This is the first of the three dead people to enter the drawing room. Prior to this character's death, he was a newspaperman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was shot twelve times because he tried to avoid serving in the military. He is a pacifist, and he tells the other two characters that is why he was condemned. He is polite, keeping his coat in on the stuffy room because one of the other characters cannot stand someone in shirtsleeves. This character tries to make the situation tolerable, suggesting that they all keep quiet. This does not work, however, as the three continue to hound each other. He reveals that the real reason he is in hell is that he abused his spouse and fled to Mexico to avoid military service. His former friends in Rio are now calling him a coward. This character...
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