The Annex member lived in the outside world, but Nazi presence and the terrible stories they hear force them into hiding. They live in fear and must be quiet and not leave their safe place during the day.
The members of the Annex have multiple insistence's with rats. They first believe they are robbed but it is rats. Finally, Peter is bitten by a massive rat.
Anne and her roommate Dussel, argue over a table because an would like to have it for an extra hour. Eventually Anne succeeds with the help of Otto.