This has so terrified John that he has opted not to go back to his house but instead stay at a Bed and Breakfast. Brendan Coyle is completely believable as this man who has seen a ghost. He is shaken to his core. Rory Keenan actively listens with a repetitive "I know", his way of reassuring the client and mirroring the number of times John says, "You know." In this first scene we learn only about John's issues and Ian's professional side.
As the play progresses there is an over-consumption of alcohol and the cracks start to open up. Amir will feel betrayed by his wife, by his associate Jory and by their friend Isaac and the effect is violent, shocking and destructive.