Ramon, enslaved aboard a smuggling ship by the renegade Captain Kitchell, must fight for the beautiful Letty Sternerson, and both their freedom.
Returning to his hometown after a long absence, oil-well digger William Eythe discovers that his sweetheart has gotten engaged to an older suitor. In an attempt to win back his lost love, Eythe decides to impress her with a series of daredevil oil-field stunts.
In post-Napoleonic France, the Duke of Corlaine reprimands Count Villiers because his Spanish fiance, Princess Maria, has run away. When Marias carriage is accosted by highwaymen, Captain Scarlett, a Frenchman returning from England, fends off the attackers. Villiers arrives shortly after and arrests the remaining highwayman, but is ungrateful to Scarlett.