By Enid Wilson
In Jane Austen's satisfaction and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy learns of the debacle related to Elizabeth Bennet's sister numerous months after he used to be rejected by means of Elizabeth, and volunteers to aid locate her sister, of his personal accord. yet what if pass over Elizabeth had asked Mr. Darcy's relief in exactly a number of days after the disastrous notion at Hunsford, and he used to be nonetheless very indignant together with her refusal? What if he made up our minds to be ungentlemanly, and demanded a truly specific present from her in trade for his suggestions? This steamy, humorous satisfaction and Prejudice what-if brief tale explores that situation with wit, emotion and exciting plot twists that take this perennial favourite to a different path. caution: This name comprises specific grownup content material, a cover, a homicide and a curse.
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Surely she could not come to any harm within the sanctuary of his home. He could not allow that to happen, now that they were to see each other again. Dismounting hastily, he rushed into the maze, only to be confronted by the sight of a distressed and limping Elizabeth. In that moment, he paid no mind to propriety. He called Elizabeth by her Christian name and wrapped his arms around her tiny waist, determined to take the weight from her injured leg. Even then, however, he had not anticipated that she would so far forget herself as to wrap her dear arms around his neck.
Elizabeth did not understand his request, but he was gone before she could utter a word. She ran to the room and found Mr. Darcy lying on the bed, with bandaged wounds on his head and his chest, as still as… Fearing the worst, she ran to him, but closer inspection showed that, although his eyes were closed, he was still breathing. “Mr. Darcy, what happened? How were you injured? Where are Lydia and Mr. ” She shook his shoulder lightly. Darcy opened his eyes and looked at her, barely able to speak.
How very tragic to be married one minute and then to meet her judgment immediately afterwards. “Oh dear, what will Mama and Papa say? ” Mr. Darcy held her hands, barely able to respond again. He patiently waited, desperately wanting to comfort her in his arms. When she finally composed herself, he whispered, “Elizabeth, I am so very sorry. ” Elizabeth shook her head. She was certain that he had done the best he could. Before she could reply to him, however, the doctor arrived to tend to his wounds.
Bargain with the Devil by Enid Wilson