"Once he stopped at a farmhouse well for a cup of water, and all the dogs barked affrightedly at the inconspicuous Zoogs that crept through the grass behind. At another house, where people were stirring, he asked questions about the gods, and whether they danced often upon Lerion; but the farmer and his wife would only make the Elder Sign and tell him the way to Nir and Ulthar.”

— H. P. Lovecraft, The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath

The Necronomicon

Composed by Abdul Alhazred, a mad poet of Sanaá, in Yemen, who is said to have flourished during the period of the Ommiade caliphs, circa 700 A.D. He visited the ruins of Babylon and the subterranean secrets of Memphis and spent ten years alone in the great southern desert of Arabia -- the Roba el Khaliyeh or "Empty Space" of the ancients -- and "Dahna" or "Crimson" desert of the modern Arabs, which is held to be inhabited by protective evil spirits and monsters of death. Of this desert many strange and unbelievable marvels are told by those who pretend to have penetrated it. In his last years Alhazred dwelt in Damascus, where the Necronomicon (Al Azif) was written, and of his final death or disappearance (738 A.D.) many terrible and conflicting things are told. He is said by Ebn Khallikan (12th cent. biographer) to have been seized by an invisible monster in broad daylight and devoured horribly before a large number of fright-frozen witnesses. Of his madness many things are told. He claimed to have seen fabulous Irem, or City of Pillars, and to have found beneath the ruins of a certain nameless desert town the shocking annals and secrets of a race older than mankind. He was only an indifferent Moslem, worshipping unknown entities whom he called Yog-Sothoth and Cthulhu.

— H. P. Lovecraft, History of the Necronomicon

Yog Sothoth

It was an All-in-One and One-in-All of limitless being and self — not merely a thing of one Space-Time continuum, but allied to the ultimate animating essence of existence's whole unbounded sweep — the last, utter sweep which has no confines and which outreaches fancy and mathematics alike. It was perhaps that which certain secret cults of earth have whispered of as YOG-SOTHOTH, and which has been a deity under other names; that which the crustaceans of Yuggoth worship as the Beyond-One, and which the vaporous brains of the spiral nebulae know by an untranslatable Sign...

— H. P. Lovecraft and E. H. Price, Through the Gates of the Silver Key

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The Transition of Juliet + Romeo
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,

Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

-William Shakespeare, Hamlet - Act 1. Scene V

"The Transition of Juliet + Romeo" is a contemporary tale, combine the survival themes of genre defining horror with Gothic Romance to create a new an exciting story where Romeo is a humble mail clerk in Verona Legal Services and Juliet is the daughter of the CEO.  Juliet's loyalty is torn between her father and the man she loves; when her father uses the Necronomicon to summon outer god Yog Sothoth all Hell is literally unleashed. Now our star crossed lovers must battle Fate, the forces of darkness, and parental disapproval so that they might spend eternity together.

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In Order to get this Film into Production, Team Gecko are trying to raise £15,000 by getting 15,000 people to give £1 each. In return you'll receive a minimum of a Digital Download of the film after completion and the more you give the more you get with DVD's, Bluerays, Posters, Merchandise, Parts in the Film, And Personal Spin Off Videos.

Because the film is being funded by the community we'll give it back to the community in it's entirety. Just like the script has been released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license (meaning you can do what you want with the film as long as you don't make a profit, do namecheck those involved in the production, and do make any resulting work available under the same license arangements) so will the final film. This means you can burn the digital download to DVD and give it to your friend who can copy it and give you it back and it's all legal. You can also re edit the film (don't like the ending? edit it to make it harder hitting or softer) and redistribute the resulting edit in the same way and it's all legal.

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