The prince's folly had embroiled the entire country in calamity. Crazed women stormed the castle. Thieves and monsters took advantage of the chaos and stole as they pleased. As servant to the land, Voronwe could not ignore the crisis. Giving in to his zealous furor, he slaughtered the opportunistic scoundrels. It would not be long before word spread that the "Swift Swordsman" had returned.