he knew there was no escape but he didn’t bother to stop. it was pretty much useless if he will do so now. at least he would bring his family some justice. his footsteps resonated through the cold stones of the castle. while the traitor was but a few metres from him. the prince nearly escaped the knight. he must go to her chamber even if all has went wrong. he can’t give up. he musn’t. his life’s essence was for her protection. thuds from below increased in volume. he was infront of her door. the thuds cleared for the footsteps of the knight. he must do this, for his family. he held the iron handle and pulled the door open. he reached him.
his final glimpse was of his fate.