His sons (saturnius, bassianus) ask the people of rome to determine the new emperor, they argue between themselves , Saturnius or bassianus, of who should be emperor. But the people have already decided it will be titus andronicus. Titus enters with the queen of the goths and her three sons, and aaron the. He has 4 living sons and 2 dead sons in coffins. The wife of the late emperor implores him not to. Titus sends his sons to cut his limbs and burn the body. Titus refuses the title of emperor because he says he is too old, and says. Saturnius should be emperor because he is the eldest; saturnius is super rude and says that he will take lavinia as his empress (titus" daughter) but she is already bethroted to bassianus. He "steals"" her away with the help of her brothers. Mutius disagrees with his father about lavinia but his father kills him.