The Lion's Lady - Chapters 16 and 17 Summary & Analysis

Julie Garwood
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Chapters 16 and 17 Summary

In the November 3, 1795, journal entry, Jessica says that she and Merry made pledges regarding the two children. If anything happened to Merry, Jessica would get White Eagle back to his Indian tribe. If anything happened to Jessica, Merry would care for Christina until she came of age, when she would return her to the white man's world.

Lyon is uncomfortable as his family sits down to dinner. He and Christina are joined by Lyon's mother, Aunt Harriet, Diana and Rhone. Christina eventually tells the family some details of her childhood. Aunt Harriet suggests that Christina not tell others, predicting that members of the ton would not understand and that Christina would become the brunt of jokes.

The final journal entry, dated May 20, 1796, was written the day before Jessica and Merry leave the "safe haven" they'd lived in over the winter months...

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