Camera opens onto a hallway. It’s sunrise and from behind a door we hear Marlon speak to his son.
<single piano notes, emotional>
Next shot: Marlon is exits the room as his son climbs out of a suitcase.
Marlon is ready to leave and the boy offers his Incredible Hulk doll.
Marlon pauses. He accepts the gift saying this as he places the doll in his suitcase.
<violins accompany piano. very emotional>
Final shot: Close up of Marlon Moraes entering the octagon. Ron Perlman (or whoever’s tough these days) announces that Saturday night, Marlon Moraes will be fighting for the belt at UFC 238.
<Face the Pain starts, knockout montage begins, emotional investment dies>
Some of this artwork is part of an illustrated book I’m making called The Year In Fighting: 2019. Take care of yourself and I’ll talk to you tomorrow.