After their previous owner Mrs. Mary Finch passed away, they were forced to go with her only living relative Mr. Robert Finch. Mr. Finch takes Isabel and her younger sister to a nearby tavern to be sold to Mr. and Mrs. Lockton.
The Locktons and the girls dock at New York. After the incident between the Locktons and the army, Mrs. Lockton sends Isabel on some errands with a boy name Curzon.
Isabel knew that she and her sister had to escape the Locktons house. So one night Isabel took the loyalists plan from Master Locktons drawer and ran as fast as she could to the Rebels headquarters. The Rebel leader Colonel Regan made a deal with her.