I can never go against you... Everything shall be as you desire. Please, do not doubt me...
You needn't show me any sympathy. It only makes it more painful... No, please forget what I said.
I shall serve you to the best of my ability. Please...don't hesitate to use all of my power.
Radia's obsession with political authority stemmed from her rejection of the policies of her father, the emperor. Some suppose that her eventual devotion to faithfully following her father's orders was due to feeling a need to prove her loyalty. After her change of heart, she became bitter and spiteful, often quarreling with her siblings. However, some historians theorize that her complete dedication to her father was merely a way to hide her true feelings.