Brought up as a child of the Sierras, with her father, a lone hermit, Una is as sweet and natural as a wild flower. His health is broken and he feels that his days are numbered. He writes his sister, Mrs. James Court, residing in the city, that he feels the end is near and he must leave Una in her care. She will be no burden to her as she has ample means to care for herself. Mrs. Court arrives in the Sierras too late to meet her brother alive. She takes Una to her home. Una's wealth makes her a desirable catch and one Sharpe, a stock broker, tries to captivate her, but instinctively, she recoils from him and does not hesitate to let him know that she has no use for him. She prefers Clifford, who often calls at the Court mansion, and tells him so and doesn't care who knows it. Clifford is also a stock broker and when Sharpe finds out that Una favors his business associate, he determines to ruin Clifford, who is anxious to secure the directorship of the B.C. and L.R.R. Sharpe opposes ...
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