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** Before that, when Exley asks him why he became a cop, all he can do is say "I don't remember" with an utterly ''lost'' expression on his face.
** [[spoiler: Jack]] gets a lot of these, really. The [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone look on his face]] when he finds [[spoiler: Reynolds' body]] is one of a man who clearly blames himself for allowing it to happen. On the plus side, that's the moment he seems to say "screw it" and be a ''real'' detective.


* The scene where [[spoiler: a desperate Bud confronts Lynn angry at her for sleeping with Exley and she slaps before looking remourseful for what he did and realizing he's acting the same way his abusive father used to do.]]

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* The scene where [[spoiler: a desperate Bud confronts Lynn Lynn, angry at her for sleeping with Exley and she Exley. He slaps her twice, and is about to hit her again when he sees her cringing before looking remourseful for what he did him and realizing he's acting the same way is immediately remorseful, seeing in himself a reflection of his abusive father used to do.father. He can't even face her after that.]]

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* [[spoiler: Jack's death]], in the movie, especially the betrayed, confused look in his eyes.
* The final line of the book, highlighting Ed's PyrrhicVictory in six words:
--->''Gold stars. Alone with his dead.''
* The scene where [[spoiler: a desperate Bud confronts Lynn angry at her for sleeping with Exley and she slaps before looking remourseful for what he did and realizing he's acting the same way his abusive father used to do.]]

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