King John is on the throne and Lord Sebastian Redford's gambling, drinking and womanizing is legendary at court. However, his brazen affair with the wife of the most powerful man in England has put his life in danger. In an attempt to ward off disaster, Lord Redford's man hastily arranges a marriage of convenience to a mouse of a girl named Beatrice Fall. Sebastian's bride proves to be anything but convenient when he consummates their marriage. Beatrice Fall is not who Sebastian believes her to be and quite suddenly, their marriage of convenience becomes a dangerous wedding of illicit love.