Mithorden: ‘He was brilliant, yes, but ready to laugh at himself when he made mistakes. You may not believe it, but he made mistakes often.’
Luthiel: ‘Why?’ She choked around her tears.
Mithorden: ‘Because he tried to do great things. Anyone can succeed at easy things. But the things Valkire tried were very difficult. He wanted to make things better for people of all races — for he saw the good in them.