Things go from bad to worse for Helena.
Since her father died, Helena is struggling to keep her family’s cotton mill going so when Mike shows up threatening to buy her family’s mill right from under her, Helena isn’t standing for it. She needs a loan but can’t get a loan without a husband.
Clint is the biggest playboy in town. Poison. The kind of man women run to and then quickly regret doing so. He can get any woman he wants and he wants Helena so when she pops up asking him to marry her so she can secure her loan, Clint is more than willing.