• Atreus decides to lure his brother, Thyestes, back to the palace under the pretenses of a reconciliation so that he may punish him for all the wrongs he has endured.
• Thyestes travels to his brother's palace and discusses his uneasiness in doing so.
• Atreus feigns forgiveness to Thyestes and offers him half the crown and power.
• Thyestes accepts, despite his misgivings, and allows his sons to accompany their uncle to a sacrifice.
• A messenger recounts the horrific sacrifice of Thyestes' sons by Atreus.
• Atreus prepares a feast for Thyestes, using his children's bodies as the meat.
• Atreus gleefully presents Thyestes with the heads of his three sons and tells him that he has been feasting upon their flesh.
• Thyestes, horrified and grief-stricken, vows to leave justice for his children in the hands of the gods.
• Phaedra admits her obsessive love and desire for her...
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