Prospero was the Duke of Milan, and ruled over the whole city. He was admired by the people of Milan and a very good Duke.
Prospero wanted to learn and study magic and trusted his brother, Antonio, to do all of the government rights. Prospero did not detect that Antonio was slowly becoming the new Duke of Milan. Antonio then Overthrew Prospero and is now the Duke of Milan.
Prospero and his daughter were then thrown out of Milan. They were put on a boat that was in very bad condition and had no equipment and was heading to an island. Antonio was hoping that they would die on their journey to the island, but Prospero and Miranda made it to the island safely.
When Prospero and Miranda arrive on the island, Prospero finds that there was some sort of spirit locked up in the tree. Prospero saves the spirit. The spirit's name is Ariel and he was imprisoned by his former master Sycorax.
Prospero and Miranda meet Caliban. Caliban in a half human, half monster creater, who is the son of the witch Sycorax. Caliban was very helpful to Prospero and Miranda, but later, Caliban tries to rape Miranda. After this Prospero was furious and very mad at Caliban. Prospero Now hates Caliban
Prospero creates a storm for the ship of the people of Milan, Prospero's enemies. Miranda feels bad for all of the people on the ship. Prospero then tells Miranda that he has created the storm to protect her.