Augustus Interlude: Forgive. I can't. You can. Forgive. I can't. You can. Forgive. I can't. You can. Forgive. I think I can. I think I can. I think I can.
And then at last the circle is complete. Tobias Beecher has returned to Oz. He's led in with a handful of other inmates, and McManus and Sister Pete watch balefully as he goes through the new inmate check-in process for the second time. "It's the same old story," sighs Toby. "I got fucked in the ass."
Now THAT should have been the title for Hill's book.
Tom Fontana: I just want you to know that I totally forgive you for all the nasty things you've said about the show.
Aaron: Who, me? "Nasty"? Never.
Tom Fontana: Then what was that bit about the "blind third-grader with Parkinson's disease" all about?
Aaron: Um, the triumph of a physically challenged child overcoming adversity to succeed in the cutthroat world of pay-cable cinematography?
Tom Fontana: You, sir, are a nasty man, and you deserve to die.