Igrene's mother would regale her with tales from when she ventured into the wilds, about secret springs guarded by fairies, desert nomads, and dragons as large as mountains. With each new sight Igrene encountered, she felt ever closer to her deceased matron. Though her travails continued, she knew they would come to an end when she returned to her homeland. And after reclaiming her rightful place as ruler, she would one day share her own memories with her own progeny.
The name Igrene is a variance of the Old English name Igrayne. In Arthurian legend, Igrayne is the name of King Arthur's mother; she was married to Uther Pendragon, her first husband's name was Gorlois, the Duke of Cornwall. She is also known in Latin as Igerna, in Welsh as Eigyr, in French as Igerne, and also as Ygrayne, Igraine and Arnive.
Artwork by Kang Hee Gwang aka Nax.