I am peppered, I warrant, for this world. A plague o'both your houses! 'Zounds, a dog, a rat, a mouse, a cat, to scratch a man to death! A braggart, a rogue, a villain that fights by the book of arithmetic!
Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm. (3.1.85-90)
As Mercutio dies, he yells out that he believes that fate did not cause his death, and that the effects of the Montague-Capulet family feud. However, it was he who offered to fight for Romeo, so some may think that it was his fate to die for Romeo. Looking for revenge for killing Mercutio, Romeo kills Tybalt. If it were not for Romeo’s attendance at a rival party, both Mercutio and Tybalt would have still been alive. Paris was another victim to Romeo and Juliet’s fate. When Romeo thought that Juliet was dead, he went to the tomb to see her. Seeing Romeo enter the tomb, Paris thought that Romeo was trying to defile the Capulet bodies inside, so he went after him. Romeo killed Paris, and laid him down next to Juliet, per Paris’ request. As a result of Romeo and Juliet trying to defy their fates, another man was killed. Although the lovers destiny caused misfortune in many situations, their fated death brought an end to the Capulet-Montague feud, which insured peace between all of the families in Verona. Romeo and Juliet’s fate brought tragedy to not only themselves, but the other characters in the