Will Strickland, adored of his wife, Dora, is swept off his feet by his passion for Helena Raymond, the other woman. He struggles against his lawless affection, but the frailty of his will bends before the storm. He falls. Helena gives him a picture of herself and Strickland substitutes it for the picture of his wife in a locket that is one of the love tokens between them. Griscom, a mutual friend of the Stricklands, tried to save Strickland from the inevitable consequences and meanwhile hides her husband's duplicity from Dora. But the fates intervene. Will is called to Brazil and there he is killed by a jealous man when he flirts with his sweetheart. Griscom, who had accompanied him to Brazil, gathers up Will's effects and takes them home. Among the effects is the locket with Helena's picture. This Griscom hides from Dora. But Dora asks for it. She knows the dearest possession. Griscom reluctantly gives it to her and her ideal of her husband is shattered. Griscom comforts her with ...
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