Banquo is curious about Macbeth now being king once he realizes that the Witches' prediction becomes true he is happy that his own children will be kings. Banquo tells Macbeth he will go riding with Fleance, Macbeth then tells Banquo to return later for a feast at their new palace. Macbeth feels threatened of his position because of the witches' prophecy. Macbeth hires two murders and arranges a plan for the killing of Banquo and Fleance.
We have decided my lord. We're in.
For the plan to work perfectly, you must kill both Banquo and his son, Fleance, who keeps him company.
Private thoughts of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth are displayed. Lady Macbeth tries to calm down Macbeth but she really feels the same thoughts as him. They then begin to notice the affect killing banquo took in their lives, Macbeth tells her his plan on killing Banquo.
Come on, relax, dear. Put on a happy face and look cheerful and agreeable for you guests tonight.
But the universe can fall apart, and heaven and earth crumble, before I'll eat my meals in fear and spend my nights tossing and turning with these nightmares I've been having.
The murders that Macbeth sent to murder Banquo and Fleance leave the job half done. The murders attack both, however, they end up killing Banquo but Fleance escapes.
There's only one body here. The son ran away.
We failedour mission.
Macbeth welcomes the thanes of Scotland to his feast at his new palace. Before the feast started, one of the murderers came up to Macbeth and told him that Banquo was killed but Fleance escaped. During the feast, Macbeth has a toast to his "missing" friend. Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo that appears and reappears. This sends Macbeth into a mess. As Lady Macbeth escorts the thanes out as Macbeth plans out a murder of Macduff and wants to visit three weird sisters as well.
Go! Get out of my sight! Stay in your grave. There's no marrow in your bones, and your blood is cold. You're staring at me with eyes that have no power to see.
Please, don't speak to him. He's getting worse and worse. Talk makes him crazy. Everybody please leave right now.
Hecate calls the weird sisters to complain to them about how they played a role in the downfall of Macbeth. The witches weren't supposed to tell Macbeth his prophecies. Hecate, then declares that she will complete the downfall of Macbeth.
Don't I have reason to be angry, you disobedient hags? How dare you give Macbeth riddles and prophecies without telling me?
What's wrong, Hecate? You look angry.
Lennox meets with another lord and expresses his concerns about Macbeth. Lennox says it was suspicious that Macbeth killed the guards of Duncan's chambers so quickly.The Lord reveals to Lennox that Macduff left Scotland to join Malcolm in England. Malcolm and Macduff have reached out for help from England's King Edward. Lennox and the lord pray that God has vengeance on the tyrannical Macbeth and peace may be back in Scotland.
Some holy angel should go to the court of England and give Macduff a message. He should return quickly to free our country, which is suffering under a tyrant.