It is then that all twelve brothers are reunited and find out that Joseph has become the second most powerful man in Egypt, and can control the well being of his brothers who betrayed him. The brothers are cowering and afraid of what their consequences might be. They assumed that they were not in danger of their plan backfiring on them, but they find out that sometimes things don't work out like you planned. This part in the story is very ironic because how could anyone predict that someone could advance from a lowly slave to someone who has almost as much power as the pharaoh.
The story line showed how Joseph's dreams came true, even when he least expected it. He was beat up and sold, without any apparent power to change his situation. However, he ended up doing better than he or anyone else could have imagined. In addition to his life dream coming true, Joseph's actual dream comes true as well. In the beginning, he has a dream that his brother's stalks of hay are bowing down to his, and tells them about it. This was the action that finally triggered the brothers to get rid of him. The playwright is attempting to get across to the audience that no matter how bizarre a dream or thoug