"Virginias first legally recognized slave was enslaved by a black man to protect him from slavery"
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Scene: 56 - INT. MANOR HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - DAY
Anthony is standing in the corner of the room by the light,examining some new hand tools. Mary is across the room,dusting objects on a shelf.
Virginia and John Casor approach the main room, a bitapprehensively. She stops and clutches his arms.
John Casor enters the main room and stands before Anthony.Mary stands discreetly across the room. Virginia eavesdropsfrom just outside.
Anthony was unprepared for this conversation.
He pounds his chest.
A deathly silence floods the room.
Virginia rushes her father at warp speed and slaps him sohard he loses his balance and falls into a chair. Sheglares at him, eye to eye, for an inordinate amount oftime. John Casor gently leads her out of the room.
Mary approaches Anthony from across the room.
Mary does not answer.