Caesar has become far too ambitious. He must be slain!
I will join your cause for the good of Rome.
The Assassination of Caesar
Et tu Brute? Then fall, Caesar!
Caesar returns to Rome after defeating Pompey. The plebeians gather in the streets to celebrate him. Even though most people were overjoyed to have Caesar as leader, some were still loyal to Pompey and the idea of a triumvirate. Before Caesar enters the palace however, a soothsayer gives him a warning.
Cry "Havoc!" and let slip the dogs of war!
Cassius convinces Brutus to join his conspiracy, but wants Caesar dead only for his personal gain and not with Rome's future in mind.
Octavius Enters Rome
Lepidus is a tried and valiant soldier.
So is my horse.
The conspirators corner Caesar in the senate hall and assassinate him.
Antony pretends to ally himself with the assassins, but secretly plans to turn the Roman people against the conspirators.
As the conspirators fled, Octavius and his forces enter the city to strategize and prepare for the impending battle. Antony criticizes Lepidus, who he views as unfit for the triumvirate.
vius Brutus and Cassius's armies are routed and destroyed. Both of them commit suicide, claiming that their deaths finish the business that began on the ides of March. Antony honors Brutus for his courage, and Octavius promises a proper burial for him.