The plot revolves around that eternal triangle, two men and one woman. We are first shown the heroine of the story in a beautiful lily field where she meets her two lovers who prove to be "Tommy Atkins" of the British army. Her affections seem to waver from one to the other when suddenly the regiment is called to South Africa. Then she is forced to decide which of these two privates has won her heart. Ere they have departed for foreign shores she has chosen. The rival lover in bidding her goodbye discovers this fact, but to prove his worth promises her that he will bring her fiancé home safe and sound. We are now introduced to the two soldiers in this picture in the heat of a foreign campaign, and we discover that the man who has won the girl's heart is a coward. Nevertheless, the rival lover proves faithful to his trust and brings him safely out of danger, but ere they have reached the lines both are wounded. The coward would abandon his savior but is forced at the point of a pistol ...
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