Did you know in some medival times it was acceptable for a man to kill his wife if he found on their marriage bed she wasn’t a virgin?
Tammy: Mostly they just sent them back to their families, though, and kept the dowry because they’d been cheated.
As far as Deliah & Co., some of them went to bed to snag a husband. We’re all raised to certain standards, but that doesn’t mean that all of us keep to them. And northern families are a little stiffer about this sort of thing than southern ones in Tortall.