FIN is seen in profile, lying in the dimly
lit living room. Her head is resting on her front paws. She stares
intently, and warily, at an object just out of camera view. Camera pulls
out to reveal THE BALL (a ball toy cage made of green plastic which
holds a shiny, menacing bell at it's dark and evil heart). It sits
directly in front of our heroine.
FIN rolls onto her
back as she pretends to ignore it. After a few moments FIN twists her
head to look at THE BALL as it mocks her with it's silent taunts. FIN
flips suddenly to face THE BALL, and it doesn't back down. FIN reaches
out gracefully with her paw and almost touches it, but suddenly she
leaps up and saunters towards the mouth of the hallway.
thoughtfully listens for the sounds of her sleeping parents (Cue sound
effect of very loud snoring). She is pleased her family is safe. She
looks at THE BALL with disinterest, but as she turns her head back to
the camera we see the glint of mayhem in her eyes. FIN saunters casually
past THE BALL and tucks quickly behind a cabinet.
to THE BALL in the foreground and FIN in the background. FIN settles
into a crouch and wiggles her hind quarters as she prepares for a
vicious attack. FIN pounces in slow mo. THE BALL is helpless as it's
caught in her ferocious bite (cue sound effect of the screaming tinkle
of its jingle bell).
FIN stops mid-kill as she turns
towards her sleeping parents (Cue sound effect of their snoring
disrupted). FIN drops THE BALL and covers it with her paws to silence
it's evil screaming. FIN wiggles her upper body to disorient it and
whaps it hardly. THE BALL rolls swiftly towards the hall and the
sleeping parents beyond.
THE BALL (loudly and menacingly): Tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, tinkle
races after THE BALL as it rolls towards her family. FIN throws herself
on it, just as it makes a final break for the bedroom. FIN whaps THE
BALL and it rolls in terror back to its living room lair. FIN curls up
in the hallway corner, still vigilant and wary of another attack. Her
parents snore loudly, blissfully unaware of the danger they've been