1815. Youngest Bedwyn Lady Morgan 18 is in Brussels just before the Battle of Waterloo. Gervase Ashford 30, Earl of Rosthorn, returns there after nine years exile. The scandal involved the eldest Bedwyn Wulfric's fiancée who accused him of ravishing her and stealing an heirloom. Gervase chooses this very young deb for her amazing beauty, and her relations.