Till I was sure the danger had past. This hiding place would have
I knew what I was doing was forbidden. This very reason I must
For my space I had chosen well indeed. From this perch I would
When at last the time was right, for me to pretend to join their
My father, brothers and our men, they all fought bravely to de-
Our life, our honor and our homes, yet I did let them die alone.
When it happened I know not. My fear had frozen me to this
When at last the siege was done, we had lost our enemies won.
Our castle gates were battered down, our women screaming
part of the sound.
Those screams still echo in my mind. That moment forever
etched in time.
Then a single voice yelled out commands. For it was obvious
that he had plans.
Have her youngest highness brought to me. So I can hear a final
No doubt it will be to spare their lives, the only way to become
With her very small concession, means our son will have the
rights to succession.
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