Tia, a futuristic woman hides from the police in a space capsule, which lifts off with her and a resident android. The android believes Tia is another Cyborg, and they travel back to the eighteenth century to collect DNA to repopulate the future after most life on Earth had perished from a rare disease. The capsule crashes on the estate of Earl, Haden Winslow Morley. He, believing they're poor peasants hires them as servants. Modern times clash with ancient traditions and make for a very explosive attraction between the two strangers but that doesn't prevent the two from falling in love, regardless of what obstacles they must face. (And they face many). Tia returns to her time changing the future for the better. But, Tia's life is empty without her Earl and she travels back to the past to live with the only man who loved her. Fiction and non-fiction are intertwined when Tia is abducted , dressed as a prostitute, to be killed by Jack the Ripper.