Nichola Hainesworth,an original, is sent to Mrs. Treadwells Academy for Young Ladies to learn the proper things about marriage and what she is expected to do. Once she finds herself trapped in a school where every thing they teach is of no use to her she decides to escape and go fight in the war with her twin brother, but she changes her mind once she starts recieving fencing lessons from Madame. After she learns everything she can from Madame, Madame contacts an old friend to come to the school to teach Nichola in the hope that Nichola will learn more and Brian Boru, a wounded war hero, would heal his crippled leg with the excercise. Their love is forbidden and their future is uncertain, but once the past is settled their love holds the key to their destiny.
This report prepared by Cristina