Ian is comforted by friend Charles Gilmore as Ian struggles with his problems with the Army and with his latest girlfriend, Kirsten, during a party. With one foot in the Army and one foot back home with friends, he's beginning to feel as if he's not fitting in either place. He admitted his trouble was mostly his own fault. Some of it stemmed from drug use, some of it from simmering anger. "I'd just like to have a new beginning or a new life," Ian says.