Sir Charles Osbourne has made a promise against his better judgment. He will rescue one Miss Maria Monkton and deliver her to her betrothed—a man whose reputation he little cares for.
Maria is taken aback when Charles strides toward her with the silent sureness of a wolf. Traveling alone with him is unsettling. And then it hits her: should she marry a man she doesn't know when she's falling in love with her rescuer—a man with no mind for marriage!