*WARNING* Mild spoilers can be found in the explanation below the videos. If you have not yet read A Noble Masquerade you might want to save this post for later.
It's very clear by the end of the book that Ryland's family isn't the best. It would have been very easy for Ryland to be cruel and manipulating as well. Fortunately, he gave his life to God and a new path was created for Ryland, one that included a family made up of something other than flesh and blood relations. The last glimpse of the happy couple shows Ryland is going to change the direction of his family history.