Act 1, Scene 1* Two young men lean against the struts of the bridge. * Trock and Shadow enter. * The Two Young Men exit after Trock tells them to go watch his car. * Trock shouts a poetic monologue at the city, railing against the stupidity of people. * Shadow voices his concern that Trock's outburst might land him back in prison. * Trock delivers in thinly veiled threat to Shadow. * Trock reveals his fear of returning to prison. * Shadow encourages Trock by stating that there is not enough evidence to send him back to jail. * Trock reveals that he is dying from a terminal illness and has only six months to live. * Lucia, a piano player, and Piny, an apple seller, enter. * Trock and Shadow move around the side of the apartment. * Piny admits she is frightened of Trock's moody, dark appearance. * Lucia wonders if Trock was raised in a cellar. * Lucia explains...
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