Teddy reveals that same man – who later we find out is Nicholson – sits next to his family in the dining room and found Teddy in the gym. It seems that he's heard one of Teddy's tapes.
On the sun deck, Bob Nicholson finds Teddy and starts talking about the weather.
He and Teddy discuss emotions and poetry.
Nicholson wants to talk about the professors that Teddy left "disturbed" in Boston, but Teddy defers the topic.
Nicholson asks about Teddy's previous incarnation, then inquires how one gets out of the finite dimensions, as Teddy claims he can do.
Bob returns to the issue of the professors in Boston. Finally he gets Teddy to talk about it.
After Teddy supposes what his death might look like, Nicholson points out that Teddy's parents would certainly feel terrible about it, even if Teddy didn't care.
However, Nicholson does seem to take to heart Teddy's response which is belittling the importance of death.
Nicholson, again delaying Teddy's departure for his swimming lesson, wants to engage Teddy in a discussion of the education system.
After Teddy departs, Nicholson sits alone for a few minutes before quickly getting up and heading to the ship's pool. Just before he enters the pool room, he hears a scream coming from a small child, reverberating between four tiled walls.