When a boarding house burns to the ground and a young woman is dragged from the wreckage, Jasper Rowley bets against death to revive her. Being a young doctor, he patches her up and treats her burns as best he can. However when she wakes, Jasper discovers she can only remember her name, May Shaw. Jasper tries to remain distant, keeping it strictly scientific but when he takes her into his home and vows to fix her, he begins to find it harder and harder to act like only her doctor. May is left with a scarred face but she might also have a dangerous past that she can’t remember until it proves to be too late.