The scene opens pretty harmlessly, with what looks like a doting father admiring his sleeping son. Suddenly he starts to choke him, by covering his nose and mouth. He tells the child “scream and I will kill your brother”. Next scene; Alcatraz recreation yard circa 1960. The same child killer is shown standing in the prison yard. He is accosted by the other prisoners, who assault him, all the while calling him a “child killer”. The prison guards look on; but don’t interfere. The deputy warden Tiller too comes and watches, but doesn’t interfere. The prisoners have managed to draw the killer’s blood. Seeing this, Tiller instructs the guards to get the murderer in, before the rest of the prisoners kill him. Elsewhere Diego is sketching, what looks like a comic book. A geeky guy walks in and tells Diego, what a great life he has, sketching comic books and working for the cops and all...Read the full recap
A large chunk of plot is based on Alcatraz having a commissary (i.e. a place to buy items not issued by the prison). However, rule 49 of the inmate regulations famously states: "49. SPECIAL PURCHASES: There is no commissary at Alcatraz. The institution supplies all your needs. You are not allowed to have anything sent to you from home, friends or relatives".