Onstage, the cubes form long benches. Twelve good persons and true obediently walk in and take their seat on the benches. Their wide eyes dart everywhere, cowed by the enormity of their appalling responsibility.
They rise when the Judge enters. He is wearing a mask. Should he remove it, each of the twelve good persons and true would see their own face staring back at them. But he doesn't.
The defendant enters.
The Judge asks "Have you reached a verdict?"
The eyes of the twelve good persons and true look everywhere except at the defendant.
The defendant rises.