The year is 1902 and wealthy free-spirited, and somewhat lonely Mary Anne Winters longs for questions to the world around her. That June her father hires a new manservant named Edward Bailey. While he’s at first nervous in his new environment with Mary Anne’s kindness he opens up and they develop a fast friendship which eventually blossoms into more. Mary Anne and Edward sneak around to be together, both longing to be officially together. Later on disaster and illness both befall Mary Anne and Edward, but the question remains; will these two be ill-fated, or will they wind up together?