...and then she's telling Eli, "I'm going to lose." At least she's seen TV before. They're in Eli's office, and Eli uncomfortably tells her that she shouldn't be there, as he could get sanctioned just for talking to her. Rebecca tells him she won't blab, and goes on that she knows she can't get a judge to substitute her judgment for Green's. Eli wonders why she's going through with the exercise at all, then, so Rebecca duhs that she's making an effort to get Green to see the value of fighting for his life, and she'd like Eli's help in that endeavor. She goes on that she knows all about Eli -- he's sick and fighting for his life, just like Green should be, and she knows about the earthquake. "Mostly, I know you are more than just a lawyer." She goes on that she thinks Green chose him for a reason, and that reason was to show him that difficulties can be overcome. She tells him that Jewish tradition teaches that to save a life is to save the entire world, and he has the power to do so now. "I beg of you: Use it." But hey, you know, no pressure!
In his office, Eli tells Green that he thinks they can win the case, but Rebecca came to see him, and he thinks she might be right -- Green should want to live, not for anyone else, but for himself. Green wonders if Eli isn't supposed to be on his side, but Eli tells him he is -- he believes that God spoke to him. "I just think that you heard him wrong." He says that he thinks God wants him to fight for his life, but Green tells him he is -- for the life he has now. He says that before he got sick, he had a great job and a great car, but he never saw his family -- he was always at work. In fact, the reason he never saw Rebecca's services wasn't so much that he was a non-believer, but that he got home too late on Friday nights and was too exhausted to get out of bed on Saturday mornings. Hey, you don't need a demanding job in order to do that. He admits he was a skeptic, but it's not surprising, as the life he was living had no meaning. Eli smiles that that sounds familiar, and Green tells him he was sleepwalking. "If I never got sick, I'd still be asleep." Richard Schiff is selling the hell out of this, but he's stepping on his own point a little here, making it sound like he's afraid he'll go back to how he was before if he has the chemo, when it's just that he wants to spend time with his family, something he didn't do before he got sick and something with which the chemo would interfere. Anyway, he says the moment with God gave him a purpose, and I don't really think he's clearly articulating what he means but I suppose it's enough that he believes it.