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Macbeth Banquo and I were on our way back from the battle against the Norwegians when we first met them. We were both captain

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Introduction

Macbeth Banquo and I were on our way back from the battle against the Norwegians when we first met them. We were both captains and we were celebrating winning yet another victorious battle. They were withered and did not look like inhabitants of the earth. I could not decide whether they were men or women. When they spoke they each greeted me differently. The first said I would be thane of Glamis, the second said I would be Thane of Cawdor and the third said I would be future king. They seemed to be looking into the seeds of time and I felt excited but also I did not no how it could be possible. ...read more.

Middle

I wanted her to enjoy the moment and rejoice in happiness like I had done. I was excited, anything was possible! When I arrived home she greeted me warmly with my new foretold titles and seemed proud of me. Duncan was due to arrive that very same night. My wife had a cunning plan in her mind and was anxious of my approval. As she told me of her vicious plan my face turned sour. She read my every thought and told me not to be weak. She described me as an innocent flower but that I should be like a serpent because a serpent strikes deadly and is never caught. My wife told me I was willing to take the title if it was offered to me on a plate but not to work for it at all. ...read more.

Conclusion

I began to worry! Duncan's sons were lodged together and one cried 'God bless us' but I could not reply. The absence of my Amen disturbed me deeply. It stuck in my throat and I realised I would not be able to sleep peacefully again. It was then that my wife noticed I still had the daggers in my hand. She told me to go and place them back with the guards but I could not. She had not seen what I had seen. She called me a coward and placed them back herself but it was ok for her, her mind did not race at the thought of the deed. I was full of guilt and my conscience was taking control of me just like my wife had done a few hours earlier. Everything had seemed so simple but now I realised the full extent of what I had done... ...read more.

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