A fighter (Note: if prone to explosive rage… - ML) Gibbs could not accept that when slavery was banned in 1784, that minors such as herself would have to serve out their “contracts” until reaching the age of majority. She escaped her master, Dr. Edmund Judge, and led a small group of rebels to establish camp on Goat Island, where she kept them safe using perceptive abilities some branded as “magic”.
(Note: “Magic?” – What’s that all about? – ML)
(Note: “Savagery,” to the good Doctor Judge. – RL)
(Note: All words for Things We Don’t Understand. Do more research. – DM)