• To face a man in combat is challenge enough. To find the goddess in a woman is the life work of a man. Hard though the first may be, the second is the harder longer road. But every man seeks the woman of the dream, and only the best of men finds what he seeks.

    Rosalind Miles (2007). “Isolde, Queen of the Western Isle: The First of the Tristan and Isolde Novels”, p.48, Broadway Books