Peter Grayson is traveling the wayward path against his family's wishes, gambling to earn his living after his brother was shot and killed. Needing to experience life to the fullest now, Peter travels to Texas to reclaim his granddaddy's sugarcane plantation. Finally, he saves enough from his gambling winnings to buy back the family home, but he's robbed and left for dead. He's nursed back to health by a kind-and mysterious doctor. Seeking revenge for the injustice dealt him, Peter tracks down the young thief and his lovely sister, Cecilia Ashby. Not only is Cecilia living on Peter's plantation, but she's keeping secrets of her own.