written by Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski
Violet: Shelly was skimming from the business. He came to see me yesterday because he was afraid Caesar found out. He wanted to run, but he wanted me to come with him.
Corky: Even though he knew about you?
Corky: What, this guy's in love with you, right?
Violet: That's what he tells himself, but it's not even about me. You see, he could have run at any time, but he didn't want out.
Corky: Sounds like he wanted to get caught.
Violet: Yeah. Maybe he did. He would brag to me all the time. He was never afraid of Caesar because he didn't know him. Not like I did. I used to be able to block it out--I would just tell myself that I wasn't really there and so none of it really mattered. But I can't do that anymore. I'm making the same mistake Shelly made. I know what I want. I want out. I want a new life. I see what I've been waiting for, but I can't do it alone. I need your help, Corky.
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