Robert Moore is general manager of the firm run by John Gibson. After Gibson makes several visits to Moore's home, unfounded rumors begin of a relationship between Gibson and Moore's wife. Moore is discovered with a revolver in his hand, standing over Gibson's dead body. In fact, the murder was committed by Moore's best friend. But Moore is convicted of murder in the second degree and sentenced to twenty years in prison. His wife remarries, and her second husband proves to be a brute. The real murderer eventually confesses and Moore is set free. He visits his former wife and arrives just as her husband attacks her. In a struggle, Moore shoots him in self-defense, and is then reunited with his family.