LoveLetterist pulls a barely cracked copy of Pride and Prejudice from the shelf.
Cal raises her brows as she recalls the micro-dent they made in the novel several years ago. “Romance?”
“We’re NOT reading it for the romance!” Nia clarifies.
“Well maybe a lihhht-tal for the rohhhh-manz,” Tal taps her heart, “Romance engenders hope! Fihc-shun is a fantastic change agent! Ahhhnd — that special forces guy gave us a nudge.”
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened by the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.
~Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice