You cannot claim what was not given to you.
Alina: You first words to me were, "What are you?" This is what I am.
Kirigan: How do you claim such power? I am the one who killed the Stag.
Alina: I didn't understand before, but I do now. You cannot claim what was not given to you. The Stag chose me.
Kirigan: You chose to betray our people. I was trying to save us.