|Plot Summary of The Silver Rose|
All her life Ariel Ravenspeare has been taught to despise the Earl of Hawkesmoor (Simon). According to family lore, the Ravenspeares and the Hawkesmoors have hated each other for generations. Ariel's family believes that Simon's father dishonored their mother years ago. Further, the two families have fought over neighboring land that is heavily disputed. Due to the dispute the Queen has intervened in the matter and determined that Simon will marry Ariel and provide the disputed land as dowry, thereby joining the two families and quelling any disharmony. Ariel is shocked by the news of the impending marriage and even further dismayed when she realizes that her brothers are up to no good. Ariel's three dastardly brothers (Ranulf, Ralph and Roland) inform her that after her wedding to Simon he will meet with an "unfortunate accident", thereby leaving Ariel as heir to his estate and fortune. Although Ariel balks at the evil plan, she is forced to go ahead and marry Simon since it is at the Queen's behest. Once married to the handsome Earl of Hawkesmoor, who is a virtual stranger, Ariel realizes that the enemy she has always hated is a charming and charismatic man.
This synopsis report prepared by Sandra Calhoune
|Chapter Analysis of The Silver Rose|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Time/era of story
- 17th century
- loving someone from historic enemy
- arranged marriage spurring real love
If one lover chases another...
- they alternate
Main Male Character
Sex makes him
Main Female Character
Effect of sexing
- Very shy
- Fancy Mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
What % of story is romance related?
- nearly 100%
How explicit is the sex?
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- Boob talk
- Weiner talk
Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?
Focus of story
- equally on him and her
How much dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much sexing?
- 1-2 sex acts
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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