“I sentence you to – a night in the stocks!”
Elizabeth has never been a proper lady, but what she finds out she is to be denigrated by being put into a stock, she is shocked. Everyone in her well-to-do town understands what happens to women in the stocks.
What scares Elizabeth most of all, are her own feelings. She had dreamt of public submission her entire life, and a part of her was always too scared to really give into her desires. She knows that if it came down to it, she would be more turned on than she ever was if someone was to actually do what the rumors talk about...
"Well," She thought to herself, "All that about the stocks is probably just a rumor anyway..."