Mail-order bride Lorelei Hastings arrives in Trinity Hill, Texas. Instead of a handsome prosperous man, a tall muscular man in dusty work clothes greets her. Daniel Carpenter, a livery owner, explains the banker ordered two brides to choose between, and he's made his choice. Lorelei is the leftover bride. She is furious, but has no recourse except to drive home with the big quiet blond man.