Arts & Culture
5:00 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Jade City Pharaoh - Nietchze’s Spawn (Season 2, Ep. 7)

Jade City Pharaoh
Jade City Pharaoh
Credit Luis Franco / http://francoproject.com/

In today's episode, Herald Jones is hoping to relax after busting a violent band of radical patriots. Alas, he will face once again the merciless cyborg Anvil Steel. This monstrous machine-man menace gets the Pharaoh's attention when he threatens our hero's friend Henry at Henry's Stop N' Go.

Jade City Pharaoh stars Mike Wiley.  The series is written by Howard Craft, with music by the Apple Juice Kid. WUNC's Frank Stasio is the producer/director. Follow our hero on Twitter: @JadeCityWarrior and on Facebook.

Cast:

  • Mike Wiley as Herald MF Jones
  • Gil Faison as Henry Stiles
  • Geraud Staton as The Infamous Anvil Steel
  • Kid Delite as himself
  • Kasif Powell as Supreme Intellect
     

Episode Script:

Scene 1:  Henry's Stop N' Go

Sound effect:  Anvil Steel walking in.

HENRY
Who are rather what, in the world are you?

ANVIL STEEL
Who am I?!  Who am I!?  Who am I!!!!!

HENRY
You don't have to tell me if you don't want to.  I don't want no trouble.  What you want, some Dutch Masters, cause you look like you been smoking something.

ANVIL STEEL
Know you this, I am the spawn of Lord Fredrick Nietchze's mind, I am the highest evolution of human possibility, I am ANVIL STEEL!!!

Sound effect:  Henry opening a drawer, then a gun cocking.

HENRY
And I'm Henry Jenkins, Mamie Jenkins favorite son, so you better get the hell out of my store.

ANVIL STEEL
HA HA HAAAAA,  Ah HA HA HA

Sound effect:  gun shots bouncing off metal.

ANVIL STEEL
(Laughter) Your bullets are no match for my steel, old man.  Come here!!!!!

Sound Effect:  Henry being dragged over the counter.

HENRY
Hey!  Hey!  Put me down!

ANVIL STEEL
Stop squirming worm.  I was told you know where I can find Herald Jones.
HENRY
He come in here sometimes but I don't have no address for him or nothing.  Come on man, put me down I've got a bad heart.

ANVIL STEEL
Well if you can't tell me where Jones is you're useless to me aren't you?

HENRY
What you doing man, No, No, please!

Sound effect:  HENRY being thrown through air and crashing into the store's merchandise and finally the wall.

ANVIL STEEL
I will find you Herald Jones.  You cannot hide from ANVIL STEEL!

Sound effect:  ANVIL STEEL walking out of store. Music.

Scene 2:  Herald's apartment.

Sound effect: knocking on the door.

SUPREME
MALIK!  MALIK!

Sound effect:  JONES opening the door.

JONES
What you want man?

SUPREME
Move out the way and let me up in here.

JONES (sighs)
What Preme?  What you need man?  I'm busy.

SUPREME
No you ain't and that's the problem.  You look terrible.  And look at this apartment, it's filthy in here, smell like stale Cheetoes, tuna fish and old people.  (sound effect) Open a window, burn an incense man, damn.  What's wrong with you?  You spozed to be the Jade City Pharaoh.  You ain't the first super hero to lose his girl friend.

JONES
You don't understand Preme.

SUPREME
I understand this woman got you shook.  I told you not to get involved with her in the first place, but oh no, you couldn't listen to me.  Now look at you.  

JONES
When do I get to have something for myself!  When do I get to live a normal life?  She was the one and I lost her because of  the cape!

SUPREME
Your situation ain't gon' ever be normal cause it ain't no normal situation.  And I don't have any answers on the best way for you to deal with that.  I wish I did. All I know is them people out there getting brutalized by these thugs and hooligans ain't named Belinda Goodall.  You can't turn your back on the city cause this woman got you twisted, man.

Sound effect: knocking on the door.

JONES
Now what?

Sound effect:  door opening.

JONES
Kid Delight!  What's wrong?

KID DELIGHT
Some dude made out of metal wearing a funky red toga just destroyed Henry's Stop and Go and put Henry in the hospital.

JONES
So ANVIL STEEL isn't dead?  Excuse me gentlemen.

SUPREME
Where you going?

JONES
The City needs me, right?

Sound effect:  theme music