Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym are lifelong enemies. They are both extrememly stubborn. Their stubbornness is what continues their feud.
Ulrich and Georg are lifelong enemies in a feud between their families. Georg trespasses on Ulrich's land and poaches. Both Ulrich and Georg have men with them to stop each other.
Ulrich von Gradwitz is in his woods searching for poachers. He encounters his enemy, Georg Znaeym. They argue and both wish to fight, but neither do, out of dignity.
A large beech tree nearby collapses. It falls on Ulrich and Georg. They are both wounded and unable to move.
Ulrich and Georg initially bicker when they are trapped, talking about whose men will arrive first. After Ulrich offers Georg a flask of wine, they eventually reconcile. They agree to help each other when their men find them.