|Plot Summary of The Fire and the Fury|
In 12th century England, Elizabeth of Rivaux was the beautiful eldest daughter of one of the most powerful families in England. But after her disasterous first marriage, she wants no husband and goes to defend her family's castle which is threatened in the fight between the Empress Matilda and King Stephen. Giles of Moray saves Elizabeth's life when she is attacked on the road. Despite the fact that she thinks he is a lout, Giles decides he wants a woman with her courage and fierceness. But he is only a lowly Scottish lord who had to kill to regain his birthright. His suit would never be accepted by proud Elizabeth or her family, so, Giles kidnaps her.
Elizabeth agrees to marry Giles. Through his passion, Giles slowly helps Elizabeth overcome the hurt done to her by her first husband. But Giles has been supporting King Stephen while Rivaux supports the Empress. Giles must resolve his political loyalties to truly win over his wife and her family.
This synopsis report prepared by L. Watson
|Chapter Analysis of The Fire and the Fury|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Time/era of story
- Distant past/middle ages
- loving someone from historic enemy
Inner struggle subplot
- angst over past traitorous lover
If one lover chases another...
- he chases after her
Main Male Character
Sex makes him
- a better lover
- Bulging Muscles
Main Female Character
Effect of sexing
- Frigid - would not even feel a jackhammer down there
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
What % of story is romance related?
How explicit is the sex?
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
Focus of story
- equally on him and her
How much dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
How much sexing?
- 3-4 sex acts
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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