Originally Posted by lonwolf615
I don't know about EL's typical criminal,
I have read all of his books, with the exception of his westerns....just not into the genre.
but years of gangster movies have taught me that when a crook starts talking about settling down and finally going legit, they're not long for this world. I've got a nagging worry about Boyd.
Unless WG wants to move to something else (God, I hope not), Boyd will be there.
would be a great loss to the series.
Originally Posted by fjames
I took the DQ thing as showing Boyd (and the typical criminal) has his sights set much lower than a Hollywood trained viewer would anticipate.
these guys aren't nearly as glamorous and big-time as people like to think.
You are absolutely right.
Hollywood portrays these guys as Lex Luthors or Hans Grubers...they're not
On the other hand, if that's a legitimate dream, then it shows where he came from, which is even scarier (poor white trash wise.)
Sure he does.
Look at who his Daddy was....