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Mystics and Mustangs – Page 7

INT – The Moonshine Saloon

Jump back to the Saloon. ABEL has looked at his cards. Suddenly the game has become much more important to him. CAIN has not noticed.

ABEL (Continued)
What’s the bet?

CAIN
Eighty.

ABEL
So what do you think this is worth?

ABEL takes out a very ornate revolver.

CAIN
Say one fifty?

ABEL
His forty-five, Eleanor. Bastard treats it better than any woman I’ve seen him with. Poached it from our dear Colonel, swear to god that man is trying to aggravate a sleepin’ bear.

ABEL places the revolver on the table.

ABEL (Continued)
Raise. So I ask him what he wants to do with his half.

Mystics and Mustangs – Page 8


INT – The Barn of the Farm in the Wastes.

The poor FARMHAND has been well cleaved by BRUCE’s hatchet.

ABEL (Continued)
(Narration)
A brothel! He wants to start a damn whorehouse down south! And I says to him: ‘Jesus Bruce! This is the eighth bank you ripped off without a hitch, you could have anything you want, and you want to open a small business? Why?’

BRUCE shoulders the farmhands shotgun and leaves his murder hatchet behind. Weapon upgrades!

ABEL (Continued)
(Narration)
And he says, ‘You gotta do what you’re passionate about.’ before rolling over and falling asleep. So, real quiet like I whack him with my shovel, grab some rope, tie him to the east side of a cactus and take off with…well…