"This place will give you enough money for you and your family to live" (66)
''No no I can't!'' (67)
'' We think our children were murdered by a villager close to the castle.'' (238)
'' Now, to get the throne you have to get Cal to kill his father.'' (128)
'' And how will I do that Elara?'' (128)
Mare who is just getting by until she meets Cal, (a prince) who gives her a job in the castle.
''FOR MAVEN!'' (204)
Meets Cal, (a red) at a royal family party , and Cal gets her a job saving her family, Mare finds out the King and Queen wanted to kill someone, and they cover up their tracks by saying their son and daughters were killed by a villager, not them.
She is currently thinking about how they couldve died...
In Scarlet's mind
Maven betrayed everyone for his evil mother (the Queen) Elara. The Queen also manipulates Cal into killing his father. While Maven took the throne, that threw Cal into a bowl of bones to rot, showing how rotten Maven really is.
They beat all 5 of their exucutioners by working together.
Facing certain death of legion warriors the were once Cal's men, they were soon saved my Scarlet, later they found people like Shade and Mare (who she thinks were killed), but she found out they weren't