This is a historical erotic and fertility short story (word count 4,025).
Lady Nicola Rayner has felt trapped all her life in a dreary existence she can no longer tolerate. But her luck is about to change for the better when she witnesses the capture of a formidable and handsome stranger by her kinsfolk. After which time she cannot help but be filled with excitement as she wonders about the man's identity and the places he has been.
Most importantly a thought soon occurs to Lady Rayner that if she can find a way to release the mysterious prisoner from his chains, she may well see herself granted the joy of freedom herself. And even better the experience of both desire and love.