Away up in the lonely northern land lives a trapper and his young wife. He follows his occupation from day to day without noticing that his helpmate finds life somewhat monotonous. In this remote household there comes, by accident, a handsome stranger who is hunting in the country. He gets separated from his party and meeting with an accident is found helpless by the husband, who brings him to his home to be cared for by his wife. As the days pass they fall in love with each other. The husband returns at a moment when a love avowal has been exchanged. What does he do? Confront them and kill either or both? No, he conceals his knowledge. Shortly afterwards the woman agrees to elope with her admirer. They have barely started away when the man is seriously injured by falling in a bear trap. The woman ministers to him. The husband appears. His mind is made up. She cannot return to his home. Her lover is wounded. The husband leaves them and returns to his lonely hut.
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