In the Season 1 finale, Rosaline returns to Verona and tries to prove that Benvolio's not guilty, prompting Paris to take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Lady Capulet's relationship with Paris comes to a head; and a shocking discovery is revealed.
A senseless act of violence occurs in the wake of an argument between Lord Montague and Lord Capulet, and tensions run high. Meanwhile, Rosaline finds herself in a compromising situation when her fate is in the hands of an unsuspecting person.
When Benvolio finds himself in serious trouble, he surprisingly turns to Rosaline for help. Meanwhile, Princess Isabella travels to Venice to try and make peace with the Doge, but quickly discovers he has other intentions.
Rosaline and Benvolio work together to uncover who is responsible for pitting the Montagues and Capulets against each other. Meanwhile, Lord Montague is forced to welcome an unannounced visit from his sister, Tessa Montague, who has a manipulative plan of her own on how to deal with the Capulets.
Prince Escalus suggests a public wedding in hopes of convincing the citizens of Verona that Benvolio and Rosaline are madly in love; Livia bonds with Count Paris; and a conspiracy to keep the Montagues and Capulets feuding threatens Escalus' plans for peace.
With Verona in crisis, Rosaline and Benvolio have no choice but to follow Prince Escalus' decree to marry one another in an effort to restore peace, which Rosaline struggles to accept. Lady Capulet continues to mourn Juliet's death but, unsettled by the way she died, is determined to figure out what or who influenced Juliet's decision. Meanwhile, Livia and the nurse work tirelessly, hiding a secret of their own.
The premiere of the drama about the Montagues and Capulets following the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. First up: the rivaly between the families escalates; and a new royal takes the throne and struggles to determine what is best for his city.