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Date Posted: Thu, April 11 2024, 8:49:50
Author: kgp
Subject: QOTD for Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The following quotation is from The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon Copyright 2001 All Rights Reserved. Chapter 40 Duncan’s Secret


“Well,” he said slowly, “it’s true that Duncan hasna been wed before. Did ye not wonder why?”

“No,” I said. “I’d just assumed that the Rising had - oh, dear.” I stopped, catching a notion of what this might be about. “It’s not - goodness. You mean . . . he likes men?” My voice rose involuntarily.

“No!” he said, scandalized. “Christ, ye dinna think I’d let him marry my aunt, and him a sodomite? Christ.” He glanced around, to be sure no one else had heard this calumny. And shepherded me into the shelter of the tree, just in case.

“Well, you wouldn’t necessarily know, would you?” I asked, amused.

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[> OMG 😆 I keep laughing out loud. Thank you!!!! These books really are amazing. So much depth and so many wonderful characters; I truly feel like they’re my family that doesn’t live close. -- Kathy in PA, Fri, April 12 2024, 14:48:18

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