The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

She found him on the beach. His clothes spoke of wealth, his hands told of work, but it was the scars on his face that told Nan who the man before her was, Sir William Horton, the resident Hero of Ashford. He was the richest man in five counties and a well known bastard. Rumors of very kind were whispered about Ashford’s infamous Black Knight, his all encompassing cruelty, his frozen heart, the twisted means by which he found pleasure. Every creature in Ashford knew to give him a wide berth, to keep a wagging tongue still, and eyes trained anywhere but on him when he came into view. So when Nan found him and was neither distant, silent nor looking anywhere but directly at him, Ashford’s Black Knight began to stumble over the oddity of this girl. Her fearlessness, her honesty, her intelligence, even her unassuming beauty held him captivated. But how could a simple beggar girl be so many things? Who was this woman that held his attention, or more importantly who had she been before coming to Ashford?
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i imagine him as young brad pitt from the movie interview with a vampire. or chris hemsworth lol
this is one of the first old english kind of books i've read and i have to say i like it!!
She's so dumb she's talking how "low" a person is when she owns and works in a brother
I know! This is turning to be one hell of a girl who can defiantly stand her ground
I absolutely love how you describe and show insight on the characters inner thoughts.
Maybe it's because I've been watching Game of Thrones all day, but I see her as a brunette Natalie Dormer.

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