By Barbara Metzger
Aurora's fiance used to be rushing, well-bred--and already married! thankfully, the scoundrel's brother-in-law was resolute to avoid wasting Aurora from disgrace--even if he needed to marry her himself...
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Of course it was too late to matter, but a woman should know all she could about the man to whom she was wedded. His favorite foods and how much starch he liked in his neckcloths could wait. "You must have loved her a great deal. " "Which is growing less and less convenient," Kenyon muttered, turning his head to the window. His bride was natteringno, she did not natter. She was babbling on, almost as if she were speaking to herself, or to the hat he wished were covering his weary eyes. "If one had no hopes of loving again," Aurora persisted, "what difference could one's choice of bride make?
Then I suppose we could discuss the issues and come to a mutual agreement. " He was sifting her hair through his fingers again, breathing the scent of the rosewater rinse. " "Am I rushing, my pet? Sorry. I do tend to move quickly once I have decided my direction. I was never one for shilly-shallying. " She frowned. " Since his hand was now stroking the back of her neck, Aurora could not decide if he was teasing. He was not. "The primary issue is the issue of our union. " Since he was nibbling on her ear in a most interesting manner, Aurora feared she would have permitted Kenyon to delude himself into believing she was Venus Aphrodite.
The vicar went on, and Aurora sighed in relief. When he got to the part where Aurora had to repeat her vows, though, she could not utter the words. Likely a peppermint drop had glued her tongue to her teeth, for she could not open her mouth. The silence in the near-empty church was like a stone gargoyle, hovering. " Windham winked at her. " Aunt Thisbe sighed in relief. The bride's mouth was sticky from the peppermint drops, and the groom's was quirked in a smile, but the kiss sealed the marriage.