While talking on the telephone, Cameron discloses to Joe that her marriage is ending, that Tom has found someone else, and that she will not be returning to Tokyo. This admission begins a human connection between the two despite the physical distance of the telephone line. They are both unaware that people have been looking for them, with one message making its way through to Cameron affecting her professional livelihood. The telephone call means that Joe has not made his way into work, where there is a crisis with CalNect's flat rate structure leading to some users being logged on 24/7 preventing other users from logging on due to limited bandwidth. As Gordon and Shep try to connect with someone with authority at MCI to address the issue immediately, Gordon has other things to juggle in his life. One is Haley, who, generally reliable, was caught skipping class. Gordon knows that there is something deeper going on with her. And another is Bos, whose outward social visit masks his true...
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The passage Joe reads to Cameron while on their marathon phone call is from John Updike's "Pigeon Feathers". See more
References The Sting