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Fate & Circumstance - A North & South Continuation

Fate & Circumstance - A North & South Continuation

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Sarah By C19Jane Updated Nov 24, 2012

When John and Margaret catch a fleeting glimpse of each other at a railway station in the Midlands after months apart, it gives John the impetus to travel to London in the hope of meeting Margaret again. When he impulsively proposes to her and is accepted, it seems that their happiness is complete. As they adjust to their new situation as an engaged couple, both of them find themselves having to deal with the doubts and opposition of others as well as having to resolve old issues and face new ones as they come to learn that falling in love is just the beginning. This story picks up at the point towards the end of the BBC adaptation when Margaret goes to visit the mill while John is in Helstone.  It is based upon both the adaptation and the novel.
PLEASE NOTE: The chapters of this story tend, as they go on, to become very long.  I have considered making them shorter for posting on here, but have decided against it as I think they work well as they stand at the moment.  Please also note that this story is still ongoing.  I will complete it at some point, but cannot say when at the moment.

nomncube nomncube Sep 14, 2015
Mannnnnnn before I read this can I just state how much I love Mr Thornton and Margaret, and how grateful I am that you have continued their tale! :D
AmariRaelyn AmariRaelyn Aug 13, 2015
your writing style is amazing, I feel like I'm actually reading a classic novel, you have a gift
Winterborne79 Winterborne79 Sep 07, 2014
Beautiful rhythmical writing and use of language. Wonderful!
mushroombrie mushroombrie Dec 14, 2012
Hi, Jane! I'm so happy to find you here.  I'm re-reading your story, and I just love your writing. I hope some day that you'll finish it. It is SO well written, and I, as well as so many others, would like to see the story to the end.
C19Jane C19Jane Jul 25, 2012
@I_Smell_Music  Thank you.  I hope you enjoy the rest of what I've written so far.
I_Smell_Music I_Smell_Music Jul 25, 2012
I like it so far. Keep going your doing we;; and good description.