In the end, a steady job is all you can really ask for. At least you’re making a living, which is more than you can say for some people in the city.
Reliable work becomes even more important over the next few years: your parents are finding the harsh realities of factory work harder and harder, and you like to send them whatever money you can.
You see some opportunities in Confederation. If the country keeps expanding westward, maybe you can try your luck in a new area. After all, there are two things that have never scared Hugh McNair: clever puns and hard work.
What’s next? Find out what happened to Hugh after Confederation.