Palamon and Arcite are brought to the castle and put in prison by Duke Theseus
Palamon sees Emily and then Arcite sees her then they both start arguing over her.
Arcite gets out of jail and is banned from coming back or he will be killed and he decided to go undercover as Emily's servant but Palamon gets out of escapes prison and finds Arcite and they fight and the King found them and challenged them to a joust and whoever wins gets to marry Emily.
Arcite and Palamon fight in the joust and Arcite wins and Palamon loses.
Arcite dies from his injuries and wins the battle but Palamon wins Emily's hand.
Emily didn't really want to marry Palamon but they had to.