Maggie Usher has spent her whole life seeking revenge for her father and motheras deaths. She has made the children of those involved pay for their parentsa crime in ways that are unspeakable, yet they still love her as a friend. Now, she is ill. In her mind, she believes it is because of all the evil things she has done. As she comes to terms with her illness, and her impending death, she has to call all who have been a part of her life to her side. At the same time, she marries the man she has come to love with her whole heart. Her children, those she has wronged in the past, and even the less evil of her family are there to rejoice with her on her most special day. But will she be able to live long enough to see her youngest children graduate?