Cassius and Brutus Talk About Caesar Being Out of Control
I love him like a brother, but you might be right.
I need you on my side. Caesar needs to go.
Don't go to the senate. I just dreamed you were murdered!
Caesar's Wife Tries to Convince Him to Not go to the Senate
Caesar defeats Pompey's army. He celebrates by taking a parade through the streets of Rome. The commoners celebrate his victory. However, the nobles are worried he will overthrow the republic. The commoners seem to be an easily manipulated mob.
Caesar is Killed by the Senate
You have to go!
Cassius is worried Caesar's power is getting to his head. He sees that the commoners are being riled up. He wants to kill Caesar. However, he needs honorable Brutus on his side. Brutus considers Cassius' request.
Brutus and Mark Antony Each Give a Speech at His Funeral
I love Rome!
I came to bury Caesar!
Caesar's wife believes he should not go to the senate in fear of his life. The fortune tellers also say he's in grave danger. He doesn't want to go, but is concerned the people will think of him as a wimp. So he goes anyways.
Brutus and Mark Antony Battle For Control of Rome. Mark Antony Wins
Caesar should have listened to the warnings. Because they were all correct. Caesar was stabbed to death by the senate.
Brutus needs his speech to calm the crowd. He spoke on loving Rome even more than Caesar. On the fact that Caesar's death was for the good of Rome. Mark Antony fires up the crowd. He says he does not come to praise Caesar, but to bury him. He says Brutus may be honorable, but he murdered Caesar.
Brutus' plan begins to fail. Cassius, who joins Brutus, kills himself because he is led to believe they are losing the battle. However, they were actually beginning to win. When Titinius realizes this, he kills himself as well. Brutus then realizes he has lost. He kills himself. After winning, Mark Antony realizes that Brutus only wanted to kill Caesar for the good of Rome.