Seeking revenge, Cynthia's son Winston plans to destroy Devon once and for all at the Morehouse Gala for the Arts.
Cynthia visits the underwater institute to convince Devon to come back to Morehouse Conglomerated... and her. Meanwhile, her son Winston learns who his true father is and plots to secure his hold on Morehouse Conglomerate.
After breaking off their vaguely incestuous tryst, Devon goes into underwater research while Cynthia and her son Winston take ruthless control of Morehouse Conglomerate, dividing the family.
Lady Anne makes it clear to Cynthia that, mannequin or no mannequin, she is a real woman and will fight for Devon. Cynthia seeks revenge on her former lover's wife and the outcome is disastrous for the Morehouses.
Rather than face his passion for his sister, Devon goes to London during the war and falls in love with the statuesque Lady Anne York. The couple marry and return to Texas, where Cynthia warns her sister-in-law that she will not give up on her forbidden love for Devon. Meanwhile, Jonas creates a device that will shake the world and shares the secret with Devon.moreless
Thirty years after the failed production of the 22-hour mini-series, The Spoils of Babylon, author, director, producer, and writer Eric Jonrosh brings the adaptation of his novel to the screen in a condensed 3-hour format. Orphan Devon is adopted by oilman Jonas Morehouse and soon finds oil. As the Morehouse fortunes swell, Devon finds himself tempted into forbidden passion by his adopted sister, Cynthia.moreless