"Virginias first legally recognized slave was enslaved by a black man to protect him from slavery"
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Scene: 41.1 - EXT. VIRGINIA WOODS - NIGHT
Under the full moon, John Casor has taken over drumming duties on the largest of the log-drums. The rhythms have heated up.
A series of shots captures the festivities. Blacks and whites intermingle fluidly.
A few revelers appear tipsy from the ale. One of them breaks into an Irish-style dance, and people surround him and clap.
Amy has donned a bodice and dances alongside a topless black girl.
One of the black drummers hands over his sticks to a white boy, and he gets into the rhythm.
John Casor hands an extra set of sticks to Virginia. She stands next to him, picks up the rhythm, and gives it a go.