Macbeth Act 1 Scene 1 The witches wait to meet Macbeth. Their conversation is filled with paradox and equivocation. They say that they will meet Macbeth "when the battle's lost and won" and when "fair is foul and foul is fair"
When shall we meet again ?
Macbeth Act 2 Macbeth has a vision of a dagger that points him toward the room where Duncan sleeps. The dagger turns bloody and Macbeth says the bloody image is a natural result of his bloody thoughts. He will kill Duncan.
Macbeth Act 3 The murderers kill Banquo, who dies urging his son to flee and to avenge his death. One of the murderers extinguishes the torch, and in the darkness Fleance escapes.