Chapter OneGraham Keep, West March,
sixty years later....
Sisters. As women, they should be compliant, deferring to their fathers and husbands. Should they lack both, then their brothers shall guide them and care for them. They should be grateful for his loving and kind protection; for the great pains he took in administering their future.
Unfortunately for Ridley Graham he was not blessed with such paragons of sisters.
Ungrateful, devious, argumentative, surly...well, one of them was surly; these were all words that described his sisters, but never compliant or...