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Finally the coach lurched to a start. Tobias planned to wait until they were on the outskirts of London before he announced his presence. But they couldn't have gone more than a block when the wooden roof over his head suddenly flew open. He raised his head slowly, and met his father's eyes. He had learned long ago to stay silent in awkward situations, so he said nothing. Unfortunately, it seemed his father adhered to the same lesson, and after an uncomfortable moment Tobias couldn't take it any longer.

Then the Frenchman fell back a step. " He sounded peevish. He turned to the large glass on one side of the ballroom and readjusted the hang of his waistcoat. " Villiers complained. He put his sword down, hauled his shirt over his head and threw it to the side. Tobias's eyes widened. The duke was all taut muscle in his middle, and above his waist those muscles widened to a broad chest. He had never seen anything akin to the duke's stomach. It was covered with ridges formed of muscle. He couldn't help a glance at his own skinny limbs.

Beatrice would be horrified by the muddle. " It was certainly true that the duchess's acerbic comments had a tendency to drive said household help straight out of said household. Finally the groom's repeated bangs on the door produced a response. A butler was trotting down the main steps, bowing slightly from the waist as he came, as if he wanted to get a head start on his salutations. "Your Grace," he said, swinging into a deep bow like a marionette. "This is such a pleasure, such a pleasure. " "Absolutely not," Eleanor's mother declared with a wave of the hand.

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