"It is no good being on the edge without ever going
over . . ."
Republic Scott had nothing but potential to distinguish her from countless other ladies of her time. She drifted through life, much like the rest of her family stationed at Fort Laramie, and thought little about what the future would bring. When her Grandmother, Lady Catherine York, arrives from England, intent on bringing her granddaughter into proper society, Republic's perspective is opened to the world of stately manors and refined company. A whirlwind trip through Europe later, Republic emerges from the safe and courteous world of her English relations just in time for her home country to erupt into the bloodiest conflict in its short history.
Still, even amidst the terrors of the Civil War, Republic refuses to allow the conflict to get the better of her. For now she has a goal in life.
"Pemberley . . ."