She is a thrifty lady and would not be doing this for nothing. There are festive
sights and sounds everywhere. Do you know what all this is about?"
The little servant girl answered, dancing
with joy: "Why, do you not know that our Raamachandra is going to be anointed
Yuvaraaja tomorrow morning"
This was news! Manthara was overpowered
with sudden anger. Quickly she hobbled downstairs. Straight she entered Kaikeyis
room. Kaikeyi was resting on her bed.
"Rise, rise, foolish woman! A flood of
misfortune is rising to drown and swallow you! You are betrayed and ruined. Your ST is
setting. Foolish girl, is this the time to sleep?"