The eldest brother with his red stone was going to be a smith.
He lived. But his unlucky soul got snared, enthralled by Dame War.
The smith’s boy joined a band of mercenaries and left that country for distant lands.
The family never saw him again.
His sweetheart gave birth to a son.
Sensible girl, she took another man to father her son. Even so, the child grew up a rascal.