The Master Mr. Shelby informs Tom that the local slave trader has bought him and will be there in the morning to take him. Mr. Shelby a kind man, says that he is sorry but he needs the money and can't keep him.
Tom informs his wife Eliza of the slave trader that will be there to take him. Eliza has a realization that the slave trader Haley might also take her son. She has to decide weather or not she is going to run or to let her son and husband be taken away without her.
Mr. Selby tells Eliza that when Haley gets there in the morning Eliza and her son Harry will not be there. He tells her that he will delay Haley as much as he can to help her get away. Mr. Shelby has bought a room at an inn for the night where Eliza can stay.
Eliza runs away with her son Harry, before Haley the slave trader can get to the house and take them. Her former owner who has good relations with his slaves helps her escape and delay Haley from leaving to pursue her.Eliza has a plan to run with her son to a rented room and then to Canada to meet with Uncle Tom who had previously been purchased and escaped to up north.Haley is escorted by a young slave Andy to where Eliza might be, delayed by Andy’s tricks he arrives to the inn Eliza is staying, a few hours after her arrival.
where is she?
Haley and Andy the slave hoping him approach the inn Eliza is staying at. Andy sees Eliza in the window and allows the win to blow his hat off, he lets out a yell to alert Eliza that they are there. Eliza realizes what is happening and makes a brave decision.
Eliza runs out to the back of the inn out to the Ohio River that is covered in ice and leads from ice berg to ice berg holding her baby to make it across and get away from Haley