Act 3, Scene 7: Enobarbus and Cleopatra argue whether or not Cleopatra should be present at the war because of what it might take away from Antony having her there. Antony discusses with his men whether to wage war with Caesar by land or by sea. Antony decides to do it by sea, and have a land war to fall back on. A messenger comes bringing news that Caesar has taken Toryne, and Antony is outraged.
Act 3, Scene 8: Caesar tells his lieutenant, Taurus, not to provoke a battle by land.
Act 3, Scene 9: Antony positions his men in the field.