As the lights rise upstairs at the Atlantic Club, Silver Johnny stands alone. Music and screams are heard from the club below as, menacingly, he dances by himself. As the noise reaches a powerful crescendo, Silver Johnny suddenly takes a giant leap down the stairs into the club.
A few hours later, Sweets and Potts are sat upstairs at the club, high on amphetamines and waiting for a pot of tea to brew. There is a meeting going on in the back room about the future of Silver Johnny and the two men discuss the important seating plan in there--in particular, where local gangster and rival, Sam Ross, and their boss, Ezra, are sitting. Sweets and Potts muse on the meteoric rise of Silver Johnny. All the girls love him and he is in demand across the club scene. Potts takes the tea into the back room and, upon his return, fills Sweets in on the atmosphere in there. He is satisfied that the meeting is going well, but Sweets is perturbed that Silver Johnny has taken his jacket
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