LaSalle had also been married before he abducted Sally. To have that tangible connection between what happened to Sally and the continuation of Lolita, it was really kind of thrilling, she recalled. It used music by Dmitri Shostakovich, György Ligeti, Alfred Schnittke and Salvatore Sciarrino.
As he waits for the pill to take effect he wanders through the hotel and meets an anonymous man who, unbeknownst to Humbert, is in fact famous playwright Clare Quilty, a friend of the now-deceased Charlotte. He threatened her again, upping the ante: Sally had to tell her mother that he was the father of school friends, promising a week's worth of vacation on the Jersey Shore.