Francesca has dreams of becoming an artist, but these dreams may never come true when she finds out that her father has signed an agreement to have Francesca marry Ludolf van Deventer. Ludolf wants Francesca, even if it means killing his wife. When Ludolf finds out that Francesca's father has a weakness for gambling, he uses this weakness to blackmail him into getting Francesca. Francesca, her sisters, and Pieter, the young man she truly loves, do all they can from never letting Francesca marry this evil man, even if it means leaving Holland and becoming a refugee forever.
This report prepared by Marie Morris