If you ever find yourself trying to rescue a kingdom from a Dragonlord, and saving the daughter of the king is an optional side quest, well, learn this lesson from the video game Dragon Warrior (the last 20 seconds):
If you do do the hero thing, you must be prepared for the possible "But thou must!" nagging. The hero business is always a crap shoot. That said, I hope you all had, at the very least, a reasonable Valentine's Day.