Having heard rumours concerning her husband and another woman, Mercy gets them in the same room to challenge them. After a troubled confrontation, she complains to the police and has her husband arrested for assault. She harbours feelings of guilt, but does not retract her complaint.
Mercy gave Albert a kiss on the cheek as he came through the front door. He moved out of her reach. Mercy took his bag and deposited it on the floor. She closed the door and took his hand, leading him.
"How was your trip?" she asked.
"Alright. I want to bath and sleep," he replied, trying to withdraw his hand from hers.
"You will, just come with me, this won't take long."
"I'm tired, Mercy," he said irritably. Mercy ignored him, and entered the lounge. Abruptly...