Mercutio and Benvolio are talking. Benvolio say how eager he is to fight, because he is known to being a good fighter. Tybalt and other members of the Capulet comes along and asked where Romeo is. When Romeo comes, tybalt asked if he us wanting to fight, romeo refuses to fight, as he is married to juilet, and is now family; however Tybalt does not know this and is insisting on a fight. The end up having a fight and mercutio steps in to help but gets stabbed and ends up dying. He wishes bad luck in both houses quoting “a plague a’both houses! I am sped. Is he gone and hath nothing?”
Romeo becomes very angry and kills tybalt. Benvolio encourages romeo to flee the scene as he would be punished for the crime. The prince comes before romeo leaves and banishes Romeo from the state.