Chapter 1, Scene 3
DUSK. A CONSTABLE OFFICE.
After escorting Kitsune out of the Constabulary and having a smoke, JESPER returns to the jail. JUDGE IORRIS continues to talk with Constable Radas in the back office. MAHDI continues to languish in the back cell.
A young man arrives with food for Mahdi, but it scared to approach the cell.
"Where do you want this?" asks the boy, his eyes wide with terror. Rumors of plague have hit the village and this young man is scared.