the Arrogance of Elegance

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The Arrogance of Elegance

England, 1816. “Mr. Nicolas Burns was a man of high esteem, and I knew without a doubt that I would be his wife one day. If only I could convince him as such.”
Follow Magdelline Forsythe as she strives to get the attention of her childhood friend, Mr. Burns, in order to charm him into marrying her. After not seeing Mr. Burns for four years, when he returns to Taunton, Magdelline makes it her goal to get him to fall in love with her in the short time of his stay. Even if it meant to lie and manipulate.
Follow a tale of romance, morals, and redemption as Magdelline Forsythe has to come to the decision of whether she would like to be an honest woman, or find “love” by snaking her way into the path of Mr. Burns.

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Magdelline Forsythe

Age: 20

DOB: February 19th, 1796

Favorite Color: Goldenrod yellow (or Wine Red because it’s Mr. Burns’ favorite color)

Character Sheet: n/a

“Don’t be silly, Mr. Burns,” I laughed heartily. “Your parents and sister must be anticipating your arrival—besides I’ve spent these past four years roaming the grounds without you, so I think I will be able to find my own way.”

Magdelline, The Arrogance of Elegance, Part the First, Draft the First

Nicolas Burns

Age: 27

DOB: August 14th, 1789

Favorite Color: Wine Red

Character Sheet: n/a.

“Ah, yes, I did save your life, didn’t I?” Nicolas said with a smirk. “Ah, now I actually can tease you about something whenever you pull the ‘I pushed you from the tree’ trick.”

Nicolas, The Arrogance of Elegance, Part the Twenty-Seventh, Draft the First

Audra Burns

Age: 20

DOB: May 10th, 1796

Favorite Color: Navy Blue

Character Sheet: n/a.

“Magdelline, you never cease to amaze me,” Audra laughed, before walking over to me with a sincere look of concern on her face. “Whatever is wrong? You have never missed a chance to see Nicolas. I know you fought once, but you used to quarrel often when we were younger, I’m sure it will be fine.”

Audra, The Arrogance of Elegance, Part the Twenty-Fourth, Draft the First