Robert Moray was captured when the French took Fort Necessity, and he is now prisoner at the citadel. He must attempt to escape as well as save the lovely Mademoiselle Alixe Duvarny before the Seven Years' War reaches her home and destroys everything that she holds dear.
Gilbert Parker was a British author who made his fame by writing about Canada and its inhabitants. His most noted works are The Right of Way and The Weavers, both of which were, in their day, among the top ten bestselling novels in America. The Right of Way was on the list in 1901 and 1902, while The Weavers was on the list in 1907 and 1908. The Seats of the Mighty was made into a film in 1914 in which John Barrymore starred.