“You’re a man with a long and dangerous past, but your future is infinitely more terrifying.”
Moll Flanders! Wickedest woman in the world! Moll Flanders, thief and whore! The things she’s done would chill you to the bone. Married five times, ladies and gentleman. Moll Flanders! Born in Newgate, carried off my gypsies, saved by the Mayor of Colchester. A whore to one brother, a wife to the other for five long years! Moll Flanders, the merry widow! Wickedest woman in the world. Born in Newgate, stolen by gypsies, saved by the mayor of Colchester. Seduced at seventeen by one brother and married to the other at eighteen! Married five times in all and once to her own brother! Fornication! Bigamy! Incest! And worse than that to come, ladies and gentleman! Moll Flanders, the final descent into vice and depravity! Moll Flanders, in the shadows of the gallows! Moll Flanders, whore and thief!
Behind the scenes of The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders
God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform and if in his wisdom he has chosen to smile on me and Jemmy, who are you to disagree? We are all on the turning wheel of fate. Sometimes we make our own luck. Sometimes, we need a little help. We all want to be good and we all want to prosper. God grant you never have to choose.
Sir James and Lady Molly Seagrave became very rich and well respected citizens, one of the foremost families in America, and quite forgot their former crimes… and rightly so. We cannot always be ringing our hands over the past. In truth, we do what we must, and get by any way we can. We are all on the Wheel of Fortune.