Bleak heart on the throne. Quickly forced into abyssal woe.Loss of kin ,takes tolls.Death deals heavy blows. Blood lost by bloodOne thought dead, groping In the damp, resurfacedTo challenge the cause.
Creon - Introduction
"What is it?"
“Lord, Oh Lord, you must hear this. A man, this man, hailing all the way from Macedonia, says the most incredulous things, yet I am inclined to listen. His tales are fantastical in every way and grounded in absolute reality, all at once. I may have brought forth unsavory news in the past, but what I have to tell you now is…
"Lord, surely you don't..!"
“ Alexander wishes for you to step down from public life, and to leave the city. He deems this is a fair punishment for the death of his niece by your own decree."
“You DARE threaten me with war? My people have survived Oedipus once,and this is but his kin, so they shall do so once more! I will NOT be stepping down to the brother of an incestious worm!
You forget yourself, girl. It is I who spared you from your sisters fate.
Creon sits is silence with eyes closedSentry acts hopeful yet apprehensive Scout appears calm, closed off
Seize him. Do not kill him. I want him to stand trial for his crimes.
"Oedipus has been found!"
You will not take my throne! I alone can lead Thebes into prosperity
Creon stands, shouting at Sentry and ScoutScout walks away calmlySentry is frightened, tries to prevent Scout from leaving and explain himself to Creon
Ismene! How could he do this...?
Ismene is shocked and reasonableCreon remains standfast and angry
Creon! I have another uncle? How could you go to war against him?
Oedipus is being led by his guardsCreon flees deeper into the the castle after ranting
Ismene is deadCreon is mortally woundedOedipus is shocked and rushes to Ismene