By Laurie Hall Anderson
Throughout the war, both Curson and Isabel experienced abuse, and humility, but they learned perseverance would lead them to there ultimate freedom. Bellingham finds Curson with the Army while he was evaluating the conditions of the soldiers. Curzon finds Isabel working for Bellingham, Isabel had a relationship with another servant named Gideon, they were planning to flee. But Isabel decides not to go. Later throughout the story, Isabel and Curzon plan to escape when Bellingham is out, but he knows they're trying to escape. So he try's to stop them, he traps Curzon and Isabel runs off. Bellingham try's to shoot Curzon, but he misses. Isabel mysteriously appears and hits Bellingham in the head, they then run off for freedom.
Curzon and Isabel adapted to there situation but never lost hope, and focus of there salvation.