"Finally, when he was exhausted, he looked at the woman who had been his wife, the woman he had loved above all others and the woman who had bound him to to this eternity of suffering. "What do you want, Zephaniah?" he asked in a ragged whisper. "Have you come to mock me?"
"Why husband," the old woman said with a gap-toothed smile. "I have come to free you. It is time: this world needs a warlock again."