After a vicious struggle against another assassin tasked to slay Anchette, Volkhardt's end was approaching rapidly and his charge was distraught. "Weren't you supposed to protect me always...?" As a last resort, she took a vial containing a revitalizing elixir and gently brought it to his lips. The effects were immediately evident as he regained his youth and vigor, appearing as he did when he had killed her parents. Volkhardt's might restored, he vowed anew to defend Anchette with all of his soul.