Rita Adams is now an orphan when she witnesses her father murdered right before her eyes. Growing up in an orphanage, she makes friends with Bob Elliott and Mickey Roma. As a legal adult, a series of events occur where she is conned into taking the blame for a hit-and-run accident by her alcoholic fiance. Emerging from prison, Rita is now cynical and thus turns to the life of a criminal soon progressing to a position of power. Vowing revenge on her former fiance Harold DeWitt, Rita goes after his father Clarence DeWitt who is running for office. However, things get tricky when Rita gets herself caught by the law and her former childhood friend Bob Elliott.