John wakes up to alarms after Governor Dunmore sends people to invade the magazine. Afterwards,there is a Protest.
John and his friend Robert overhear a rumor that runaway slaves are armed with guns. When he gets back to his house, he hears a conversation between two of his family’s slaves. He later finds out that his oldest sister’s friend is leaving.
After Dunmore’s family leaves, John tells his older brother George where some firearms are. George ends up being hailed as a hero.