We Are Not Treasures
As an emperor, a wife for the next hire to the throne or even multiple wives for satisfaction and to show off. But zarkons wives have had enough of being forced to think they are less than living creatures, they are not things, toys, and especially not his treasures.
Late one night on a cargo take off, zarkon finds his wives who few carried his own children, his property, taken by his own making of a disappointment. Prince Lotor.
Five wives, two carriers, one chance of freedom.