The day after, Remigius got up very early and went into his laboratory to find out a way to kill Tristam. He was reading a book about poisoned potions, when he thought that the best way to kill Tristam was to send him in a mission. But he needed someone who invented a particular mission, so he sent a servant to call Rottbarth. Rottbarth arrived and asked the cause of the call. Remigius explained:
“We could send Tristam to a mission and, during it, he could be killed!”,
“But we aren’t sure that he’ll die during the mission!”
the knight replied.
Oh, my sir! You shall send him to a mission in a very far place and I’ll prepare a potion which kills him. So, while he’s in that place, I’ll put the potion in his glass and when he drinks it, he’ll die!”.
Rottbarth was very happy and he thought that the best place, where to send Tristam, could be
Lord John Tower of Liverpool asks Tristam of
When he finished, he took the coat of arms of
Oh, I forgot, Rottbarth was the son of
He sent the letter to Tristam and then he relaxed. On the same day, Tristam received the letter, while he was with Iseult. She was very happy when he read the letter: Iseult had wanted to go to
“You can’t come with me, it could be dangerous for you! It’s better you stay at home!”.
Iseult replied fast:
“I’ll go with my retinue and guards; you mustn’t worry for me! You know that I can’t bear staying without you! Oh, Tristam, don’t be bad, you are so kind! And…
All day she continued to ask Tristam to go with him and, at night, the knight couldn’t stand any more her words, so he accepted to take her with him.