One Eva Smith has gone – but there are millions and millions of Eva Smiths and John Smiths still left with us, with their lives, their hopes and fears, their suffering and chance of happiness, all intertwined with our lives, with what we think and say and do. We don't live alone. We are members of one body.
Eric reveals that he was the one that made Eva pregnant, and explains how they met at the palace bar and talked. She told him she was pregnant so he gave her money. Eva found ou that this money was stolen and refused to take any more
The inspector leaves the Birlings, however, his mysteriousness has sparked suspicion in the Birlings, who all decide, except Shiela and Eric, that the Inspector was fake and that he was talking about different girls.
Mr Birling receives a phone call from the police, saying that a young girl called Eva Smith has died and that there is an Inspector on his way to see them