The influence of money loans on global affairs appears to be driven by corrupt banking and large scale investors who manipulate the markets. Leonora is drawn into this ruthless world when she meets Dr Sean Doherty.
Leonora is a privileged woman schooled in the arts, raised among gentry who are seriously wealthy. Richard is a poor farmers son. They meet in the woods surrounding her family’s stately home and become young sweethearts. Richard is called up to serve in Britains dirty war in Kenya and when he returns they marry, resulting in Leonoras disinheritance. Their financial ruin finally wrecks the marriage. They take lovers who change their perceptions of life but their abiding love for each other rides out the storm.