Henrietta serves the riches and cruelest man in all of Theodosia. After having lost his wife during child birth he retreats from the world and Henrietta is left to fulfill her mistress last wish. As the years go by, Calvin soon realizes that a maid has been a mother figure to his son. Angered and ashamed, Calvin opens the doors of his Manor to seek a proper mother for young Henry. He seeks to rid himself of Henrietta, but soon he will realize how much he really needs her.