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The other face of the mirror
[A Vignette]

This vignette is the counterpart of chapter 49 of Obstacles to Overcome, where our dear couple has a major fight because of Darcy's possessiveness. As you'll see in this little update of their life together, Darcy might be a controlling freak, but Elizabeth is no saint.

Obstacles to Overcome
[WIP - Modern/R]

... "Thomas! Thomas!" Fanny Bennet trotted towards the stables.

"Oh, no, there she comes." Thomas Bennet rolled his eyes at his second eldest daughter. "Surely she's coming to tell us about our new neighbours, Lizzy."

Elizabeth released the mare into her stall, "I was hoping we could live in peace for a little longer but it seems that she already knows. I'm sure that Aunt Phyllis is the one who told her."

Fanny reached them and spoke in between pants. "Thomas, you'll never believe this. Do you remember I told you that someone was interested in renting Netherfield stables? Well, it seems that they finally closed the deal. And do you know who?" she didn't wait for a reply. "The Midlands Equestrian team! They will use it as training quarters. Can you believe that? Netherfield of all places! I think this would be an excellent opportunity to do business with them. Surely they will be interested in what we have to offer." ...

Thus begins Belén's modern day adaptation of Pride and Prejudice taking place against the background of the equestrian world.

chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3
chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6
chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9
chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12
chapter 13 chapter 14 chapter 15
chapter 16 chapter 17 chapter 18
chapter 19 chapter 20 chapter 21
chapter 22 chapter 23 chapter 24
chapter 25 chapter 26 chapter 27
chapter 28 chapter 29 chapter 30
chapter 31 chapter 32 chapter 33
chapter 34 chapter 35 chapter 36
chapter 37 chapter 38 chapter 39
chapter 40 chapter 41 chapter 42
chapter 43 chapter 44 chapter 45
chapter 46 chapter 47 chapter 48
chapter 49 chapter 50