|Age Range(s)||Young Adult (20-35)|
|Type of monologue / Character is||In love, Persuasive, Inspirational, Pondering/Pensive|
|Description||Avon Barksdale speech to and about his brother who is dying|
|Details||Season 1, Ep. 5, "The Pager" 47 minutes into the episode|
Avon Barksdale, a gangster who runs a drug dealing empire in Baltimore, visits a rehabilitation center with his nephew D'Angelo Barksdale. They visit Avon's brother who is in a coma and dying. Looking at his dying brother and talking to both his young nephew D'Angelo, he gives this speech on life....
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|AVON BARKSDALE: "You never figured on this, did you? Live the life, lead the life. Ain't no big thing. He used to talk that shit all the time and he believed it, you know what I'm saying? What's up, baby, talk that shit now. (to D'Angelo) He scare you, don't he? He scares me. Yeah. See, if he dead, you know, I could carry it better. Coming up the way we did, you kind of expect that. Waiting on it. See, the thing is, you only got to fuck up once. Be a little slow, be a little late. Just once....."|