Author Haggard's Book
Holly is a lonely man, working at the University of Cambridge. He has but one friend, who is dying and makes him guardian of his only son, Leo. Holly has to promise him that when Leo turns twenty, he'll show him the contents of a metal box which will be delivered to him if he excepts the guardianship.
Leo grows up under the care of Holly and when he turns twenty, they open the box. It contains Leo's family history, which starts in Ancient Greece. He dis...