This was my father’s. The men who killed him took it.
(looks at him a moment)
Emmett tries to move his pain-racked body.
I gotta get to my brother. If they came after me, they’ll want him too.
You’ll never make it.
Mal reaches out with a strong hand and eases Emmett back down.
I’ll go. I’ll bring Jake out here.
(after a long look)
You be careful. You’re in it now. And it’s gonna get mean.
EXT. ALLEY/STREET NEAR HOLLIS HOUSE – NIGHT
Mal, on foot, makes his way cautiously through the gloom to the end of the alley. He looks over at the Hollis home and
land office, windows aglow.