"I'm not dead. I'm not dreaming. At least I don't think I am. So what is this? Some kind of drug? Suspended animation? I can see you. I can hear you, but I can't understand the words. You're looking right at me...can you see me? I can't move my mouth. I can't speak." His catatonia continues.
She's shaking him now, gently. She says the words one more time. "I love you."