BILL stopped short
He entered, stumbling over something.

MURIEL's shoes were two blotches on the floor,
two arms lay over the bed.

Tangled in the telephone wire, two feet.
He retraced his steps, killing the radio.

(Amplified footfalls on the staircase.)

At this point, the Hero must make a decision,
a last chance to prove, to seize upon his independence.

The Hero is one who insists on finding such chances.