On the hospital, a physician offers Donnelly the dangerous information: his spouse of a few years has died. He visits her physique, inserting of their pet rabbit on her palms. Then, within the early morning mild, he leaves and catches a prepare again house towards Dublin. He sits throughout from a younger talkative man who appears to have a unfastened screw, making coarse observations, beginning an argument with a pair within the subsequent seats who’re clearly tense with one another. Over the following few miles, Donnelly learns that every one 4 have misplaced somebody that night time, and, in an odd flip of occasions, the child bequeaths to Donnelly a present which will ease his ache. There is a unusual bond in grief.