"He would protect her from those who would harm her he said. He would never desert her. She gave herself up to him at last. There was pain but there were also promises. Miriamele had hoped for nothing more. In a way, it was a lesson the world had already taught her."
Stone of Farewell: Memory, Sorrow, And Thorn Tad Williams
"I shall go the way of the open sea, To the lands I knew before you came, And the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me The memory of your name."