Much Ado About Nothing: Novel Summary: Act 1, Scene 2

 Leonato and his brother Antonio (Don Pedros father) converse in a room.  Antonio reveals that he has just learned from a messenger that Don Pedro and Claudio were discussing Hero and how best to woo her.  The brothers believe this turn of events to be uncalled-for good fortune.  Antonio sends for the messenger that overheard the conversation and Leonato prepares to break the news to Hero.