Story: I Shall Not Go Away
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Word count: 21,000
Summary: When Lady Catherine descends upon Longbourn to try to persuade Elizabeth Bennet to refuse Mr. Darcy’s offer of marriage, she makes a number of idle threats which fail to convince the young lady. But what if she actually carried one of them out? We join our story in progress, where Lady Catherine has already stated much of her case, and found Elizabeth unaccommodating to her wishes…
What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? When one is Lady Catherine and the other is Elizabeth, the answer is quite entertaining. This is a humorous fic which explores what would’ve happened if Lady Catherine had refused to leave until Elizabeth agreed never to marry Darcy.