what she means: in “learn to do it”, dmitry tells vlad that he bowed to someone once when he was a child, but it isn’t until act 2 during “a crowd of thousands” that he reveals that the person he bowed to was the princess anastasia, meaning that even before he knew that anya was the princess and before he was taken back to the memory of the parade, he was still thinking about seeing anastasia from the crowd, the moment he fell in love with her and how she is the only person that he’s ever bowed to
I just wanted to say a few things before I lose you forever. Because I owe you a lot, but most of all I owe you the truth. My name is Mon El. I’m the former Prince of Daxam. And I was a spoiled useless person but I didn’t know. Until I met you. I love being a hero because it means I get to spend every single day by your side. And I love the way that you’re honest to a fault. The way that you fight for those you care for.