Helen Embert, the daughter of the lodge keeper of the beautiful estate of Mrs. Melvina Jenkins, a wealthy widow, is in love with Bert Harrison, but in a short while Bert, through a thrilling accident, meets Mrs. Jenkins and her daughter, Mary. He falls in love with Mary, completely forgetting Helen, and the friendship he shows Mrs. Jenkins she mistakes for love. Helen, meeting Bert leaving the Jenkins home after a dance, bitterly upbraids him for his treatment of her. Later Helen becomes ill over the affair and in a short while she dies. It is then that Mrs. Embert, Helen's mother, feels her heart consumed with hatred of those whom she considers responsible for her daughter's tragic death. She vows to be revenged, and, choosing Mary as the object of attack, has nearly succeeded, when Fate directs the law in her direction.
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