Act 1, Scene 1* Scene 1 begins in a darkened bedroom. There is just enough light to illuminate the figure of a man in the bed with a sheet over his face and a woman in a chair at the foot of the bed. * Marion asks if Isobel (in the chair) was with "him" when he died and Isobel admits she was. * Marion feels guilty that she was not there, but Isobel reassures her. * Marion asks if "he's" still wearing a ring she gave him a couple of months ago. * Isobel tells her it is in the chest of drawers. * Marion explains she wanted to find the ring before Katherine took it and sold it for booze. * Tom finds them and asks if they're coming downstairs. * Marion goes on about Katherine, who she says is drunk. * Isobel suggests that Marion has misjudged Katherine: "Dad loved her." * Marion suggests that Katherine was...
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