This scene opens with the witches discussing revenge on a [[sailor]] and his wife. Macbeth and [[Banquo]] arrive and are shocked at the [[appearence]] of the witches and do not believe they belong on this [[earth]]. The witches reveal their [[predictions]] and also state how Banquo's [[sons]] will also be King. Macbeth and Banquo are left feeling [[shocked]] but Macbeth is left further astounded when [[Ross]] arrives and reveals that King Duncan wants to make him the new [[Thane of Cawdor]].