Don’t be intimidated by Shakespeare! These popular guides make the Bard’s plays accessible and enjoyable. Each No Fear guide contains the complete text of the original play along with a line-by-line translation, a complete list of characters, and plenty of helpful commentary.Discover the play that may have been Shakespeare’s first. Proteus is in love with the coy Julia—but when he travels to Verona and meets Silvia, the object of his best friend Valentine’s passion, Proteus instantly desires her, too. It isn’t long before Proteus betrays Valentine in hopes of winning Silvia. But meanwhile Julia has her own plans to get involved . . .