The Last Silk Dress - Part 4, June 20, 1862: Chapters 29-33 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, June 20, 1862: Chapters 29-33 Summary

In Chapter 29, Susan wakes the next morning to hear Timothy and Lucien fighting downstairs. Susan rushes down to defend her lover, but Lucien is not willing to hear any of it. However, Lucien does allow Susan and Timothy a few minutes alone to say their goodbyes.

In Chapter 30, Lucien locks Susan up in her room for several days in punishment for her actions. When Lucien learns that Susan refuses to eat, he confronts her and they argue. Susan finally realizes that Lucien is angry not only because of the danger she purposely placed herself in, but because he was forced to kill a young Confederate soldier. Lucien is torn up inside because of his own actions and is beginning to question his own identity as a Southern gentleman. A short time later, a Baltimore detective comes to...

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