Pride and Power
She grew up climbing into the hills saving wandering sheep and wrestling with her brothers, throwing back pints at the pub and singing gustily. Left it all to re-invent herself as an modern Londonite, dropped the accent and the bad manners, got a job as a typist, learned to dress well and blend in. Ran into Henry Hill from Secondary school while walking home, hit it off but he wanted her to be herself, she wanted more. Discouraged he signed up with the R.A.S. the next day and was declared M.I.A six months later. Meanwhile, Abigail was picked up by MI-6 as a translator, not on the official payroll but very much under cover. Her cousin, a field operative come home for a visit, had been so impressed by her transformation that he begged his boss to give her a trial run.