George Halsey associates with evil companions, but manages to keep the knowledge of it from his sister with whom he is living, both being orphans. George commits a theft and is arrested and convicted. The sister, in order to get away from the disgrace, goes to a small country town and becomes a professional nurse. She becomes acquainted with Phillips Moore, a minister while nursing his sister through an illness. Their friendship ripens into love and later, when Phillips proposes marriage, she accepts. George, on being released from jail, takes up his old life. He comes to the same town where his sister is living, and makes an attempt at robbing the minister's house. He is surprised in his act, but manages to make his escape, but is shot. He evades his pursuers, but the loss of blood from his wound renders him unconscious. He is found by his sister. She takes him into her home. He stays there until he has recovered from his wounds, his presence being kept a secret. Some gossiping ...
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