I bet your parents taught you that you mean something, that you’re here for a reason. My parents taught me a different lesson, dying in the gutter for no reason at all… They taught me the world only makes sense if you force it to.
She thinks she’s found a magical land… In the upstairs wardrobe.
[eyes widening, he rushes to the children]
What did you say?
Um, the wardrobe. Upstairs. Lucy thinks she’s found a forest inside.
She won’t stop going on about it.
What was it like?
Like talking to a lunatic.
No, no, no. Not her, the forest!
You’re not saying you believe her?
But, of course not. I mean, logically it’s impossible.
What do they teach in schools these days?
In any war, there are calms between the storms. There will be days when we lose faith, days when our allies turn against us. But the day will never come, that we forsake this planet and its people.
[sees giant snakes]
We should run.
We mortals do it all the time!