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Edward smiled broadly. Excellent. And the rest?

In that, madam, George said, we are agreed.And it stung. Oh, how it stung. Ah, irony. She didn’t care if George Rokesby didn’t want to marry her. She didn’t even like him most of the time. And she knew that when he did deign to choose a bride, the oh-so grateful lady wasn’t going to be anything like her.

The future Lady Kennard would be delicate, feminine. She would have been trained to run a grand house, not a working estate. She would dress in the latest of fashions, her hair would be powdered and intricately styled, and even if she possessed a backbone of steel, she would hide it beneath an aura of genteel helplessness.Men like George loved to think themselves manly and strong.She watched him as he planted his hands on his hips. Very well, he was manly and strong. But he was like the rest of them; he’d want a woman who flirted over a fan. God forbid he married someone capable.

This is a disaster, he spat.Billie only somewhat resisted the urge to snarl. You’re just realizing this now?

His response was an equally immature scowl.

Why couldn’t you be nice? Billie blurted out.And? Elle asked. His eyesight is bad, right?

I’m sorry, I can’t say, Haley said. Or HIPAA would drag me away in chains. He’ll have to tell you himself.Elle stared into her eyes and then smiled. Yeah, he got glasses.

Damn, Haley said. I hate when you do that.She reads minds, Willa told Pru.