Teri: He catch that fish yet? Robert McCall: Hmm? Teri: Your book Robert McCall: Oh, yeah, yeah, he did. Teri: It's a happy ending. Robert McCall: Not exactly. The old man met his greatest adversary just when he thought that part of his life was over. Teri: Why didn't he just let the fish go? Robert McCall: Old man's gotta be the old man. Fish has got to be the fish.