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CREON(mimicking him)Like what?[We can see what they were like together in the Youth Authority.]Thisbarrio, Pico-Union…OEDIPUSPico-Union.CREON
7/5/1257Dude, you don’t even know where you’re at?We’re known for some serious efficiency work.OEDIPUSYeah?CREONWe’re masters of the vehicle. Stripdown cars. Mostly Hondas. We rent out theneighbors garages, bring in acocheand strip it in minutes. Contribute to the localeconomy by moving all the parts quickly along. Better than Wal-Mart, if you ask me.OEDIPUSWhere you get the cars?CREONReally?[OEDIPUS realizes his mistake.]But I’m going to change all that. What we’re doing is 1970’s stuff. I am going to godown to Mexico and get us on the pipeline. None of that small townmotashit either.Heroin and anything else they’re making at the Coca Cola factory down there. We canbe the pipeline. Straight into downtown.OEDIPUSI could help you.CREONYeah, I am sure you could. We got food and good weed. It’s just a week, right?OEDIPUSYeah.[Beat]CREONListen, my sister…OEDIPUSWhat about her?CREONShe’s not doing too good right now. Her husband just died.
7/5/1258OEDIPUSThat’s cool. We don’t have to know each other.CREONJust be cool around her. Don’t mention her old man, okay?OEDIPUSWhat happened to him?CREONWhat did I just say?[CREON walks right up to OEDIPUS’ face.]You respect me, right?OEDIPUS(joking, but holding his ground)Give me a reason not to…[CREON is un-amused, OEDIPUS backs off and gives him a kiss on the cheek.]Of course.CREONJust so we’re clear…OEDIPUSCome right out.CREONShe’s not available.OEDIPUSI wouldn’t do that.CREONShe’s hiding.OEDIPUSShe on the run?CREONNo, just mourning.
7/5/1259OEDIPUSShe religious?CREONNo, but here, we still believe things in thisbarrio. About what happens to us. Our fate.We’re very Old-School here. We got our cell phones and internet, but we also got ourprophecy, prediction and oracles. We follow the old traditions.OEDIPUSYeah I don’t believe in all that stuff. It’s kind of a prison.CREONSo what do you believe?JOCASTA(from another part of the room)That we get punished for losing faith![They turn to see JOCASTA enter. OEDIPUS doesn’t take his eyes off her.]CREONWhy you sneaking up on me like that, it makes me nervous!OEDIPUS(looking at her)Hey.[JOCASTA doesn’t answer.]Is this your sister?JOCASTAWhat do I look like his mother?CREON(caught)You been here the whole time?[She glares at CREON.]JOCASTASo, you don’t believe in punishment?OEDIPUSYou talking to me?JOCASTA
7/5/1260Who thehell do you think I’m talking to?OEDIPUSCause if you are, I didn’t say that.JOCASTAYou didn’t have to.OEDIPUSBut if you want to know… I don’t think God punishes you unless you want him to.JOCASTAYou saying we look for pain?OEDIPUSDo you?

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