Hi I am very new to this as I just registered this very hour. I hope my thread is int he right place and done correctly. If not please feel free to tell me, I am here to learn and to become part of the community. I have been working on this very story ever since I 7 years old and since then everything has changed. What started out as a pirate story ended up being the story of a terror organization trying to take over the world, to eventually become a space opera. The plot for this story is finally finished as I am now 19 years old and I have come up with material for about 16 books. The only issue is that the only thing I have managed to accomplish of this is the skeleton and I am vaguely trying to add flesh to it by making up ideas and writing dialogue and character creation and what not. The point of this post, is to get a bit of help with filling up ideas to put in my pilot. To give some background, out in the super cluster of galaxies there is a war waging for conquest. This war eventually leads to Earth as an alien race swiftly conquers Earth. Eventually this group of advanced planets who never participated in the war decided it needs to end, it does and Earth is liberated after about 20 years. A few years after that, nation states and geopolitical blocks have once again been created in the vague memory of those who existed in the "post-contact era", however Anarchy still rules in some parts of the world and crime is at an all time high for Earth. Now that is the background for the story. The pilot is essentially about this Mafia in Eastern Europe that is trying to counterfeit worth trillions of European bills by stealing the right paper and the right plates etc to make them. This of course does not go unnoticed and the European secret service tries to figure out what is going on with the help of the North American secret service. The two agencies eventually corner the mafia responsible and just as they are about to catch the big Don he commits a dramatic suicide. The agencies are shocked and think it absurd that the top dog of the Eastern European underground would do something like that just before capture. They get a lead that the mafia was working for the secret crime syndicate that rules Earths entire underworld, Garnia. Now that is pretty much the plot of that pilot book, it ends with the agencies getting the lead and then in the sequel they learn more about Garnia and what exactly they are up to, which of course is world domination. I was always very inspired by the term that if crime was a country then it would be the 4th richest in the world or something like that, well that "country" or entity at least, is Garnia in this case. There are many attempts to conquer the world later on but I am starting out with simple counterfeit of money by an organization connected to "the big bad". Now I do not know how to make that subplot interesting, I am thinking of fighting with police, bank robberies, car chases etc but other than that I dont really know.