Zack Kazmarek is a powerful attorney with influential ties to the political, mercantile, and ethnic roots of Chicago. His only weakness is Mollie Knox, a woman who has always been just beyond his reach. However, all bets are off after the fire destroys Chicago, and Mollie is in desperate need of assistance. Just as Zack finally begins to pursue the woman he loves, competition arises in the form of a hero from her past who can provide the help she needs to rise from the ashes.
While Mollie struggles to rebuild, the two men battle for her heart.
Emotionally charged scenes as our protagonists fled through the streets to escape the advancing fire. Camaraderie in the aftermath. The horrors of plundering as goodwill dissipated.