3...

He still could arrive.

2...

Everybody knows that...

1...

...traffic in Chicago can be terrible.

The countdown stops.

He is not there.

She exposed her entire life story on Chicago Sun Times and... he has not come.

The microphone falls to the ground.

Everybody is sitting down again, but she does not see them.

Sam is not there.

The man she loves is not there.

She can see the sorrow into Anita's eyes, she can feel Gus' disappointment.

But nobody can feel what she feels.

She has been abandoned.

She has been rejected. Again.

First Billy Prince, now Sam Coulson.

Her whole life has been marked with...

"Look! Look over there!"

She does not recognize the speaker, but she immediately knows what he is pointig at.

Sam is running towards her.

That is his way to say yes.