The affluent Mitch Kincaid's livelihood hangs in the balance because of his father's peculiar will. Unless he takes in his father's illegitimate child and looks after him for one year, Mitch will lose his entire fortune. The child is now under the care of its aunt, Carly. "I'll give you a hundred grand for the child. No—five hundred." Mitch offers Carly riches, but she refuses.