|Story Structure||%||Time||What happens||Verbs||Exposition||Setting||Desires / Curcumstances||Character Revealing Decisions||Value Change: Appearances||Value Change:|
Emotion / Attitude
|Overall Emotional Charge|
|Act 1||0.00%||0||Xavier Voiceover: Mutants. Can we share the world with them?||Space||TODO||TODO||TODO|
|1.67%||0:00:02||White House tour: Tour guide talks about Lincon speech.|
There is a suspicious character on the tour.
Oval Office: President talks to secretary about scheduling.
Halls: Guard hears something strange. Suspicious Character remains.
He's a devil! Jumps over guard! Runs down hall.
Oval Office, secret service evacuates president.
Nightcrawler runs through halls taking guards out. Teleports around. Guards shoot and miss a lot.
|Goes on tour|
|Inciting Incident: Nightcrawler attempts to assassinate the President, creating a hard stance in the government against mutants.||3.33%||0:00:04||Nightcrawler teleports into room with guards, they all shoots as he teleport away.|
Tension builds in Oval Office, guards point guns at door as they hear shots.
Nightcrawler teleports around taking guards out faster than they can shoot him,
He towers over the president ready to strike, but a downed guard shoots him. He teleports away.
the knife he leaves says "mutant freedom now"
|Sub-Plot: Logan searches for who he is.||5.00%||0:00:06||Icy Landscape: Logan walks among trees. Walks up to a wolf that stands before the entrance to a facility.|
Logan enters the compound, it's in ruins.
Storm teaches kids about Neanderthals. Kid sticks out forked tounge.
Jean Gray smiles at Cyclops.
|Desire(Logan): Find where he was infused with adamantium, get answers about who he is.|
|6.67%||0:00:08||Jean hears the thoughts of everyone, gets overwhelmed, makes monitors around flicker.|
Cyclops checks if she's ok. Cyclops comforts her while describing her growing powers. Jean confesses she's had a premonition of something terrible happening.
Comforts / Exposition
|8.33%||0:00:10||They hug. Jean senses a disturbance in the food court.|
Kids argue in food court. Fire boy sets fire to antagonising other boy.
Time freezes! All non-mutants stop moving.
Xavier rolls up, tells kids to stop showing off.
TV News shows white house attack.
Sets on Fire
|Sets Fire To||Museum|
|10.00%||0:00:12||Back at X-Men house, cyclops Jane and Xavier speculate about who's behind the attack.|
They are worried about government reprisals. Xavier says he's tracking the mutant but he moves too fast to locate him.
President meets with Col Stryker and Senator Kelley.
Outside office woman cracks knuckles. They've learned of the X-Men school.
|Desire(X-Men): Find whoever attacked the president and interrogate him.|
|11.67%||0:00:14||President autorizes enter, detain question of people there.|
Kelley talks to Striker, he wants access to Magneto. Denied.
Eyes flash, it's Mystique.
X-men house, Rogue and Ice guy almost kiss. Motorcycle heard outside,
|Desire(Stryker): Capture Xavier and Cerebro.|
Desire(Mystique): Rescue Magneto.
|13.33%||0:00:16||Logan walks in. Rogue and he hugs and exchange pleasantries.|
Storm and Jean enter. Jean and Logan talk alone. Jean says they're going to Boston. There is sexual tension. Cyclops enters, there's a tense exchange.
|15.00%||0:00:18||Magneto sits in his plastic prison. Guard enters.|
Stryker enters. They banter a bit. Guard holds Magneto down, while Stryker adminsters some sort of substance to the back of Magneto's neck. Stryker asks about Cerebro.
|16.67%||0:00:20||Xavier sits in Cerebro. Logan enters. Xavier threatens him to put out his Cigar.|
Logan puts it out in his hand and shows his healing power.
Xavier describes the workings of cerebro, how he can sense all humans and mutants.
Tracking the erratic line of Nightcrawler. He finds where he has stopped.
Logan asks Xavier to read his mind to help his amnesia. Xavier refuses, and asks Logan to watch the children.
Puts out cigar
|Puts out cigar|
|18.33%||0:00:22||Storm and Jean fly towards Nightcrawler's position.|
Mystique enters building, disguises herself as Stryker's assistant.
She sits down at Striker's computer and logs in via voice recognition.
Picks up Magneto's file, prints dossier on all the guards.
|20.00%||0:00:24||She finds document on Cerebro and rest of X-men compound. Is rejected by password prompt before she gets further.|
Real assistant enters. Mystique exits desiguised as mexian cleaner. Walks past real mexican cleaner who is confused,
|21.67%||0:00:26||Storm and Jean enter old church. Nightcrawler teleports around telling them to leave in German.|
Storm shoots lightning strike at beam, he falls down, Jean catches him with telekenesis.
He says his name is Kurt Wagner.
Asks to leave
|23.33%||0:00:28||Kurt tells them he was not in control of his actions. They touch his tattoos, asks if he did it himself. |
Sees mark on back of neck, same as was put on Magneto.
Logan sleeps, has flashbacks to adamantium trauma. Wakes up in middle of night.
|Church||Storm / Jean find Nightcrawler. Learns that he was mind-controlled.|
|25.00%||0:00:30||Logan walks the hall, kid watches tv and changes channel by blinking. He walks on to find Ice Man in kitchen.|
Xavier enters Magneto's Chamber.
Xavier asks about the assassination attempt on president.
|Act 1 Climax: Stryker captures Xavier and assaults X-men house.||26.67%||0:00:32||Magneto tells Xavier about Stryker's visits. Magneto mentions Stryker's son being part of mutant school once.|
Logan and Ice Man chat in kitchen. Ice's parents doesn't know he's a mutant.
They talk about the challenges of dating Rogue. Ice mentions Jean.
Magneto tells Xavier that he's told Stryker everything. Gas floods the cell.
|Magneto cell||Stryker captures Xavier!|
|28.33%||0:00:34||Xavier is stuck inside. Stryker's assistant shows up outside and overpower Scott.|
TV-watching boy is confronted by swat team in hallway. They shoot sedation arrows into him.
Logan hears commtion from kitchen.
|30.00%||0:00:36||Swat team enters dorm rooms and shoots tranqs at sleeping children!|
Girl who can run through walls escape!
Logan wrestles with soldier in kitchen.
Screaming Girl Screams at sight of soldier! Wakes everyone up!
Logan kills soldier with claws.
Helicopters circle the house.
Logan kills several soldiers. gets shot with tranq but shrugs it off.
Metal man fights soldiers. More soldiers arrive.
|X-men house||Swat team enters x-men house, making most mutants there escape.|
|31.67%||0:00:38||Kids run out through secret passage. |
Logan stays and fights soldiers. Ice Man finds rogue. They run, but soldiers come!
Metal man guides kids through passage out through sewer pipe.
|Act 1 Crisis Decision (Logan finds himself subplot): Should Logan go with Stryker and learn about his past, or go with the kids to protect them?||33.33%||0:00:40||Logan kills 4 guards that are about to get to kids. Kids run.|
Stryker confronts Logan. Taunts him.
Rogue tells others to go back for Logan.
Ice wall forms between Logan and Stryker. Logan wants to go with Stryker but kids convince him to come in order to help them.
|X-men House||Desire (Logan et al): Escape government forces!||Logan: Confronted with learning more about his past or rescuing kids, he chooses to protect the kids.|
|35.00%||0:00:42||They climb into car in garage. They drive away in cyclops's car.|
Soldiers approach Cerebro.
Rogue hands logan his dogtag in car. They decide to head towards Boston.
|Garage / Car|
|36.67%||0:00:44||Soldier briefs Stryker, they got six mutants. |
Advanced devise opens door to Cerebro. Stryker walks into Cerebro, telling his men to take what they need.
|Cerebro||Stryker captures Cerebro!|
|Act 2||38.33%||0:00:46||Prison Guard hangs out in bar. Meets a woman, Grace. She gives him a spiked beer. It's Mystique. She injects him with something in bathroom.|
Stryker confronts Xavier in dingy lab.
|40.00%||0:00:48||Stryker blames Xavier for his son's cruelty. He would plant images in the minds of their parents. Wife killed herself.|
Stryker shows his mind control serum in front of Xavier.
Shows him restrained son in wheelchair, serum is from son's brain. He goes to work at Xavier.
|Blames||Secret Base||Desire(Stryker): Mind control Xavier to kill all mutants.||Stryker uses his son to mind-control people: He hates mutants more than he loves his son.|
|41.67%||0:00:50||Ice Man and gang arrive at his parent's house. Gives rogue mom's old clothes.|
Logan tries to use X-Phone.
Fire-Man wathces family pictures.
Struggles with Technology
|Watches family pictures||Ice man's house|
|43.33%||0:00:52||Rogue and Ice man kiss. Ice starts to go into shock, they wrench apart.|
|Ice man's house|
|45.00%||0:00:54||Guard enters magneto's cell with food tray. Scanned for metal, but finds nothing.|
Magneto lifts sadistic guard, drags metal out of him into a little pebble.
Destroys cage, floats on little disk across chasm towars exit, killing guards.
|Magneto's Cell||Magneto escapes prison thanks to Mystique!|
|46.67%||0:00:56||Bobby Ice's parents are chocked at and afraid of his mutant powers.|
Brother calls police.
Storm and Jean fly jet. Trying to hail people with no response. Nightcrawler prays.
|Ice Man's house|
|48.33%||0:00:58||Storm and Nightcrawler talks about tattoos. Nightcrawler describes his struggles, says he pities people who fears mutants. Storm makes a case for anger being healthy.|
Logan and Jean speak on mutant-phone. The jet is on its way.
|Act 2 Climax:|
Mutants escape the government forces!
|50.00%||0:01:00||Police enters and confronts the mutants.|
Nervous officer shoots logan in the head.
Fire-boy fights back, explodes cars, kills officers and likes it.
Rogue touches his foot and disables him,
|Ice man's house|
|51.67%||0:01:02||Logan ejects bullet and wakes up. Jet lands.|
Ice looks at parents watching from window.
They board the jet. Greets Nightcrawler.
|Ice man's house|
|53.33%||0:01:04||Jason shows Xavier telepathic images of X-men house. Little girl approaches Xavier in his dream. Xavier suggests using Cerebro to find rest of students.|
Fighter Jets pulls up beside Jet. They're gonna fire!!!
|55.00%||0:01:06||Evasive maneuvers! Storm causes a storm around them, blowing the pursuing jets away.|
Fighter jet fires missile before ejecting.
Missiles approach!!!! Jeans blows one missile up with her mind, barely deflects other one. Rogue gets blown out into air.
|(No real crisis decision, Magneto rescues them. How did he know where the plane was going to be???)||56.67%||0:01:08||Nightcrawler teleports out and grabs rougye, teleports back.|
The plane is about to crash but stops in mid air. It's Magneto!
|Forest||They escape and are rescued by Magneto.|
|Act 3||58.33%||0:01:10||Magneto briefs the other on Stryker's plans. Magneto tells Logan that Stryker crafted his adanantium.||Briefs|
|60.00%||0:01:12||Jean reads Nightcrawler's mind to find Stryker's base. The base is underground where Logan went in the beginning.|
Jean and Logan speak. she's worried about Scott. He wants to be close to her. She says she loves him. Logan tells her he can be good. They kiss! She is frustrated.
|Forest||And then Jean reads Nightcrawler's mind to find Strykler's secret base.|
Desire(X-men + Magneto): Stop Stryker. Rescue Xavier.
|61.67%||0:01:14||Nightcrawler asks Mystique why she doesn't stay hidden. She says they shouldn't have to.|
Jean enters Logan's tent and kiss him passionately! It's mystique. She shows him the scar he gave her. She toys with Logan, then gets out.
|63.33%||0:01:16||Pyro speaks to Magneto. Magneto tells him he's powerful.||Assures|
|65.00%||0:01:18||Stryker has impriosned children|
Storm briefs team of base layout.
Logan volounteers to enter. Magneto tells them to send mystique instead.
Logan enters the tunnel, calls Stryker out!
|66.67%||0:01:20||Stryker opens side entrance, soldiers emerge and captures Logan.|
Stryker walks up to greet him. Mystique decloaks. Fights everyone.
Gains access to the control room.
|Act 3 Climax: Assault on Stryker's Secret Base to rescue Xavier and children||68.33%||0:01:22||They blow doors to control room. Mystique opens the doors letting the others in.|
Stryker moves his men to Cerebro.
Xavier enters Cerebro in his illusion.
Magneto enters control room.
|Secret Base||The X-men assault Stryker's base.|
|70.00%||0:01:24||They identify cerebro room, children hostages.|
Jean and nightcrawler head for the children. Logan runs off.
Cerebro: Stryker walks up to his son. Tells him it's time to strike.
He relays the message to Xavier.
|71.67%||0:01:26||Xavier puts on helmet scans for all mutants.|
Scott fires at Jean! Jean telekenetic-push him!
|73.33%||0:01:28||Storm and Nightcrawler rescues the kids.|
Jean searches for Scott. He shoots her with his eyes, Jean throws the force back at him, part of the dam wall cracks. ominously.
Water drips onto Stryker.
Scott walks up to Jean and hugs her.
|75.00%||0:01:30||Stryker sees dam pressure builds up.|
Logan wanders the halls alone. He finds the chamber where he was made. Sees x-rays on the wall. Liquid Adamantium bubbling.
|Logan sub-plot climax(?): Fighting someone with identical abilities. Not sure what this accomplishes for the story. No meaningful decision. Feels like the only purpose is that it's "pretty cool".||76.67%||0:01:32||He remembers his escape.|
Stryker and assistant enters. Speaks about adamantium. His assistant also draws out claws, they fight!
|78.33%||0:01:34||Logan strikes her, she heals! Overpowers him. Logan dumps her in water.|
Pyro leaves ship and goes in after the adults.
Logan pumps adamantium into his enemy. She dies.
|Logan fights another claw-person for no reason.|
Does not further or hinder his knowledge of past.
|80.00%||0:01:36||Soldiers guard the chamber, Magneto pulls out all grenade pins. All the soldiers explode.|
Magneto puts on his helmet.
Xavier hears voice to kill all mutants, everyone starts to die, except Magneto with his helmet.
|81.67%||0:01:38||Stryker heads outside into the snow!|
Magneto opens doors, everyone does not die.
|Outside Base||Desire(Stryker): Escape!|
|Magneto - Defining Character Decision: Deceive Xavier to kill all humans instead of rescuing him.||83.33%||0:01:40||Magneto repairs Cerebro, Mystique transforms into Stryker and whispers instructions to Jason.|
Magneto leaves with Mystique. Xavier starts finding all humans.
Logan stabs Stryker in the stomach. Asks him who he is. Stryker tells him he's an animal.
|Secret Base||Magneto switches Xavier's mind control to kill all humans.||Magneto decides to deceive Xavier rather than rescue him: His desire for a mutant-controlled world is way more important than any friendship they might have shared.|
|85.00%||0:01:42||The dam breaks, water floods the base!|
Stryker tells him to come with him, tells him he'll tell him everything.
The X-men gather outside Cerebro. Jean tells them what's happening.
|Stryker tempts Logan to come with him, but Logan doesn't.|
|86.67%||0:01:44||Stryker starts getting a sharp headache, so does everyone on the planet.|
The president too.
Storm tells Kurt to teleport blindly inside. He grips storm. They are inside.
They see a little girl.
|88.33%||0:01:46||Magneto finds Stryker, tightens his chains. They start taking off in the helicopter.|
Pyro joins them in the helicopter.
Storm chills the room down. Xavier semses something is wrong, tears off helmet.
|Outside Base||Storm stops Xavier from killing all humans.|
Main desire reached: Stryker's plan is stopped.
|90.00%||0:01:48||The dam ruptures further, for reals.|
Logan sprints through hallways.
The x-men run for the exit. Water rushes down another way. Logan closes doors with is claws.
|91.67%||0:01:50||They all exit to the surface. Children are with them. Helicopter is gone.|
Jet emerges, rogue is flying it, she lands clumbsily. They enter the jet.
|Logan sub-plot resolution: Logan denounces and abandons Stryker to die.||93.33%||0:01:52||Logan walks up to chained Stryker with child in his arm. Throws dogtag at Stryker's feet. Stryker screams at him, kid sticks out forked tounge.|
They try to take off in the jet. It has no power.
The dam starts bursting.
Struggles with Machine
|Logan denounces Stryker and leaves him to die.|
|Act 3 Crisis Decision: Jean's Sacrifice to save them all.||95.00%||0:01:54||Jean senses a disturbance in the force. She can feel the water coming, she looks regretfully at the people she loves and walkes out. She closes the doors and fixes the engine. She takes control of the jet telekinetically.|
Jean holds off the onslaught of water with her mind.
|The dam bursts, and Jean sacrifices herself to save the others.||Jean sacrifices herself: She is brave.|
|96.67%||0:01:56||She speaks through Xavier, she tells them this is the only way.|
Jean is swept away by the water. Scott cries. Scott and Logan: "she's gone ;("
Nightcrawler reads a nice bit of scripture.
|Resolution||98.33%||0:01:58||The jet flies off.|
The president prepares a press conference.
President start holding speech about mutant threat. Suddenly everyone freezes still except him.
The sky outside darkens. Thunder cracks. Xavier and everyone appears in his office.
|Resolve sub-plot: Increased government hostility towards mutant.||100.00%||0:02:00||They hand the president files from Stryker. Xavier tells him of Stryker's effort to start a war, advices him to hold a better speech through sheer intimidation.||Explains|
|Oval office||The x-men intimidate the president into not taking such a harsh stand on mutants.||Xavier intimidates the president: He is tough.|
|101.67%||0:02:02||Xavier tells Logan and Cyclops of Jean's past condifence issues, that she made a choice.|
Logan tells Cyclops Jean chose him.
Xavier greets group of students, looks moodily out the window. They ask him if everything is allright. "it will be"
|103.33%||0:02:04||Jean vague voiceover about mutation leaping things forward. We see a pretty shot of a lake. Is she dead?||Muses||Pretty lake|