The same room: late afternoon of the next day. EDWARD alone. He goes to the door.
EDWARD Oh . . . good evening. [Enter the UNIDENTIFIED GUEST.]
UNIDENTIFIED GUEST Good evening, Mr. Chamberlayne.
EDWARD Well. May I offer you some gin and water?
UNIDENTIFIED GUEST No, thank you. This is a different occasion.
EDWARD I take it that as you have come alone You have been unsuccessful.
UNIDENTIFIED GUEST Not at all. I have come to remind you -- you have made a decision.