They’re alone in the car, both are married and both are doing the New York Times crossword.
She’s an organized, sensible, psychologist, He’s a free spirited, unemployed ad exec.
She’s a crossword pro and he always quits.
When he tosses his puzzle away, she snaps “Crosswords are a metaphor for life – those who finish, succeed, those who don’t, fail” so now he vows to finish.
Two opposites in an enclosed space, attacking each other’s values but also being swayed and intrigued by them. They each have serious life problems that the other helps them solve.
Their trip is filled with unpredictable but believable surprises, even a passionate embrace or two, and as the train ride ends, it’s obvious each of them has been changed for the better
But will these two ever meet again?
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