The Set Up

Synopsis: After a failed bank robbery, the crew attempt to determine who set them up.
Genre: Crime, Short, Thriller
Year:
2011
11 min
16 Views


When I was younger

I wanted to be a priest.

I was going into battle

to save men's souls

from the evil of the world.

But as I got older,

I saw the world

for what it really was.

It wasn't so much

who I was going to save,

but who was gonna save

the world from me.

No friends, no jokes,

no money

Try to shove me

when I'm working my shit

I'll be bringing 'em out,

I'm cool

Can't take shit from me

in the street

When they come with that beef

you know what I'm about...

- How is he?

- He's holding up.

You got to know he appreciates

you coming to visit.

Yeah, I know, man.

It's just hard seeing your old man

sitting in a fucking cage.

Let's roll.

Standing out in the rain

I never thought

this is where I'd be...

Jesus, what is with

all these girlie magazines?

I mean really,

do you need all this?

- Yeah, I do.

- "10 ways--

- 10 better ways to be a better kisser."

- Shut up.

"10 things you don't

know about him."

Come on, hit me harder.

Hit me, come on.

You can't hurt the man of steel.

Come on, honey.

I need them.

- Okay.

Is the man of steel gonna finish taking

the boxes out of the garage or what?

- Okay.

- Ooh.

I love you.

I've got to go.

I love you.

I've got to go.

Hey.

Come home soon.

Yeah.

Hey, Sonny.

How are you doing?

Hey Dave,

can you quarterback for us?

Can't, man.

I've got to go.

Yo, man, you just moved

in here a week ago.

How the f*ck does everybody

know your name already?

- Why you always riding him?

- it's a gift.

I'm blessed with an outstandingly

magnetic personality.

Big fucking mouth

you mean.

Okay, Mr. Antisocial. Next time

you're standing next to some chick

trying to get laid, you're

gonna need my big mouth.

Yeah.

The day I need you

to help me get laid--

I see the way

your woman looks at me.

Are you

eye-fucking me, boy?

No, dog.

My man in the warden's office says

they gonna be putting your ass

back in general next week.

Then it's gonna be on, motherfucker.

F*ck you, n*gger.

Anytime.

You's a real tough

motherfucker now, huh?

That's why they got your ass

over there in C-block.

That's where they keep all

the bitches and snitches.

Which one you be?

Hey!

You got something

to say now, n*gger?

Who's a bitch now,

you motherfucker?

You want to run

your mouth now, n*gger?

Come on, I can't hear you.

Come on, motherfucker.

Run your mouth.

I'll f*ck you anytime, man.

- Any fucking time.

- Shut up!

Keep your mouth shut.

Keep your mouth shut.

Hey, general population,

I'll see you there.

Hey, you gonna nurse that bottle

or are you gonna drink it?

What, you in a hurry, man?

Pass that shit.

I need to warm up.

I was just remembering

the first time

Dave ever met my pop.

Dude, I thought he was

gonna shit himself.

You remember that?

You were stuttering.

You were like, "N-n-n-nice

to meet you, s-sir."

F*ck you.

Whatever, man.

I don't blame you for being scared, man.

I've been scared of him too.

Could be a mean old

son of a bitch.

Nah, he was just all talk.

All talk? That's all you've been

doing is talking.

Start drinking.

- Man, it is cold up here.

- Fucking freezing.

Hey, man, hey.

You know why I love

being up here, man?

It's just like

being above it all, man.

Like no problems pressing

down on my shoulders.

Hey, like if you need counseling,

I've got you covered.

- But can I have the bottle?

- Yeah, right.

Man, f*ck

the holidays, dude.

Lighten up, man.

Come on, bro, relax.

We love you, man.

Come on, hug it out.

Rrr.

Dude, get the f*ck

off of me, man.

I knew he wasn't going for that.

Come on, let's bounce.

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