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MARLENE CORCHORAN

Female | 30s
Starts on page 12

EXTRACT: Good. Now give your Ma. a kiss. Come on... A big one. Right here. On the lips. You too, Ace. C'mon, over here... That's it. A big kiss from both of you. A wet one... That's my boys... Don't ever forget. We're family. And there ain't no bond tighter than family, you hear? When the sun sets in the west... All that you're left with is your family... And, you gotta respect the institution. You gotta respect it, you hear me? Both of you. We stick fat. 'Cos nuthin's gunna get in the way of this family.

Contains coarse language
Contains adult themes

ROWSTONE

Male | 30s
Starts on page 81

EXTRACT: [Rowstone rises, and button holes Cheeseman.] The trump card, Barry. The Ace of Spades. It lurks here, in the deck, amongst all the other discontented cards. Not making a big-deal of itself, Barry. It just lurks here, amongst the lower class of card. The four of hearts. The three of diamonds... All that disappointment and despair. That festering hateā€¦

Contains coarse language
Contains adult themes