A couple plays Scrabble. He´s stuck with seven E´s and getting nowhere fast, so she decides to do some housework. While she´s out of the room, he glances at her letters; she catches him at it and an argument ensues. Meanwhile, a nuclear war is breaking out, with chaos in the streets as people try to escape the city before bombs fall. The couple´s argument escalates; they bring up their pet peeves - "you´re always shaking your eyes," "well, you´re always sawing the furniture!" Can there be reconciliation before annihilation? And, what about the Scrabble game?