Meet the Athenians, hippolyta the queen of the amazones is going to get married to theseus. That gave egeus an idea.
After the wedding Egeus has a plan that was inspired by the previous wedding of theseus and hippolyta's . and wants his daughter Hermia to marry Demetrius.
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I have to marry Demetrius
Egeus informs Theseus of his idea of Demetrius and Hermia getting married, But hermia has other ideas.
Hermia and Lysander meet and she tells him about her dad's order. They are distraught and plan to run away together to marry in secret.
Before she leaves, Hermia goes to Helena, her best friend, and tells her about the plan to run away with Lysander. Helena is secretly happy - she thinks that she now has a chance to marry Demetrius herself.
At nightfall, Hermia and Lysander meet in the woods and begin their journey. Meanwhile, Helena is telling Demetrius that Hermia has run away.