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Friday the 15th. We made sail with the morning tide.
I've been quarantined to a storeroom away from the other passengers and crew.
All i want to do now is return home.
My dear Sixsmith, i'm in desperate need of your help.
I got hooked on a journal written in 1849 by a dying lawyer...
...during a voyage from a Pacific isle to San Francisco.
Half the book is missing.
It's completely killing me.
A half-finished book is...
...a half-finished love affair.
- What are you reading? - Old letters.
- Why do you keep reading them? - I don't know.
Just trying to understand why we keep making the same mistakes...
...over and over.
Our lives and our choices, each encounter...
- Louisa Rey, Spyglass magazine. - Right.
...suggest a new potential direction.
That's it. The music from my dream.
I call it the Cloud Atlas Sextet.
There are whole movements i wrote imagining us...
...meeting again and again in different lives and different ages.
What.. what are you doing in here?
We cross and re-cross our old treks like figure skaters.
The love of my life, what had happened to her?
I can't explain it, but i knew when i opened that door...
I heard it in a dream.
I was at a nightmarish cafe...
...blaring bright lights...
...underground and no way out,
and the waitresses...
...they all had the same face.
Welcome to Papa Song's.
No reason to hide.
I know who you are...Sonmi-451.
...my life was headed in one direction,
today it is headed in another.
You never think that the universe was against you?
- What the fu...? - Where's our money?
- The law says... - The law?
Fear, belief, love.
Phenomena that determine the course of our lives.
These forces begin long before we are born and continue after we perish.
Our lives are not our own.
We are bound to others.
Past and present.
And by each crime,
and every kindness,
we birth our future.
I have begun to fear,
i may never hold my beloved Tilda in my arms again.
The problem you create is a political one.
...i believe i would never have done what i did today.
I feel like something important has happened to me.
Is this possible?
I just met her and yet i have fallen in love with Louisa Rey.
- You've saved me twice now. - You fall i'll catch you.
There is a natural order to this world,
and those who try to upend it do not fare well.
I believe there is another world waiting for us Sixsmith...
...a better world,
and I'll be waiting for you there.