The Sword and the Rose
by Louise Roberts
Brothers Iago and Ferdinando compete for the love of Margherita. Only one can win. Victory comes at a high price.
Brothers, Iago, the Sword, and Ferdinando, the Rose, return from a sea voyage. On their arrival home, Ferdinando proposes marriage to Margherita, who refuses in the hope Iago makes a similar offer. He does not. Instead, Iago departs to fight a war in the Netherlands. Dejected...