The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce

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I would like to ask Tamora Pierce about her book Woman Who Rides Like a Man. Why does Allana refuse Jon's proposel?

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Jon admires Alanna for her strength and her skills as a warrior,  but he expects her to give all of that up when she marries him. After all, she will then be part of a royal family and be expected to behave in a certain way. If she marries...

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