At Dodgson Energetics in Oxford, OR, CEO Charles Dodgson III is preparing to downsize the company. He tells his assistant Mr. Carroll to assist the plant manager, Alex Liddell, if he has any problems. Alex reluctantly goes to the floor and calls off the numbers of the people being let go. One woman, Edith, breaks into tears and slaps Alex, and he sends everyone else back to work...Read the full recap
Parker: I'm not Patience! Patience is dead, okay? She's dead and it sucks and that's the way it is. But you're alive! You're here!
Charles Dodgson III: You don't und--you don't understand. She was the only one who... I'm alone.
Parker: I don't understand? I had somebody. I lost someone once, okay? And I thought I was alone, too. But you know what? I wasn't. People thought I was crazy, but I never was. I--I never was, and neither are you. You're not alone.