"Not so long ago, I think I managed to maintain a religious truce inside my own kingdom. Why couldn't we all follow that way? Why couldn't we... cooperate? As long as you don't seek to challenge Mnesthes, he does not seek to challenge you. The same is with me and you. If you want to be spared, leave them now, abandon the traitor admiral, and let me finish the battle. Once I'm dealt with him, I shall take your problems into account. But for now, they are no concern to me."