It ends rather abruptly. Did you guys lose interest? I hope not.
Yes and no. But we each have other projects that need attending. It's supposed to be a script for a movie, not a novel. I think it is long enough already.
What was Richard's side of the story? Supposedly he's been hypnotizing everybody, but why?
Actually, it was Oliver who was hypnotizing everyone. Oliver used his "gift" to swindle and con everyone to his advantage.
And why did his brother's death cheat him of his victory?
Sibling rivalry! It started when they were very young and just got worse as they got older. Richard's battle has always been against his brother Oliver, and Oliver's against Richard. It was part of their curse. It didn't matter what one of them had, the other one wanted it.
Oliver almost always won. This time Richard was about to win, but Oliver's death cheated him of his victory. To Richard it didn't matter if he won if he couldn't flaunt his victory in Oliver's face.
Why was he after Geoff of he didn't believe in the prophesy? Did I miss a post?
Richard wanted Geoff so he could take her away from Oliver and tell her the "Truth" about Oliver and the Lebowski family.
Geoff was just another contest between the brothers. If one wanted her, the other had to take her away. Sibling rivalry!! Richard also wanted Geoff for her votes.
The Prophesy was Richard's distraction to get everyone's attention elsewhere as the real trick was being preformed.
For our story, The Prophecy was needed to complete our mashup!