His first law is to threaten death to anyone who buries the body of Polynices.
Antigone wants the help of Ismene to bury the body of her brother.
While Tom went to get clothes pegs for their noses to cover the stench, the soldiers slept and Antigone buried the body. But now Prince Haemon wants to see the decomposing body... but it's not there.
They must come up with a plan to punish Antigone without upsetting their son, her fiance, Haemon.
Antigone and Haemon are to marry tomorrow. She knows that regardless, she had no choice but to bury Polynices.
Captured by the soldiers, Antigone must confess to Creon that she has disobeyed his order.
Ismene begs Anrtigone to recant, but sentenced to imprisonment, Tom gives her a dagger to control her destiny.
Discovering that Creon has entombed Antigone in a cave, sentenced to death, Haemon draws his dagger.
Learning that Antigone was to be released, Tom admits to Haemon he gave her his dagger to take her own life.
Tom arrives with the news that Antigone and Haemon are dead.