So far, the The Keeping room is about the British coming and taking over the Kershaw 's house. After joey's father went to lead his town in war of the British he was in charge. In at least 1 week his dad's trop was done for. About 4 days after wrods the British came to Camden,SC and took over the Kershaws house. The British took Joeys father and thrue him in jail. Joey went to see his father in jail his father looked old and sad the British have changed him. After thier chat the British took his dad to England. When Joey got home the British moved the family to a deseased caben. The first night they slept there Joey moved every one out side and lite the caben on fire. The british saw him and held him hostage his family was sent to England and he was left to the British. Alone and cold chaned to the keeping rooms wall he was sad.