Crowds of people gather to celebrate Caesar's return after defeating his rival Pompey. Two senators, Flavius and Marullus, rip down decorations as they feel there is no reason to celebrate.
Julius Caesar and his wife make their way to the celebrations. Mark Antony, Caesar's most loyal supporter is also there.
Cassius, a senator within the Roman Empire, tries to manipulate Brutus, another politician who is close to Caesar into challenging his power. Cassius even throws stones through Brutus' window to make him feel like more people want him to challenge Caesar. The conspirators gather at Brutus' house late at night.
A soothsayer warns Caesar to beware the Ides of March. (The day of his assassination).
A huge thunderstorm moves over Rome. It looks like its raining fire. People see a lion on the capital building.
Brutus' wife tries to convince him to tell her what he is planning. Brutus gets distracted at the last minute