Lenina wonders if she should go on vacation with Bernard but, then they have a first date. Bernard disagrees with all of Lenina's suggestions because he wants to be alone with her. He also refuses to take soma.
When Bernard and Lenina come back from wrestiling Bernard takes the helicopter over the ocean to take in the dullness and vast waves. Lenina hates looking at the waves so she turns on the radio to listen to songs about blue skies
When they get back to the hotel room Bernard and Lenina have sex and Bernard takes four soma tablets. And the next day they meet on the roof. Bernard wishes that they would have waited so he could feel strong emotion.