The Ultimate Counter
Tremble not when our sands are breached
Or if our brothers fall.
When our bells ring,
Our foes will spring
Into Jabberwock's open jaw.
This is quite a bold promise from the demi-human. Tin Soldier feigns bravery for his comrade although there still is Doubt in his heart.
Also noted is the obvious reference to the famous poem "Jabberwocky" in Through the Looking Glass (1872) by Lewis Carroll (1832 – 1898), whom Hkusfor salutes.]