Maggie Lowery is married to a young Navy officer and has a young son who is hyperkinetic. Maggie is told that the boy's psychological problems are her fault. She tries desperately to cope, but it is no use. In one last frantic attempt to save her marriage she plans a romantic evening alone with her husband, after first finding the one babysitter in town who has not heard about David. While she is fixing dinner, David returns to nearly demolish the house, the dinner, and Maggie's hopes. The play builds with a horrifying intensity and Maggie finally fights back.
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