When the Final Curtain Falls, the Real Drama Begins
Bethia Rayborn, soon to be betrothed to her childhood beau and happily employed as the wardrobe mistress at London's Royal Court Theatre, is quite certain all her dreams have come true. But then the drama unfolding in her own life begins to overshadow that of the actors and actresses onstage. When a distant relative misinterprets her intentions and sets his affections on Bethia, pursuing her with unrelenting persistence, she must take drastic measures to ward him off. Her pursuer does indeed disappear, but Bethia is left as the unsuspecting victim in a plan for revenge that will threaten her love and her livelihood.