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Dating back to the 1335 AD, part one of this Michener-style dramatization of the Imon clan, who were awarded nobility status after warding off an assassination attempt of the emperor, follows Motoji Imon’s transition from a samurai to naval officer fighting along side Togo & Yamamoto in the Battle of Tsushima in 1905.
Witnessing the murder of his relative Prime Minister Ito Hirobumi staged by the Japanese army using a Korean nationalist, Motoji fees to America with his bride Kane, hunted down by the army and the Japanese mafia, whose boss, Nakahara, turns out to be Motoji’s childhood friend & samurai brother. Landing in Oregon, Motoji & Kane work their way deep into the mountains given a sign by nature, strike gold.
Motoji & Kane make their way to San Francisco, with Nakahara’s henchmen one step behind, and avoid near capture when the earthquake of 1906. The couple experience a spiritual awakening while recovering at a Japanese Presbyterian Mission in Salinas, CA - who give Motoji a new automobile for fixing the main irrigation pump that could have flooded, ruined entire crops. Motoji, Kane then head for Los Angeles, where Nakahara himself now also heads to personally settle the matter of eliminating the only witness to the military coup.

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Writer Biography - David Bryant Perkins

David's work has been published in journals, magazines, and newspapers throughout Europe, including columns in Germany’s largest Weekly Woman’s Magazine Bild der Frau in the 1980’s, Kurier Szczecinski during the 1990’s in Poland, where his first book was published answering spiritual and metaphysical questions many Polish people had after freeing themselves from the chains of communism:

Moja Gwieznda Therapia (Star Therapy) – ISBN 83 – 909578 – 5 – X

David's second book, by Tate Publishing, resulted from playing chess in a Hamburg city park, where a chance encounter opened up a German WWII veteran who worked in the Nazi SS Department of the Occult - The Black Sun - to share the works of Karl Krafft and other personalities who developed the occult for the Nazi war machine, leading to the book the screenplay is based:

Hitler’s Astrologer - ISBN # 978-1-62902-336-6

The Screenplay for HITLER’S ASTROLOGER, finished in summer of 2014, has already been announced Gold Winner in the International Independent Film Awards, and Best Screenplay at the Big Soda Screenplay Contest, and is currently a finalist in the World Series of Screenwriting, the Third Annual Jive Azz Film Fest, the Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition, the Aura Screenwriter Awards, and the 10th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival.

David currently works as a SPED high school teacher of History, and is a year away from obtaining his PhD in Online Instructional Design. He has a lovely 16 year-old daughter who wishes to be a film director. Other screenplays by David are: TEXT MESSAGES TO GOD, and HITLER'S ASTROLOGER, & MICHOACÁN STORY.

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