The Lion's Lady - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

Julie Garwood
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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

The journal entry is dated October 12, 1795, and Christina's mother reveals her discoveries of her husband's behavior. She writes that anyone who is thought to be "subversive" is summarily executed, that peasants are killed and that food and water are withheld on the belief that hungry people are too weak to rebel. She says that she confronted Edward and warns Christina to "learn from my mistakes.

Lyon spends a lot of time thinking about Christina before deciding that he will visit her. This is improper without requesting an audience but he does not want to giver her aunt a chance to refuse. He arrives, finds Christina at home alone, and has the butler summon her. The two verbally spar with Lyon still trying to gain information. When he says that she is "quite a philosopher," she is greatly offended but then figures...

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