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HenRY WILLIAMS

You're about to die, and Elizabeth too.



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Could we pick up another example, if I'm dead you won't exactly prove me anything.



HenRY WILLIAMS

This is serious Charles. I cannot stop it, a young man called Esteban Estevez will do the killings and even shoot himself.



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Are you sure? How can you be certain?



HenRY WILLIAMS

I can't, you're right. I've only seen possible futures. Heck, I'm not even sure.


ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Who is this Esteban Estevez, I never heard of him. Why would he want to kill me?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Ultimately he wishes to kill me, but somehow he fails in every timelines that I'm aware of. I don't even know where to start to find him, but I guess he will come to us. Perhaps we can change the future, prevent the killings?



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

I'm all up for it... though I don't believe your new found precognition gift.



HenRY WILLIAMS

You know I've always been a bit psychic.



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

A bit crazy, yes, psychic... I still need hard proof! How would you know the future? Can you explain it to me?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Time loops, going back in time, changing the future the second time around, remembering different timelines… that's it! I need to study theoretical physics, I need to look into fluctuating timelines, relativity and quantum mechanics!



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Quantum what?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Physics, Charles! It is all down to physics. Somehow we are going back in time, this is why we have deja vu. And if you go further, you can see much more, have many deja vu, know the future, or at the very least possible futures.



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

This is crazy stuff Henry... I don't know... I don't like it. Let's stay within the boundaries of paranormal investigations, or else the book will be useless.



ElIZABETH FAIRWATER

(Entering the room.)

You want coffee in here? You seem to be involved in quite a discussion.

HenRY WILLIAMS

Elizabeth, do you know a certain Esteban Estevez?



EliZABETH FAIRWATER

Yes, as a matter of fact, he came here this morning. He wanted a job, he's a huge fan of yours.



HenRY WILLIAMS

Has he left a CV?



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

(Ironic.)

What? You can't guess his address?

HeNRY WILLIAMS

Charles, I need your support here. I'm only trying to save all our lives.



ElizABETH fAIRWATER

Save our lives? Charles! Why do you keep me in the dark about these things? I knew the finances were bad but I didn't know you were planning to close down the Study. I suppose I'll need to find a new job now...



HenRY WILLIAMS

Euh, Elizabeth... let's talk about this another time. Has he left a CV?



ElIZABETH FAIRWATER

Well, if that kid can save us, I'll go and get his address immediately! Wait a second...



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Taking his jacket.)

Right, I'm off.

ChARLES WORPINGTON

Don't you think I should come with you?



HenRY WILLIAMS

No, I don't want you to die.



chARLES WORPINGTON

What about you?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Somehow I feel he cannot kill me even if he wants to.



ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Why?


HenRY WILLIAMS

Because it's not my destiny to die at his hand.


ChaRLES WORPINGTON

Call the police, at least!



HeNRY WILLIAMS

The police won't do anything, until we're all dead, that is... Goodbye Charles.

Cut TO:

Day 2. Late Morning. Parking's office

We see Henry leaving the Paranormal Study Center in his car. He goes to Esteban's place.

CuT TO:

Day 2. Late Morning. esteban's porch

Once there Henry knocks on the door and Esteban lets him in.




EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(Surprised.)

Yes? Oh, I know you, you're Henry Williams, right?

HenRY WILLIAMS

(On his guard.)

I'm a parapsychologist working at the Paranormal Study Center. I'm sorry I missed you this morning.

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(Excited.)

Don't stay there, come in, come in!

CuT TO:


Day 2. Late Morning. esteban's living room

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I'm so pleased to see you.



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Picking up books from the table.)

You've read these?

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I'm your biggest fan. I've read all the books of THE great paranormal investigator. That's why I wish to work with you.



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Then Henry sees a gun in a drawer and suddenly he panics. But he tries to keep it cool.)

What makes you think you would be the right candidate?

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

Haven't you read my CV? I know there isn't much in there. I assure you, I have all the motivation in the world. I can work very hard on anything you will ask me to do. I have a passion for anything paranormal. I know this is where we will find all the answers.



HenRY WILLIAMS

Which answers? Or more specifically, to which questions?



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I don't know. For example, what are the underlying laws of the universe? Finding the truth behind the mysteries of life. What makes us human and what is this weird planet we're all living on?



HenRY WILLIAMS

In which one of my books have you read this?



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

Mr. Williams, if I appear to be talking like you, or using your words, it's only because we think alike. We all share the same space. We're all interconnected. Wouldn't you say so?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Did you know I was a bit psychic myself?



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I've read your books, I know a great deal about you. I'm not surprised by anything. But why...? What do you feel when you're looking at me?



HenRY WILLIAMS

I don't know what to feel. I can see a lot of energy coming from you, like you're going to leave an indelible mark on this planet's history one way or another.



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

You see? That's very positive. That's why you need to hire me and let me work with you.



HenRY WILLIAMS

That's just it. Is it positive? Is it negative? What are the consequences of your actions? Do you know?



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

Everything happens for a reason, Mr. Williams. Who are we to judge if something is positive or negative? For every positive pole, there is a negative one to keep the balance intact, the keep the world going.



HenRY WILLIAMS

I don't remember you talking like this before.



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

We haven't talked before, have we?



HenRY WILLIAMS

I suppose I never actually took the time to really listen to you. It might have been my mistake. I will consider your request and perhaps you will be hired.



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I'm so pleased, Mr. Williams! You won't be disappointed, I promise you!



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Leaving.)

Goodbye Mr. Estevez.

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

Goodbye and see you soon!

CuT TO:

Day 2. Late Morning. on the road

As soon as Henry is back in his car, he leaves and calls the police.




HenRY WILLIAMS

(Using his mobile phone.)

Hello, police?

Police

What is the nature of your emergency?



HenRY WILLIAMS

I know of a dangerous man called Esteban Estevez.


PolICE

We know him. What has he done now?



HenRY WILLIAMS

You need to stop him because he will kill people soon.



PoLICE

I'm sorry, who's on the phone?



HenRY WILLIAMS

My name is Henry Williams, I work at the Paranormal Study Center.



POLICE

Oh, are you not the one who wrote those books about ghostly apparitions?



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Embarrassed.)

Yeah, yeah, years ago.

PoLICE

My mother is a big fan of yours.



HenRY WILLIAMS

I'm talking about real murders here...



POLICE

(Ironic.)

So, tell me, how does the great Henry Williams know about the future actions of Esteban Estevez? Perhaps a little angel told you, maybe it was your sixth sense? Or was it a ghost?

HenRY WILLIAMS

(Shouting.)

That kid has a gun!

POLICE

But as long as he has not done anything wrong, yet, there is nothing we can do.



HenRY WILLIAMS

Are you saying that the only thing the police can do is to pick up the bodies afterwards? You certainly would not try to prevent any crime! Well, once he kills the director of the Paranormal Study Center along with his assistant, and that he has shot himself in the head... I'll remind you that you didn't do anything about it.


PolICE

(Ironic.)

Thank you Mr. Williams. Please call again, you are important to us. We are always happy to hear about strange phenomena.

HenRY WILLIAMS

Can you tell me your name and your badge number?



PoLICE

(Hanging up the phone after the last word.)

Why don't you just concentrate very hard, and you might just be able to guess this information. Have a nice day!

HenRY WILLIAMS

(Out of his mind.)

How dare they speak to me like this? It's incredible they can get away with treating people like that. Unbelievable... I better go back to the office before something happens.

CuT TO:


Day 2. Afternoon. esteban's porch

Then we see the police going to Esteban's home. They knock on his door.




EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

Yes? What is it this time? I haven't done anything wrong, so whatever you heard I had nothing to do with it.



PoLICE

Calm down Mr. Estevez. Can we come in?



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

No you cannot! Stay where you are unless you have the right papers, which I know you don't.



PolICE

We got the word that you had a gun and you might be tempted to use it.



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

I have a gun but it is not illegal, as long as I have my licence.



PoLICE

We'll be watching you, so don't do anything stupid.



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

The thought has never crossed my mind, officer. I'm only trying to get somewhere in life. I'm desperately trying to find a job I like, but I can see it's not going to happen. There is just no place in the world for Esteban Estevez. And you're certainly not helping.



POLICE

(Ironic.)

Wow! We didn't ask for your philosophy of life, we're just saying that we will be watching you. Have a nice day, Mr. Estevez. And... by the way, why don't you find yourself a job? Or even perhaps go back to college... it might help keep you out of trouble.

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(Closing the door.)

Why don't you go and arrest real criminals for a change?

As we see the police leaving, we also see an angry Esteban coming out of the house, putting his gun in his pocket and jumping into his car.


CuT TO:
Day 2. Afternoon. Henry's office at the paranormal study center

Esteban is going back to the Paranormal Study Center and once there, he shoots everyone in sight.


EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(Coming into the office in a rage.)

You told the police I had a gun, you tried to get me arrested, you tried to ruin my life! What have you got to say for yourself?

HenRY WILLIAMS

You're hired!



EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(He shoots Elizabeth and Charles and then he turns slowly towards Henry.)

Too late!

HenRY WILLIAMS

(Completely confident that he won't be shot, Henry is not hiding or worried.)

Please shoot me, I know you will miss somehow.

EsTEBAN ESTEVEZ

(Desperate.)

I never wanted to kill you! Don't you understand? I only wanted to be recognized by you, to be accepted. I wanted your support, your acknowledgement of my potential!

Esteban does not try to shoot Henry, he just turn the gun to his head and shoots himself. Henry does not appear impressed. He just walks over the bodies as if nothing has happened, not even bothered by what he has just witnessed.


HenRY WILLIAMS

Is that the time? Let's go home...


CuT TO:
Day 2. Late Afternoon. Henry's living room.


When Henry arrives home, he is surprised to see a young girl reading a book is in his living room. She's about 15 years old. He is quite surprised also because the house does not look the same as yesterday. Everything seems to have changed.


HenRY WILLIAMS

Hey! Who are you? Students are not allowed here, you should take an appointment to meet me in my office at the university.



Wynona williams

You should see a psychologist if you do not feel well.



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Moving towards her.)

I'm not joking, I will throw you out!

Wynona williams

Mom told me you were going through a patch, she didn't tell me how serious it was! Don't you recognize your own daughter? And you're not even a teacher at the university anymore, you're working from home! What drugs are you on?



HenRY WILLIAMS

You're my... daughter? I work from home? What is it that I do?



Wynona williamS

(Picking up a book and throwing it on the floor.)

God! You're really losing it. This should jog your memory.

HenRY WILLIAMS

(Taking the book.)

Of course, I'm an author.

WyNONA WILLIAMS

Good! That's sorted... that point at least.



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Reading the book's title.)

Temporal Causality Loops, by Henry Williams, Theoretical Physicist. Well, that's pretty good, don't you think?

WynoNA WILLIAMS

(Uninterested and reading her book.)

Yeah... if only we could understand in which language the book is written. You must have sold 20 copies of that book, at least. Mom is starting to complain. It may be time for you to go back and teach at the university. Try not to forget that I told you.

HenRY WILLIAMS

Of course.



WynoNA WILLIAMS

Now, I hope you cooked something and cleaned the house, or else all hell will break loose!



HenRY WILLIAMS

What do you mean?



WyNONA WILLIAMS

Hello! You're not working, she's working. You have to clean and cook!



HenRY WILLIAMS

But I AM working, I'm thinking... and writing books...



WyNONA WILLIAMS

That's not working! It doesn't bring any money... let's face it, you're just lazy. Teaching was too stressful for you... I feel like eating a Shepherd's pie tonight, but mom would prefer crepes... so you decide.



HenRY WILLIAMS

Please order a pizza or something. I've got lots of thinking to do.


WyNONA WILLIAMS

(She looks horrified!)

What? You must be joking, after my speech you're going to think some more?

His wife Marianne arrives at this point and she no longer looks like yesterday. Her hair and eyes are a different color.




WyNONA WILLIAMS

Hi mom!


HenRY WILLIAMS

Marianne, thank god you're here!



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

I hope you cooked supper, cos I'm dead!



HenRY WILLIAMS

When did we have... what's her name? Oh yeah, Wynona, isn't it? I remember now.



MarIANNE WILLIAMS

Now you're suffering from amnesia, this is just great. Any reason not to go back to work.



HenRY WILLIAMS

Have you ever known a guy called Martin Wilkins?



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

Never. Was he one of your colleagues?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Don't lie to me now, are you having an affair?



WyNONA WILLIAMS

Dad! How dare you? Mom is the most faithful person I know!



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

(With a big smile and caressing his face.)

Henry, why would I want to meet other people when I'm completely satisfied at home?

WyNONA WILLIAMS

Mom! Don't be gross!



HenRY WILLIAMS

I'm very pleased you never met him. Please Marianne, sit down. I need to speak to both of you.



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

(Sitting on the sofa.)

You won't have to ask twice, I'm so tired. I hope as usual we don't have to listen, but just node in agreement and pretend we understand your babbling?

HenRY WILLIAMS

Yes. That will do. I'm starting to remember everything now and I just want to organize and express my thoughts.

He has a long talk with both of them, explaining what is going on from the point of view of physics as now he has the knowledge.

HenRY WILLIAMS

I have a secret to tell. Though I remember marrying you, Marianne, and having had Wynona, I have to say that I also belong to some other lives where things are... let's say different.



WyNONA WILLIAMS

You never wanted me in the first place, I was a mistake. So don't try to justify now with your physics that I should not exist!



HenRY WILLIAMS

Don't get me wrong! I've reach the top, this is the jack pot. I'm so happy! I'm working from home no longer teaching classes, I have a lovely and faithful wife that I love, and I have the most wonderful daughter in the world that I wouldn't trade for anything.



WYNONA WILLIAMS

That's nice to know, but don't forget you still have to clean the house!



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

What do you mean exactly by these other lives?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Other timelines, where things happened differently. You know the Many-Worlds interpretation of Quantum Mechanics states that many different timelines exist, an infinite amount of us inhabiting each new parallel universe. And if we are aware of the different timelines, we can make different decisions in our past and in effect change our future for the better.



MaRIANNE WILLIAMS

You spent nights trying to explain this to me. And your different timelines, from what I gathered, are all parallel to each other, except when they split into branches when you decide to go right instead of left. How could you know about the other worlds and somehow jump from one timeline to another?



HenRY WILLIAMS

And I thought all these late nights you were not listening to me! I'm impressed!



MarIANNE WILLIAMS

Henry, I've corrected all your books! My name should be on the cover too! You always thought I was brainless..



HenRY WILLIAMS

Well, from now on I will consider you a genius!



WynONA WILLIAMS

Only because you think you're a genius and then, she must be if she understands you.



HeNRY WILLIAMS

To get back to your question. How do I jump from one reality to another? How do I change my future and even the present? Very simple.


Einstein's Relativity could account for a fluctuating timeline where the past, the present and the future blend together. Time and space are after all relative, our life is not linear or chronological. In fact we may be trapped in time loops and suddenly reality brings us back in time.

WynoNA WILLIAMS

And how do you account for time loops? If I may ask.


HenRY WILLIAMS

The Earth is always moving in space at a relative speed, there are other strange celestial bodies having a strong gravity effect on the earth. Time and space vary according to our speed in the universe and gravity exerted upon us. Time is always fluctuating, one second can be 1 hour or 5 years from one second to the next. It could also go backwards. creating time loops.



MariANNE WILLIAMS

So now we live as much in the past as in the future? Why is it that we don't feel anything?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Because you don't pay attention to this fluctuating timeline. Psychic mediums do! That's how they know so much. And if we can remember the future while back in the past, we can change our timeline and be someone else. Deja vu is a way to know what happened previously, helping us to remember previous time loops.



WYNONA WILLIAMS

Right! But what as this got to do with the shepherd's pie?



HeNRY WILLIAMS

Great! I now know the means by which this is happening. My Deja vu due to a fluctuating timeline where the present, the past and the future are all mixed up together and life is not linear or chronological.



MarIANNE WILLIAMS

Is this changing anything apart from being a new chapter in one of your books?



HenRY WILLIAMS

This is a breakthrough! But you're right, I wonder: is it just a physical phenomenon ruled by physics and there is nothing else to it except the power to remember we have lived this before and that we can change our future? Or is there another purpose to this? Another higher power in action to take advantage of all this? What have I got to learn from all that?



MarIANNE WILLIAMS

That tonight we eat crepes à la Normande!



HenRY WILLIAMS

All right, I'll get on with the supper. Tonight we eat Indian.



MarIANNE and wynona WILLIAMS

Not again!


CuT TO:
Day 3. Early Morning. Henry's kitchen


The next day when Henry wakes up, he is not sure where he is. He looks around, rushes to reach the books on the table to see if any of them have been written by him.

HenRY WILLIAMS

(Rushing to the table for his books.)

Oh no! My universe is in shambles again! What is this book? Helping Others by Henry Williams, Psychic Medium. Oh no! I'm a fortune teller now! I can remember... my schedule... one appointment this morning... Mrs. Winterbottom is coming at ten.

His daughter comes out of her room and he is pleased to see her.




WyNONA WILLIAMS

Good morning dad!



HenRY WILLIAMS

(Surprised.)

Oh! It's you! You're still here!

WYNONA WILLIAMS

Where else would I be?



HenRY WILLIAMS

It's just that I grew accustom to you and I wouldn't want to lose you.



WYNONA WILLIAMS

Why would you lose me?



HenRY WILLIAMS

Well, there are some decisions you can make in life and I understand that some paths I have taken were mistakes. Now I can make things better in my life.





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