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Why does Archibald allow that guy to shoot towards him during the scene then  he wants to rob him of is money? Sounds counterintuitive, and, aren't sociopaths supposed to be calculated and egotistical?

Because that's what the writers wanted him to do.

An argument could be made it demonstrated that Archie wasn't a cowardly sociopath, but a brave one. Which would establish why a duel instead of hunting Rob Roy and shooting him in the back.

A lot of reality is sacrificed in the name of dramatic narrative.  

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Marc MacYoung


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I grew up in the streets of Los Angeles in 'situational poverty.' I have dealt with criminals and violent people all my life -- both personally and professionally. I have written 15 books and 6 videos on surviving street violence. I was originally published under the name Marc Animal MacYoung. (Animal was my street name). I've taught police and military both internationally and within the US. I've lectured at universities, academies and done countless TV, radio, newspaper and magazine interviews. I'm a professional speaker on crime avoidance and personal safety. And I am an expert witness recognized by the US court system. My bio is at My abridged CV (Curriculum Vitae) is at

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