R.U.R. - Study Guide Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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Later the same day, Domin, Dr. Gall and Alquist are in Helena's drawing room looking out the windows through closed shutters. The robots have surrounded the building and stand shoulder-to-shoulder, like a wall, just waiting in silence. Dr. Gall notes that the robots are not armed, but Domin counters that the little group in the building is simply outnumbered.

Regardless of weapons, the men know that the robots have the upper hand and that the end of mankind is at hand. Fabry and Hallemeier enter the room carrying electric cables and tell the group that they have barricaded the doors. They are ready to lay the electric cable along the outside railing so that the robots will burn up if they touch it.

Busman enters the room carrying the company ledgers so that he can balance the books before the managers are killed. Domin notices out the...

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