Day: October 22, 2011

Gone With The Wind Diaries, I

Day 01: Chapters 01, 02 Scarlett O’Hara spends an afternoon with the Tarleton twins, who are both interested in our protagonist. Scarlett is quite enjoying the attention that the twins are giving her, but she is bored by their war talk. As she steers the conversation towards a barbecue to be held the next day, she learns from the Tarletons that Ashley Wilkes, the object of her desire, is going to announce his engagement to some girl. Scarlett gets agitated. I was like, whoa, you already have twins fawning over you, and you still want another guy? But this other guy is too cerebral for Scarlett. Arts, poetry, books; that’s what Ashley is made of. And the people call that eccentric. Sheesh. Since Scarlett could not find peace, she confirms the piece of rumor to her father. The latter confirms, so our protagonist’s heart is broken. I find the first two chapters promising, which are filled with intrigue and yes, romance! And yes, there is war, there is going to be war. Day 02: Chapters …