Young Ruth Morgan, an orphan, decides to leave her small town to make her fortune in the big city. Meanwhile, in another small down, young doctor Allan Buchannan also decides to strike out for the big city. Unfortunately, Ruth falls in love with a rich playboy who soon betrays her, and Allan makes a tragic mistake by accidentally prescribing a drug that results in a child's death. Soon afterwards he learns that his sister has died in a train accident. Despondent and grief-stricken, he walks to a nearby river, intending to end it all by jumping in. There he meets Ruth, who is there for the same purpose.
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Aftermath ( 1914 ) is a lost silent film. See more