"That damn playwright cursed us when he wrote our story with a quill from a Phoenix feather."
—Juliet explaining how Shakespeare cursed the couple.[src]

Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are a couple cursed into a tragic cycle by William Shakespeare that lasted for centuries, though he did it unknowingly.


The Curse[]

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William Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet's story with a quill from the feather of a Phoenix. This unwittingly caused the couple to be cursed into an endless cycle, where they repeatedly met, fell in love, married, and then separated by a tragic death in every lifetime. The process went on for more than four hundred years. The couple also kept their memories of their previous incarnations intact, but their love never wavered despite the tragic cycle. Because of their epic love story, they became famous among Cupids as well as the mortal world.

Breaking the Time Loop[]

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Romeo and Juliet's wedding.

In 2008, the two hope that by being married in a ceremony officiated by a Charmed One would break the curse, making it possible for them to move on from the time loop. In their explanation of the event, Juliet gives a little perspective to Phoebe Halliwell on the whole mass wedding thing. Phoebe then decides to marry the two lovers, with encouraging words from her husband Coop Halliwell.


Two years later, couples wedded by Phoebe were targeted by Dafydd, who stole the Eros Ring and used it to break couples up. Coop checked on Romeo and Juliet and found them still safe.

Notes and Trivia[]

  • Phoebe regains her empathy power through this couple.
  • Juliet's speech inspired Phoebe to write a book, which will ultimately become her best-selling book "Finding Love".
  • Their love story has been so epic that even Cupids have known them for centuries.


Romeo and Juliet appeared in a total of 1 comic throughout the course of the series.

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