"I thought your brothers warned you what a dangerous place a young man's chambers could be," he whispered at last.
It wasn't her brothers who had warned her but her mother, after she had once caught Bob in a compromising situation. Virginia knew she was at fault and sense pressed her to apologize and to go away, but she couldn't ignore the immediate inpulse to stay, to stare back at him, to close the distance between them and to touch him.
A sudden thought - an epiphany - sparked in her mind.
You are in love with him.
Chosen by readers as 1000 reads special chapter, here is Podestaria's cut scene from chapter 10.