ACTS

SEQ.

 BEAT DESCRIPTIONS

 

 

 

ACT I

 

 

1

LS of the monastery.

1

A group of monks working on their chores in the courtyard.

1

Several monks stop and look at a nearby window, showing disapproved expression.

1

Ni, the protagonist, is in the room of which the window was previously being looked, studying vigorously.

1

 

Working monks outside can be seen through the open window, and Ni is clearly annoyed by the noise made by working monks.

1

Suddenly, the noise becomes unbearable because a monk in need is yelling for help.

1

Ni stands up and shuts the window with annoyance.

1

Outside, the monk boss is observing everything, pondering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACT II

2

A boy monk comes into Niís room and whispers something to Ni.

2

Ni looks worried and heads toward monk bossí room.

2

Ni arrives in the solemn room, and monk boss calls his assistant monk to take out two ancient scrolls.

2

Assistant monk opens the two scrolls, revealing the pictures of a mountain and a splendid Lily.

2

Leaving for his mission, Ni heads out to his quest of Lily, taking the scroll with him.

2

Monk boss oversees Niís departure.

3

On the bottom of the mountain pass, Ni encounters an old woman and the old woman asks for help.

3

Ni watches and hesitates for a while, but at last decides not to waste time and continues his journey.

4

Ni finds the legendary Lily in a cave and plucks it.

4

On his way down the mountain pass, the Lily starts to wilt due to lack of water in a rather rapid fashion.

4

Ni, scared and worried, runs with all his might to the well, only to find the rope hanging broken.

4

A petal falls into the well, wrinkling the water, and Ni sees his own reflection in the well.  Quick flashbacks of the old woman asking for help forms in the reflection.

4

Regretting, Ni runs with all his might toward the monastery.

4

As Ni runs into the monastery, he sadly watches the last petal of the Lily drops.

4

Monk Boss watches without a sound.

 

 

 

ACT III

5

Ni, putting the remaining Lily stem on his desk, goes to bed, and spends a sleepless night.

5

Next day, Ni tries to go back to his regular study routine, and ignores other needing fellow monks.

5

 

When he heard one of his fellow monks yells out in need of help, Ni hesitates, looks out of the window, and then turns back to his desk, and his eyes meet the remaining Lily stem.

5

Ni stands up and heads out of his room to help his fellow monk.

5

Monk boss watches all these, and smiles.