Captain Ivo Trenchard is not surprised by Jossie's transformation into a refined young lady. Even while she was hidden beneath layers of boys' clothing, he saw Jossie for what she really was: a brilliant diamond. All it took was a little polishing and now all of London sees it too. As they attend one ball after another, feelings begin to stir within Ivo and his jealousy reaches a fever pitch. And wWhen a scandal suddenly threatens to destroy everything Jossie's worked so hard for, Ivo does the unthinkable.