Break Night


[Jimmy] I committed my first

major felony when I was 10.

[gentle music]

I boosted my first

car when I was 11.

By the time I was 13 it

was grand theft, robbery,

assault with intent.

I pulled a safe out of the

back wall of a pawn shop

on my 17th birthday.

When I was 23 a judge told me

I should stay out of trouble,

keep my nose to the grindstone,

this place was the

land of opportunity.

Then he sentenced

me to four years.

Fuckin' land of opportunity.

Some people actually

believe that shit.

[gentle music]


[metal clanging]


So how bad do you wanna

get out of here, Jimmy?

Take a wild fucking guess.

[Sills] I hear you got a

month left on your stretch,

something like that.

Four weeks, three

days actually.

Plus I owe another two

years once when I get out.

Doesn't look to me like

you're gonna make it.

That seems to be

the popular sentiment.

[Sills] Little problem

with the Aryan Brotherhood

is the way I heard it.

F*ck that.

F*ck them.

A bunch of pussies.

And they go by the Army

of the White Dragon,

not the Aryan Brotherhood.

They're a little

sensitive about that.

What's the beef?

Who can say?

This place is a fucking zoo.

One day a couple of

convicts get the idea

that you're gonna

move Nickel Deck

for them up on their

tier, you tell 'em no.

A couple of f*ck

your mothers later,

they're looking to fit

you with a prom dress.

[Sills] Not your

cup of tea, I take it?

Dress wasn't my size.

I'm guessing the Aryans

weren't too happy about that.

What can I say, Wayne?

The male ego is a fragile thing.

Lots of people move

junk into this place

through the Aryans, Jimmy.

Pull a couple strings

and see to it in 52 days

you walk outta here instead

of getting carried out.

Did I take a bullet for

you in another lifetime

and I don't remember?

Huh, what's the catch, Wayne?

What's one night of your

life worth to you Jimmy?


I'm still sitting here.

But I hear the words toss and

salad in the same sentence,

my ass is back in

general population.

[Sills] I'm

talking about a job.

One night's work, that's all.

What kinda work?

Well, considering that

I'm me and you're you,

take a wild fucking

guess what kind of work.

I don't push buttons

on guys, Wayne.

You mean not anymore.

I know the crew?

Does it matter?

New outfit, money

from down South.

A guy named Nesto Diaz.

Nesto Diaz.

Last I heard he was down

in fucking South Gate

pulling drive-by's

with Romeo Mendoza.

Since when do you broker

work for the Barrio Boys?

Since Romeo got

shanked in county

by one of the 8th Street

Orientes a couple years back.

Barrio Boys are dead

as disco, Jimmy.

It's a new ballgame and

Diaz is calling the plays.

So he was lookin' for somebody

and my name just

magically pops up?

F*ck off, Wayne.

This ain't a

social call, Jimmy.

I'm here 'cause Nesto

called your number.

I got a job, I do it.

No reason to get nasty.

Why don't you go ask Lloyd?

[Sills] Lloyd doesn't

have the toolbox.

Not like yours, Jimmy.

Toolbox for what?

This mysterious whatever

it is you maybe want

- me to do?

- Lloyd's the one

who gave you to us, Jimmy.

And they say loyalty's dead.

[Sills] Got him out from

under Diaz apparently.

He owes him?

Everybody does.

He's been buying up debt.

The American way.

One night.

You do this, Diaz says

you're free and clear.

You don't,

I don't know,

I guess the Aryans paint

you with Revlon number five

and stick a shank in your ear.

So what's it gonna be?

I'm listening.


Frankie and Johnny

was sweethearts

Oh Lord how they did love

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