knight's tale

knight's tale

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  • Theseus takes Palamon and Arcite from Thebes as prisoners after returning from a battle in which he won his wife, Hippolyta, and her sister, Emily. He then takes control and becomes Duke of Thebes
  • While in prison, Palamon and Arcite both see Emily, and both knights fall in love with her.
  • A friend of Arcite's convinces Theseus to let him free. Arcite later returns because he wants to win Emily's heart; however, one night, Arcite is wandering and confesses his story. Palamon, having just escaped and just heard Arcite's story, challenges Arcite to a duel. Theseus discovers them and plans a final tournament in a year, in which both men can bring an army of 100 men and compete for Emily's love.
  • Arcite and Palamon pray to Mars and Venus, respectively, which causes conflict between the gods. Saturn finds a way to satisfy both gods and Arcite wins the battle. But, Pluto causes an earthquake and Arcite gets thrown off his horse.
  • While Arcite lay dying, he tells Emily that Palamon is a worthy husband and to marry him.
  • After Arcite's death, Palamon and Emily get married to honor him.
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