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THE BEGINNING

THE BEGINNING

In the year 2088, one of Rwanda’s last wild mountain gorillas forages for leaves and shoots in a bamboo forest.  Unbeknownst to the gorilla, his home planet has been choking on toxic industrial fumes for decades - and now it’s been pushed to its absolute limit. As smog rises overhead, a fearful cacophony of birdsong in the treetops above comes to a deafening crescendo. An unpleasant, acrid smell tickles his nostrils. The gorilla eyes the horizon in fear, as dark clouds descend on the forest, coming closer and closer...

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A black, bubbling substance begins to ooze through the trees and creep along the jungle floor. The ear splitting chorus of screeching birds suddenly quiets, as the horrible goo begins to cover everything in its path - and it’s coming straight for the gorilla!  He drops onto his great fists and sprints away through the jungle, but he can’t outrun the deadly vapour! The jungle is flooding fast, and in his haste his foot is caught in the viscous matter. It immediately wraps around his hind legs and clings onto his fur, climbing up to his face. To his horror, it immobilizes him instantly! With one last petrified groan, he is fully encased…  in Carbonite.

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