That Fated Dirge is a tale told among the Sorrows. There are almost as many variants as there are families, but all tell of the return of Dirge—the mother of the Sorrows and the song that will end the world.
The hole left in society by the loss of Anthem's song, a longing which persists even to those who never heard it in the first place.
The mother of the House of Sorrows, the martyr of its being, the queen whose throne is a grave. Her ghost haunts the stars.