The parson of Pine Mountain is a sturdy mountain preacher. Somewhat out of place in the rude and primitive surroundings of the mountain is Lizzie, the gentle daughter of Old Marvin, a hardened mountaineer. For Lizzie the parson entertains a deep and tender feeling and he hopes one day to make her his wife, Lizzie knows this full well and takes a delight in teasing him. It is Steve Boscombe whom she loves and Steve is infatuated with Lizzie. He and Old Marin are interested in a secret whiskey still. One night revenue men come to Pine Mountain and raid the whiskey still and in the battle which ensues one of the moonshiners is wounded. He manages to escape and hides in the woods. There the parson and Marvine administer to him. Lizzie is left in Marvin's cabin alone. Steve, who that day has been drinking heavily, notes Marvin's absence and the evil side of his nature getting the better of him, he swaggers up to the cabin and bursts in. While working over the wounded man the parson asks ...
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