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- Back in the present, Kip reads to Almásy, while Hana makes food.
- As an Indian man, Kip doesn't agree with anything Kipling has to say.
- Hana doesn't like Kipling, because he only writes about men.
- Almásy notes that Hana is crushing on Kip, but then he detours into another flashback.
- He and Katharine arrive safely in Cairo after being stuck in the sandstorm.
- Katharine invites Almásy into her hotel, but he declines. "Mrs. Clifton," he calls her. And he gets his book back form her. Burn.
- Back in his own room, he lies face-down on the bed as someone knocks at his door.
- He doesn't answer, so his visitor, Katharine, lets herself in.
- Almásy rises to greet her, and she slaps him full-on across the face. Bam!
- He embraces her, and the two kiss. She says he still has sand in his hair. He rips her dress off. Maybe he's just checking for sand?
- Flash forward a bit, and Almásy is in the bathtub sewing her dress back together.
- Katharine joins him in the tub and washes his hair.
- It's going nice and all romantic like, until he tells her that when she leaves, she should forget him.
- That moment is now. She gets out of the tub and leaves.
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