Valentine is accompanying her cousin’s mother in law The Countess to Cairo as her companion. She is a country girl and is excited about the prospect of seeing some of the world. Me Maxwell is accompanying them to the site. Valentine is attracted to Max from the start. Max is used to being lookied down upon as the kid from the poor family and then by women because he was a fighter. Max thinks Valentine doesn’t like him because she is tongue tied around him at first. On the journey to Cairo, the two become friends. Max likes Valentine but is afraid marriage will tie her down from her dreams and Valentine is afraid Max will never be interested in a simple country girl. Will the journey bring the two together or at the end will they go their desperate ways?