Curiosity has led Felicity down through the pages of antiquity to an obscure figure that she believes to be the inspiration behind many of the greatest turning points in human history. Her research has developed into obsession. Her thoughts are fixated on a man she believes to be the cornerstone of the utopia she now lives within.
To have the opportunity to meet him, she embarks on the next step in human exploration. However, her journey to discover the truth will lead to a startling revelation.
The future meets the past as two souls transcend time to find one another.
Music often inspires scenes, helps mold the tone of a narrative, and in some cases, defines a character.
What follows is a collection of songs that are the soundtrack to this novel.
This song inspired a "deleted" scenario that does not occur in the novel but would be ideal visually for a movie or television series based off the book. This will add to the experience for the visual representation of the book. Learn more about this new addition below under the "Bonus Scene" section of this page.
There is a scene where Felicity decides to leave Christopher to his fate. The first part of the song is her deciding to leave. Then near the end, it shifts to a more positive message when she comes back to see him again. This reveals the emotional journey of her leaving, then returning, not willing to give up on him.
At the end of the movie, Felicity and Christopher are exploring the world together, seeing all the wonders it has to offer, doing what was previously denied to him before she entered his life. Now given a second chance, he can now do everything he couldn't before. It is a celebration of their time together.
In a Heartbeat : The Movie
Bonus Scene: Not Found In Book
In a movie/television presentation of In a Heartbeat, there is a different opening scene while the song "Centuries" plays as mentioned earlier on this page. There is a series of scenes showing Christopher's birth, the struggles he goes through as he grows up, different stages of his life revealing how his heart condition makes him isolated. Lastly shows him writing on a computer, pans out through a window, up into the sky, then a time acceleration of that region and how much it changes as it moves to a new location where a flying machine lands with Felicity exiting with Lynx. Cuts to her using holographic imagery for her historical research. All this leads up to the opening of the novel.