Grace Mabry is a woman of passion. She believes that all able-bodied men should be fighting for England in the Great War – just like her brother. But she is infuriated that men like Jack Bennington, heir to a great estate, can’t make himself enlist and join the fight. Armed with a white feather, Grace waltzes into a masquerade ball and hand Jack the symbol of his cowardice.
Little does she realize the truth behind the man and the terrible consequences that her actions produce in his life.