Pierre Dorchet, a French-Canadian and professional trapper in the great woods of the north, in visiting his traps is compelled to leave his sister, Nanette, alone on the border line. His friend, Papineau, his sister's lover, acts as her guardian. Calvin Crow, civil engineer for the government, and his assistant, Kent, appear on the scene. Crow meets Nanette in his loneliness and with his compelling personality and glamour of the big city Quebec, makes love to her. Papineau tries interference, but his nature is easy going and feeling the need of a stronger hand goes to meet and warn her brother, Pierre. Pierre on his homeward trip meets his sweetheart, Julia Naughton, who lives with her mother on the border line. Papineau encounters Pierre in the woods on a familiar watercourse and hearing the news of his sister's danger, hurries forward on forced marches. Back in the mountains, Crow has promised to marry Nanette and then heartlessly breaks camp and leaves her. Her brother and lover ...
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