANCING ROCK, AND STANDING

THE PLANE ON ITS WING THROUGH THE NARROW PASSAGES.

AS TRAP-JAW SCRAPES HIS WING, HE GLANCES AT THE

WARBIRD NERVOUSLY, UNWILLING TO ADMIT TYLER IS A

SUPERIOR PILOT. HE BEGINS TO FIRE ON THE WARBIRD.

WE SEE LASERS NARROWLY MISSING THE WARBIRD HITTING

THE ROCKS AND SETTING OFF SMALL EXPLOSIONS THAT

WHIZZ PAST TRAP-JAW. THE WARBIRD CONTINUES TO RAPIDLY

DISAPPEAR IN AND OUT OF HEART-STOPPING BENDS,

THEN WE SEE THE END OF THE CAVERN UP AHEAD.

WE CUT TO TRAP-JAW GRABBING HIS V.T.O.L. CONTROL STICK.

AS TYLER GRABS HIS, HE PULLS BACK HARD TO SLOW ON HIS

VERTICAL JETS. WE SEE THE STRAIN AS WE FADE IN AND

OUT VARIOUS BLACK-AND-WHITE AERIAL FOOTAGE FROM THE PAST:

ROBERT TYLERS BURNING F-4 PHANTOM OVER VIET NAM

JOHN TYLERS WOUNDED A-6 INTRUDER CRASHING ONTO THE DECK OF THE USS AMERICA

THE USS WARBIRD DISAPPEARING INTO THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE.

THEN WE CUT BACK TO REALITY, AS TYLER SITS SLUMPED

IN HIS CHAIR FROM THE G-LOCK, AS THE WARBIRD II

SLOWLY ROTATES TOWARDS THE CONDOR, HOVERING MOTION-LESS BEFORE HIM.

ITS HEAVY GUNS ALREADY TRAINED IN.

WE CUT BACK TO TRAP-JAW, AS WE SEE ON HIS SCOPE,

THE WARBIRD, THEN AS HE PULLS THE TRIGGER HE SMILES:

TRAP-JAW

It has been.. .an honor.

AS TRAP-JAW PULLS THE TRIGGER, THERE IS A BLINDING EXPLOSION, AS THE SCREEN TURNS PURE WHITE. THEN AS HIS VISION IS SLOWLY RESTORED, WE CUT TO THE DISSIPATING SMOKE, AS TRAP-JAW LOOKS FOR ANY SIGN OF THE WARBIRD.

ALL HE SEES BENEATH HIM ARE SMOKING ROCKS, NO SIGN

OF WRECKAGE. HE IMMEDIATELY WHIRLS AROUND, BUT THERE

IS NOTHING BEHIND HIM. AS HE GLANCES UP INTO THE SKY

ABOVE, HE SEES ONLY THE GLARING SUN IN THE SKY,

AS HE LOOKS ON HIS SCOPE, HE ONLY SEES ONE BLIP, HIS

OWN IN THE CENTER OF THE SCREEN. AS HE CALIBRATES IT

TO SEE FURTHER AND FURTHER OUT, HE STILL CAN'T FIND

THE WARBIRD ANYWHERE.

TRAP-JAW

Where is he?

He's not jamming my radar... My scope only shows me.

But where could he have gone so quickly...?

Not even on long-range scan...

AS THE CONDOR SITS MOTIONLESS SCANNING, CUT TO A

FRONT VIEW. THEN, EVER-SO-SLOWLY, WE SEE THE TAIL

OF THE WARBIRD II RISING FROM BENEATH HIM.

THE WARBIRD SLOWLY HOVERS FROM BELOW, AND TURNS TO

TRAIN ITS HEAVY CANNONS ON THE HOVERING CONDOR.

AS THE WARBIRD HOVERS A FEW FEET FURTHER ABOVE, IT IS

SUDDENLY DISTINGUISHABLE BY TRAP-JAW'S RADAR, HE

SCREAMS AS HE SEES THE WARBIRD DIRECTLY BEHIND HIM!

HE WHIRLS HIS PLANE, JUST IN TIME FOR THE WARBIRDS

HEAVY CANNONS TO OPEN FIRE! THE BURST FIRST HITS THE

COCKPIT, AS WE CUT TO A QUICK E.C.U. OF TRAP-JAWS

EYES AS HE SCREAMS, AND THEN IS CONSUMED. WE THEN CUT

TO THE ENORMOUS FIREBALL OUTSIDE, AS THE CONDOR

EXPLODES INTO A GLISTENING MASS OF METAL AND FLAME.

LARGER CHUNKS OF FUSELAGE AND WING TRAIL SMOKE AS

THEY PLUMMET DOWNWARDS, BUT FOR THE MOST PART, THERE

ISN'T MUCH LEFT. A THICK BLACK TRAIL OF SMOKE RISES

FROM THE GORGE OF THE GRAND CANYON.

TYLER (closes his eyes & salutes)

Goodbye, Commander Trap-Jaw...

THEN, KISSED BY SUNLIGHT, THE WARBIRD II HEADS OFF INTO THE DISTANCE.

SLOWLY FADE TO WHITE.

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15. EXT.SNAKE MTN. DAY.

THE LAND SHARK CRASHES THROUGH THE THICK JUNGLE, THEN

FINALLY WE SEE THE DARK CLEARING BEYOND.

THERE, THEY SEE THE NIGHTMARISH SPIRE OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN UP AHEAD.

DUNCAN

There it is...

TEELA

I don't think they've seen us...

HE-MAN

Hopefully, we can do this quietly...

RATTLOR

JIHAD! !!

SNAKE MEN

JIHAD!! !!

TEELA

So much for that idea!

THE SAURODS LAUNCH THEIR ATTACK, FIRING UP AT SNAKE

MOUNTAIN, A FEW MOMENTS LATER, AERIAL GUNS BEGIN TO RETURN FIRE.

SAURODS BEGIN LAYING DOWN SMALL-ARMS FIRE TO BLACK

GUARDS HIGH ABOVE IN THE COILING PARAPETS. EXPLOSIONS BEGIN TO APPEAR ON BOTH SIDES,

AS A LAND SHARK EXPLODES AND A SECTION OF THE WALL GOES UP IN FLAMES.



DUNCAN

I'm picking up radiation...

TEELA

Locate!

DUNCAN

There! Behind the Blood Falls!

TEELA

We'll never get through that...

HE-MAN

Leave that to me....

TEELA

What's he going to do?

DUNCAN

I think he's about to cost Skeletor,

one heavy water plant! Cover him!

AS THE BATTERIES CONTINUE TO EXCHANGE FIRE, WE SEE HE-MAN

AS HE CHARGES HEADLONG TOWARDS THE MOUNTAIN.



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16. INT.SNAKE MOUNTAIN. DAY.

WE CUT TO SKELETOR IN HIS CONTROL ROOM IN THE HEAD SNAKE MOUNTAIN.

WE HEAR THE SMALL EXPLOSIONS BELOW.

SKELETOR

Trap-Jaw? TRAP-JAW, Do you read me? Report!

What was THAT?

BLACK GUARD

M'lord! Snake Mountain is under attack!

SKELETOR

I can SEE that! Out of my way!

CUT TO: OVER HEAD VIEW, AS BOTH FORCES EXCHANGE FIRE.

BLACK GUARD

We count Fifteen enemy Land Sharks, and sixty Saurod Warriors...

SKELETOR

You bothered me at a time like this, for

an extermination problem? YYNNNAAAHHH!!

SKELETOR HURLS A LIGHTNING BOLT FROM HIS HAVOC STAFF, AND OBLITERATES A TANK IN A MASSIVE EXPLOSION. A GREAT MOAN RISES FROM THE SAUROD RANKS.

SKELETOR

Call in our interceptors! Destroy them!

BLACK GUARD

Yes, M'lord.

THEN THE VIBRATIONS REACH THE TOP OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN.

THE SCREEN SHAKES, AS SOMETHING MASSIVE STRIKES THE BASE.

SKELETOR LOOKS AROUND BEWILDERED.

SKELETOR

Contact any of our planes over Kaitain. See if Trap-Jaw was successful.

One way or another, we have to know. What was THAT???

WE CUT BACK TO HE-MAN, STANDING IN THE MIDST OF

THE CRASHING BLOOD FALLS, AS HE STRAINS AGAINST THE

SOLID ROCK. THEN DIGGING HIS FINGER IN BETWEEN TWO

EBONY OBELISKS, HE SHIFTS HIS WEIGHT AND STRAINS

WITH ALL OF HIS MIGHT.

IN RESPONSE, A FAINT CRACKING SOUND IS HEARD.

BY NOW, THE GAP IS WIDE ENOUGH FOR HIM TO FIT INSIDE.

HE STRAINS THROUGH THE WATERFALL, PUSHING BOTH WAYS.

HE-MAN

I only.. .have to.. .move it.. .a couple of inches...

CROSS-CUT

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17. CUT TO THE LAND SHARKS, AS THE BATTLE BEGINS TO TURN AGAINST THE SAURODS.

LIGHTNING AND LASERS ARE TEARING THEIR RANKS TO PIECES. WORSE, ENEMY PLANES ARE COMING IN.



TEELA

Father! We can't stay here much longer!

DUNCAN

Their fire power is too great. We must withdraw!

RATTLOR

Never! This a glorious end! Our great Holy War...

TEELA

The only glorious ending to a war is victory!

Now if you want to live to see it, pull us out, NOW!

RATTLOR

He-Man-Brave is still back there...

DUNCAN

He'll be alright! Trust me!

SNAKE MAN

Enemy fighters approaching!

RATTLOR

Forgive me, mighty Khan.. .

PREPARE TO FALL BACK!

SNAKE MAN

Fall back? But we stand before Snake Mountain!

DUNCAN

You heard him! Fall back to the ridge!

RELUCTANTLY, THE SAUROD TURN AWAY, AS ENEMY FRIGHT

FIGHTERS CLOSE IN LOW, FIRING ON THEM. THE RETREATING

LAND SHARKS ARE HIT HARD. TWO MORE GO UP IN FLAME.

AS TEELA & DUNCAN DUCK SHRAPNEL, CUT TO THEM.

DUNCAN

Come on, He-Man.. don't fail us now...

WE CUT BACK TO HE-MAN, AS HE TREMBLES FROM THE STRAIN,

THEN MIGHTILY, HE TEARS THE TWO STONE SEGMENTS APART.

AS A GREAT VERTICAL FISSURE ERUPTS AS THE TWO ROCK

OBELISKS BEGIN TO CRUMBLE, HE-MAN LOOKS UP, SMILES AND RUNS!

AS THE FIRST STONE FRAGMENTS COLLAPSE, HE-MAN LEAPS

INTO THE RED RIVER, AND SWIMS TO SAFETY.

WE CUT BACK TO THE HEAVY WATER PLANT, AS THE SCREEN

BEGINS TO TREMBLE AND SHAKE. THE SCIENTISTS DROP THEIR

NOTES AND CLIPBOARDS AND RUN, AS RAFTERS BEGIN TO FALL,

AND THE LIGHTS GO OUT. PANIC ENSUES AS ALL TRY TO FLEE.

CUTTING BACK OUTSIDE, WE SEE LARGE SECTIONS OF THE FALLS

COLLAPSE AND ARE CONSUMED BY THE RETREATING WATERFALL.

WE SEE THE CAVERNOUS LAB BEING CONSUMED FOLLOWED BY

MORE AND MORE OF THE MOUNTAIN, UNTIL THE ENTIRE AREA

OF THE HEAVY WATER PLANT COLLAPSES INTO THE FALLS. THE

RIVER IS NOW ABOUT A HUNDRED YARDS FURTHER BACK.

THERE NO LONGER IS ANY LAB!



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SKELETOR

No! NO!

Fright Fighters! Destroy them! DESTROY THEM ALL!!!

AS THE SQUADRON OF FRIGHT FIGHTERS CONVERGE, AND

THE SAURODS OFFER UP THEIR LAST FEEBLE BARRAGE OF

SMALL-ARMS FIRE, THE PLANES ALL SUDDENLY EXPLODE!

WE SEE A MASSIVE LASER BARRAGE, AS THE WARBIRD II

ARCS IN FROM OVERHEAD! IT STRAFES GROUND BATTERIES,

AS IT LUNGES FOR THE MOUNTAIN. IT FLIES A STRAIGHT

COURSE TO THE HANGAR DOOR, THEN PULLS STRAIGHT UP,

AS WE SEE TWO LASER-GUIDED BOMBS ARC INSIDE.

THERE IS A MASSIVE ,RECTANGULAR EXPLOSION, AS FIRE

AND DEBRIS ERUPT FROM THE SIDE OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN.

CUT BACK TO THE INFERNO INSIDE, AS WE SEE THE

SKELETAL CONDORS ON THE ASSEMBLY LINE BURN AND

EXPLODE INTO SO MUCH TWISTED GARBAGE. THE HANGAR

IS COMPLETELY ABLAZE!

AS WE SEE A FLICKERING ORANGE GLOW FROM THE SIDE

OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN, WE SEE THE WARBIRD HOVER ON ITS

VTOL JETS BEFORE THE GAPING MOUTH.

SKELETOR

NOOO! ! !!

WITH THAT HE FIRES HIS MAGIC AT THE HOVERING WARBIRD.

IT TAKES THE BLAST, AS WE CUT TO TYLER.

TYLER

And as for you...

TYLER RAISES HIS HANDS, AND TELEPORTS OUT OF THE HOVERING WARBIRD,

AND INTO SNAKE MOUNTAIN ITSELF.



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WE CUT BACK TO THE GROUND AS HE-MAN REACHES THEM.

THEY LOOK UP AT THE HOVERING, UNMOVING WARBIRD II.

DUNCAN

He-Man! Well done!

HE-MAN

Thanks! And I see the Sorcerer was also successful...

DUNCAN

Yes, he arrived just in time...

TEELA

But what's he doing?

IN THE MOUTH OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN,WE SEE FAINT LIGHT FLICKERING.

SIGNS OF THE MAGIC MAELSTROM WITHIN.

HE-MAN

We'd better get up there!

TEELA

...Up there?

HE-MAN

Hurry!

DUNCAN

I'm getting too old for this...

CUT TO WORMS EYE VIEW OF THE FACE OF SNAKE MOUNTAIN, AND FADE TO BLACK.

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18. WE THEN CUT IMMEDIATELY TO THE VIOLENT BATTLE

WITHIN. WE SEE A BLACK GUARD BEING HURLED LIKE

A RAG-DOLL INTO THE ROOM, AS OTHERS FIRE IN PANIC.

WE THEN SEE THE SORCERER ENERGIZING A SPELL, AS

THE LASERS ARE HARMLESSLY DEFLECTED OFF OF HIS

TRANSPARENT MAGIC SHIELD.

WE SEE THE MADNESS IN HIS EYES, AS HE GRABS MEN,

BEATING THEM RELENTLESSLY WITH HIS MARTIAL ARTS,

AS HE HAMMERS HIS WAY THROUGH THEM TO THE THRONE

ROOM. THE VAULT-LIKE DOOR IS BLOWN OFF ITS HINGES AS MORE MEN CHARGE.

TYLER

FORCE AXE!

19. QUICKLY WE CUT TO CASTLE GREYSKULL, AS TYLER CALLS THE FORCE AXE INTO HIS HAND. THE SORCERESS SEES IT VANISH FROM THE WALL OF GREYSKULL. SHE SUDDENLY UNDERSTANDS.

ZOAR

Oh, no! NO!

ZOAR RUNS TO THE HALL OF PORTALS, AND OPENS THE DOOR TO WARP TO SNAKE MTN.



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AS THE AXE APPEARS IN TYLER HAND, HE REALLY GETS

NASTY! HE LEAPS HEADLONG INTO A LARGE GROUP OF

BLACK GUARDS, AS A GIANT ROBOTO SENTRY APPROACHES.

ROBOTO

Exterminate.

AS THE ROBOTO SWING HIS MACE, TYLER GRABS ITS ARM, AND

FLINGS IT INTO THE WALL, THEN REVERSING HIMSELF, HE

SMASHES HIS AXE INTO THE ROBOTO'S BACK. AS IT FALLS,

TYLER CONTINUES TO HACK AT THE FALLEN MACHINE. THE GUARDS FLEE!

AS THEY RUN, DROPPING THEIR GUNS, TYLER GRABS ONE,

AND HOISTS HIM IN THE AIR WITH ONE HAND!

TYLER

WHERE IS HE?

SKELETOR

RIGHT BEHIND YOU, FOOL!

TYLER IS HIT BY A BLAST SPELL FROM BEHIND.

HE IS THROWN TO THE FLOOR, DROPPING THE GUARD, WHO FLEES.

SKELETOR

You... You've ve cost me billions.. .1 must now rebuild my heavy water plant and Condor squadron.

But before that, I shall make good upon my promise: to hang your head in my trophy room!

TYLER

Then just COME AND GET IT!!!!

TYLER HURLS A BLAST THAT SENDS SKELETOR THROUGH A SOLID WALL.

WE SEE THE STRAIN HURT BOTH OF THEM, BUT SKELETOR RISES FIRST.

SKELETOR

You're weakened, Tyler. You should never have left your plane!

TYLER

Whether or not I live or die, doesn't matter...

Just so long as I take you with me!

SKELETOR

You're mad, Sorcerer!

THIS HAS HIM SCARED. HE'S NOT USED TO THIS! TYLER

REALLY MEANS IT, HE'S OUT FOR BLOOD! AND THE THREAT

OF DYING DOESN'T SCARE HIM! HE HAS GREATLY UNDER-ESTIMATED

ETERNIA'S NEWEST SUPER-HERO, AND ITS COSTING HIM!

BY NOW, MOST OF THE THRONE ROOM IS ABLAZE! AND STILL,

TYLER AND SKELETOR DO NOT STOP. THEY ARE

THROWING FISTS AND FLAME AT ONE ANOTHER LIKE A

PYROMANIAC BARROOM BRAWL! WALLS ARE BURNING IN THE

SEERING HEAT, EVERYTHING FLAMABLE EXPLODES!

AS SKELETOR'S SHIELD FALLS, HE IS THROWN TO THE

FLOOR, AS TYLER CLOSES IN, AND GRABS HIM, HE HOLDS

HIS FORCE AXE READY.

TYLER

I've had it with you, Skeletor! This is the end! I've fought many men in my past, madmen, dictators, murderers.

But I've never truly hated a man, just because he was my enemy. But you.. .You were all set,

weren't you...? WEREN"T YOU!!??

SKELETOR

Uuhhh.. .7.

What...?

TYLER

You were all set to bring it back.. After 600 years.

You were going to bring it back, all over again...

The bombs, the fear, all over again! No more...

ZOAR

John! John, are you alright?

TYLER

Wha- ? ZOAR? Stay back!

ZOAR

It's alright, John. Look at him. It's over.

TYLER

It'll never be over, so long as he lives...

HE-MAN TAKES A STEP TOWARDS THE ENRAGED

SORCERER HOLDING THE BATTERED SKELETOR.

ZOAR

He-Man- Wait!

John, listen to me.. he's helpless. It IS over...

I've erased every shread of information from his computers.

He no longer has any of your technology.

TYLER

Uhhhh... doesn't matter.. he's still has it.

He has it in his head... E=mc2

How do you stop an idea?

ZOAR

Like this...

ZOAR RAISES HER SLENDER FINGERS. IN RESPONSE, SKELETOR'S EYE SOCKETS

GLOW FOR A MOMENT AND FADE. DUNCAN & TEELA ENTER.

ZOAR

When he awakes.. with a considerable headache, I'm sure,

he will remember...nothing. Nothing about fission or fusion,

or anything else he has stolen from you.

TYLER

I.. .I just..

ZOAR

I know, my love.. .I know how you feel.

But let it go. There's been too much blood shed already.

TYLER SLOWLY LOWERS THE AXE & EMBRACES HER.

TYLER

Oh, angel...

ZOAR

Come, my love. Let us go...

HE-MAN

Here, let me help you...

VERY SLOWLY FADE TO BLACK AS TYLER LEANS HEAVILY ON HE-MAN WHO LEADS HIM OUT



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20. PALACE ETERNIA. INT DAY.

WE START WITH A CUT TO TYLERS EYE PATCH, AS DR. KEN

AND BARBIE MONITOR HIM. HIS FRIENDS LOOK ON.

DR. KEN

It looks like the swelling has gone down enough.

DR. BARBIE

It's still going to be very sensitive. Are you ready?

TYLER

Yeah, I guess so...

DR KEN

....cover your eye. Remove it slowly... Open your eye...How many fingers do you see?

TYLER

Four.. .right?

It works!

DR BARBIE

You may want to keep some ice on it for the next

few days, once you get back to Castle Greyskull...

ZOAR

Thank you, Dr. Barbie. Dr. Ken.

KING RANDOR

Yes, Sorcerer, Thanks are in order...

More appropriately, congratulations.

TYLER

Thank you, King Randor. But a lot of other people deserve it, too.

KING RANDOR

True... But it was you, who brought Skeletor to his knees. His army is crippled.

This entire campaign cost him far more than he could afford.

QUEEN MARLANA

With the loss of a strong Commander, like Trap-Jaw to inspire loyalty,

the dissensions in his ranks will only continue to grow.

HE-MAN

Plus his remaining ranks, must now also contend

with the Snake Man Holy war against him...

DUNCAN

With the few resources he has remaining,

he'll try to hold what little he has left.

TEELA

He couldn't develop those Nuclear weapons if he tried now!

TYLER

At what cost?

DUNCAN

Davon Command reported heavy casualties in its air core.

HE-MAN

And quite a few Saurods paid with their lives...

ZOAR

And let us not forget those, in Skeletor's ranks...

KING RANDOR

But still I insist. The medal is yours...

TYLER

Thank you, Randor. I'll accept it, on behalf of

the one truly responsible for my victory...

Thank you, Angel.

TYLER KISSES HIS WIFE, AS HE PINS IT ON HER LAPEL, AND GIVES HER A SHARP,

MILITARY SALUTE. FADE, AS THEY BID THEIR FAREWELLS. ZOAR FLIES THE PLANE.



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21. EXT. RUINS OF NEW YORK. TWILIGHT.

TYLER KNEELS AT THE RUINS OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.

AS HE PLACES A LARGE R.I.P. WREATH ON THE GROUND.

ZOAR MANAGES TO SMILE, AS TYLER PROPS UP A

SMALL AMERICAN FLAG NEXT TO IT. TYLER RETROSPECTS.

ZOAR

It's getting late, my love. Are you alright?

TYLER

He said, 'there was nothing I could've done'.

ZOAR

My love...?

TYLER

My father- He said , ' nothing I could've

done would have prevented this...'

ZOAR

I suppose, no one person could have-

It's up to us, -All of us, to make certain, this never happens again.

TYLER

'Never give up,' he told me...

Oh, Zoar.. was it real...? Or just a dream?

ZOAR

I don't know. There are yet greater mysteries than

Castle Greyskull in the vast universe of the human mind.

TYLER

Never give up...

ZOAR

Are you alright, John? What are you feeling?

TYLER

Hope...

Hope. That maybe we can go on .....

ZOAR

Come, my love. Let's go home.

AS TYLER DRAPES HIS ARM AROUND HER SHOULDER AND DEPARTS,

ZOAR TURNS BACK TO THE BLASTED LADY LIBERTY.

ZOAR (whispers)

"By the power of Greyskull..."

IN RESPONSE, THE BLASTED STATUE BEGINS TO GLOW. THEN

SLOWLY, LITTLE BY LITTLE, THE RUINED STATUE BEGINS TO

REPAIR ITSELF. GAPING HOLES ARE SLOWLY FILLED

IN PIECE BY PIECE, LADY LIBERTY IS RESTORED TO HER

FORMER BEAUTY. AS THE WARBIRD II TAKES OFF INTO

THE NIGHT, IN THE BACKGROUND, WE SEE A FULLY RESTORED

STATUE OF LIBERTY STANDING AMONGST THE RUINS. FADE



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MUSIC INSERT.

"WE BELONG" BY PAT BENETAR

ZOAR SITS AT HER MANDICHORD PLAYING WITH STRONG EMOTION, AS HER HUSBAND STANDS BESIDE HER SIDE. LISTENING TO HER SILVERY SINGING. ROLL END CREDITS.

ZOAR

vi Many times I've tried to tell you,

many times I've cried alone,

Always I'm surprised how well,

you cut my feelings to the bone.

Don't want to leave you, really,

I've invested too much time.

to give you up that easy,

to the doubts that complicate your mind.

rf. We belong to the light,

we belong to the thunder,

We belong to the sound of the words,

we've both fallen under.

Whatever we deny or embrace,

for worse or for better,

We belong.

We belong together.

v2 Maybe it's a sign of weakness,

when I don't know what to say.

Maybe I just wouldn't know what to do

with my stregnth anyway.

Have we become a habit?

Do we distort the facts?

Now there's no looking forwards,

No, there's no turning back,

when you say we belong to the li~ht

(refrain)

v3 Close your eyes and try to sleep now,

Close your eyes and try to dream.

Do your best to clear your mind,

and try to wash the pallette clean.

We can't begin to know it,

how much we really care,

I hear your voice inside me,

I see your face, everywhere,

still you say we belong to the light,

(refrain and ad lib)





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