Lord Raymond’s ambition attains catastrophic proportions. Lionel finally visits Istanbul’s Old City.
With total victory at hand, Lord Raymond’s morale only deteriorates beneath the weight of Evadne’s curse.
Bird calls and burial mounds mark a long-lost major character’s return to the story.
Travelogue and tears attend the hero’s welcome awaiting Lord Raymond, still a prisoner of war as Volume 2 begins.
At the end of Volume 1, the war in Greece returns one character to Windsor, and takes two more away.
Lord Raymond seeks a remedy for what his passions have done to him.
After a musical evening, Perdita tells her brother Lionel that he cannot understand what woman’s love is.
Letters written by three different women (including Mary Shelley) form a new modern gateway to the closing chapters of Volume 1.
A brave and determined Perdita plays hostess at an elaborate gala; the guest of honor fails to arrive.
With his wife Perdita holding proof of his adultery, Lord Raymond puts on a show and then loses his mind.