Sir Pitt's wealthy sister, Miss Crawley, takes an instant liking to her brother's governess, but is apalled when Becky marries her nephew. Amelia is unaware that while George?s father does not wish for the two to marry, she has another admirer.
Becky and Rowdon have been disinherited by Miss Crawley. George and Amelia marry, though soon George?s eyes begin to stray towards Becky. But before anything can get straightened out, the army is called to fight against Napoleon.
Amelia cannot afford to refuse Mr. Osborne's proposal to raise her son in exchange for an allowance to her. Rawdon is thrown in jail for his debts, and leaves Becky when he realizes she hid money that could've been used for his bail.