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A/V Division - Trailer!
by French Pony

[Black screen. Ominous music plays. The movie-trailer voiceover guy speaks in dark, sonorous tones.]

It was a dark time for the PPC. The Suvians had attacked Headquarters.

[Vague shots of a battle involving lasers, sparks, flames, and lots of smoke.]

Voice: d**n the torpedoes!

Makes-Things had been critically wounded.

[Silhouette shot of a young man falling to the ground with a thud.]

Voice: Medic!

[Slo-mo shot of a crash cart hurtling down the halls.]

And the Sues ran rampant through Middle-earth.

[Quick flash shot of an extraordinarily beautiful young Elf maid in the arms of Legolas.]

The Flowers were desperate.

[Shot of the SO turning to bloom dramatically into the camera.]

They needed a hero.

[Silhouette shot of a woman and a man locked in broadsword combat.]

Instead. . .

[Shot of a fuzzy-haired young woman in PPC black holding a melted audiotape with a horrified expression on her face.]

They got Frenchie. . . .

[A prolonged, varied and sonorous crash of equipment. A young man raises his dizzy, stunned head into the frame.]

. . . . and Adam.

[Shot of Frenchie walking with a video camera through the mountains of New Zealand. Adam walks beside her with a boom mike.]

Adam: (David Attenborough voice) Off to your right, notice the Mary Sue in her native habitat.

The AV Geeks. They have no training.

[Shot of Frenchie and Adam in a room full of assorted electronica.]

Frenchie: So what kind of equipment should we bring?
Adam: I should know?

They have no weapons.

[Shot of Adam sitting on Frenchie in the woods. Frenchie waggles a sword.]

Adam: It's got a clever little electronic tip that goes beep.

And they have a major Sue to kill.

[Montage of shots accompanied by a loud, wailing, drippy pop version of "Love Is A Song." An elf-child sinks pathetically over a grave. A brilliant smile. An elf-maiden's hair changes from brown to blonde. Her eyes change from brown to blue. She lies in Legolas's arms making googoo eyes at him.]

A Sue with the power of a wizard. . .

[Montage. A flash of white light. Gandalf is thrown ten feet and lands on his back. The Geeks hit the dirt. An even bigger red-light shock wave cascades through a forest.]

And the voice of Britney Spears.

[Montage, accompanied by horrible singing. The Sue stands in a forest and sings. Flowers bloom. Frenchie writhes in pain. Adam's boom mike explodes. There is an earthquake. Blackout.]

There is only one thing they can do.

Adam: That's inhumane!

And they're gonna do it.

[Shot of Frenchie handing Adam a mass of items involving wires and a switch.]

Frenchie: You get to do the honors on this one.

[Montage. An elf-child digs a grave. Frenchie reaches for a scimitar. Adam takes a picture. The Sue cuddles a Hobbit. A flight of crebain. Legolas and the Sue bend over a skinny, fallen form. The Geeks run wiring frantically through tree branches. An Orc attack. Adam tackles Frenchie. The buzz of high voltage. Blackout.]

There are no more tickets to the funeral.

The PPC AV Department: Sunrise Elf. Coming soon to a website near you.

Adam: Freeeeeeow!

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