Emily was angry. She worked as hard as any man but she couldn't change laws that affected her - laws made by men. Because women were not allowed to vote. She and the other suffragettes had patiently put their argument to the government, but they were ignored. Now it was time for direct action: arson, bricks through windows, hiding overnight in the House of Commons. Over and over again she was thrown into prison and brutally force-fed through an iron tube. Maybe it would take a suffragette death to bring the government to its senses. At the Derby race course, as the King's Horse came pounding towards her, Emily was prepared to make the greatest sacrifice of all . . .