When Shita, the Pishtu princess, refused to wed the evil overlord Barong and confessed her love for the Singhu prince Laksa, the overlord took away her lips, her hands and tied her to a vile briar. When Laksa finally saw the hideous shape his lover had become the Singhu prince ran away. The sharp thorn did not kill Shita, the betrayal did.
'A thousand days I've suffered. A thousand days I've waited. A thousand days in darkness. A thousand days worth of pain I offer you.' Uzilite's Veronica Year Three for Vicky Version Three.