Werner tries to repair his radio. He experiments with the wires inside, and tries to press the earphone in more rightly. He has a vision of himself working on a radio at the age of eight, with Jutta sitting next to him. As he works, Volkheimer looks at him, hopeful.
The thought of Jutta no longer makes Werner feel guilty or resentful—now she inspires him to work harder, and gives him something to hope and fight for.