“And that’s the perfect way to end this play - happy ending y todo. (PACHUCO makes a sweeping gesture. Lights come down. HE looks up at the lights, realizing something is wrong. HE flicks his wrist, and the lights go back up again.
But life ain’t that way, Hank.
The barrio’s still out there, waiting and wanting.
The cops are still tracking us down like dogs.
The gangs are still killing each other.
Families are barley surviving.
And there in your own backyard…life goes on.”