Stranger Things: Flight of Icarus

Stranger Things: Flight of Icarus


Two years before the events of Stranger Things Season 4, Eddie Munson-Hellfire Club leader, metalhead, and Hawkins outcast-has one shot to make it big.

Hawkins, Indiana-for most, it's simply another idyllic, manicured all-American town. But for Eddie Munson it's like living in a perpetual Tomb of Horrors. Luckily, he only has a few more months to survive at Hawkins High. And what is senior year, really, but just killing time between Dungeons & Dragons sessions with the Hellfire Club and gigs with his band?

It's at the worst dive bar in town that Eddie meets Paige, someone who has pulled off a freaking miracle. She escaped Hawkins and built a wickedly cool life for herself working for a record producer out in Los Angeles. Not only is she the definition of a badass-with a killer taste in music-she might be the only person that actually appreciates him as the bard he is instead of the devil incarnate. But the best thing? She's offering a chance for him to make something of himself, and all he needs is to get her a demo tape of Corroded Coffin's best songs.

Just one problem: Recording costs money. Money Eddie doesn't have. But he's willing to do whatever it takes: even if that means relying on his old man, Al Munson. His dad just stumbled back into his life, with another dubious scheme up his sleeve, and yet Eddie knows this is his only option to make enough dough in enough time. It's a risk, but if it pays off he will finally have a one-way ticket out of Hawkins.

Eddie can feel it: 1984 is going to be his year.

About the author

Caitlin Schneiderhan

Caitlin Schneiderhan is a writer on the hit Netflix show Stranger Things. Originally hailing from Silver Spring, Maryland, Caitlin hatched from a cocoon of Terry Pratchett novels when she was 13. These days, you can find her pitching 80s references in the Stranger Things season 5 writer's room. Her work has placed in a number of screenwriting competitions, and her pilot BREAKFIELD was the winner of the Austin Film Festival's One-Hour Pilot competition. She has been named one of MovieMaker Magazine's 25 Screenwriters to Watch, and has projects in development with multiple production companies around Hollywood. She still has a full shelf of Terry Pratchett paperbacks.
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