D.T. Burns, Writer
Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2019, Screenwriting Award, Carnegie Mellon University
Project Type: Feature
Length: 90 pages
Field of Science: Chemistry
After botching a major career opportunity, special agent Lucy Ramirez is looking to get her life back on track. When domestic terrorists threaten a new geothermal plant, Lucy must travel to rural California to protect Natalie Jenkins, the geothermal chemist at the heart of the operation. The two immediately find themselves at odds with what they understand about each other’s careers. The situation gets heated as the two unlikely partners face off against threats to their lives, their institutions, and their core values. The agent and scientist battle to find common ground before the dangerous situation reaches its boiling point.