The Sorceress plots to destroy Dido
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3. The Sorceress plots to destroy Dido
As we approach Act II, the Sorceress plots the destruction of Carthage. She plans to send her trusted elf to Aeneas, disguised as the winged god, Mercury, to convince him to leave Dido. The Sorceress believes Dido will die from grief if Aeneas leaves.