The setting: France; the early 18th century. Young Lagardère enters into the service of the Duc de Nevers, who has secretly married the beautiful Inès, promised by her father to the Prince de Gonzague, Nevers' cousin. On learning of the marriage, Gonzague decides to get rid of his rival and the child Inès has given him. After trapping the Duc in an ambush, he kills him like a coward, but not before the Duc manages to cut Gonzague's hand.
Actors: Bruno Wolkowitch, Florence Pernel, Frederic Van Den Driessche
Directors: Henri Helman