The two bond with interest over marijuana and alcohol, although after the narrator’s wife falls asleep, the narrator and Robert are unable to keep a moving conversation.
While watching a documentary about cathedrals, the narrator notices Robert’s interest. The narrator even goes as far as to explain, in his best detail, the appearance of a cathedral to Robert, although he struggles to find the correct words to use. The narrator grows concerned when he is unable to describe the cathedrals, before he and Robert move to work together to draw one. After they have finished, the narrator closes his eyes and feels the finished work, excited by the experience.
In the beginning of the story, the only thing that the narrator knew about the blind man was that he was blind. He had judged the blind man for this, forming a bias that caused him to actively seek out other issues with the blind man. By the end of the story, the narrator finally sees the traits that his wife admires in Robert, acknowledging him and his experiences, even appreciating his blindness and his unique