The secrets of the past are the legacy of the future . . . - May, 1921. Elenas confused childhood has left her troubled. She is especially hurt when her mother, Hermione, urges her father to rewrite his will and make his new son the sole beneficiary. This is the start of a chain of events which will lead to heartbreak and despair for the family. But Elena was born a survivor and is determined to discover the truth about her past.