EXT. FOOTHILLS OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS – MORNING
(Opening scene is accompanied by a music track: “Everything” by Lifehouse.)
A serene lake is nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. In the pre-dawn light the color is muted: a cool light blue, almost monochromatic.
Tendrils of mist move slowly off water smooth as glass, and disappear like lost ghosts onto semi-barren trees on the shore.
It is Fall.
Although the trees are not completely bare, the stillness of the air, the chilly light, and overcast sky suggest the winter snows will be here soon.Read More