Clara and Nancy both have choices to make. Two sisters, working in a womens prison in 1912; many of the inmates they are faced with have been arrested for their actions as part of the suffragette movement. For Nancy, theres one inmate in particularthe enigmatic Duchesswho she finds herself drawn to, following the Duchess lead into the fight for the right to vote. But for Clara, the choice is not so clear-cut. Shes started stepping out with a chap called Ted. But if she were to marry him, she would have to give up the job she loves, and lose her independence forever.