Richard is from a poor family, but he grows up with Francis, the son of a rich man, and Oriana. Richard and Oriana fall in love and wish to marry as soon as Richard has made his fortune, but Francis intends to stop their plans. After rescuing a wealthy Spaniard, Richard is sent to Spain to transport some valuable goods for him. However, there he is robbed and left for dead. Can Richard reach Oriana or will Francis triumph?