Nov 27, 2008

Romeo X Juliet

This is a story of a young and tragic love, set in the aerial city of Neo Verona. Tyranny rules this island in the sky after the Montague family took control 14 years prior. The disparity among the wealthy and poor is apparent in the present state, the earth dries and water stagnates. The sky itself is wrapped in a deep dense fog. Both Romeo and Juliet's lineages are of present and past ruling families of Neo Verona. Romeo is the son of the current Montague dictator, Juliet (a beautiful woman) masquerades as a man (Odin), she's the last descendent of Capulet the previous rulers who were killed by an assasin's dagger 14 years ago. Her true background is not to be revealed to her until her 16th birthday while being raised by her sister. The cruel hands of fate introduce 2 people who will become "Star Crossed Lovers".

Episode 1:
The story begins with the murder of the Capulet family by the tyrannical head of the Montague family. In doing so, he becomes entitled to the single rule of the city of Neo Verona. Of the whole Capulet family, Juliet was the only one who was able to escape, with help from the Capulet’s loyal knight.
14 years later, an ongoing search for the Capulet survivor takes place with the accusation of a young girl as being the missing heir. She is saved by the town’s hero, The Crimson Whirlwind. Saving the young girl’s life has its price. He then was chased by the soldiers, in which The Crimson Whirlwind le them on a merry chase, only to end up on a dead end. Failing to get a foothold, he fell from the top of a very tall structure, only to be saved by a guy of royal blood, named Romeo. After the said meeting, Odin, Cordelia and Antonio went back to their humble abode where Odin was revealed to be a young lady by the name of Juliet. Remembering how Romeo saved her, Juliet had the feeling that she was somehow saved in the past in that very same manner, which is via riding a flying horse, and she tells this to Cordelia. The latter in turn tells her that she would understand when she turns 16.
That very same night, an opportunity arose for her to go to the Verona Palace to attend the Rose Ball. Upon her arrival there, she had a feeling that the palace seems familiar to her like she had been there before. Looking up on the terrace, she meets the gaze of the tyrannical ruler Montague wherein she experiences a kind of fear unlike any other, resulting in her running to the courtyard, finally stopping by the fountain. There, she regains some of her calm, only to be asked if she was alright by a person no other than Romeo Montague himself. Thus, their first meeting as Romeo and Juliet, which starts a very interesting romantic story.

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