The Professor completes his latest project.
Lucy, a 22 year old orphan sings of the demise of her latest relationship and her loneliness. She is overheard by The Professor, a time-travelling scientist. He offers her a job and together they travel 100 years into the future.
We meet Ebenezer, a 65 year old orphan who sings of his dissatisfaction with his life and his desire to research his family tree. He is overheard by Lucy, who has arrived in the future. Ebenezer is unsure how to interpret her concern. The Professor arrives. In a fit of self pity Ebenezer takes out a knife and bares his arm, ready to do himself harm. Lucy notices a strawberry mark on Ebenezer that matches one on her own wrist. With The Professor's help they discover that they are related. As The Professor and Lucy prepare to travel on, Ebenezer looks forward to developing his family tree.