Prince Lysandros of Patrai, Greece, is in exile in France. The year is 1949. During the Greek civil war, an extremist element pronounced a death sentence on the Prince, and although there is now peace, the death threat has not been lifted. Homesick, Lee attends a lecture about recent excavations in Greece. To his surprise, Genevieve, the archaeologist, is young and beautiful. When he finds she is fluent in Greek, he is delighted. They meet again in Paris and when, one evening, he sees her home, passion flares between them. When the death threat is lifted, Lee is free to return to Greece, and Genevieve is heartbroken at the thought of losing her lover. A voluptuous blonde shows an avid interest in Lee. Genevieve fears that Lee will succumb to the blonde's wiles. Then, again, maybe not.