Mr. Li is a rich businessman in the shipping business who has his office at Shenton Way and is modern in his ways and ideas. His mother is traditional with strong religious beliefs and practices ancestor worship religiously. The day after Ah ma's funeral, Mr Li recalls the day he told his mother about using the binoculars, she however hopes to see her husband's shipyard vision in Tanjung Rhu with the binoculars. She uses them but does not see anything. Instead, she tells Mr Li she sees his childhood days but Mr Li cannot remember all of those and wants to ask Ah Ma further. But, she becomes very sick and is unable to talk much. She manages to convey the urgency of a hidden key to the altar before she draws her last breath. He promises to fulfil this last wish of hers. But, he is unable to find the key.