One cannot spend a whole lifetime loving and chasing "Jezebels" and expect to escape unscathed. That's the price Theodorus Melville has to pay for something he never went looking for, but that came to him. All he ever wanted was someone to call his own, but God cursed him with other men's women. It's what's put him in his present predicament. Now a husband of one of the "Jezebels" wants to kill Theo.