Henry Wilson, son of a jeweler, has a past attachment for Madge Rose, a fascinating woman who afterward proves to be a society thief. Henry knows nothing of the woman's past. In the nick of time his distracted father persuades him to give up the girl. Madge, furious, waits for a chance to avenge herself. Later Henry meets Eve Devereaux, who lives with her uncle in the city. Unknown to Henry, Eve too has a secret in her past. Her husband was a criminal who was killed in escaping from the penitentiary. When Henry proposes marriage to Eve, the fear that a revelation of her secret might destroy her future causes her to remain quiet. Henry and Eve start married life in unalloyed bliss. Meanwhile Madge meets with Dick Trent, another crook. Trent was with Eve's husband when he escaped from jail and knows that Eve is the widow of the dead criminal. Trent and Madge then decide to operate a double scheme of blackmail. Trent exacts "hush" money from Eve through surreptitious visits to her home. ...
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