Alejandro Navarro Vasquez, the Conde Olivares, has long desired vengeance
. His wife betrayed him with an act that, by the proud Spaniard's code, was unforgivable. What's more, the breakdown of their marriage is a bitter truth that undermines Alejandro's every achievement.
Alejandro's opportunity for justice comes when the private detective he's hired pinpoints Jemima's whereabouts and delivers the news that she has a two-year-old son. Clearly her wanton ways have led to an illegitimate birth . But no matter: Alejandro is determined to settle the score with his runaway wife.