- "Obtained the almighty power of sovereignty."
- "One path to your survival lies in my defeat. Still my heart, and you stay the coming end. Another path before you... Is to offer up that which you hold most dear. Abandon all delusions of control.
For the price of a single life, I shall leave this land in peace. As my vanquisher, the duchy would bow to you. Wealth and power are sweet anodyne for heartache. You'll not gainsay my terms are more than generous. If it matters aught, the man who rules this land now won that honor through just such a bargain.
The decision is yours, Arisen. Now, choose!" (Grigori)
If this painful choice is taken, the final scene shows the former Arisen enthroned in the Demense, dressed in duchal robes, but totally alone.
- "I know not which is right." (Pawn)
- Obtaining this ending triggers the trophy/achievement of the same name.
- The game automatically saves a checkpoint prior to the event, hence the Arisen is able to retry and proceed with the game.