Macbeth tries to come join in the dinner, but his wife stops him as she thinks he will give the plan away. He then says they are abandoning the plan, but his wife convinces and manipulates him to stick with it.
Act 2 Scene 3
Here lay Duncan
Banquo and his son, Fleance, are on their way to bed when they see Macbeth, who is preparing himself to carry out the plan and kill the king. Macbeth has a hallucination of a bloody dagger.
Act 2 Scene 4
Thou seest the heavens
Macbeth murdered Duncan offstage, and he is already regretting what he has done. Lady Macbeth takes the daggers away from him so she can blame the guards.
Act 3 Scene 1
As the weïrd women promis’d, and I fear thou played’st most foully for’t.
It is the morning and King Duncan has been found dead, there is a large panic as to who is the murderer and Macbeth starts to worry about the guards too so he goes off in a rush and kills them. Malcom and Donaldbain start to worry about how the finger could be pointed at them and that if their father has been killed they could be next, so Malcom decides to escape to England and Donalbain has decided to escape to Ireland.
Ross and an Old man are discussing the supernatural occurrences and the death of King Duncan.
Banquo comes to Macbeth’s castle and is suspicious of foul play. Macbeth catches on and arranges for Banquo to be killed.