The Tragedy of Macbeth: Part I
By nmlocklear, Updated
Macbeth (and Banquo, too) is honored for his valiant and sort of vicious fighting on behalf of the king. He also realizes he might need to kill said king for, you know, glory and greatness and a new, shiny crown.
Cats and toads, that's all I need to know.
Temporarily bored with their creepy antics, the witches decide to totally ruin Macbeth's life with--you guessed it--prophecy!
The witches happen to accidentally and coincidentally stumble upon Macbeth and Banquo who are, also coincidentally, drenched in the blood of their enemies.
Hey, Macbeth... Mac-daddy... Macky... You're gonna be king, probably by treasonous and dangerous means!
Wait, what about me?
The king makes Macbeth the thane of Cawdor, awkwardly embraces Banquo, and--shocker!--makes his son his heir.
Give me a break..
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