After the [[Inspector]] leaves the Birling's are unsettled. Eric and [[Sheila]] are the most shaken and are [[Angry]] to see their parents avoiding [[Responsibility]] for their actions. Gradually the family begin to think that the Inspector is a [[Hoax]] and not a real police Inspector after all. The [[Sombre]] mood is almost restored until the [[Telephone]] rings announcing that an Inspector is on his way to investigate a girl's [[Suicide]]