CASEY What’s the real reason you want me to live with you? SAMUEL A promise I made. CASEY What’d ya promise? SAMUEL To stop hating. SAMUEL You were the challenge God presented me that day in the graveyard. If I could learn not to hate you, a child with a swastika,[…]
SAMUEL Then I would say embrace the tiger. CASEY Huh? SAMUEL It’s a Chinese saying for learning to love our fears. Our demons. CASEY What for? SAMUEL So that then you can control them and they not you. CASEY What bullshit. SAMUEL Oh, I think not. CASEY[…]
CASEY Why did you spray that on me? SKINHEAD Because you’re cool. CASEY Only dead is cool.
SAMUEL And another day, my Leah. Then her eyes flicker open…seeing him… SAMUEL Hello CASEY Who are you? SAMUEL Nobody much. Samuel is my name. CASEY Were you watching me? SAMUEL I suppose I was. CASEY Why? SAMUEL To learn your name? You have a name, no?[…]
CASEY I don’t want to be greedy. SAMUEL When you’re hungry, there’s no such thing as greed. SAMUEL A thought is as strong as the word. It can affect longer and stronger. SAMUEL What do you care about? CASEY I[…]
SAMUEL Then I would say embrace the tiger. CASEY Huh? SAMUEL It’s a Chinese saying for learning to love our fears. Our demons. CASEY What for? SAMUEL So that then you can control them and they not you. Casey can’t comprehend. CASEY What bullshit. SAMUEL Oh, I think not. CASEY What? You’re saying you been[…]
SAMUEL Sometimes a family gets taken away from you, as in both our cases- but it can be possible to pick a new family. CASEY What’s that mean? SAMUEL It means we could be family to each other. CASEY You can’t just “make” a family. You’re born with one. Like it[…]
CASEY Wait! What’s the number? SAMUEL 988721 CASEY Shit. I know that hurt. SAMUEL It certainly didn’t feel good. CASEY Why’d they put the number on you? SAMUEL A souvenir. CASEY I guess we do got something in common after all. Both of us got tattoos.
CASEY Were those two your daughters? SAMUEL They are. CASEY Where do they live? SAMUEL They don’t.