Garza is a relatively minor character, but he always seems to be right about his guesses, is able to get to the scene of the climactic assembly scene in record time, and oh yeah, his specialty just HAPPENS to be Explosive Ordnance Disposal... just like the erstwhile sergeant. If you factor in that Clyde had an intelligence background, he seems the perfect kind of person that Snake Doctor would want kept tabs on.
- This troper wants to read that version of Batman.
- It seemed like he was The Dark Knight Trilogy version of the Clock King
All through the movie Clyde tries to hammer one point into Nick's mind, that the system is flawed and you have to take justice into your own hands. No matter what Nick does, he fails the entire movie, until he takes the law into his own hands, and murders Clyde at the end. That's what Clyde wanted the entire time! He succeeded, he took his revenge, he made an example of the justice system, he converted Nick to his own way of thinking, and above all else, he died, because he wanted to. That's the best part of the gambit. Clyde didn't get outwitted by Nick, he forced Nick to kill him.
- Motion seconded by the fact that Clyde realizes he has nothing to live for anymore. No family, no real career, nothing at all. It's not even taking the law into his own hands, however, it's proving that the justice system is very flawed and corrupt. He wants people to know that they can't wait until more people die to deliver the correct kind of justice to the criminal who committed the crime.
- He also successfully taught him not to make deals with criminals.
- Also agree, though I would add that he wanted Nick to care about the people he's supposed to represent in court and not his own conviction rate.