Pages eighty-six, eighty-seven, eighty-eight and eighty-nine.

My pages are all screwed up. After spotting the error today, I’m now worried I’ve got two different scripts going on Celtx. My iPad script says I’ve got eighty-nine pages and my desktop says I’ve got eighty-two. Argh! I’m sure my iPad is right though, because I’ve used it almost exclusively.

I’ve mentioned it several times, but I love writing with the iPad. I’ve purchased a Logitech keyboard and stand so it’s more like a laptop than an iPad. It sounds crazy, like why don’t I just buy a laptop? But there were logistical reasons for my purchase. Number one, some jobs I work, I’m not allowed to bring in a camera and almost every laptop (besides an expensive business laptop) now comes with a webcam. Another reason was because I travel a lot. The iPad is nice because it’s so portable, always on and saves a lot of movies and books on it. I’ve tried netbooks and the keyboards are too small on them.

Finally, on to the script…

I’ve decided to change the jewelry box to a crazy treasure chest of jewelry. Just something absurd. Kind of an homage to Tarantino’s red-glow-suitcase. I think it will add a little humor. Again, everything is subject to change. The question already is, “why didn’t Sam just give them the jewelry in the first place?” I don’t know. Maybe they’re family heirlooms. Anyways, the script doesn’t reflect the change yet, but it will.

INT. JIMMY’S OFFICE

Jimmy is sitting in his office reading a newspaper when Perry and Martin walk in. Perry is carrying the box of jewelry.

MARTIN
Hey boss.

JIMMY
Did you get my money?

MARTIN
We think so.

JIMMY
You think so?

Perry puts the box on the desk and opens it. Jimmy grabs a necklace and pulls it close to his face examining it.

JIMMY
Is it real?

MARTIN
The diamontologist here thinks so.

PERRY
I’m certain it’s real.

JIMMY
Look at this! Where the fuck did he get this? It’s like you’ve discovered a treasure chest. Nice work guys. Nice work.

MARTIN
Thank you.

PERRY
Thanks.

JIMMY
We’ll get someone in here and appraise it. Once I get my cut, we’ll split it three ways. How’s that sound?

MARTIN
It sounds like we need a bottle of champagne to celebrate.

JIMMY
Oh yeah, look at this.

Jimmy throws the newspaper at Martin.

JIMMY
Front page.

Martin examines the front page.

The article’s headline is “LOTTERY WINNER FOUND MURDERED”

MARTIN
Holy shit!

JIMMY
Yeah.

PERRY
What?

MARTIN
Look.

Martin passes Perry the paper.

Perry reads it.

PERRY
Is that Dino?

JIMMY
It sure is. The fucker actually did win the lottery.

PERRY
That’s why Sam’s shirt was covered in blood. He killed Dino.

MARTIN
Wow.

Jimmy quickly pulls out a gun and fires two shots into Martin and Perry each. He hit Martin right in the head and Perry in the chest. Martin dies instantly.

Perry starts crawling away on the dirty concrete floor.

Jimmy stands over him.

JIMMY
I’m sorry, Perry, but one of you stole from me and I’ll never know which one. So you both gotta go.

Jimmy fires another shot.

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