Four vignettes about strong women, separated only by time, space and circumstances.
Mary Ormond, North Carolina, 1718. Mary is aboard the pirate ship of Blackbeard.
Mary Kelly, London, 1888. Mary must walk the streets at night of Whitechapel.
Mary Bump, Michigan, 1908. Mary and her boyfriend Ernest row to an abandoned island for a picnic at twilight.
Mary Scarpa, New York, 2008. Mary Scarpa is in police custody, accused of being a pickpocket.