Lornzo Martelli had proposed to Helen in front of his whole family! How could she say anything other than yes? Now the Big Day was getting alarmingly close and the bride-to-be was getting cold feet. The groom, however, was as hot-blooded as ever. He wanted Helen and Lorenzo always got what he wanted. But would he have to wait until she was ready to be his bride by choice?
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EVERYONE WAS WATCHING THEM.
In sight of them all he went down on one knee before her and said, "Elena, will you mary me?"
"Get up," she said frantically.
"Not until you promise to marry me."
"Then you'll stay there forever."
"Okay, if I stay here forever, will you marry me?"
And suddenly everyone was clapping and cheering and Lorenzo was on his feet kissing her exuberantly, and she seemed to have said yes, although she never recalled saying it. But you couldn't reject a man who'd knelt before you in front of his whole family. Could you? (front page)