Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
An young boy is en route to Bombay with his wealthy father when they are ambushed by highwaymen and his father is mortally wounded. Just before he dies, he hands his son a large diamond. The boy then continues on to the city. By the time he gets there he is ragged and dirty. A crooked merchant, wanting the boy's diamond, tries to frame him for theft, but an Englishman vouches for the boy. The boy then continues his struggle to become wealthy and powerful. Along the way, he suffers an ill-fated love affair with a beautiful British lady.
boy, father, youth