When Elizabeth Bennett first meets George Wickham at the annual Meryton Ball, she is immediately attracted. He is handsome and charming and seems genuinely interested in her. They spend the evening sharing stories and are quick to get engaged. After the wedding, however, Elizabeths beloved George changes dramatically.
Whereas she expected a life of romance and wonder, it seems George only married her for the dowry. Having amassed numerous gambling debts, he requires her assets. Imagine his surprise to discover she has none, and so their marriage becomes a thing of cruelty and abuse. Fearing for her life, Elizabeth escapes to Pemberly, disguised as a kitchen maid.
Slowly, she begins to believe in love again when she meets Mr. Darcy. They form a strong bond that is almost destroyed when George finds her and demands she return, going so far as to take Elizabeth hostage. She and Darcy hope to build a life together, but the chances are slim with so much standing in their way. With all secrets revealed, will they get their happy ending?