Caxton’s father says there are no rules and promises that Caxton will find all the things his father will never write.
When his father stormed out of the house Caxton started to arrange letters to search for the message his father had promised in his angry outburst.
Caxton asks his mom for help.
Caxton sees the six on TV.
Caxton writes his name with the six in the middle.
Caxton pleads with Miss Smith to be allowed to write his name with the six.
After Caxton meets Evelyn she invites him to her house to use her Apple II+ computer to create random texts.
Caxton cries on the stairs after his mom calls to tell him that his father is dead.
Caxton and Evelyn build the Analog Digital converter that turns white noise from the Big Bang into random texts.
Detail of the AD converter.
Even the white noise machine produces nothing but meaningless strings of letters.
Evelyn greets Caxton when he comes to see her at Pantex.
Caxton reads the last message.
Caxton’s boss at the Superconducting Super Collider corners him.
Caxton’s boss fires Caxton.
The night nurse puts Caxton’s name on the chart in the State Hospital which makes him angry because there is no six.
Pete looks at the photo of Caxton and Evelyn while Caxton tells his story.
Caxton reminds Pete that he has the Certificate of Sanity so the story he’s telling to Pete must be true, right?
Caxton stands in the window of the State Hospital telling his story to Pete.