Firebrand (1918)

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When Russian Princess Natalya (Virginia Pearson) reads a book by revolutionary Julian Ross (Victor Sutherland), she becomes radicalized. She visits him in a prison camp, posing as her own governess, and he saves her from an explosion. In turn, she helps him to escape. Natalya doesn't realize that her fiancé, Boris (Herbert Evans) and his father, Prince Andrei Rostoff (Carleton Macy), are in league with the Germans, and because of their treachery her brother is killed on the front. Ross and his comrades plan to assassinate the Rostoffs, and it is Ross who does the actual killings. Natalya finds out that he was responsible and swears revenge. She joins his band of revolutionaries only to have them all rounded up and captured. But when the Czar is overthrown, all the political prisoners are freed and Ross heads for the home of Natalya. He forces her to marry him, but she's still holding a grudge so she shoots him. Then she pulls a letter from his pocket revealing the treason of the Rostoffs. She finally realizes her mistake and since Ross has not been fatally wounded, she swears they will be happy together -- a pretty ludicrous end to an already unbelievable plot.