Lucas: Elizabeth, you've always maintained that love is worth fighting for, and that includes when it needs defending. Elizabeth: Lucas, come in. Lucas: Allow me to finish. Please. I appreciate your telling you took Nathan aside to assure him he wasn't to blame for Jack's death. But I have to admit, I witnessed the discussion. I also noticed his horse here the other day. And while I'm not resentful, from what I've seen and from what you've told me, I believe that you and Nathan still- Elizabeth: Lucas. Lucas: Love is not just an emotion. It's also an act of will. It can't be demanded. It can't be forced. I want you to find your true love. And, in order to do that, I want, I need to set you free.
Elizabeth: Why are you so interested in setting up the library? Lucas: Hope Valley needs one. Elizabeth: Is that the only reason? Because if I have in any way led you to believe... Never mind. Lucas: Now I'm not going to deny that I was aware of your beauty, but as I got to know you, I became fascinated by your goodness. [picks up a book] Dangerous Liaisons. One of my favorites. I wanted a library because it seemed like a good thing. No disrespect.