VIII by H. M. Castor
- Love can be artificial
Hals father only "loved" him once his brother had died and he was only then needed
- The world is a cruel place
Hal tried to get a son lots of times to secure the throne but every time he tried they would not make it out alive and Hal himself had a bad childhood
Three quotations and evidence
This shows that Hals father only sees him as a reserve and nothing more.
This shows how Hals father beat Hal into a respectful and disciplined person.
This shows Hal talking to his father on his father's deathbed and how Hal finally tells his father what the people think of him.