On his brother Frank’s sofa in Toronto after the Flu, Jeevan tries to remember what happened after Arthur told him about leaving Elizabeth Colton. Jeevan entertains random memories and wonders if he’ll ever see his girlfriend again. Cellphones have stopped working. The world is ending outside.
Back in the timeline in which the story began, during his efforts to survive the pandemic Jeevan thinks about the past as a means of escape and distraction from the apocalypse that’s occurring.