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1.1 Right where we left off last issue. Punisher looks up at Moon Knight, crouching on a fire escape.
MOON KNIGHT: Frank Castle, I require your assistance.
CAPTION(Punisher): Not again.
1.2: Punisher looking up.
PUNISHER: What is it now?
1.3: Moon Knight in mid jump to the ground.
MOON KNIGHT: It's about the Thunderer
1.4: Moon Knight, crouching on the ground.
MOON KNIGHT: I'm sure you've heard of him.
MOON KNIGHT: This perp was just telling you how he took Jigsaw's place after his "death."
PUNISHER: What about him?
2.2: Close up of Moon Knight.
MOON KNIGHT: He's Jigsaw.
2.3: Punisher, shocked (and somewhat angry)
PUNISHER: Well, why the **** would he call himself the ****ing THUNDERER?
3.1: Moon Knight. His cloak conceals his body.
MOON KNIGHT: Khonshu made a grave mistake. He never should have--
3.2: Close up of Punisher, shouting.
PUNISHER: CUT THE THE CHASE! WHAT THE **** IS GOING ON?
3.3: Same shot as 3.1
MOON KNIGHT: ......
MOON KNIGHT: Remember Zeus?
3.4: Close up of Moon Knight.
MOON KNIGHT: He's become an Avatar to Zeus...like I am to Khonshu.
PUNISHER: What does Jigs--What does "Thunderer" want?
4.2: Moon Knight.
MOON KNIGHT: ....He's planning to send the world into anarchy
MOON KNIGHT: New York is his experiment. His testing ground to see if his plans work.
4.3: Punisher, with a hint of disbelief on his face.
PUNISHER: And you believe him?
PUNISHER: You believe this "God" that tricked you into murdering innocent people?
5.1: Moon Knight's eyes.
MOON KNIGHT: No.
MOON KNIGHT: But I'd rather not take that chance.
5.2: Same shot.
MOON KNIGHT: Do you?
5.3: Punisher, tense.
MOON KNIGHT (Off panel): Look, I didn't CHOOSE to enlist your help. I came to you as a favor to Khonshu....But I'm telling you.
5.4: Side view of Moon Knight's mouth (covered by his mask, of course)
MOON KNIGHT: I need your help.
6.1: Punisher, still tense, angry, etc.
6.2: Punisher, slightly more relaxed.
6.3: Punisher, head down.
PUNISHER: I'll help you.
CAPTION(Punisher): I regret saying it the second the words come out of my mouth.
7.1: Zeus on the astral plane with Thunderer (Jigsaw) Portals to various dimensions are everywhere. A mix of Dr. Strange and the Twilight Zone. Zeus is notably bigger than Thunderer.
ZEUS: You are doing well, my Priest.
7.2: Thunderer at a table. Zeus watches (nobody seems to notice him)
ZEUS: The mobs are uniting.
7.3: A mobster paying off a cop.
ZEUS: Sides are being drawn.
7.4: A cop, surrounded by mobsters.
ZEUS: Actions are being taken.
7.5: Back to the astral plane. Thunderer's eyes.
ZEUS: Now....You must start phase two.
7.6: Thunderer, head down (slightly bowing)
THUNDERER: Yes, my Lord.
Page Eight Splash Page:
Moon Knight slams a man into a brick wall. He has a bomb strapped to his chest. Blood flies from his face. Moon Knight's cloak blows in the wind. Punisher, in the background, is shooting at mobsters hiding in a warehouse.
9.1: Moon Knight kneeing the man in the chest.
9.2: Moon Knight standing over the man.
MOON KNIGHT: Get up.
MOON KNIGHT: I want more.
9.3: Punisher, shooting a machine gun.
PUNISHER: HOW YOU HOLDIN' UP BACK THERE 'KNIGHT?
9.4: Moon Knight blocking a left cross by the man.
MOON KNIGHT: Good enough.
9.5: Moon Knight palm-strikes the man.
10.1: A man falls from the roof of the warehouse.
10.2: Punisher dives out of the way of gunfire, a man's legs can be seen in the corner of the panel (in Punisher's way)
10.3: Punisher landing an uppercut on the man as he stands up.
10.4: Punisher uses the man as a shield.
10.5: Wide view of the warehouse. Men can be seen through a few windows
MAN 1: Damn--
MAN 2: He killed Ricky--
MAN 3: Waste him!
11.1: Moon Knight punching the bomber dead on.
MOON KNIGHT: I want a NAME!
11.2: Moon Knight jumping as the man tries to leg sweep him.
11.3: Moon Knight's boot, as he kicks the man to the ground. Blood flies from his nose.
MOON KNIGHT: Not the answer I wanted.
11.4: Close up of the man's hand. He pulls out a switchblade.
11.5: The bomber thrusting the switchblade through Moon Knight's chest.
MOON KNIGHT: AAAAAAAAAGGH!
12.1: Moon Knight throwing a roundhouse kick to the man's face.
MOON KNIGHT: Damn you for that!
12.2: Moon Knight throwing a right cross.
12.3: Punisher throwing a grenade.
12.4: Part of the warehouse blows up.
13.1: Punisher's eyes, he's staring at the flames.
CAPTION(Punisher): Flush them out.
13.2: Close up on a tripwire Punisher planted in the warehouse.
13.3: Same shot, a foot trips it.
13.4: An explosion.
14.1: Moon Knight pulls the blade out of his chest.
14.2: The bomber diving at him.
14.3: Moon Knight kicks him.
MOON KNIGHT: Off!
14.4: Moon Knight slitting the throat of the bomber.
14.5: The man falls to the ground, dead.
14.6: Show the timer on the bomb. Two minutes left.
15.1: Punisher, shooting.
CAPTION(Punisher): Keep the gun on a steady burst.
15.2: Punisher's eyes.
CAPTION(Punisher): Kill anyone who comes out.
15.3: Punisher, still shooting, a charred man is behind him with a machete.
15.4: Punisher ducks under the swipe.
15.5: Punisher elbowing the man in the face.
15.6: Punisher (now turned around) kneeing the man in the groin.
16.1: Punisher throws a right cross.
16.2: Punisher hits the back of the man's legs with his gun.
16.3: The man falls to his knees.
16.4: Castle pulls out a knife.
16.5: Punisher (the man is not shown here.) Slamming the knife into the man's forehead.
16.6: The man can be seen with the knife in his head, while Punisher is turned around.
CAPTION(Punisher): Nobody came out.
CAPTION(Punisher): Lucky bastard.
17.1: Moon Knight dragging the dead bombers body, pushing past Punisher.
PUNISHER: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
MOON KNIGHT: Finishing the job.
17.2: Moon Knight entering the flaming warehouse.
17.3: Moon Knight running out.
17.4: Same shot, an explosion occurs in the background.
17.5: Overhead view of the warehouse, crumbling.
CAPTION(Moon Knight): You got lucky.
CAPTION(Moon Knight): Lucky bastard.
18.1: Punisher and Moon Knight in the battle van.
PUNISHER: How did you know those people were planning something?
MOON KNIGHT: Khonshu.
MOON KNIGHT: He's getting...glimpses of Zeus's plans.
18.2: Moon Knight.
MOON KNIGHT: Apparently, they were planning to blow up police headquarters.
PUNISHER: We find Thunderer.
PUNISHER: We find him, and we take him out.
PUNISHER: Are we clear?
18.4: Moon Knight's eyes.
MOON KNIGHT: Yes.
19.1: The astral plane.
THUNDERER: I am sorry my Lord! Khonshu predicted our movements!
19.2: Thunderer on his knees before Zeus, pleading. His mask is off. (Confirming it's Jigsaw.)
THUNDERER: I am sorry! I didn't know.
ZEUS: You are forgiven.
19.4: Thunderer, looking up.
THUNDERER: I-I-I am?
ZEUS: Yes. I planned for it to go this way.
ZEUS: I ALLOWED Khonshu to see a glimpse of my plans.
20.1: Zeus's eyes.
ZEUS: Do you think the mobs will stand for this?
20.2: Back-overhead view of the two. Zeus throws his arms up.
ZEUS: They were gangsters from SEVERAL different mobs.
ZEUS: And do you think the mobs will stand for a killing such as this?
ZEUS: They will not.
ZEUS: They will strike back.
Page Twenty One Splash Page:
Zeus, bigger than Thunderer, towering over him, with a comforting look on his face. Thunderer kneels before him.
ZEUS: The mobs will be after Moon Knight and Punisher, and like I said
ZEUS: Lines will be drawn
ZEUS: Sides will be taken
ZEUS: And we will be left to pick up the pieces....