Lydie visits Jonah’s office, when her father’s business is about to go under, to ask him to pay back the money her father lent him. She is about to meet her first love in this awkward manner. Suppressing the hesitation, she explains the situation. He then hands her a check. However, she learns that the money she thought he had owed her father was already returned. Now that she’s the one who owes him money, she signs a contract with him to agree to do anything he demands. Lydie has no means to resist his demands, even if that means marriage.