long ago in athens... the law decread that the daughter must. Marry the man of the fathers choice. Egeus's daughter did not want to marry the man choosen for her so Theseus the duke of athens said she had 4 days to choose beetween love or duty.
Upset Hermia ran away with her true love lysander and her freind Helena. The ran and ran together away from athens they planned.
well they ran away the next day was Thesus and Hyppolyta's wedding. The two lovers and 1 freind ran well the Queen fairy and her husban the King fairy challenged each other over a challenging boy.