The memory was poignant, overshadowed by events that took place after she told Alex she was expecting.
At this period Athens was altogether overshadowed in material strength by the great Hellenistic monarchies and even by the new republican leagues of Greece; but she could still on occasion display great energy and patriotism.
Any gratitude he felt for the fact that she had given them a daughter was overshadowed by the danger she had put them all in.
Maybe she didn't want her wedding day overshadowed by theirs.
Her memories overshadowed, she threw open the curtains.