Visit to a Small Planet - Act 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2 Summary

The second act opens in the guest bedroom the next morning. Mr. Kreton is lying fully clothed on top of the bed, chatting with the cat. Ellen brings in a tray of breakfast and Kreton informs her that he does not eat food, but rather pops a pill in his mouth and is done. Ellen confesses to him that everyone is very confused about his plans to take over. Kreton tells her that he has summoned the President to discuss it.

Downstairs in the study, General Powers tells his troops to give up trying to get through the force field around the ship. He tells his captain that the whole matter will soon be in the hands of the World Council.

In the living room, Mrs. Spelding questions her husband about asking Kreton to move his spaceship from her rose garden. He dismisses her request. John enters...

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