Thanks for the help guys
I'm getting a bit closer to a good solution now, I think...?
The flash-drive is 'self-destructive', but my Main Character is only told
that by the Protagonist who gives him the mission to deliver it somewhere, and there's extreme reasons at the end of the story to doubt Protag's honesty and motives.
Basically I pit the MC against the Protagonist (who's now revealed to actually be the Protagonist of an evil plot) at the end of the film, if that makes any sense? Most of the movie is a smoke-screen, and MC spots the truth and foils the plan in the last few minutes of the film. How
- I don't know yet
There has to be a rookie-type flaw in this idea somewhere, I just know it.