It is midnight as Hermia and Lysander are off in the forest waiting to escape to another city to get married.
Hermia and Lysander are tired and they want to rest. Lysander plans to sleep with Hermia but Hermia doesn't want to sleep with Lysander so they decide to sleep seperately.
Puck comes to the forest as he is told to by Oberon. He is suppose to squeeze the flowers juice into Demterius' eyes but he accidentally squeezed it into Lysander's
Demetrius and Helena go off into the forest in search of Lysander and Hermia but Demetrius is mad and leaves Helena because she keeps following him. Now Helena is alone.
Helena stumbles upon Lysander sleeping but Helena thinks he's dead. Helena wakes Lysander up and Lysander instantly falls in love with Helena because of the flower. Lysander starts saying all these loving words to Helena but she thinks he is mocking her and she runs off and Lysander follows.
Hermia wakes up for a nightmare where a serpent was eating her heart and Lysander was watching. When she wakes up, she doesn't find Lysander anywhere near her. She goes off and tries to find Lysander. If she doesn't find Lysander, she will want to die.