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Duncan is the most improbable character to be murdered because of his character, but his title as King of Scotland, causes for Macbeth to loathe Duncan. In the play there's very little interaction between Macbeth and Duncan, demonstrating the little time in which Macbeth gets more energy. Ahead of the witches' prophecies Macbeth is loyal to Duncan, and would never imagine killing him. After the one of the witches' prophecies has been authentic, the idea of murdering Duncan, Macbeth "yield[s] to this proposal / whose horrid image doth unfix my hair / and also make my seated heart knock at my ribs" (1.3.146-148). Partly due to Lady Macbeth's suggestion his "vaulting ambition" is beginning to take over, and he also starts to take under consideration murdering Duncan, to become king. Macbeth nevertheless, doesn't feel comfortable in killing Macbeth, providing himself reasons why not to kill Duncan: "First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; subsequently, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself," (I, vii, 13-16) Lady Macbeth, convinces Macbeth, that killing Duncan is the ideal thing to do until right before he plays the murder. We learn from this particular murder which Macbeth truly had faith from the king and was very loyal, but realizing that one day he would become king, his ambition as well as the persuasion of Lady Macbeth, causes him to execute the action, that he'll regret. This murder changes Macbeth as a individual, but and he soon feels very little regret for killing King Duncan, yet this act will soon assist within his downfall. Since Macbeth got stronger, he relies more on the witches' advice and trusts them more, inducing him to follow his destiny into his downfall. Macbeth knows that the witches "ha...