The book contains three long love poems. The stories have an element of tragedy in them. King Constantine the successor of Arthur makes minimal appearence in each story except the last which he has a few lines. The stories have elements of love and tragedy. The great King Constantine is at the hunt The brilliant cavalcade of knights and dames On palfreys and on chargers trapped in gold And silver and red purple, ride in mirth Along the winding way, by hill and tarn And violet-sprinkled dell Impatient hounds Sniff the keen morning air, and startled birds Rustle the foliage redolent with spring.