URGENT: Black screen: Story not loading

There isn’t a script error showing, but when I try to go in and read it the screen is black, same for my readers. Is there something wrong with my script?

INT. BLACK - NIGHT

if (keep_edith ) {
goto label start_story_intros
}

else {
goto label choose_name

}
label choose_name
NARR
You can choose your name, or you can keep the default name, |bold| Edith.

choice
“I want to keep the name”{

gain keep_edith
input |TYPE EDITH |Done(NAME)

goto label start_story_intros
}
“I want to change my name”{
gain keep_edith
}

label name_input

input What’s Your first Name?|What’s Your First Name?|Done(NAME)

if (NAME is “”) {

    NARR

You do need a name...

goto name_input

} else {

continue

}

label start_story_intros

INT. INTROTITLE
@pause for 5
@transition fade out black 3
INT.WARNING
@transition fade in black 3
@pause for 5
@transition fade out black 3

INT.INTRO_TAP
@overlay START_STORY create
@overlay CUSTOM_CHAR create
@overlay BANNER_2 create
@overlay BANNER_3 create
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 shifts to 12 204 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 scales to 0.244 0.244
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 moves to layer 6
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 shifts to 107 158 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 scales to 1.000 1.000
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 moves to layer 3
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY shifts to 115 145 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY scales to 0.532 0.532
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY moves to layer 7
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR shifts to 46 282 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR scales to 0.640 0.640
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR moves to layer 8

label start_story_here
@overlay BANNER_2 opacity 1
@overlay BANNER_3 opacity 1
@overlay CUSTOM_CHAR opacity 1
@overlay START_STORY opacity 1

tappable
“START_STORY”{
goto label start_greedqueen
}“CUSTOM_CHAR” {
goto label customize_the_characters
}

The only thing I see is the empty line here
It should be

}
else {

or

} else {

do you know if theres something wrong with my overlay codes? When i go in the story the error message says BANNER_2 is having problems. Thanks for any help :revolving_hearts:

INT.INTRO_TAP
@overlay START_STORY create
@overlay CUSTOM_CHAR create
@overlay BANNER_2 create
@overlay BANNER_3 create
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 shifts to 12 204 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 scales to 0.244 0.244
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_3 moves to layer 6
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 shifts to 107 158 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 scales to 1.000 1.000
@overlay 5964071350697984_BANNER_2 moves to layer 3
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY shifts to 115 145 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY scales to 0.532 0.532
@overlay 5964071350697984_START_STORY moves to layer 7
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR shifts to 46 282 in zone 1
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR scales to 0.640 0.640
@overlay 5964071350697984_CUSTOM_CHAR moves to layer 8

label start_story_here
@overlay BANNER_2 opacity 1
@overlay BANNER_3 opacity 1
@overlay CUSTOM_CHAR opacity 1
@overlay START_STORY opacity 1

I didn’t see anything wrong, but you can try coding them like this

INT.INTRO_TAP with START_STORY to 0.532 115 145 in zone 1 at layer 7 with CUSTOM_CHAR to 0.640 46 282 in zone 1 at layer 8 with BANNER_2 to 1.000 107 158 in zone 1 at layer 3 with BANNER_3 to 0.244 12 204 in zone 1 at layer 6

label start_story_here
@overlay BANNER_2 opacity 1
@overlay BANNER_3 opacity 1
@overlay CUSTOM_CHAR opacity 1
@overlay START_STORY opacity 1

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i got it now!! tysm for the help! :revolving_hearts:

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Closed: Seems to be solved. Also moved to Directing help and tips since this wasn’t a bug. Thanks!