By Sir Walter Scott
Fortress risky (1831) used to be the final of Walter Scott's novels released in his lifetime. the tale is decided in Ayrshire and Lanarkshire round 1306, almost immediately after the loss of life of William Wallace throughout the Wars of Scottish Independence. woman Augusta has promised to marry Sir John de Walton only if he can keep ownership of the fortress he has captured for a 12 months and an afternoon. Regretting her promise, she resolves to commute in hide to the citadel to discover a few approach to subversion.
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