Theseus and his men found Palamon and Arcite after the war.
Theseus and his men are taking Palamon and Arcite to prison and in prison both of the knights fall for a girl named Emily.
Palamon and Arcite are fighting in the woods but the Theseus proposes a challenge for both of them to fight for Emily.
Palamon and Arcite are fighting in the joust and Arcite has won but in a twist of fate Arcite has died from the wounds of the joust.
Palamon and Emily are both waking to the wedding because after the joust Theseus said since Arcite is dead Palamon wins the love of Emily.
Palamon is about to marry Emily but Palamon is still going to miss Arcite for ever because he died an honorable death as a knight.But then Emily speaks her mind and says she doesn't want to marry Palamon.