Jack is trying to plan a big christmas party in the mix of that he comes across these three little kids who love trick or treating. He tells them that he needs a big favor from them but this favor is top secert. He makes the kids promise him to keep it a secert and the kids "promise" him to keep it a secert to his face, but behind their backs they have their fingers crossed.
Continental Army Officers discuss the dire situation of the Revolution. They plan to keep General Cornwallis in the south to prevent him from taking over Washington until the promised French reinforcements arrive in six months, at the earliest. The French reinforcements are vowed for by a French Officer.