Spoby AU Week 2013: Day 3 - An Epic Romance [Titanic]
Spencer Hastings is just 17 when her mother is taking her to America by the RMS Titanic to get married to 30 year old businessman, Wren Kingston. Spencer wants no part of this life that completely bores her and suffocates her. Feeling helpless and utterly alone in a crowd, Spencer decides to end her life by jumping off the dock. There she meets young and cheery Toby Cavanaugh, who belongs to a lower strata of the society. Toby talks her out of her suicidal tendencies, and saves her life. Spencer starts spending time with Toby, much to the displeasure of her Wren and her mother Veronica. When she realizes that she is in love with him, she decides to get off with him and lead a happy life, but luck wouldn’t have it so, and the RMS Titanic hit a gigantic iceberg, causing for the ship to sink. Toby ensures that Spencer survives, sacrificing his life in the process. Spencer is heartbroken, but takes on a new identity and lives the life that she deserved, a life Toby died making sure she got.