'STAND AND DELIVER'
A poor boy defies all the odds to steal the heart of a girl who was once untouchable.
He risks losing his life at the rope of the gallows for love, money and power.
The only option he has left to leave his abusive upbringing and slum life is to stand and deliver and risk everything for the heart of a girl who saved his life.
She was warned not to be involved with him for she too would risk banishement to a peasant life.
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