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Pen Your Pride
The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

9.6M Reads 270K Votes 40 Part Story
Megan Lockhart By MeganLockhart Completed

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 every 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?

  • 1800s
  • beggar
  • betrayal
  • burns
  • england
  • harris
  • historical
  • horton
  • kiss
  • knight
  • love
  • lover
  • loyalty
  • mistress
  • nan
  • pain
  • romance
  • ruined
  • scars
  • secret
  • william
Well then.... May you fall down a thousand flights of stairs dear sir.
A-Yaseen A-Yaseen Jun 06
Just because you said pretty please... OF COURSE I GOT TO VOTE NOW 😉👏💖
Amphodith90 Amphodith90 May 15
That's a bit harsh man-we genuinely leech because we have no PLAN B yet.
Well then.... May you fall down a thousand flights of stairs dear sir.
asiyahameed asiyahameed May 07
Just say for me if u lik d chaptr.. n i would.. get up.. dont go on ur knees
shettt english pla to hahahhha 😂pero ang ganda nya infernes👏👏