"How could I have been so foolish? How could this have happened to me?" Viola asked herself desperately as she looked at the grim prison walls surrounding her.
Her only chance for release lay with the man she loved. Surely his influence could free her.
But suppose Rayburn decided to leave her there, she wondered in panic? Her suffragette activities and now her scandalous arrest could ruin his political career.
"He might never forgive me!" she cried, as tears flooded her eyes.
Even confinement in prison wad, preferable to the loss of Rayburn's love!