FLEANCE: He is the son of Banquo, who ends up surviving Macbeth's attempt in killing him. The Three Witches created a prophecy that he would be the first in a line of kings. Macbeth wanted to kill Fleance and Banquo so that they cannot take the throne away from him. However, his plan fails when Fleance escapes. Though he had escaped, inside lies revenge for his father's death.