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Coriolanus - A Summary

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Citizens of Rome: Grain's too expensive! We're going to starve!

Caius Martius: Too bad, fragments. I'm off to fight in Corioles.

Aufidius: Damn you Caius Martius, you win again!

Roman Senate: Yay! We will call you Caius Martius Coriolanus!

Volumnia: Hooray, more wounds. Now run for Consul!

Caius Martius: Do I have to?

Volumnia: I'm your mother. If I say you run for Consul, you'll do it!

Caius Martius: Yes, mummy. Give me your voices, rabble... I mean, citizens. Please?

Citizens of Rome: Okay!

Tribunes: ...you do realise he secretly despises you all.

Citizens of Rome: Oh.

Tribunes: Banish him instead!

Citizens of Rome: Okay!

Caius Martius: Hi Aufidius. I know we're sworn enemies, but Rome banished me. Wanna kill them all?

Aufidius: I love you. I mean... okay, sure, sounds good.

Cominius and Menenius: We used to be your bestest friends. Please stop attacking Rome.

Caius Martius: No.

Virgilia: I'm your wife. This is your son. Please stop attacking Rome.

Caius Martius: No.

Volumnia: Mummy says PRETTY PLEASE stop attacking Rome.

Caius Martius: Dammit, Mummy, I hate it when you do that. Okay, okay. Peace treaty.

Aufidius: NOOOO! YOU TRAITOR! I HATE YOU SO MUCH! I KILL YOU NOW!

Caius Martius: *dies*