Jeannie, the usual cinematic country girl (Leah Baird), marries a city man (Franklyn Farnum) who neglects her and then divorces her when he finds a friend coming on to her. The shock of the divorce kills her mother, so Jeannie swears revenge. First she becomes lovers with the man who lusted after her, then she comes back into her ex-husband's life and seduces him even though he is happily married to another woman (Gertrude Aster). She brings the two men together so that they will get into a fight; then she kills her lover and has her ex-husband arrested for the crime. Luckily for the ex-husband's family, he dies before he is convicted of the murder, so they're saved from the stain of scandal. This picture was based on the book, The Toll of Vengeance, by George Hively.