- "Mother how have you been?" She asked after her mother calmed down a bit. They were now seated at the wooden bed.
- "How else would I be my daughter, your father seemed to have gotten worst as he no longer gets any coins from me".
- "He had sold off all my valuables and dowries, squandered them all on gamblings and drinks. I am just living with hope that the gods would make my daughter wipe my tears" she concluded and Galene's heart shattered as tears stream down her eyes. Her mother was been suffering in the of her heartless father.