A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
In a land where women rule supreme and men have only to pleasure the woman who chooses them, it appears nothing can go wrong. Until Actaeon returns from the sea to win the woman he loves. No woman in Licentia will have such a man: he's course, untaught, and can't even make a decent bowl of soup. Still Diana favors him.