As a top student at St. Adeline's Catholic Boarding School, Zoe senses that something is not quite right about the school's new nun-- a sense proven to be true when it is revealed the "good' nun is an imposter with a fatal attraction to Zoe's brother.
Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father's endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura.
Jane is the illegitimate daughter of a Scottish landowner. She is disowned and expelled from his estates, but although she setltes down to a new life in London, she is still haunted by the memory of her childhood and her mother's mysterious death. In a trance, she sets out on dreamlike journeys in search of freedom and revenge.
Professional astrologer Huang Ershan lives her life by the rules of the stars. When she learns that her brother is in Korea and is about to marry his astrology incompatible fiancée, she decides to fly straight to Busan to try and cancel the wedding. On the flight there, she meets the fiancée's father, and together they try to break up the marriage.
In a home for delinquent girls, the worst offender exchanges reminiscences with the warden.