The Pitch

“What have you got for me, Bernie?”

“Okay. So we take twenty teenagers, put them ashore on an island, only food enough for half of them, plus weapons. We hide a boat on the far side. All the survi— all the winner has to do is get the boat to the three-mile limit. Real drama.”

“Not real teenagers of course,” Arch cautioned.

“No, of course not.” Bernie grinned. “The latest in AI-controlled CGI characters. And the programmers tell me they’ve worked really hard on the death screams.”

Arch thought about it and shook his head. “Eh, Bernie. It’s been done.”


  1. I'm surprised a new reality show like this hasn't already been aired. A modern Hunger Games...

  2. My first thought too was Hunger Games. I enjoyed reading this