Act 1, Scene 1* A Ghost appears, accompanied by a representation of Revenge. * The Ghost introduces himself as Andrea and talks about how he lived as a Spanish noble, loved Bel-Imperia and was slain in battle with Portugal. * The Ghost also talks about his journey through the Underworld, where governing spirits debated what was to be done with his soul. * Andrea was eventually judged by Pluto, the ruler of the Underworld, and Proserpine, his queen. * Prosperine assigned Revenge to deal with the ghost, and Revenge brought him back to the land of the living. * Revenge tells the Ghost he's been brought back to see revenge taken on the man that killed him -- Balthazar, the prince of Portugal.
Act 1, Scene 2* A general tells the Spanish king, the Duke of Castile and Hieronimo that Portugal has been defeated. * The king and Castile offer prayers of thanksgiving. * The general tells how Andrea...
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