The ghost of John Miller, a suicide, is said to haunt the house which stands on Wild Isle. Warren Kent, an author, falls in love with Ann, the suicide's daughter. He determines to investigate the haunted house. As he enters the building, a picture falls from the wall. A rifle is shoved through a loophole. Kent drops just in time to escape being shot. Forcing the door, Kent chases his assailant from room to room. He is shot at time and again and finally compelled to retreat when a bullet lodges in his arm. The following night, accompanied by Ann, Kent returns. Ann is clad in a sheet and plays ghost to distract the attention of the other ghost while Warren enters the house. The plan succeeds. Warren makes his way to the attic just in time to see a white-clad figure aim his rifle at Ann. He engages the "ghost" in a struggle. Ann, unhurt, runs for help. Unknown to the lovers, the girl's guardian, Doctor Truby, has followed them to the island. Truby wishes to marry Ann, to further his own ...
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