This story takes place in the Pacific Ocean. It portrays colonialism during the late 1800s.
David Sheldon, a plantation owner, manages his slaves with an iron fist. This man only valuates white males and disrespects every other human being.
On day, a terrible sickness invades the Solomon Islands and the workers fall one by one. Eventually, the disease reaches David. His strength lessens.
Around that moment, Mrs. Joan Lackland and her shipwrecked crew arrive on the island. Luckily, David Sheldon finds himself slowly changing in front of this American woman.
Being confronted to this independent feminist helps him reconsider his former state of mind.
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