Benvolio tells Mercutio to go inside before they encounter with the Capulets.But Mercutio starts to tell Benvolio that he has a bad temper and that he should just calm down.
Tybalt enters with a group of cronies. He approaches Mercutio and Benvolio and he ask to speak with one of them privately. But Mercutio begins to argue and provoke Tybalt.
Romeo approaches them so Tybalt begins to pay attention to him. Tybalt challenge Romeo to a fight. But Romeo refuses to fight because he had just married Juliet. Which Juliet is Tybalt’s cousin.
Mercutio get mad that Romeo won’t fight Tybalt. So he then draws his sword. And Tybalt and Mercutio began fighting. Romeo was trying to stop the fight.
But while Romeo was attempting to stop the fight. Tybalt ended up stabbing Mercutio. Tybalt and his men ended leaving and Mercutio die. Romeo started to realized that his love for Juliet had made him effeminate. And that he should’ve step in and fight Tybalt to defend Mercutio.
Benvolio tells Romeo to run. Romeo ends up finding Tybalt and killing him. For revenge on him killing Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend.