Helen can't see her brothers, Castor and Polydeuces, as - unknown to her - they are both dead
Back on the plain arrangements for the duel are going ahead; Agamemnon and Priam agree to a truce, while Paris and Menelaus each pray for victory - and the prize, Helen. They fight. Menelaus' spear misses, so he leaps at Paris and starts dragging him off by the helmet-crest. But the chin-strap breaks, leaving Menelaus clutching the empty helmet.

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