Alma is very rich, but she has reached middle age with little else. Twice married, her first and only sexual encounter has left her cold with the emotional outlook of a spinster. Now she is seeking companionship as avoid the chilly embrace of loneliness. She suggests a marriage of convenience to Victor, a mild mannered man down on his luck. Victor comes with one drawback his ne'er do well son Aubrey. But Aubrey's girl friend, Ella, interests Alma. Ella is a down to earth person, especially in matters sexual, and she manages to convey to the curious Alma that sex can be pleasurable. So, in her candid and direct manner, Alma invites the baffled Victor to bed. The encounter exhausts him, but Alma emerges as a changed woman with an insatiable appetite for sex. Since Victor feels the best he can do is once a week, Alma takes off for the continent only to return a sadder but wiser woman.
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