Because of his opinion against women's suffrage, Madge Trenton breaks her engagement with Rex Liston. Fearing that her heart may change toward him she gets her doctor to order her a trip to Egypt for the benefit of her health. Rex also goes to Egypt to seek solitude, not knowing that she is there. They meet one day on the veranda of the hotel where both are staying. Madge and her aunt, Miss Peterson, engage a guide to show them over some ancient ruins, in spite of Rex telling them that it will be dangerous for them to go without a male escort. Their guide, Abdul, is a faithful, honest fellow, but nonetheless they are attacked by a baud of beggars as they return. Rex, who has followed them, effects a rescue and escorts them back to the hotel. In the fight with the beggars Abdul is wounded and afterward Madge dresses his wound and treats him with every kindness, as a result of which Abdul conceives a violent passion for her. After he has recovered from his wounds Madge asks Abdul to ...
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