A Lesson from Scripture

The coat was an old one, much in need of patching and cleaning. It had seen Jonathan through his three years in the Peninsula. As her mother would have said, it didn’t owe him anything. And he could certainly afford a new one: that was never the problem. But Arabella had been brought up to be thrifty, as befitted a poor curate’s daughter, and she couldn’t abide waste, even now.

Title: A Lesson from Scripture

Author: fengirl88

Characters: Arabella Strange/Jonathan Strange, Colquhoun Grant/Jonathan Strange

Summary: Arabella knows her bible well.

Author’s Notes: Takes place in the same ‘verse as Speaking Likeness; written for a flash fic challenge on Tumblr.

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