The Butcher presents the head of the Gorgon Magus to his mother.

'Hadrion silently rode through the courtyard of the castle until he reached the inner gates. The crowd that had gathered whispered and gasped in shock, as this was the first time the prince had been in public with his mask off. Hadrion's visage was gruesome, even terrifying, yet his presence was one of pride and fatigue, for he had defeated the great enemy of the land. His mother came to the window and Hadrion raised the hard won trophy for her to see, the head of The Gorgon Magus, his father. '