This is a passionate love story of two people that come together and must learn to forgive the past. North is drawn to Elizabeth from the beginning, but she does everything in her power to run him off. He won't take the hint.
He instinctively knows that something is wrong in Elizabeth's life. Something he might be able to fix if she will only trust him.
Elizabeth is not going to trust anyone because she been burned too many times. She is attracted to North, but sees herself as a whore and worse. She views herself as someone unworthy of the dashing North.
North show extraordinary patience in getting Elizabeth to trust him. He proves to her that true love can stand the harshest test and still survive.