“Suppose I send you to him,” said Dong Zhuo.

“Suppose I send you to him,” said Dong Zhuo. Stunned, she pleaded with tears, “What have thy handmaid done? My honor of serving only Your Highness could not bear being given to a mere underling! Never! I would rather die.”   And with this she snatched down a dagger hanging on the wall to kill herself.[…]