Macbeth and his wife enter the banquet, but Macbeth is immediately pulled aside by the first murderer, who reveals that Fleance has escaped. Macbeth despairs, and then turns again to the party. He then reveals that Banquo has not arrived, then sees his ghost in his own spot. Macbeth begins to freak, which lady Macbeth explains as an illness since childhood. the ghost then exits and Macbeth again composes himself, but erupts in fits again as the ghost reenters. Ross finally asks what sights he was seeing, and Lady Macbeth ushers them all out. Macbeth shares that he fears Macduff, for he was not present, and that he had been paying off a servant in Macduff's household. Macbeth then reveals he will go tomorrow to the witches and question further his fate, and that now all he thinks to do will be put into action.