What happens at the end of Act I Scene III to move the conspiracy plot forward?
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At the end of Act I Scene III, Cassius gives Cinna a collection of letters that he has written. They are addressed to Brutus and are made to sound as if they have come from concerned citizens of Rome pleading for Brutus to prevent Caesar from abusing his power. Cassius writes these letters to convince Brutus that the people of Rome need his help. He knows that Brutus's altruistic nature will lead him to join the conspiracy once he hears that he is needed. Cinna is told to leave the letters where Brutus will find them. Once Brutus joins the conspiracy in the next scene, their mission is secured and ready to be carried out.
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