Both Nathan and his stepbrother Alex are falling in love with her. At first Nora is certain she wants nothing to do with this strange family. The stepmother wants Alex to stay an invalid, Nathan seems unsure of what he wants, and Alex stares out his window and is filled with self-pity. At what lengths will the stepmother go to keep Alex where she wants him? Will he walk again? And will Nora end up with Nathan or Alex? Once Nora knows whom she wants, but another obstacle separates her from true love.