CHRISTOPHER CARTMILL

LAWS - or the Light Before Darkness

The Light family struggles to survive the last days of the Civil War and end of innocence as Laws Light, the eldest son, faces the violence and betrayals of house divided. The first play, chronologically, in 'The Light Series.' The Light house is an impressive ediface in Richmond, Virginia during the last throes of the Confederacy. Rufus Light has done everything he can to protect the house and its contents. Hisson, Laws, believes in duty and the importants of honor. What are the costs of both? For themselves and those they love? (two acts)