The story starts in Verona, where 2 houses were battling constantly. The Montagues,and the Capulets. These houses, had random street duels, with the people associated with the kingdoms.
Our main protagonist: Romeo, right now doesn't go to the fights outside. He is not a man who likes to fight, but rather a boy who loves. He is very upset right now, that Rosaline doesn't love him back
Our other main character is Juliet. Juliet is fine, but her parents are looking for someone she can marry. Right now they want her to marry Paris, but she can't make up her mind.
These citizens kept on fighting. The prince eventually needed to put an end to this. So he did. He put a death sentence on anyone who was caught fighting in the streets.