The envoy traveled hard over a thousand miles To claim a province for his master from another. The king said nothing, but tears streaked his face, Knowing he was too weak to save the province.
Events will take a long time to be resolved and may not turn out in your favor. Periods of misfortune are likely to be particularly severe, and you will be overshadowed with worries for a good while. Committing yourself to a relationship now could be a fatal mistake. Only kind words and patience will get you through this tricky period - your friends may well be your greatest source of support.
Serving faithfully one who is not able to honor your service can be seen as the highest level of loyalty. . . or as an act of great foolishness. It is up to you to decide. Either way, your integrity is assumed. But what outcome do you desire most of all? Remember that you always have a choice.