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The Last Starfighter 2
A SCREENPLAY by
20 years after Alex Rogan took to the stars
and saved the galaxy by becoming the last Starfighter,
he once again becomes caught up in the middle of a new
battle for galactic peace and returns home.
Once a Starfighter , always a Starfighter .
FADE IN -- EXT. SPACE –- PLANET RYLOS
Rylos is the home planet of the RYLANS, founders and managers of the Star
League, a community of peaceful planets and races who have built a protective
sphere around them called the Frontier.
We move away from Rylos, it becoming smaller. We swing around 180 degrees,
jumping into star drive and the stars become blurry lines. The credits
continue and some warp effects swirl around.
We come out of star drive and into normal space, passing the planets of our
solar system, from Pluto inwards. We begin to slow down as we pass the
asteroid belt and Mars, then the moon and finally slow right down to Earth. It starts to fill the screen as he camera slowly rotates.
EXT. EARTH -– SUBURBIA -– DUSK
A suburban street. We move up towards ALEX’s house, up the driveway.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- LOUNGEROOM -- DUSK
We move around the room, looking at various photos of ALEX, GRIG, CENTAURI,
MAGGIE, a BABY becoming a young boy. We end on ALEX, dressed in t-shirt and
shorts, sleeping barefooted in a chair with a newspaper on his chest. JOLLY
the dog sleeps next to him on the floor.
The phone RINGS. JOLLY awakens and looks up at his master. ALEX awakens,
groaning and reaching for the phone.
Hey babe, what you doing?
ALEX clears his groggy throat.
Oh, I was just cleaning the lounge.
Oh yeah (sarcastically). Listen, I’m going to be late
home from work tonight. Can you cook dinner?
Great! I’ll see you later then.
ALEX puts the phone down and rubs his eyes, stretches.
INT. KITCHEN -– DUSK
ALEX walks in, looks around, opens the fridge. He starts checking off
ingredients for pasta.
Great, no mushrooms or meat.
ALEX looks at the JOLLY the dog.
Feel like a walk, boy?
EXT. SUPERMARKET -– NIGHTFALL
ALEX is walking JOLLY to the local supermarket, ties him up outside and goes
INT. SUPERMARKET –- MOMENT LATER
ALEX is walking down the isles with a basket, selecting items. Our P.O.V. is
hand-held, moving closer to him, as if someone is walking towards him.
(in Rylan language)
ALEX spins around to see a bald man wearing an old ‘80s style jacket and jeans.
Are you Alex Rogan? (in Rylan language)
You are Alex Rogan? (in broken English language)
Someone waits outside for you.
ALEX is studying him.
I know this might sound strange, but are you from another
Correct. I am also an android.
ALEX is stunned.
EXT. SUPERMARKET CARPARK –- NIGHT
ALEX is following BETA. He stops to untie JOLLY and catches up. They head to
a waiting star car and ALEX recognizes it.
EXT. SUPERMARKET CARPARK –- STARCAR -– NIGHT
The star car is very shiny, very clean and futuristic. We are close against
the rear door as it opens. We cut away just before we can see the driver.
Angle on ALEX peering in as the door finishes opening. The door stops, ALEX is reluctant. JOLLY is waiting. CYRUS speaks but we are still looking at ALEX.
Alex, step into my office!
ALEX slowly gets in, sits just inside the star car. JOLLY waits outside on the
leash. BETA keeps a lookout.
INT. STARCAR –- NIGHT
You’re probably wondering what’s going on.
Well, yeah. Where’s Centari?
The name’s Cyrus ! And you’ve already met Beta.
ALEX regards BETA. But there’s something familiar about CYRUS .
So what’s happening?
Your questions will be answered on Rylos, my boy.
Yes, you do remember?
Suddenly there is a flash and sound!
EXT. STARCAR -– NIGHT
A laser blast sparks against the side of the star car.
Frightened, JOLLY jumps into the star car.
BETA leans in, touches ALEX and there is a flash and shock between them.
CYRUS is busy starting the vehicle.
EXT. STARCAR –- NIGHT
BETA runs off as the star car’s door closes and the engines spool up.
ALEX is confused and worried.
What was that!?
EXT. CAR PARK –- NIGHT
Two XURIAN HITBEASTS come out of the dark nearby and take cover. One leans on
a dumpster and takes aim.
CYRUS is driving towards the car park exit. He is busy punching buttons and
ALEX is getting worried.
They must have found you already!
Who found me!?
Xurian hit beasts.
Xurian? Isn’t Xur dead!?
EXT. CARPARK -– NIGHT
The star car quickly drives out of the carpark and onto the road, taking another hit on the rear. It causes small chaos as it joins the traffic.
Other road users are astonished by the odd-looking futuristic vehicle. A car-
load of homeboys spot it.
Yo, Teep, check out the sleek ride, man.
Woo, maybe Japanese or European, yo bro?
EXT. ROADWAY -– NIGHT
The star car pulls away in front of the traffic at tremendous speed.
ALEX and JOLLY are being thrown around in the back as CYRUS drives.
Hold on back there!
CYRUS hits a switch above his head.
Panels open and fold away on the rear of the vehicle, exposing engine thrust
nozzles. They begin to softly glow with new sounds.
EXT. ROADWAY – NIGHT
The star car roars up an exit ramp that goes upwards.
Its engines ignite!
ALEX is pulled back in their seats as the vehicle accelerates even more. He
wraps his arm around JOLLY.
Hold on, boy!
EXT. ROADWAY –- NIGHT
The star car leaves the exit ramp and launches into the air, climbing steadily
away from the Earth.
Looking out the front cockpit windows, clouds begin to drift by as CYRUS
pilots the vehicle up towards the sky.
EXT. SPACE –- EARTH
The star car climbs up towards the camera, the planet in the B.G., passing and
we pan as it flies out to space.
CYRUS is busy preparing for the jump to star drive. The engines wind down and ALEX and JOLLY relax.
So, you going to tell me about Xur?
Yes, Alex. When you attacked Xur’s warship, he managed to
slip away in an escape pod during all the commotion.
Twenty years ago?
Yes. He has returned with a loyal force that threatens
The Star League and intergalactic peace.
I see. So why am I here?
We learnt that Xur sent a scout ship to Earth to capture
you, as a trophy. I was sent to get you off your planet.
But you can bet your asteroids the lazy space bugs were
alerted to my mission and followed me instead.
What about my family?
No need to worry, Alex. Beta’s taking care of your
affairs on Earth as we speak. Now entering star drive.
ALEX appears worried.
EXT. SPACE -- STARCAR
The star car enters star drive.
EXT. FIELD –- NIGHT
BETA is running and panting. His physical appearance has changed strangely and he is still transforming. He looks like a weird-looking ALEX. The two XURIAN
HITBEASTS are chasing him, firing a shot that hits the ground nearby. BETA
eyes an approaching large truck rolling along the highway nearby the field. He runs across the road. The HITBEASTS are on the other side of the road, waiting to get across through the traffic. Firing a shot into the wheels, Beta watches the truck swerve and run over the HITBEASTS.
The truck comes to a stop and the driver gets out to inspect what appears to be a blown tire.
BETA holds his breath as he scans the scene for any survivors. The HITBEATS
appear to be finished, so he catches his breath and walks slowly off in another direction.
EXT. SPACE –- STARCAR
The star car is cruising in star drive. The stars are blurred lines as it
passes the camera. It drops out of star drive and into normal space.
INT. STARCAR –- COCKPIT
CYRUS brings the microphone to his mouth and speaks Rylan. He is requesting
landing clearance. A Rylan voice speaks back to him from the radio, clearing
him for landing.
ALEX looks out the window at the beautiful planet. JOLLY takes a look as well, panting, happy.
EXT. RYLOS –- HORIZON -- NIGHT
The planet spins and tilts slowly below us as the star car zooms into frame and
away from us, descends down.
EXT. RYLOS –- LAND –- NIGHT
The land blurs past us at speed as the star car overtakes us and heads toward a
landing bay entrance.
EXT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- LANDING BAY
CYRUS sets down the star car and the doors open. CYRUS climbs out, followed
by ALEX. A maintenance crew start moving in and securing the vehicle.
You’ll have to leave your pet in the shuttle for now,
ALEX tells JOLLY to stay and he obeys. The rear door closes but the side
window is slightly open, so he can breathe. ALEX and CYRUS walk off towards
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- CORRIDOR
ALEX is bewildered by all the people and technology of Rylos, looking around
everywhere as they walk. Rylan dialog is spoken over the loudspeaker in the
background. CYRUS hands him a universal translator button.
Here, put this on.
Ahh, thanks, makes life a lot easier around here.
ALEX applies the button to his collar and it beeps, he stops to listen for the
change, and it instantly switches from Rylan language to English. He catches
up to CYRUS , who has stopped and turned around.
Alex, you must stay close. Unfortunately, there are
Xurian sympathizers inside The Star League who may attempt
to harm you.
ALEX gulps and becomes a little nervous.
They walk on.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- CONFERENCE ROOM
ALEX and CYRUS walk into a conference room with a large meeting table, that
overlooks the busy command center itself, Star League officers busy with their
station duties. ALEX is watching them when the PRESIDENT walks in with some
Alex! I can’t express how good it is that you’re here
with us once more.
Ahh, nice to be here.
PRESIDENT greets ALEX and they all sit down.
Sorry to have suddenly wisped you off Earth like that but
it was crucial that we found you before Xur did.
And I’m glad you did.
Alex, Xur survived our last victory many years ago and
has been building a new force to break apart the peace we
THE LAST STARFIGHTER
have long-established in this galaxy.
PRESIDENT hits a few switches on his control panel on the table and a large
screen comes alive with The Last Starfighter logo behind him. All eyes turn to the
screen as PRESIDENT gets up and explains. An animation of the Frontier
displays, portraying PRESIDENT’s words.
Twelve rotations ago, Xur injected a Frontier module with
a computer virus. The virus has been spreading throughout
the vast network and we estimate that collapse is now only
2 rotations away.
ALEX reacts and listens.
Star League scientists have been trying to stop or slow
the virus without success. All we can do now is to find a
way to stop Xur before or after he passes through the
(beat, turns to ALEX)
Alex, now that you’re here, we need you. We need the
greatest Starfighter that ever served in The Star League .
ALEX wasn’t expecting that. He reacts humbly, looks around the rooms at
Will you help us, Alex?
I .. I don’t know.
You would be such a strong boost for our wounded force.
What about the squadrons of Gun stars and pilots I trained?
EXECUTIVE OFFICER 1
Our fleet is constantly being reduced by Xur’s sneak
attacks and efforts to bring in supplies for repairs are
being sabotaged by sympathizers.
It is a desperate situation.
I can’t. I made promises that I would stay away from
intergalactic space battles.
PRESIDENT sighs and looks at his officers.
There’s something else. Your old friend Grig has been
ALEX is startled and saddened by the statement.
Grig and a team of Starfighter s were on a routine patrol when they were captured. They are being held in the
It is only a matter of time before Xur reaches Earth. He
is a threat to all galaxies.
ALEX thinks for a moment.
Alright, count me in.
Joy spreads around the room as ALEX agrees.
This is fantastic, Alex!
But you must now get some rest. A strategic planning
session will start first thing in the morning. Is there
anything we can do for you?
Well, I was about to have dinner before I left Earth.
CYRUS takes his cue and everyone gets up and leaves the room. CYRUS walks to ALEX and says quietly...
Are you sure you made the right decision, Alex?
We’ll find out.
CYRUS and ALEX walk through the corridors heading towards his quarters.
So when can I see Centari?
Alex, I’m afraid I have some more bad news.
Centari has passed on to the next dimension.
Alex is sad. CYRUS puts his hand on his back.
ALEX stops walking, realizes what he means and deals with it, understands.
About 3 of your Earth years ago. He was a great man, and
a great service to The Star League.
He was very fond of you, the “greatest Starfighter in the
galaxy, and I found him!” he used to say.
CYRUS moves ALEX on, they continue walking.
I’ve been carrying on his affairs since he left us. You
see, I’m his brother.
ALEX spins around, astonished.
I knew it! I knew there was something familiar about you.
You are very observant.
So do you still recruit from Earth?
OH, no. Star League regulations strictly . . .
Suddenly there are ALARMS blaring away. The P.A. comes alive.
Alien intruder alert in sector nine, alien intruder alert!
Security to sector nine!
ALEX and CYRUS stand awkwardly as they listen and then react.
Quick, Alex! That’s close, could be an inside Xurian
ALEX and CYRUS start running further down the corridors as a SECURITY TEAM can be heard running up closer to them. There is laser rifle fire and ALEX looks
back down as he runs. He spots something and stops.
CYRUS is worried, grabs his arm. ALEX won’t move. The SECURITY TEAM get
SECURITY OFFICER 1
There it goes! Stop it!
A SECURITY OFFICER fires and misses a running and panting JOLLY. JOLLY is too
quick. Another OFFICER fires and misses. ALEX starts coming back.
Wait! Hold your fire! Don’t shoot!
ALEX runs down the corridor towards JOLLY and they meet. ALEX is stroking him
and telling him it’s okay. CYRUS calms down the SECURITY OFFICERS, who look
It’s okay, it’s his pet. You can return to your stations.
ALEX and CYRUS continue walking on as the SECURITY TEAM moves off in the other direction and disband. One suspicious-looking OFFICER waits and lets others
pass. When they are gone, he looks back at ALEX and eyes him curiously before going off in another direction.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- CORRIDOR –- ALEX’S QUARTERS
CYRUS and ALEX come to ALEX’s old quarters. ALEX opens it.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- ALEX’S QUARTER
From inside, ALEX, JOLLY and CYRUS cast shadows over the flooring as they
start to walk inside. ALEX presses some controls and the lights come on.
My god, it hasn’t been touched!
The room is a reflection of mid-80s culture.
Of course not, this little part of Rylos is yours.
(beat, as ALEX enters the room)
Still hungry, Alex?
Oh yeah. What’s on the menu?
EXT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- DRIVEWAY –- NIGHT
MAGGIE drives up into the driveway and gets out of her car.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- ENTRY HALL –- NIGHT
MAGGIE walks in and slips off her shoes, chucks down her bags and keys.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- LOUNGE –- NIGHT
A sci-fi show is playing on the television as MAGGIE walks in and finds MAX
watching it. MAX is an 11 year old boy doing his homework in front of the TV.
Hey sweetie, have you seen daddy?
No, mommy. But look.
MAGGIE takes the note from MAX and reads it as she walks into the kitchen.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE -- KITCHEN –- NIGHT
MAGGIE reads the note: WALKING JOLLY TO GET STUFF FOR DINNER –- 5:22 PM.
MAGGIE looks at the clock and it reads 6:54 PM. MAGGIE opens the back door,
goes outside and calls JOLLY –- no dog comes running in. She tries to phone
ALEX on the mobile but it says, “out of range or switched off.” She sighs and
looks up at the stars in frustration. We pan up above her to see a beautiful
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN HOMEWORLD
It looks like a dark version of Earth. Two Xurian fighters fly from behind the camera towards it.
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- XURIAN FORTRESS –- DAY
XUR’s fortress is a very militaristic-looking black and grey structure. It
features landing pads, lookouts, sensors and guards. A shuttle is escorted
towards it by two fighters on either side which bank off as the shuttle lands
on a pad.
EXT. XURIAN FORTRESS –- LANDING BAY –- DAY
A XURIAN COMMANDER walks briskly from the shuttle to the entrance, gives a
salute signal to the GUARDS who allow him to pass.
INT. XURIAN FORTRESS –- WALKWAY –- DAY
The XURIAN COMMANDER walks along a catwalk that overlooks a command center and
approaches XUR’s chamber.
EXT. XUR’S CHAMBER –- DAY
The XURIAN COMMANDER presses a button that summons XUR. The door opens and the XURIAN COMMANDER walks in.
INT. XUR’S CHAMBER –- DAY
XUR lying down on a meditation table in a corner center of the room, eyes
closed, holding a chrome scepter across his chest.
Why do you disturb my meditation?
My lord, we have lost contact with the Earth scouts.
Both of them?
Both of them are not responding. But ..
XUR sighs, opens his eyes, sits up and looks at XURIAN COMMANDER. It causes
XURIAN COMMANDER to pause.
There has been another report of humanoid Alex Rogan
sighted on Rylos, in The star league Command Center.
This causes XUR to perk up. He stands up.
The Rylan shuttle seen on Earth is too much of a
coincidence, this time. He is on Rylos. Prepare the
Yes, my lord.
XURIAN COMMANDER pays his respects and turns, leaves. The doors close behind
him and then we see XUR give us the subtlest of smiles.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- ALEX’S QUARTERS
The light is on, Oh Yeah by Yello plays from an old 1980s portable “boom box.”
Photos of ALEX, MAGGIE, CENTARI and GRIG are strewn across the bed, a plate of
eaten food is on the bed next to a sleeping ALEX. JOLLY is sleeping on the
EXT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- NIGHT
BETA arrives home. He gets to the door and rings the doorbell. MAGGIE answers with worry.
Where have you been, Alex!
BETA isn’t sure what to say.
Jolly? I .. had some problems.
Have you lost your house keys?
MAGGIE is annoyed.
Oh god, Alex. What happened?
BETA comes into the house.
I’m not sure, it’s a bit of a blur.
Were you robbed, are you alright? Do you have your
No, it’s not. Are you sure you’re alright? Should I call
Do not call the police, I am fine.
I better go look for Jolly, you stay here with Max.
Think you can do that? There’s some dinner in the oven.
Before BETA can answer, MAGGIE gets her keys, closes the door and drives off.
BETA walks through the house, sees MAX and avoids him, goes upstairs to the
bedroom. The clock reads 9:45 PM.
The clock reads 10:35 PM. BETA is sitting on the bed in the dark. He hears a
car drive up, the door close, someone come home and then MAGGIE comes into the
room and switches on the light and sees him.
I didn’t find him.
MAGGIE looks at him strangely.
What are you doing?
Well, can you check the pound in the morning?
(beat, BETA doesn’t answer)
What happened tonight?
BETA gets up and walks out of the room. MAGGIE sighs.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- ALEX’S QUARTERS –- MORNING
ALEX is sleeping. The doorbell rings. JOLLY reacts, ALEX doesn’t. It rings
again. It startles him awake and he realizes where he is, sees JOLLY.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- ALEX’S QUARTERS –- CORRIDOR --
CYRUS is waiting for ALEX. The door opens, revealing a very drowsy ALEX with
messed up hair.
Good morning, Alex!
ALEX rubs his eyes.
Cyrus . We have an important meeting to attend, are you
Ahh, yeah. Just give me a few minutes.
ALEX shuts the door in CYRUS ’s face.
Many STAR LEAGUE OFFICERS and ALIENS are seated around the conference table,
discussing things amongst themselves as ALEX and CYRUS walk in and sit.
Shall we begin?
It seems certain that Xur will no doubt soon bring great
devastation against The star league. Our forces, and our
hope, seem almost exhausted. It is time we act to ensure
that peace remains in this galaxy.
What is the latest intelligence on the Xurian sector?
Defensive capabilities remain strong around the Xurian
home world. Constant orbital patrols, planetary defense
platforms and there is the Xurian warship, Abhor, which
remains in orbit over the Xurian fortress.
What is the status of our star fleet?
EXECUTIVE OFFICER 2
We have eighteen gun stars, three command ships and four
Status on Grig and the others?
Our spies indicate that they are still in the Xurian
Hmm, I fear that any strike we launch may bring
repercussions against them.
It would be near impossible to even get close to the
planet, let alone stage an attempt to extract them.
We can’t just leave them there while we blow up everything
Everyone agrees and thinks.
Well our Starfighter s can launch immediately. The only
caution is a large asteroid that will be moving through
close to their home world, in half a rotation.
Can we use the asteroid as cover, get in close and catch
them by surprise?
He’s right. The asteroid may mask us and block Xurian
scopes. We could get close and take out key
communications and planetary defense platforms.
Then all that’s left are the Xurian warship and their
fighters, and they will be delayed.
It would give us a good chance to knock a hole in their
numbers. This is what we’ve been waiting for!
ALEX smiles humbly.
What about the hostages?
You must instruct the Starfighter s to keep their fire away
from the prison. An extraction team could go in and
attempt to take over and rescue them.
Alex, consider your Starfighter status reactivated.
Thank you, but I’d like to be on the rescue team.
Alex, you’re a Starfighter . You’re more important in the
seat of a Gun star. You may be human, but you’re also a
Star League officer.
I haven’t flown a gun star for 20 years! I owe it to Grig
to help get them out of there.
PRESIDENT thinks it over, reluctantly agrees.
Very well, you may be on the command ship. But we still
need your Starfighter experience, Alex.
Okay, full mission briefing will be in thirty tocks down
on the launch bay. Good luck, everyone.
The crowd stand and leave the room. ALEX stares out at the busy command center below and CYRUS comes up behind him.
Part of me can’t believe that I’m really here, doing this.
I’ve missed the old times, but I’m also afraid of what is
If we fail, it will be the end of The star league and
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- ORBIT
The great Xurian warship Abhor is docked in orbit over Xur’s planet. A shuttle flies up from the planet and approaches the warship, slips into a landing bay.
INT. XURIAN WARSHIP –- LANDING BAY
The shuttle lands and XUR steps out of it, meets his command crew, escorted by
a small group of guards. They walk through the corridors toward the bridge.
Is the force ready to move out?
Yes, my lord. The Abhor is prepped and awaiting your
command. The planetary assault force is loaded. Seventy-
five percent of the fighter fleet are holding in formation
nearby. As you instructed.
The group arrive on the bridge and XUR sits in the command chair.
Signal the fighters. Take us to the Frontier!
The helmsman presses switches and slides the throttle.
The warship fires its engines and breaks orbit. It gloriously moves over the
camera and into the star field.
INT. XURIAN WARSHIP –- BRIDGE
XUR has an evil grin as the sound of the engines whir up around the bridge.
The camera moves in towards him, giving the effect he is moving forward.
The warship moves in from behind the camera, gaining speed and followed by a
large group of fighters. The fleet enter star drive as the music soars.
INT. STAR LEAGUE BASE –- LAUNCH BABY
Starfighter s are dressed in their uniforms, many with helmets on, visors up and are assembled together. All kinds of aliens, and many are slouchy. PRESIDENT
comes out of a nearby elevator, ALEX and CYRUS in tow, and the group stiffen.
ALEX is in uniform.
Starfighter s, we have been given a rare chance to strike
at the heart of Xur’s terror. Among us is Earthman Alex
Rogan, who I am sure needs no introduction.
The group of Starfighter s are ready for further instructions. PRESIDENT steps aside, motioning to ALEX, who steps forward a little. ALEX is a little humble
in his position of authority but soon slips into it as he speaks.
Greetings, Starfighter s! We have been lucky to have a
large asteroid passing by close to the Xurian home world.
We will use it as cover to block their scopes, sneak in
close and surprise them. Our aim is to take out their
orbital communications relay and defense platforms, get a
good look at installations and inflict any damage we can.
We’ll have heavier ships along for the ride in case of the
chance to rescue Star League hostages, so also watch out
for them. Good luck to you all.
The PRESIDENT steps forward.
Starfighter s, you know what to do.
(raises his arm)
Victory or death!
The group return the chant and punch the air.
Victory or death! Victory or death! Victory or death!
ALEX and CYRUS stand proud of the warriors. The Starfighter s start heading
out to their Gun stars.
Take care of yourself, Alex.
ALEX is surprised.
You’re not coming?
Oh, why, I’m just a simple businessman.
I really wish you were coming with us. I thought we were
You’re a natural Starfighter , Alex! You can do it without
Centari and Grig made me a Starfighter . I need you there
with me, Cyrus . I may be a Starfighter , but it has been
CYRUS thinks. ALEX shifts on his feet, anxious. CYRUS gives in.
Well .. if Centari were here, I’m sure he’d call it the
adventure of a lifetime. How can I help?
ALEX retrieves his laser pistol from his side holster.
Well, do you know how to use these?
I wouldn’t go to Earth without one.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- SHIP LAUNCH CHAMBER
Gun stars are mounted vertically on launch rigs around the walls of the chamber
while in the center are the control ships. ALEX and CYRUS are walking toward
the command ship DAYTON with a group of command officers and the extraction
team. They all wear laser side arms and other tools. They enter the ship,
which is now starting up.
ALEX and CYRUS strap themselves in as the engines start to stabilize.
Suddenly a compartment flies open and gas spurts out. Crew rush over and fix
it. ALEX notices, starts to worry.
Will this thing get us there in one piece?
Yes, sir. You have nothing to worry about. We use it to
fly command staff around all the time.
ALEX assumes an authoritive tone.
Very good, carry on.
DAYTON CO-PILOT resumes his tasks.
ALEX gives CYRUS a funny look, not used to commanding.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- LAUNCH BAY
Turbines and engines whine as all the ships prepare for take off. DAYTON
wobbles up into a hover, swings around and departs out of the chamber doors.
EXT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- LAUNCH BAY EXIT
DAYTON flies carefully out of the port and then shoots off past the camera and
into the sky, climbing.
EXT. SPACE –- RYLOS
DAYTON continues its ascent up into the stars and flies past the camera into
space and beyond.
INT. DAYTON –- COCKPIT
The pilots are flying the ship. The captain makes a call on his mic.
Fleet leader to all ships, formats and prepare for star
ALEX looks out the window. The music rises as we see the entire fleet of 18
Gun stars slowly falling into a formation around the DAYTON.
DAYTON is flanked by the squadron of Gun stars flying behind and around it.
They have three colors –- blue squadron, red squadron and black squadron.
There are two other control ships. The whole group enter star drive and
EXT. STREET –- ALEX’S HOUSE –- DAY
Back on Earth, the sun shines and the birds chirp.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- DOORBELL
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- REAR HALLWAY
BETA’s head pops out from around a doorway, hearing the doorbell. He is
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- FRONT HALL
BETA approaches the door slowly, carefully. He picks up a wooden sculpture as
a weapon and peeks outside. It is DELIVERY MAN with a clipboard and FedEx
baseball cap. The man knocks on the door. BETA knocks back. The man is
Hello? Anyone home .. FedEx.
EXT. DOOR -- DAY
BETA unlocks and slowly opens the door. He peeks around the corner. The MAN
is puzzled by BETA’s peculiar behavior.
Thank you, you too.
Ahh, I’ve got a delivery for Alex Rogan?
Okay, please put it down and leave.
Sure thing, man, but you got to sign for it.
DELIVERY`MAN offers the clipboard and a pen. BETA’s hands stretch around the
door and take it, his eyes still peeking around it.
Please sign your name on the dotted line, sir.
BETA scribbles something down and then hands it back to DELIVERY MAN, who takes it, hands BETA the copy and leaves.
Thank you, sir, and you have a lovely day!
BETA watches him leave and then examines the parcel. He picks it up and shakes it, then throws it out into some bushes and closes the door as the delivery
DELIVERY‘MAN goes back to his van in the B.G.
The DOOR. It opens again. BETA’s curiosity gets the better of him and he
comes out to get it bare-footed. He steps in some dog poo on the way back, and stops, looks down at it.
EXT. STREET –- DAY
DELIVERY MAN is getting back into his van across the street. In the B.G. we
can see BETA walking back inside the house and closing the door.
INT. VAN –- DAY
DELIVERY MAN is checking off the delivery on his digital assistant, starts the
engine, puts it into gear, but pauses because he smells something. He turns
around to look back when suddenly a XURIAN HITBEAST grabs him around the neck
from behind and morphs with him, taking his shape.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- WINDOW -- DAY
Looking out of the front window from inside, the van suddenly screeches off
clumsily as the driver’s feet react to the attack.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- BATHROOM -- DAY
BETA’s foot fills the frame with water washing over it in the bathtub. He is
cleaning the dog poo from his foot. Zoom out to see that he is casually
holding it with his hand, having detached it from his ankle. It seems routine
as he snaps it back onto his leg and walks off. MAGGIE comes home. BETA
quickly checks his foot. He is holding the delivery receipt when he comes out
to greet her.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE -- KITCHEN -- DAY
Ahh, hello Maggie.
That is your name, isn’t it?
MAGGIE sees the parcel on the table that was just delivered.
Yes, Alexander. Who’s the parcel for?
MAGGIE snatches the delivery receipt from his hand.
Ah huh! A secret present for another girl!
Hey, did you change your signature?
MAGGIE looks at BETA, who is not doing a good job acting confused by her
question. She is realizing her thoughts. She steps away from him.
You’re not Alex, are you?
What do you mean?
You’re behaving so strangely recently. Do the words “beta
unit” mean anything to you?
Beta .. unit? You’ve lost me, what’s that?
Oh, come on, Alex! Beta! .. Argh!
BETA’s expression turns to resignation.
Okay, fine .. I give up. It’s true. I’m a beta unit.
MAGGIE’s mouth drops open.
I don’t know. Well, last time there were computer bits
and wires all hanging out of your stomach.
That was another replacement unit.
BETA detaches his hand and offers it to her, making her recoil in disgust.
Well this is just great.. where the hell’s Alex?
Alex .. is up there! On Rylos.
BETA points to the ceiling.
What is it this time, Xur’s reappeared?
Replacement units aren’t entitled to such information.
All I know is I was put here to take care of his affairs
while he’s away.
When is he coming back?
I don’t know that either.
Right. Well .. just .. try not to get into any trouble
while you’re here.
Your pet is with him.
Jolly? Oh no.
MAGGIE nervously smiles.
EXT. SPACE -- XURIAN FLEET
The Xurian warship cruises in star drive with its fleet of fighters in tow.
XUR sits on his command chair, impatiently tapping his fingers on the arm rest.
He half-turns to his command staff behind him.
Time to Frontier?
Less than fifty tocks.
Is the virus still operating?
Yes, collapse of the Frontier should occur shortly after
XUR absorbs the information. His rule of the galaxy is near.
Good, good. Soon we will see the beginning of the end for
The Star League and its dismal legion of followers.
XUR smiles to himself.
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN FLEET
The Xurian fleet fly towards the infinity of stars towards Rylos.
EXT. SPACE –- STAR LEAGUE FLEET
The fleet of gun stars and the control ship fly by the camera in star drive.
INT. DAYTON -- COCKPIT
The crew are busy operating the starship.
Flight leader to fleet, star drive exit in 2 blips. 2
blips to star drive exit.
Behind them, ALEX takes that as the cue to get ready.
Right, here we go.
ALEX takes out his laser pistol and checks its power, puts it away, checks his
belt strap, his uniform, then thinks for a moment and checks his laser pistol
again, just to be sure. CYRUS watches and smiles, but then checks his pistol
It is busy back in the cockpit. The pilots are prepping for the attack.
Communications switched to secure, local.
Terminating star drive.
The fleet come out of star drive into normal space towards the camera and float past us towards the asteroid in the background.
ALEX sees the asteroid through the front windows.
Let’s close in on the asteroid.
Transferring power to weapons and tactical.
Flight leader to fleet, arm up and ready.
EXT. SPACE -- FLEET
The fleet of gun stars are powering up their weapons. We see various gunners
prepping the weapons controls inside the crafts as well.
The fleet fly toward the asteroid, its size becoming more apparent as they get
smaller against it.
That’s one huge sucker!
CYRUS gives ALEX a strange look.
We are looking at the asteroid from the other side as it flies toward us. We
cannot see The Last Starfighter attack fleet, but as it flies by, we can see them
grouped up next to the rock, hidden. As the asteroid zooms by, camera turns to follow it and ahead we see a distant sphere –- the Xurian home world.
The scanners are displaying the home world with various objects around it. ALEX
is studying the tactical readout of the Xurian home world.
That’s the Xurian home world.
ALEX looks out the window at the real thing.
Something’s not right. The Abhor isn’t there.
I’ve got a bad feeling about this.
We need to warn Rylos!
Too late, we’re on secure communications. It’ll give us
Maybe this wasn’t such a good idea after all.
CYRUS looks concerned.
Suddenly an alarm goes off.
(to CYRUS )
Scanning a target .. a Xurian scout ship, coming this way.
Maybe it’s the asteroid they’re interested in.
EXT. SPACE –- ASTEROID
A Xurian scout ship flies from behind camera towards it, slows down.
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN SCOUT SHIP
As it moves toward us, the asteroid begins to rise up from below and fill the
screen. The scout switches on its energy probe and scans the asteroid.
INT. GUNSTAR –- BLUE THREE
The alien gunner is watching the approaching scout ship on his read out. He looks up at his pilot, who puts his hand up to signal to wait.
BLUE THREE PILOT
Flight leader from Blue Three, do you want us to take care
Standby, Blue Three.
The scout ship gets closer on the tactical display.
BLUE THREE GUNNER
Curious little thing.
The display shows the scout ship moving closer. ALEX suddenly jumps.
Wait, don’t fire! I’m full of ideas today.
DAYTON CO-PILOT shares a worried glance with DAYTON PILOT.
The scout ship gets closer and closer, running its energy probe up and down the top surface of the asteroid, coming over and down toward the hidden fleet.
One of the gun stars fires an EMP dart that hits the scout ship and knocks out
its electrical power. It floats dead in the darkness.
The DAYTON flies over the scout ship and docks with it.
INT. DAYTON –- DOCKING HATCH
Armed STAR LEAGUE OFFICERS remove the XURIAN PILOT from his scout ship and
bring him briskly to ALEX and CYRUS . ALEX wasn’t expecting that.
Ahh, hey there. How’s it going?
The XURIAN PILOT pretends he didn’t hear.
We’re just going to borrow your ship, if that’s okay.
The XURIAN PILOT clearly has no choice and could do without ALEX’s friendly
Put him somewhere safe, and, ahh, we need his uniform.
The armed OFFICERS lead the PILOT away as ALEX and CYRUS take a look at the
XURIAN SCOUT SHIP as it sits docked in the bay. ALEX works his shoulder
muscles with a newfound authority.
I’m starting to like this. Do you know how to fly one of
We can find out.
EXT. SPACE –- DAYTON
The scout ship detaches from the DAYTON and flies away, up and over the
asteroid. Its movement is a little clumsy for its first time piloting by
INT. SCOUTSHIP COCKPIT
CYRUS is dressed in the captured pilot’s uniform and is busy working the
controls as ALEX activates the radio.
Once we’re coming back up, we’ll let you know when to
begin your attack. Remember that once you hit that
communications relay, this ship can’t talk to yours. So
watch out for us when we return, don’t want to be blasted
by our own gun stars.
DAYTON PILOT (O.S.)
Understood, Alex, good luck to you both. Dayton out.
ALEX looks out at the planet as it looms closer in the front window. CYRUS is removing his human face mask, revealing his true self. ALEX tries his best not to notice.
I’ll never get used to that.
CYRUS is putting away the mask in a tissue and into a pocket.
Xur has enslaved many of my people, so if I remove my mask
I shouldn’t look out of place in uniform down there.
If you say so.
The horizon fills the screen as the scout ship zooms down into the atmosphere.
An alarm buzzes on the control console. CYRUS reacts.
Intercepting a guidance beacon. It’s flying itself.
I don’t know.
CYRUS is busy working the controls to override it.
We have to get to the prison complex!
I’m working on it.
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- ATMOSPHERE -- DAY
The scout ship swoops down through the top layers of the atmosphere.
XURIAN A.T.C. (O.S)
Scout ship approaching, report.
ALEX and CYRUS look at each other, not sure what to do.
They have us on their screen. Probably want to know about
We have to tell ‘em something.
(takes a deep breath, then speaks into mike)
Scout ship reporting. Asteroid cleared, no threat
detected. Returning to base.
XURIAN A.T.C. (O.S.)
Acknowledged, continue your approach.
ALEX and CYRUS give each other a surprising expression. CYRUS looks up data
in a computer display.
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- SKY -- DAY
The scout ship passes the camera at speed and high altitude.
There are navigational maps here. I’ve locked onto the
How did you work that out?
Xur may be an intergalactic terrorist, but he is Rylan and
so is all his technology.
How are we going to change course without altering the
We try our luck, if we have any left.
Scout ship on approach requesting diversion to section
thirteen for cargo transfer.
Something beeps. CYRUS smiles.
The scout ship is much lower now, only flying thousands of feet above the
terrain and structures below. It slows down and assumes an approach
CYRUS and ALEX are watching the prison complex loom closer out the front
windows. It’s remote, isolated. Several other scout ships are on the landing
CYRUS takes the controls.
Switching to manual landing mode. Might get a bit bumpy.
EXT. PRISON LANDING BAY –- DAY
The scout ship flares and lands alongside other ships.
What do we do now?
CYRUS shrugs at ALEX.
EXT. LANDING BAY -- DAY
CYRUS walks briskly out of the scout ship, heads towards an access panel on a
You there, what are you doing!
CYRUS spins around to find a Xurian guard of his same alien race coming over
to him, his weapon aimed.
Greetings, nice day today.
What is your purpose here, pilot?
Could you help me with something?
Depends, you may not have clearance. You could be a Rylan
CYRUS is quietly alarmed.
A Rylan spy!? Of course not.
You did not follow the proper landing procedures.
Ohh, yes, sorry, I’m still in training. I ..
Are you here to collect the Rylan prisoners?
CYRUS is confused but plays along, can’t believe his luck.
Right. Wait here.
CYRUS uncomfortably remains at the access panel as PONN walks off into the
INT. SCOUTSHIP -- DAY
ALEX is watching through the front windows. CYRUS glances over at ALEX.
I don’t like the look of this.
EXT. LANDING BAY –- DAY
CYRUS keeps waiting. He tries to be calm as several guards walk past. He
activates a small com link which is heard on ALEX’s radio.
(into com link, quietly)
Keep the engines running and the weapons online.
PONN returns with GRIG and three Starfighter s in tattered Star League uniform.
They are escorted by four other XURIAN guards.
Pilot, your prisoners and escort.
Very good, officer.
CYRUS and the group start walking over to the scout ship.
A second group of guards come out if the complex.
SECOND GUARD LEADER
Halt! Return those prisoners!
CYRUS charges for the scout ship and yells into his com link.
(into com link)
Alex, the guards!
INT. SCOUTSHIP –- CONTROL CONSOLE
ALEX hears the com link and takes aim with the external blaster cannon, fires a shot into the middle of the landing bay to cause confusion.
CYRUS quickly swings his laser pistol up to bear on the guards, firing and
taking out two. PONN swings around and takes out the other two. CYRUS stares in disbelief at PONN, who smiles back.
CYRUS , GRIG and the other PRISONERS scramble across the landing pads towards
ALEX’s waiting scout ship. As they run across, further guards run into the
landing bay to try and stop the escape attempt.
INT. SCOUTSHIP –- COCKPIT
ALEX is busy firing at the GUARDS as they spill into the landing bay. He
doesn’t notice GRIG entering. GRIG is shocked to see him.
The last Starfighter!
ALEX glances back for a moment before resuming his shots at the GUARDS.
Hey, we got to get out of here real quick!
CYRUS comes storming into the cockpit and takes control of the ship. The
engines spool up. Behind him the prisoners hold on in the limited space.
Quite right about that, Alex. Signal the fleet!
(flips channel, then speaks into mike)
This is Alex, we have the prisoners and we’re heading
back. Start your attack!
ALEX resumes firing at the XURIAN GUARDS as PONN runs in and takes a seat.
CYRUS closes the door and lifts the craft off the ground and begins a turning
climb for the sky.
The Xurian scout ship lifts out of the landing bay and into the sky.
Gun stars come flying up over the top of the asteroid in formation, fly past the camera and head toward the Xurian home world.
The captured Xurian scout ship flies up into the sky, climbing away from the
CYRUS is concentrating on flying the ship.
Suddenly, there is a jolt as the scout ship is hit by laser fire from behind.
CYRUS looks at the scanner.
We’ve got the attention of two Xurian fighters.
EXT. ATMOSPHERE –- SHIPS -- DAY
The scout ship climbs away with the two Xurian fighters in hot pursuit. Two
more blasts jolt the ship as it continues to climb away.
ALEX starts targeting the laser cannon on the pursuing fighters.
No, Alex, we need the power!
ALEX holds off.
Not for long if we don’t do something!
That’s the spirit!
EXT. SPACE –- GUNSTARS
The gun stars zoom past the camera in several attack groups. The camera turns
to see them heading toward an object floating above the home world. The group
INT. BLUE SIX
Looking out the view of the gunner on BLUE SIX, we watch the object get closer.
It starts firing defensive laser beams at us.
BLUE SIX GUNNER
Watch those lasers! Locking target .. fire!
EXT. SPACE –- GUNSTAR BLUE SIX
The laser cannon opens up on the comp relay, striking it and causing it to
drift. Another gun star then fires two photon bolts into the unit and it
explodes in a fiery ball, leaving the base of its structure sparking.
One communications relay down!
INT. XURIAN SCOUTSHIP
ALEX, CYRUS and GRIG are holding on as CYRUS fights with the controls to keep the ship out of harm.
We’re leaving the atmosphere. Signal the fleet for help!
I’m not getting a signal. They must have hit the comp relay.
What’s your plan, Alex?
To get to that asteroid before we’re blasted out of space
by Xurian fighters, or our own gun stars!
EXT. SPACE -- GUNSTARS
Two gun stars break off from the advancing group and head to another part of the planet.
EXT. SPACE –- SCOUTSHIP
Climbing as it is trailed by the two attacking Xurian fighters. They all zoom
past the camera, and out of nowhere the gun stars appear, firing at the fighters and swinging around behind them to come up and strike them down.
The two fighters explode and the gun star pilots cheer.
BLUE SIX PILOT
EXT. SPACE -- XURIAN SCOUTSHIP
The scout ship dips its wings in thanks to the gun stars. The gun stars do the
same before peeling off.
GRIG is excited to see the gun stars flying around them.
Go get them!
EXT. SPACE –- PLANET
Xurian fighters swarm into the sector and start battling with the Gun stars.
EXT. SPACE –- SHIPS
Gun stars are fighting with Xurian fighters in a confusing battle, laser fire
shooting everywhere. The Gun stars are winning. Their bulk and defense
capabilities outweigh the small and agile Xurian fighters who are relying on
numbers to try and win, but Xurian fighters manage to overwhelm a gun star.
EXT. PLANET ATMOSPHERE -- DAY
Another group of gun stars are descending into the Xurian home world to knock out.
ground targets. We follow RED ONE.
RED ONE PILOT
Red team is approaching secondary targets.
EXT. SKY –- RED TEAM GUNSTARS -- DAY
As they fly past the camera and out of the clouds over the Xurian home world.
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN SCOUTSHIP
The captured scout ship cruises along towards the asteroid as fast as it can.
It flies around and approaches Dayton.
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- RADAR -- DAY
The giant radar installation starts firing at the camera and we swing around to see approaching gun stars that open fire and zoom past the camera towards the
radar. Photon bolt missiles strike the radar base and it starts exploding,
collapsing down into its various buildings.
EXT. XURIAN HOMEWORLD –- FIGHTER BAYS -- DAY
A Xurian fighter starts to take off but is struck by incoming fire from a
gun star. The gun stars swarm over the bays destroying the Xurian fighters as
other Xurian fighters come in from elsewhere and get into combat with them. A
fight breaks out.
Dayton hangs against the asteroid monitoring the activity.
ALEX, CYRUS , GRIG and the rescued officers enter the main area of the ship to
find out about the battle.
What’s going on out there?
Communications relay destroyed, defensive platforms
reduced to forty percent, Xurian fighter force seems to be
reduced and their dropping like Nebula gel’s. One
gun star lost so far.
Right. Any sign of the warship?
No, Commander Rogan. We believe it also has taken a large
portion of their fighter force. How did you get the
Allow me to introduce Ponn, our latest Xurian defector.
PONN comes up and smiles.
Greetings, Starfighter s. Victory or death!
Victory or death, new friend.
ALEX steps into the back with CYRUS as GRIG talks to PONN.
Well, that was quite an effort for a .. “businessman”.
Centari would be proud of us all.
Back at the cockpit, the pilots are receiving numerous reports on the status of the battle. The Dayton Captain gets some bad news.
We’ve been detected by a Xurian defense group heading our
way, we’re leaving!
Back to Rylos?
Yes, Grig and his men should be given medical attention
and we need to return before the Frontier collapses.
The Frontier defense is collapsing?
Xur implanted a computer virus. It’s almost completely
Well what are we waiting for! I don’t need any medical
attention. Take us home!
Blue and red teams, this is flight leader, we’re leaving.
Finish your attacks and return.
DAYTON swings around and blasts out of there.
Gun stars zoom in and out of the camera, meeting a group of approaching Xurian
fighters. The fighters mingle, firing off at each other, separating into gangs and heading off in many directions.
A gun star leads a Xurian fighter towards the sparking remains of the destroyed
INT. GUNSTAR COCKPIT –- OUT FRONT WINDOW
Approaching the station.
EXT. SPACE –- COMMUNICATIONS STATION
The gun star zooms toward the station, quickly loops around it and while it’s
gone out of sight, orientates on the following Xurian fighter, opening fire as
it moves around the station. The Xurian fighter is destroyed.
INT. GUNSTAR COCKPIT –- NAVIGATOR
Good work, Starfighter !
EXT. XURIAN WARSHIP
The Abhor cruises along in star drive.
INT. WARSHIP –- BRIDGE
XUR is pacing around the bridge with his hands behind his back, watching his
men. XURIAN COMMANDER looks up from the display and addresses XUR.
Mighty Xur, we have reached Rylan space.
XUR spins around.
Terminate the star drive! Prepare the weapons and the
My lord, there is a priority message coming in from an
What is it?
While we were in star drive, Rylan forces attacked the
home world. Heavy damage.
(pauses to look at Xur who is walking over to him and
gestures for him to continue with his scepter)
Communications relay destroyed. Rylan prisoners taken.
Various OFFICERS around the bridge glance at each other. They know XUR will be angry.
XUR is silent, a mad, controlled rage building inside him. He closes his eyes, his fist and carries on.
Unfortunate. We will not have the first strike but we
will have the last strike. Bring us to the Frontier.
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN WARSHIP
The warship flies on with its protective swarm of fighters.
The Dayton is cruising in star drive with the fleet of gun stars behind it.
CYRUS is replacing his human mask as he explains to GRIG what has happened to
the Frontier. ALEX is sitting nearby watching, thinking.
... and Rylan scientists have tried everything. It just
can’t be stopped.
Then this really could be the end for The Star League .
ALEX perks up.
Cyrus , you said that Xur has used Rylan technology for
all his ships, right?
So what would happen if we put the virus back into the
computers on Xur’s warship?
I don’t know. Maybe nothing, but maybe something!
It’s got to be worth a try.
There is a beeping from the cockpit.
We’re at the Frontier.
EXT. SPACE –- FRONTIER
The Dayton flies toward the massive expanse of the Frontier. They activate a
gate and pass through, heading on to Rylos.
The Dayton flies toward RYLOS and approaches to land amongst busy activity of
transport ships evacuating Rylan people.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER -- LANDING BAY
Medics start helping one of the injured hostages while security escort the
captured scout ship pilot away.
ALEX, CYRUS and GRIG disembark from the Dayton.
I’ll get the virus and meet you in the launch bay.
CYRUS walks off.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTER
ALEX and GRIG walk briskly through the corridors.
Captain Grig, may I have the honor of piloting a gun star
with you again?
The honor would be mine!
ALEX smiles. They walk on out of scene.
The Xurian warship is waiting at the Frontier. Its swarm of fighters buzz
XUR is standing up close to the view screen, staring at the Frontier modules.
The Frontier has collapsed, my lord. We can now enter
XUR quickly moves back to his command chair.
Take us through.
The warship moves on through the modules of the Frontier, knocking them out of
the way and gaining speed. The fleet of Xurian fighters zip through, dodging
spinning Frontier modules. Some of them get hit and explode.
EXT. FRONTIER –- FURTHER BACK
The captured XURIAN SCOUTSHIP is trailing the great warship at a distance.
CYRUS is at the controls in an EVA suit with helmet. He quietly watches the
digital readouts indicating an approach vector. A crosshair lines up and
flashes red. Beeping starts.
Automatic landing cycle is locked in.
Alright, Cyrus . We see you. Get ready to upload the
virus and get out of there.
CYRUS removes a small computer card from a pocket and inserts it into a slot
on the control console. He snaps his visor down and locks it. His suit system switches on.
EXT. SPACE –- GUNSTAR
ALEX’s gun star is trailing the scout ship from a distance, which is trailing the warship.
INT. GUNSTAR –- ALEX
ALEX and GRIG are dressed in full Starfighter uniform. ALEX is watching the scout ship get closer and closer.
The scout ship approaches the warship and levels out over a landing pad, slows
down, settles on a pad.
Now, Cyrus !
CYRUS presses a button that reads the virus from the card, then goes to the
rear hatch and arms the emergency release.
CYRUS hits the open button and alarms sound before the rear hatch opens and
the rushing of air sucks CYRUS out into space and away from the warship.
CYRUS is shooting away from the warship.
The gun star blasts its engines at max, races toward him.
The scout ship is lowered down into the landing bay.
Looking out the window, the scout ship is being lowered into the landing bay.
INT. WARSHIP BRIDGE
The XURIAN COMMANDER is watching displays when another display starts flashing, beeping.
My lord, a gun star has been detected behind us.
A single gun star? Don’t bother me with such
XURIAN COMMANDER is surprised XUR doesn’t care. He walks over, comes close by
My lord, it was a single gun star that was able to ...
XUR raises his scepter to XURIAN COMMANDER’s throat and erects the blade,
pressing it against his skin, shutting him up instantly.
Do you question me, Commander?
No, my lord. I am here to serve you.
XUR lowers the scepter, retracts the blade. XURIAN COMMANDER regains his
composure and goes back to his station.
One gun star is no longer of any concern to me now.
Looking out ALEX’s side window, he is commanding GRIG on small control inputs
to take CYRUS into one of the ship’s cargo holds.
CYRUS is slowly spinning around as the gun star moves closer and closer to him
as they fly in formation. CYRUS grabs onto the fighter’s body and pulls
himself into the opened cargo bay.
INT. GUNSTAR -- CARGO BAY
I’m in the cargo bay, close the hatch.
INT. GUNSTAR –- COCKPIT
EXT. SPACE –- STARFIELD
Stars are rolling gently as the camera moves in deep space.
From the left corner of the screen we see one, then two, then three and more
Gun stars rolling into frame, levelling out and flying towards us.
INT. GUNSTAR BLUE SIX
Blue team is established and on an intercept course.
The BLUE SIX GUNNER is busy prepping the ship for battle.
The warship moves closer to the planet. It is overtaken by a swarm of Xurian
fighters who speed toward the world.
The swarm start firing at orbital satellites and other things on their way to
Gun stars fly toward the planet from another direction and pursue the Xurian
ALEX and GRIG watch the warship advance on the planet. CYRUS climbs into the
cockpit from a rear hatch and straps into a jump seat behind GRIG. He lifts up
Has it had any effect?
Nothing. Maybe it was too good to be true.
Patience, Alex. We don’t know what to expect.
ALEX hates the waiting, shifts on his seat, watches.
EXT. RYLOS –- DAY
Rylan defense platforms strike an incoming Xurian fighter as it swoops by.
Other fighters come in behind it and avoid the fire, achieving hits on the
Gun stars fly in and chase them away. Dogfights begin.
I want full charge on the displacement beam! One blast to
spell the end of The Last Starfighter.
My lord, we will need to slow down further to energize
XUR seems annoyed at that, but thinks and agrees.
ALEX and GRIG are waiting patiently when their displays start flashing and
Xurian fighters, Alex!
I see them!
The gun star blasts its engines and moves off, followed by three Xurian fighters who are in pursuit. ALEX gets right into being a Starfighter and successfully
plays dogfight and knocks them out of the stars.
EXT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE -- DAY
Various shuttles are lifting off from the launch bays. Xurian fighters swoop
in but are knocked out by defense platforms and gun stars.
INT. RYLOS -- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE -- COMMS ROOM -- DAY
PRESIDENT is busy coordinating the protection of his people and home world. It
is being hit hard but gun stars continually interrupt the progress of Xur’s
EXT. RYLOS –- WARSHIP
The warship is now a little closer to the planet.
XUR is intensely watching the planet. Small sparks flicker about it from time
to time as the battle rages. He turns around to his crew.
Enough! We must strike now!
My lord, we are have not yet generated the power you
I will wait no longer. Prepare to fire!
As you wish.
XURIAN COMMANDER starts coordinating the fire control.
Fire control ready, awaiting your command.
EXT. SPACE –- WARSHIP
The warship moves forward. Waiting. Waiting. Nothing happens.
INT. WARSHIP -- BRIDGE
XUR turns around from the view screen, quietly furious.
Must I repeat an order?
Mighty Xur, we are experiencing malfunctions in key
systems. Stand by.
XUR can’t believe what he is hearing. He glares at XURIAN COMMANDER, who comes over to the ENGINEER’s desk, reads from a display.
Life support shutting down on several sections. Weapons
control not responding.
My lord, the internal network integrity has been
compromised, we are losing control of the ship!
Why has his happened!?
XURIAN COMMANDER searches for data on his display, finds something and looks up, visibly astonished.
It is the Frontier virus.
XUR is speechless. He turns his back on them, looks out at the view screen, at
Rylos. He is thinking. He resigns, spins back around.
Retreat! Send the signal, head the fleet back to the
The gun star watches patiently.
ALEX notices something.
Grig, you see that!?
Out of the front window we see the warship fire its main engines and begin to
turn around and move off.
Yes, Alex. The Xurian warship is ...
... Leaving! Cyrus , you did it, buddy!
The great warship is flying away with Rylos behind it. It picks up speed. Out of a corner flies ALEX and GRIG’s gun star past our view.
INT. EARTH –- ALEX’S LOUNGE –- DAY
BETA is in the lounge looking through a photo album. He picks up a drink and
smells it, takes a sip. He has an unpleasant response to the taste.
There is a bang from outside in the back yard, like a wood plank falling on the ground. Curious, BETA gets up, looks outside the back window. Nothing but
slight wind in the trees. He turns to walk back but hears something else, like someone moving against something. He looks back.
BETA goes outside, walks slowly into the yard. A twig snaps inside a low tree
at the end of the yard. BETA looks on.
Someone is suddenly behind BETA and he and the audience are startled by MAGGIE
who has come out to see what he’s doing.
I prefer the term artificial human.
Oh, sorry. What are you doing?
I thought I heard something. Maybe it’s the wind.
Okay, well I’m going to the store, be back soon.
MAGGIE walks back into the house.
BETA turns to go back in but stops, sees something. On the ground in front of
the low tree is the FedEx man’s ID card. He picks it up.
There is a rustling sound coming from the tree. A twig snaps. BETA looks up
from the ID card. He tries to look into the tree from where he is.
FedEx. Hello? FedEx.
BETA’s nose twitches as he smells something. He steps closer to the tree,
slowly, cautiously, pulls leaves down to peer in.
Suddenly a hand shoots out and grabs him by the neck! DELIVERY MAN from before comes jumping out of the tree grabbing BETA by two hands on the neck. They
fall down to the ground. DELIVERY MAN straddles him on top and tries to “kill”
BETA. BETA is trying with all his might to get the man’s hands off his neck.
He manages to get one hand free but the man’s hand pulls out a laser pistol and aims it at his face. The man growls an alien growl just as...
... a shovel bangs into his head very hard from the side. MAGGIE has come back and saved the day. The man falls over, his weapon thrown clear. BETA gets up
and grabs it as the man regains his balance and charges for him. BETA fires,
killing the man.
MAGGIE and BETA stand over the man as he transforms into the HITBEAST. MAGGIE
is disgusted by its hideous sight and they share a glance.
Lucky I came back for my phone.
All the gun stars are floating in space in formation. As the camera moves, we
see an incoming wave of Xurian fighters.
ALEX reacts as GRIG starts moving the ship.
Blue team, take out as many fighters as you can before
they leave the sector!
The gun stars begin an attack on the Xurian fighters as they attempt to run away to the safety of the fleeing warship in the background of the battle.
The warship cruises away from the Frontier at full sub-light speed.
XUR is seated on his command chair, tapping his scepter against the floor. He
speaks quietly to himself with an evil eye.
There will be another time.
XURIAN COMMANDER reports.
My lord, we will have star drive in a few moments.
What about our fighters?
They are presently engaged against a fleet of gun stars.
XUR turns back to the view screen.
(quietly to himself)
EXT. EARTH –- ALEX’S HOUSE –- DAY
The house is quiet.
INT. ALEX’S HOUSE –- DAY
BETA is helping MAGGIE load suitcases of clothes. They go to MAX’s room and
load more clothes from his draws and wardrobe. BETA is trying to explain.
I was sure that both the hit beasts were taken care of.
Which is why we can’t risk staying here. How many more
could there be?
I agree. What’s the plan?
Plan? Well, we could get Max and go to my uncle’s holiday
house up at the beach.
Can you put these in the car?
BETA lifts and carries all three large suitcases and takes them downstairs.
EXT. SPACE –- BATTLE
The gun stars are picking off the Xurian fighters as they attempt to get to the
XUR is watching the battle on the view screen. He shows a subtle concern.
Star drive online.
XUR spins around and slams his scepter down on the floor.
Get us back to the home world!
With the warship entering star drive in the background, the Gun stars are
engaged in heavy battle with the Xurian fighters. Various scenes of Xurian
fighters being chased and destroyed. One of the gun stars is destroyed.
EXT. EARTH -- SCHOOL –- DAY
MAGGIE and BETA pull up in the car outside the school. They get out and MAGGIE
rushes in to get MAX.
Stay with the car, I’ll be back.
EXT. SCHOOL –- DAY
MAGGIE walks briskly, gets out her mobile phone and dials ALEX’s number. She
gets the out of range message and leaves a voice message.
Alex, it’s me. I know what’s going on. Xur has found out
where we live so we’re going to the beach house. Call me
when you get this. I miss you. I love you!
Oh, and I’m not mad that you broke your promise to never
get involved in outer space problems again.
BETA watches MAGGIE walk off up the stairs into the school. Angle back on him
looking out the side window as a FedEx truck passes his car. He hears it but
slowly looks forward to see it pulling up in front of his car.
BETA starts to worry as a FEDEX MAN gets out, comes to the back of his truck,
which is just feet from his car, and opens it up. He ducks down in the car,
trying to hide, closes his eyes.
INT. CAR -- DAY
Close up on him listening, hiding. Suddenly, the FEDEX MAN appears at the side window looking down on him. BETA is startled.
BETA looks up, opens his eyes.
Excuse me, could you give me a hand with something?
Yeah, buddy, who else?
BETA tries to think of something to respond with.
I.. I can’t. I’m.. unwell.
Okay, buddy, no problem. You have a nice day.
The FEDEX MAN walks off. BETA cautiously watches as suddenly the car door
opens quickly. MAGGIE has returned and puts MAX in the back, then gets in and they drive off quickly.
Gun stars knock down several Xurian fighters. Some Xurian fighters are able to
jump to star drive.
INT. ALEX’S GUNSTAR
ALEX is busy shooting down fighters. He sighs as he misses one when it enters
Should we follow them?
Yes, we should continue to monitor the warship’s
Blue Team, regroup and enter star drive on my mark. We’re
heading back to the Xurian Home world.
Gun stars abandon their pursuits and join ALEX’s ship in formation. They jump.
EXT. EARTH –- HIGHWAY –- DAY
MAGGIE, MAX and BETA’s car approaches and passes the camera. They are driving down along a coastal road.
INT. EARTH –- CAR -- DAY
A FedEx van approaches and passes, making BETA raise an eyebrow and watch it.
MAX is studying BETA.
Mommy, is daddy sick?
Daddy’s not sick, why do you ask that?
Hmm, he seems sick.
BETA and MAGGIE exchange glances. MAGGIE smiles.
BETA has an idea. In his most reassuringly serious fatherly voice he says:
I am not unwell, my son. I am fine.
MAGGIE tries to stop bursting out in laughter.
Why are you talking like that, daddy? You’re making mommy
MAGGIE stops laughing.
We will be there soon, son.
EXT. EARTH –- ROAD -- DAY
The car drives on into the distance where a storm is brewing.
EXT. SPACE –- XURIAN SPACE
The fleet of Gun stars come out of star drive and continue flying, passing the
GRIG is waiting for the navigational beams to realign.
Where are they?
I’ll tell you once the navigational beams lock in.
(beat as Grig notices something alarming)
ALEX prepares to fire at the incoming fighters in front of them as GRIG steers
them to intercept it, when suddenly a huge mass of rock appears out of nowhere, filling his view.
GRIG is visibly alarmed to see the gigantic asteroid rolling into view.
A Xurian fighter they were chasing smashes into it as their Gun star turns
sharply left and avoids it. It rolls past the camera toward the empty space
which is suddenly filled by the Xurian warship coming out of star drive.
ALEX, GRIG and CYRUS look on as the asteroid passes them and approaches the
I think it’s going to hit em!
CYRUS is holding on in the back, trying to see what’s happening.
The ship is unknowingly on an intercept course with a corner of the asteroid.
It tries to turn away but is too late. The surrounding Xurian fighters
immediately go bezerk and scramble out of the way as the asteroid rips through
a side section of the warship.
The ship brakes into two pieces with explosions and debris flying about.
The bridge is in chaos. Sparks erupt from every console. Smoke fills the
room. Screens go grey with static. XUR is climbing around the edges of the
consoles and chairs to make his way towards the escape pod. He throws off a
lower-ranked officer who is trying to open it. XUR places his hand on a
scanner and the light goes green. A hatch opens and he climbs in and closes
The warship is in tatters. Fire has engulfed it as XUR’s escape pod zooms past the camera.
The Gun star is flying side-on to the flaming warship. The asteroid can be seen rolling away in the background.
GRIG’s scanner begins to beep and flash.
Life pod, Alex!
ALEX glances at his monitor and out into space.
I see it.
EXT. SPACE –- LIFEPOD
The life pod flies toward us and past, spinning. ALEX’s Gun star flies in
Claw-like devices deploy from the pursuing Gun star as it moves closer to the
life pod. The claws grab onto and stop it.
EXT. SPACE –- ANOTHER LIFEPOD
Another life pod is stopped by another Gun star.
The remaining chunk of the warship explodes in a fiery ball, leaving just a
bare frame of one section behind and on fire.
INT. RYLOS –- COMMAND CENTRE
PRESIDENT is studying tactical readouts. There is a cheer from some of the
officers. News spreads and more people cheer. EXECUTIVE OFFICER 1 approaches
The Xurian warship has been destroyed. Several life pods
have been picked up.
Sir, the Xurian Force has just signaled its surrender!
PRESIDENT closes his eyes and takes a moment to relax.
The universe is free from terror once again. Bring the
Starfighter s in once the sector is secured.
GRIG, ALEX and CYRUS disembark from their gun star to join other pilots and
PRESIDENT. A heavier control ship lands nearby and XUR and a few other Xurian
officers are escorted out by a group of armed STAR LEAGUE GUARDS.
Xur, may I introduce Earthman Alex Rogan, precision
ALEX makes a smile, removes his glove and goes to shake XUR’s handcuffed hand.
XUR merely looks at the hand and grunts.
It’s a pleasure to meet you face to face after 20 years.
Oh, I’m sorry, you seem tied up.
XUR ignores ALEX’s playful humor and looks at PRESIDENT.
It is far from over, old man. Your pathetic legion of
worlds won’t last.
We shall see, Xur. We shall see.
Take them away.
The GUARDS walk off, herding the captured men to prison.
All of Rylos is in debt to you, Alex. The Xurian
Home world has fallen and its forces are surrendering as we
speak. Will you join us for celebrations later on?
INT. RYLOS -– STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- CORRIDOR
The doors of a lift open and out steps XUR, his few men and the RYLAN GUARDS.
They begin to walk down the corridor when another group of armed RYLAN GUARDS
come out of the nearby doors and break XUR and his MEN free.
XUR runs off, taking a laser rifle and instructing his men.
One of the GOOD GUARDS tries to flee and a firefight ensues. Some of the men
on both sides are hit. A GOOD GUARD hits the alarm.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- LANDING BAY
The group are starting to leave.
Well Cyrus , once you’ve finished enjoying yourself, I’ll
leave the arrangements for the festivities up to you.
Leave it all to me.
Alarm klaxons suddenly sound. ALEX and the group are startled.
It must be Xur!
ALEX draws his laser rifle and heads off with GRIG and CYRUS in tow.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- CORRIDOR
The same lift as before opens to a hazy mess of laser blast scorch marks and a
Looks like Xurian sympathizers.
Xur must be roaming the base.
The three move on cautiously, joined by several other guards with their rifles
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- HALLWAY 2
XUR and two remaining men roam the hallways, firing and scaring off RYLAN
OFFICERS as they make their way around the base. They pass a room that gets XUR’s interest. He comes back and makes his men stand outside as lookouts.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- ROOM
XUR’s reflection in the display screen shows an evil, determined look as he
types away. We don’t know what he’s doing but he starts to smile.
INT. RYLOS –- STAR LEAGUE COMMAND CENTRE –- CORRIDOR 2
GRIG, ALEX and CYRUS come around the corner and discover XUR’S MEN. A
firefight begins. They manage to strike to the two men and approach the room,
slowly peer in.
It’s the Beta Unit Control Centre.
ALEX peeks into the room carefully. A laser blast hits the doorframe and ALEX
Whoa! I guess we found him!
Careful, Alex. Starfighter s are meant for the stars.
Armed guards will be here shortly.
Do you think he might be in here for a reason?
GRIG’s and ALEX’s faces turn to worry. ALEX realizes the risk and runs into
the control room, leaping for cover behind a control console as XUR fires a few shots but misses.
Alex! Get out of there!
ALEX waves them away.
Alex Rogan, the last Starfighter . The legend who...
I’m not really up for the villain’s speech right now, Xur.
How about you just throw me that laser rifle and come out?
Go back to Earth where you belong, human. I will catch up
with you in time.
It all ends here, Xur. Face it. No more conquering for
As XUR begins to respond, ALEX looks around the far side of the console he is
hiding behind. He sees Xur in a reflection of the floor-to-ceiling windows of
a smaller room. He adjusts his laser rifle to bounce off the window.
There will be others after me, continuing the idea that
there is a better way of life than the pathetic...
Have you ever played pool before, Xur?
ALEX fires his laser rifle, bouncing the shot off the glass and striking XUR in the chest.
XUR drops his weapon and grabs his bleeding chest. There is suddenly a beep
from the console he is lying next to. His bloody hand reaches up and
acknowledges a blinking, beeping button. His hand then drops and he dies.
ALEX moves in, followed by GRIG and CYRUS . ARMED GUARDS begin to spill into
the room shortly after. They are all looking down at XUR’s body.
He pressed that blinking button there. What is it?
CYRUS examines the display and his face turns to horror as he realizes what
XUR has done.
What is it!?
GRIG looks over, realizes it too. He tries to cancel the command XUR sent.
Xur instructed the beta unit to terminate its subjects!
It’s not aborting. Xur’s locked it with an override. We
have to get to Earth, Alex! Come on!
The THREE MEN run out of the room quickly.
EXT. EARTH –- BEACH HOUSE –- DAY
The sky is getting dark and grey as a car drives up the access road and stops
in front of the two story house. MAGGIE, BETA and MAX get out. MAGGIE
starts unloading the boot as MAX runs up to the door and unlocks it for BETA,
who walks in and inspects the place.
INT. BEACH HOUSE –- DAY
BETA walks up the central stairs and looks out at MAGGIE below. She is
carrying bags into the house. She looks up.
I could use some help, artificial human!
BETA turns to come down.
INT. BEACH HOUSE –- KITCHEN -- DAY
MAGGIE is unloading food. MAX runs down the stairs.
Mommy, mommy, can I sleep upstairs tonight?
Sure. Let’s take your stuff up.
MAGGIE and her son go outside to get his stuff. BETA is carrying a box into
EXT. HOUSE –- CAR -- DAY
MAGGIE and MAX get MAX’s stuff and come into the house.
INT. HOUSE –- STAIRS -- DAY
MAX runs up with his pillows, followed by a slower MAGGIE with bags and
INT. HOUSE –- UPSTAIRS ROOM –- DAY
MAX jumps onto the bed. MAGGIE comes in and puts his blankets and bags down,
then goes to the window to look out. It’s windy and noisy up there with the
coast and storm nearby. Her hair is thrown about in the breeze. She tries her mobile phone and sees there’s a signal. She dials ALEX’s number but gets the
out of range message again. Her attention goes back to MAX. Footsteps can be heard as BETA comes up the stairs. They have a machine-like beat to them.
Wow, looks like a thunderstorm on the way. Will you be
okay up here?
Thunderstorms don’t scare me, mommy.
MAX seems to look past MAGGIE at something behind her.
Daddy scares me.
MAGGIE instinctively looks behind her at the door and is alarmed to see BETA
holding a knife. He has a determined and evil expression on his face. He
walks towards MAGGIE, who grabs MAX’s arm and yanks him towards the open
Climb out the window, quick!
MAGGIE picks up a chair and throws it at BETA, who stumbles but continues his
advance. MAGGIE is trapped in the corner, glancing over at her escaping son.
MAX is in mid-climb out the window when he looks back. The wind is loud and
messes up his hair.
INT. HOUSE -- BEDROOM DOOR –- DAY
JOLLY THE DOG comes leaping through the doorway and jumps onto BETA, biting and pulling him down to the ground and causing him to drop the knife. BETA falls
near MAGGIE, who uses the chance to move over to the window to get MAX.
JOLLY is biting BETA on the arm, who is then unable to get up.
At that moment, ALEX, GRIG and CYRUS run into the room and take the knife and
shut down BETA. He falls limp on the floor. JOLLY continues to drag his arm
as ALEX comes over to his family.
Are you okay?
MAGGIE releases him and looks him over, smiles.
I love you’re new uniform.
MAGGIE gives him a hug and a kiss. ALEX cuddles his family together as GRIG
and CYRUS look on, giving each other a smile.
ALEX gets JOLLY off BETA and sits down on the bed, relieved.
Come here, Jolly. Good boy!
MAX runs over and gives JOLLY a big hug.
GRIG finds the right moment to say hello.
Ahem, not going to say hello to an old friend?
Grig, I’ve missed you!
MAGGIE gives GRIG a hug.
You should visit us more often.
Yes, well we’ve been a bit busy lately but Alex has sorted
that out for us.
MAGGIE raises an eyebrow of suspicion.
MAGGIE realizes she hasn’t met CYRUS .
Hello, I’m Alex’s wife, Maggie of Earth.
Greetings, I am Cyrus from Andromeda.
Nice to meet you, Cyrus .
What shall we do about him?
ALEX is pointing down to BETA’s body.
EXT. HOUSE –- NIGHT
The beach house is lit up with interior lights. Distant laughter can be heard
from inside. Outside, CYRUS ’s star car is parked near MAGGIE’s car. The
weather has calmed.
INT. HOUSE –- NIGHT
Everyone is sitting around the dinner table. ALEX, who has changed into his
normal Earth clothes, has his arm around MAGGIE. MAX is slowly picking at his food. GRIG is busy telling them how ALEX and CYRUS snuck into prison and how
shocked he was to see ALEX.
I am so proud of you, daddy!
Everyone smiles as MAX runs up to ALEX and gives him a hug. ALEX smiles at
GRIG and CYRUS .
EXT. BEACH –- NIGHT
The storm has passed and the moonlight lights up our three heroes as they walk
along the beach.
I see what you mean about the sand between your toes. It
is a lovely sensation!
So what will happen to The Star League from here?
We have a long and slow task ahead, to rebuild the
Frontier and Starfighter command. But without Xur
around to sabotage and slow us down, it’s going to be a
lot easier thanks to you.
Thank you, Alex. You know that you’re welcome on Rylos
Thanks guys. Don’t know how I’ll get there, though.
Of course. Here. A communications crystal.
GRIG hands ALEX the crystal. ALEX puts it away in his shirt pocket.
We better get back to Rylos. I’m organizing the
Oh, you poor thing.
Oh, guys, I promised Mags I would never go into space
again, but I did. I better stay this time.
We understand, Alex. We will pass on your regards to the
EXT. BEACH HOUSE –- NIGHT
CYRUS and GRIG carry BETA’s body to the star car and put him in the back, close the door. They get into the car and CYRUS winds up the turbines for take off.
ALEX leans over CYRUS ’s open door and says goodbye.
Until the next dimension.
GRIG closes the power door and ALEX steps back. His family meet him at the
front door to the house as they watch the star car rise up into the sky and zoom away like a falling star going up. The music rises and a falling star comes
down in the corner of the screen.