The princess raised her hand, and made a short, quick movement toward the right. No one but her lover saw it. Every eye but his was fixed on the man in the arena. He turned, and with a firm and quick step he walked across the empty space. Every heart stopped beating. Every breath was held. Every eye was fixed upon that man. He went to the door on the right
the princess pretend to break her ankle to postpone the action in the arena.
The princess broke her lover free and they move to an island off of Italy and lived there ever since.