But their first baby dies two hours after birth, while Joe is away, and Iseult savagely turns on him.
“He had occupied her life like a foreign army,” Iseult thinks at one point.
Joe had promised her “life, connection, children, meaning,” Iseult reflects bitterly.
When Iseult the Fair heard that she was to be given to this coward first she laughed long, and then she wailed.
As soon as he could speak he called to her, humbly, "Iseult, my wife!"
Tristan (Tristram), the ideal lover of the middle ages, whose name is inseparably associated with that of Iseult.
"All that I know troubles me, and all I see pains me," says Iseult.
Dove and nightingale saluted them sweetly, greeting their friends Tristan and Iseult.
Take forty days for your term, but come back with Iseult the Fair.
For he remembered the day when Iseult the Fair had given him the ring.