Where is Jeannie Sherman, and why won't her father Jay talk about her? Family secrets trickle out as past drama catches up to present-day tragedy, moving forward from the Depression to the eve of World War II. Thanks to his lucrative partnership with a German chemical firm, Jay Sherman is able to salvage his position at Wallace Bank, but at what cost? Cozying up to the Nazis? Is Jay too busy mourning the loss of Lana, the love of his life, to notice his daughter Jeannie blossoming into a willful young woman with ideas of her own? And just who is this menacing Alfidi?