It's been a month since Emma left London and reluctantly ending her relationship with William Jones, due to their difference in class status. She has found a new job, and a fresh start, as one of the many maids working in the Molders family estate. Her presence soon catches the eye and respect of sullen but kind-hearted footman Hans. Meanwhile, Eleanor Campbell makes her move to win William's heart. However, Emma and William have yet to realise that they will meet again.