21: "Paradise Awaits Them"
if it were a lullabye, or a hushed love song, Octavia
and Ned sing:
"Paradise awaits them when they rise out of the
darkness after the end
Fresh new day no on to harm us, brand new world, no
one to spoil it, after the end."
song builds from a tender lullaby,and at it's deafening
crescendo, Ned yells: "I can't wait any longer!
Tell them to drop the big one now!"
slow motion, the Zeros fall, one on top of the other,
until they are a huge pile of shrouds with Ned and Octavia
twirling in the spotlight.
Molly appears at the door to the club, out of breath
from running. She sees the pile of shrouds and Ned in
Octavia's arms and shrieks, "Ned! Octavia! What
did you do to these people??? You said we'd never use
Ned runs to her.
killed them! The two of you killed them!" Molly
it's just a game," Ned cries. "A war game.
An enactment. It's not real."
IS real!" Molly screams and moving to the pile
of Zeros, she touches them. "They're not just zeros.
They're real people. Their deaths should be important."
CUE: "When the End Comes" [Audio]
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23: "When the End Comes"
||Studio demo with intro (composer singing)
||Studio demo no intro (composer singing)
||Janet Greeley singing
the Zeros and Octavia slink away, leaving Ned, Pete