Background: The time is during the decade that immediately preceding the American Revolution. The scenario centers on Connecticut and the adjoining colonies as they become more aware of the fact they will soon be fighting a formidable adversary with little likelihood of quarter should they be defeated. The characters are all real and well-known. The Battles are real and the results are documented as fact. Only the motivations, the tactics and the personal thoughts are sheer speculation on the part of the author.