"Why did Jerry have to move out there when he's gone half the time? Just her and that little tiny baby? Why?"
"It was not a prank and it was not a wrong number! It was someone in my family! Yes. Someone in my family. Someone very close. Me."
This scene is important to the story because it's where the conflict of the story begins. The land line phone rings and katie answers it, the person on the phone sounds very upset and katie thinks it's her daughter. The line dropped before she could ask who it was. Later Katie finds out that it wasn't her daughter. Katie believes it is someone in her family.
This seen is important because Katie now thinks that the person who called was her sister, Dawn. They drive to Dawn’s farmhouse and they think something is wrong because the lock on the door was scratched up. They walked in and found Dawn sleeping on the couch. Dawn tells them she is not the one who called.
This scene is important because Katie is crying and calls her past self to save her husband. She try’s to get her words out but she can’t. The line drops and she realizes that the original caller is herself.