John Carter (2012)

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  • John Carter of Mars Alternative
  • John Carter of Mars JCM Alternative


Fantasy adventure. The writer Edgar Rice Burroughs is summoned by lawyers to a stately home, where he must read the diary of the recently deceased John Carter. The diary tells of a fantastical adventure, in which Carter, a Virginian American Civil War soldier, falls foul of the army and hides in a cave, where a mysterious medallion transports him to Mars. There Carter gets involved in a Martian civil war, aiding a princess in her battle against an enemy alien tribe. On finishing reading the diary, Rice Burroughs finds himself charged with a task of the utmost importance that will have a great bearing on the events he has just read about.

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