The story deals with the love of a Spanish cavalier for a wealthy senorita of noble birth. Across the pathway of these two moves the shadow of the Spanish Inquisition with all the cruelty and ignorant conception of misguided Christianity. This noble Castilian senorita is also wooed by one of the members of the Inquisition whose suit is favored by her father. But the fair maid refuses this dazzling offer of marriage and spurns the all-powerful master of the Inquisition. Revenge soon takes the place of love within his breast and his hired spies are set to work to watch the lady. Soon this fair daughter of Spain finds her maid arrested and through torture forced to accuse her mistress of the crime of heresy, which is brought about while her brave cavalier is away to the war. The daughter is arrested at the home of the good priest and brought for trial before the Inquisition. She is condemned. The good priest brings the news of her plight to the cavalier and together they manage her ...
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