Living with a learning disability is pretty tough in the modern world. Back in the Regency era, it must have been absolute hell.
Ewan Mostyn is the third son of an Earl, and he has what today we’d call a fairly severe case of dyslexia. Words are just meaningless dancing symbols on the page for him, and he’s spent most of his life being ridiculed for ‘stupidity’ because of his illiteracy. Finally finding a home in a unit of crack soldiers, only twelve of whom survived the Napoleonic Wars, once he has returned to England he is somewhat at a loss as to where he fits in society.