The First Toll Again
Pete transforms into Fred and rises to follow
Alice to the house, but she has been displaced by the Nameless Man.
Fred is chased to his car by the Nameless Man who films his flight
with a video camera. Fred stops eventually at a dusty motel named the
Lost Highway. In the adjoining room his wife Renee is fucking Mr.
Eddy. She leaves and he enters and bludgeons Mr. Eddy and stuffs him
in his trunk. Somewhere on the road he stops and with the aid of the
Nameless Man, now configured as ally and double, he kills the man he
now realizes to be the enigmatic Dick Laurent. He then rushes home to
deliver into his intercom the original phantom message to himself
that 'Dick Laurent is Dead.' The police are now waiting outside and a
car chase commences. We leave Fred hurling down the lost highway
toward yet another point of exchange.