Caterina, the socialite diva, is visited by Chase Boston, a prestigious aristocrat. He has a reputation as a prodigal playboy and a man of strong luck who wins any bet. He comes to tell Caterina that her brother lost to him in a bet and owed him twenty thousand guineas. Caterina cannot hide her anger at his demand for a huge amount of money that she cannot pay even if she gives up the mansion. Her burning golden-brown eyes set Chase's heart on fire. He makes a request to Caterina's father. He wants Caterina in exchange for waiving the debt.