At tough and Lady Matoko makes herself out of be, she still has scars. She has fears and hate for her overbearing father. The father that thinks little more of her then dirt and less of her then mud. Because she is a women, he sees that the only use for her is that she could be married off to another strong kingdom to make a union stronger. She tried to be a model fighter and great learder to prove him wrong.. but he didn't see that.