Mary and John are a long time romantic couple. Mary lives on the mainland. John lives on an island with only one bridge connecting it to the mainland. One day there is a terrible storm that knocks out not only the bridge but all communications with the island. The damage is so severe that it will be months before any way to contact the island is available. Mary is distraught. She searches for a way to the island and finds a Captain with a boat who is ferrying people across. He is charging an exorbitant amount for a one way trip, and Mary tells him she cannot afford it. The Captain says he will take her across in exchange for sexual favors. Mary initially refuses, but after searching again for an alternative route, returns and agrees. The Captain takes her across. Mary finds John, who is thrilled to see her. However, Mary breaks down on tears and tells him of her agreement with the Captain. John is angered by this, and publicly ends the relationship. John's friend George finds Mary crying in the street, and asks what happened. After hearing the whole story, George is upset with John, tracks him down and beats him up. The end.