Helen is ostracized from social circles because of her relatives. While attending a ball in London, she is rescued by a stranger when she is almost kidnapped by thugs. The man is so tall and handsome, a lovely gentleman. A sudden change in the weather forces them to spend the night in a cabin they find by chance, but they part without revealing their true identities. But who would have thought that Martin, the next Earl of Merton whom she meets again at a dinner party, is the one who saved her? But she has to put his infatuation to rest because she believes she's not worthy of him!