mynameiskleio Because a woman struggling to raise seven children on her own while her husband is being held captive just isn’t interesting enough so she has to be the childhood sweetheart of a leading male character?
They could have just done the love story between Abraham and his real wife Mary Smith- they didn’t marry until 1784. Her family was pretty prominent too- they put the Smith in Smithtown, NY. The house she grew up in is still standing today (Obadiah Smith House, Smithtown, NY).
For the confused: Post about Anna Strong