It is the very heart of the night, Endurance is tied to a tree, with a sword in their stomach. They have survived so far. This is the darkest moment, the one where they decide to hold on or to let go. There are alone, help won’t come yet but the moon and stars give them a little glimmer of hope. They stand very still, so the sword will not hurt them further. Every moment takes them closer to the possibility of being saved. And so they choose to live.
Possible meanings : Holding on. Growing stronger from difficulties. Understanding where your suffering come from, instead of thrashing around and making it worst. Knowing that the suffering will end. Embracing a bad moment to learn from it.