Romeo and Juliet
By zarajg, Updated
In the city of Verona, Italy. There were two rivalry families, Capulet and Montague. The quarrel ran so deep even their servants fought. Lord Capulet was having a party and was sure that no Montague would show, but he was wrong.
Lord Montague's son Romeo, however, and his friends came in disguise. As soon as Romeo saw Juliet they instantly fell in love. Romeo wooed Juliet and they both fell in love despite the feud.
After the party ended Juliet ran outside to declare her love for Romeo to the stars. Romeo risked death by sneaking to see Juliet. That night, the loving pair agreed to marry in secret.
The next morning Romeo asked Friar Laurence to marry him and Juliet. He agreed, hoping it would end the long standing feud between the two families. Later Juliet joined Romeo, and the two were happily wed.
On the way home Romeo met his friends Benvolio and Mercutio being lectured by Tybalt for associating with Montague. Romeo tried to prevent a fight but failed. Shots had been fired and Mercutio fell dead. Provokedby his friends death Romeo shot Tybalt.
When the Prince heard of the deaths he banished Romeo. Poor Juliet, her cousin killed by Romeo, and Romeo exiled. Lord Capulet thinking to comfort Juliet after Tybalts death, arranged her marriage with Paris.
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