She is newly engaged to a Patriot leader, but worries that the looming war will affect her happiness.
It’s possible that one day Mercy Scollay could have became a First Lady. But, because of the tragic death of her fiancée, her life remained forever a shadow of what could have been. Although intelligent, beautiful, and wealthy, she remained unmarried and dependent upon her family. Her story is a reminder that war has lasting consequences for everyone, not just soldiers and politicians.