Part 1, Scene 1
• King Ferdinand is embroidering.
• Calomarde wants to decree that all Spaniards learn to embroider.
• King Ferdinand refuses to allow another Inquisition.
• King Ferdinand explains that he is planning a revenge against those who did not support him.
• Calomerde shows the King an intercepted letter.
• Calomerde recounts the execution of one of the King's enemies, Riego.
• King Ferdinand declares that Goya is either a fool or a brave man to have written the letter.
• Calomerde shows King Ferdinand that Goya's house is visible from the palace.
• Calomerde tries to convince King Ferdinand that Goya is not a great painter.
• Calomerde recommends a death sentence for Goya.
• Calomerde suggests that King Ferdinand's embroidery is greater art that Goya's.
• The King inquires as to the recipient of the letter, Martin Zapater.
• A heartbeat thrums in the background, frightening the King Ferdinand.
• King Ferdinand doubles the guard around the palace...
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