3.MARCUS (O.S.) Ain’t you two just a pretty picture.MARCUS (16), tall, solidly built and wearing a diamond studin each ear, is high on who knows what. And he’s verypissed off. He steps out of the shadows, blocks theirpath.PORTIA Markie, what are you doing here?MARCUSWhat, now I can’t be on the same street with you and Mr. All America? ACHILLESLook, man, nobody’s looking for a hardtime here so...MARCUSYou think I give a fuck what you’relooking for, All-Star?PORTIA Markie, please.MARCUSWhat? What’s that? Oh, all of suddenyou’re talking to me now? Seems likeever since you and Joe College herestarted bumpin’ it you aint’ had thetime of day for me.PORTIA Markie, I’m sorry if I hurt you. Ireally am. But what happened betweenyou and me, that doesn’t have anythingto do with Achilles.MARCUSBullshit, Portia! It has everything todo with him. You put me down to be with him!PORTIA That’s not true and you know it. Westarted coming apart before Achillesever came into the picture. And it’sbecause you changed, Markie. Youchanged so much.