In the dying days of the Edwardian Empire, Christopher Tietjens enters into a marriage with the beautiful but cruel socialite Sylvia.
While Sylvia and Christopher are reunited publicly, their relationship remains turbulent in private.
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Vicious rumours about Christopher abound, leading to tragedy at Groby. Sylvia finds a new admirer.
In Rouen, an exhausted Christopher prepares soldiers for the draft. Back in London, Sylvia decides to visit her husband in France.
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Christopher is sent to the Front with McKechnie and Perowne. Sylvia makes one final, desperate play for him.