Choose, But Choose Wisely follows the life of ordinary settlers in London Township during the War of 1812, desperately trying to eke out a living while caught between two giant military powers. As British subjects, they are expected to fight alongside the local militia. The invading American General promised to do Upper Canadians no harm, as long as they refuse to take up arms against the US Army. And if they do, US soldiers will take no prisoners. What choice will they make?