Portion Of Leaked New Tomb Raider Script

Posted By | On 10th, May. 2011 Under Industry News, News


The folks over at Siliconera managed to pick up a portion of the new Tomb Raider script via a voice acting audition. The next installment of the franchise will explore Lara’s Originsand the script features a new character ‘Conrad Roth’,  a 52 year old treasure hunter who serves a role similar to Werner Von Croy’s in Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation. The script is printed below:

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INT. LARA’S CABIN – TWILIGHT

 

We’re watching a video log; Lara is seen leaning into the camera as she draws her hand back from the record button and sits down on the side of her bunk.

 

LARA

(Bored) September second. Three weeks out, zero finds, twenty fish suppers, fifty instances of Roth fantasising about a pint of Bitter and a ninety-nine percent chance that I’ll hurl myself off this boat out of sheer boredom.

Still, at least I’ve convinced him that the only thing standing between him and his ale is the Dragon’s Triangle.

 

Lara shifts her weight.

 

LARA

(Dismissive) There’s the usual folklore rubbish about the place – spinning compasses, cursed ships – but that’s a load of nonsense and Roth knows it.

 

Lara leans into the camera a little.

 

LARA

(Growing excitement) We’re close to something, I can feel it. Somethingextraordinary. And that’s what it’s about after all, isn’t it? Anything less and it’s just a hobby.

 

EXT. VILLAGE – NIGHT

 

Lara is approaching the village when from a nearby distance she hears wolves BARKING and SNARLING. GUNSHOTS follow, and then the sound of Roth crying out in pain:

 

ROTH (O.C.)

Gah!

 

Lara rushes toward the source of the sounds. From across an ancient, weathered bridge that spans the distance to a plateau atop a rock spire, she can see now a battle between Roth and a pack of wolves.

 

LARA

(To self – relieved) It’s Roth (Calls out) Roth, I’m coming!

 

Roth unleashes a battle cry in response.

 

ROTH

Rrrrrah!

 

She rushes across the bridge, we cut to Roth, who sits on the ground with his back to the wall of a ruined structure. He clutches an emptied automatic pistol in each hand. A couple dead wolves lie nearby, amid a scatter of spent shell casings. Roth’s eyes are closed, his teeth are clenches, but he’s obviously still alive. One of his legs is bleeding from a serious wound. Lara runs into frame and crouches down beside him.

 

LARA

(Relieved) Oh thank God you’re alive.

 

Roth pries open one eye, smiles and gestures to draw attention to his gun.

 

ROTH

(Pained) God had nothing to do with it. (Smiling weakly) It’s good to see you too, girl.

 

Lara touches Roth’s wound and they both wince.

 

LARA

(Wincing) Sorry…they did a real number on your leg…

 

She looks around for something to use as a tourniquet. We focus on Roth and can hear Lara tearing off some material – maybe from Roth’s clothes or hers.

 

ROTH

(Pained Dismissive) Nah, it looks worse than it is.

 

Lara starts to bind Roth’s leg.

 

LARA

Have you heard from any of the others?

 

ROTH

(Pained) Nothing.

 

We pull back. Lara’s tied a tourniquet around Roth’s leg. Roth reaches up a hand to be helped to his feet.

 

LARA

(Shocked) What are you doing?

 

ROTH

Those scavengers took my food pack. The transmitter from the lifeboat’s in it. If we don’t get it back we’re not getting off this bloody island.

 

Lara gestures to Roth’s leg

 

LARA

(Worried) You need bandages, antiseptic… morphine…

 

ROTH

Also in the pack…

 

LARA

(Despondent) Shit.

 

 

ROTH

(Pained) In a word.

 

Roth Holds out his hand again. Lara helps him up and he puts his arm over her shoulder. He staggers and blacks out, Lara almost overbalances as his body slumps to the ground.

 

LARA

(Rising panic) Roth!

 

She lies him down and shakes his face.

 

LARA

(Rising panic) Oh don’t do this to me you Yorkshire bastard.

 

She checks his pulse.

 

LARA

(Semi-relieved) At least he’s still alive.

 

Lara stands up, takes a few deep breaths, She looks around the clearing before squatting down to examine the earth. Lara’s eyes follow the wolf tracks leading off in one direction and she stands back up.

 

LARA

(Slight panic) Oh God, what am I doing?

 

Cinematic – Village2

 

EXT. VILLAGE – NIGHT

 

Lara returns to Roth and finds him still lying unconscious next to the campfire.

Lara drops the transmitter and the medkit next to Roth and starts to work

 

 

LARA

(Determined) Right, let’s get you patched up.

 

FADE DOWN briefly and then FADE UP to Roth waking up. He sits up. Lara’s is sitting a small distance away staring into the camp fire.

 

ROTH

Not bad. Where does a young lady like you learn to do a thing like that?

 

LARA

Late shift at The Nine Bells. A wolf’s got nothing on a broken bottle.

 

Roth looks at the transmitter.

 

ROTH

You got it. Nice work.

 

LARA

I assume the plan is to get it to that radio tower?

 

We angle on the central mountain peak.

 

ROTH (O.C.)

It should give us the best shot of broadcasting a strong signal in every direction.

 

Roth grunts, shifting his wounded leg uncomfortably, He looks at the peak, then at his leg, then back at Lara.

 

ROTH

(softly) Lara. We need to send out that SOS and I’m not going climbing any time soon.

 

Lara stares into the fire.

 

LARA

(Despondent) I was afraid you were going to say that.

 

Roth reaches out and touches Lara’s shoulder. She turns to look at him – her face a mask of worry.

 

ROTH

You can do this Lara; after all, you are a Croft.

 

LARA

(Weakly) I don’t think I’m that kind of Croft.

 

ROTH

(Encouraging) Sure you are. You just don’t know it yet.

 

Roth reaches over and picks up his climbing axe. He lays it on the ground between them. Lara stares at it for a minute unsure if she should take the responsibility.

 

LARA

(Putting on a brave face) Then let’s hope I’m a fast learner.

 

When she does reach for it Roth grabs her wrist gently.

 

ROTH

(softly but sternly) Just be careful Lara.

 

Roth lifts his hand and Lara nods before standing up to leave.

She slips off into the night without another word.

 

 

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