Storyboard describing the important parts of the book "Unwind".
This kid is terribly brainwashed...
I need to get away from these imbeciles and find my way to the harvest camp!
We've got to get out of here!
Welcome to the "Graveyard", this will be the place you call home. But there are some rules that go along with your new safe-haven...
Conner, Risa, and Lev are all victims of the futuristic society where teens from the ages of 13 through 18 may be selected to be cut in pieces. These pieces are used as a donation to certain people who may be disabled or are in need of it for their own survival. Conner rescues Risa and Lev, while on his run from being cut into pieces by the authorities. On the run, they end up in the woods hiding from civilians and their municipality.
Lev betrays Conner and Risa at the school that they went to keep them hidden from anybody. With the help of a teacher who worked at the school, Conner and Risa pose as clappers to escape from the capture of police. The teacher that aided Conner and Risa in the getaway, gave them a safe place to go that would assist them on living to the age of 18.
TO: Chop Shop
List of Unwinding today
Conner, Risa, and a few other unwinds go from safe-house to safe-house, until they reach their final destination, known as the "Graveyard". They are introduced to leader of the organization, the Admiral. Risa is assigned to the medical field, while Conner receives a mechanical position . Meanwhile, Lev finds his way to "Graveyard", with a whole new attitude about the unwinding process. The Admiral takes a interest in Conner because his five most trusted "Goldens" were murder, and he wants Conner to find the perpetrator. Conner suspects Roland.
Roland, a manipulative and ruthless bully, works to get at the top of the food chain at the "Graveyard" and the only person in the way of that is Conner. Unwinds find out about the dead "Goldens", blaming the Admiral. With that, they start a revolt and attack the Admiral, leading him to need medical attention. Conner gets the mob of angry unwinds to calm down and coerce Roland to fly him, Risa and the Admiral to the hospital. Roland uses this as an opportunity to report to the authorities about them and the "Graveyard". With that, the police officer takes Conner, Risa, and Roland thre harvest camp.
Roland is unwound and was awake throughout the whole process. Conner finds out that Lev is at the harvest camp posing as a still believing tithe, and Risa has joined a band, as a pianist. Conner is schedule to be unwound, while Lev, Blaine, and Mai are abou to blow up the Chop Shop. L ev comes to his sense and tries to rescue Conner from being blown to bits. Conner is injured in explosion as well as Risa. After saving many people for the crucial incident, including Risa and Conner, Lev is taking by the police for containing the toxic chemicals that blew up the Chop Shop.
Conner wakes up in an unfamiliar room, with an arm that doesn't belong to him, and a whole new identity. The previous owner of the arm was Roland, and it contained the same old shark tattoo, that Rolsnd spoke so fondly of. Risa awakens with her love at her side, Conner, in a hospital room. She is paralyzed from her waist down. They each are saved from being unwound because Risa's disability and Conner's new identity. With that, Conner and Risa go back to the "Graveyard" and with the Admiral out, Conner takes over as the holding leader.