Cass Dakers had rescued Rachel from drowning off the coast of Corfu. He had taken her into his home, and suggested that they get married so that she would have someone to protect her from her pursuers. Rachel was so attracted to him that she happily agreed. She knew Cass didn't love her, but she was sure that given time they could be happy together. And then Panos Simonides, the original cause of all her troubles turned up to spoil everything.