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This is the story of Marilyn Shine.
A mischievous girl who's no more than nine.

In the suburban town of Urbington, Marilyn is not your "little angel."She's a feisty, energetic little girl with a lot to say. While interested in scary movies and gothic literature, she has what some may consider a dark look on life. While misjudged by others, she has only a few friends and gets teased and picked on at school.

One day, after a rough time at school, Mary runs off into the forest on the outskirts of town. The forest is known as The Yearning Woods; a dreaded place rumored to be the home of unknown enchantment. As she wanders endlessly through the woods, Mary stumbles upon an old cave with a giant wooden door. Out of curiosity, Marilyn opens the massive door to have a look inside. Inside, out of pure darkness, she sees a towering creature with large, glowing eyes. Deeply terrified by the lingering giant, Mary panics and passes out. When she reawakens, she finds herself being cared for by the giant, and realizes he's not the monster she accused him to be. The giant tells her his name is Meek and that he would not harm her in any manner.

Now acquainted with the gracious giant, Mary learns that Meek's cave acts as a portal which leads from the modern world to a crazed fantasy world known as Golothia. When Marilyn goes through the cave's back entrance, she then sees the world where Meek comes from; where amazing and frightening monsters from dreams and nightmares live in bodacious harmony.

Vowing to keep her new-found discovery a secret, Marilyn now spends her time going on numerous adventures with both her human friends and not-so human friends. They explore new worlds, meet new people and things, and deal with the troubles of everyday life. For Mary, everyday is a new adventure.
Here's my revised draft which I hope to one day pitch for a possible animated series.

Since I'm still in high school, that's still quite a way's away.

Marilyn & Characters (C) Me
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hey friend i have a feeling you have the Animated series of Marilyn Shine , i love your story Marilyn, someday she will have her own Animated Series!!
That will be great!, Good Luck on the road to becoming a Animator!! :) :) :)
nerdsman567 Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you. :hug:
You should also write some of her adventures.
Brilliant. Go for it :D
emmanueljmoreno Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work TRULY relates to Tim Burton's. If you male a show of it, I'd definitely watch it. I predict Cartoon Network would approve of this.
emmanueljmoreno Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work TRULY relates to Tim Burton's. If you make a show of it, I would definitely watch it. I predict Cartoon Network would approve of this.
nerdsman567 Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you approve. :)
Montatora-501 Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoever you pitch it to, if they approve, make sure they get Danny Elfman to do the opening theme! and if there's going to be a narration, get Corey Burton to do his Christopher Lee voice!
nerdsman567 Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll keep that in mind! Having Danny Elfman do the musical score is my dream!! :D
LovelyMissRose Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THIS NEEDS TO BE A REAL SHOW!! <3333333333333333333333333
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