For some people, the past becomes mixed up with the present, and those who would not as a rule be drawn towards each other find they are remembering shared past lives. Those who normally behave themselves begin acting strangely.
New relationships are formed, while some disintegrate, including Millicent Snood's, the wife of the founder and past-president of the West Coast Ferry Corporation, the illustrious Pug Snood. When saboteurs threaten Pug's favorite ferry, the Queen of Scots, everyone tries to keep it from him, but he eventually finds out what is going on. Not only is a dastardly plot revealed, but also in Pug's personal life, his long kept secrets are exposed. This nasty revelation sparks courage in Millicent, and in turn she finds hope for a happier future.