The Marquess was searching a wife, he need a smart, non problematic girl who can obbey the etiquette rules at high society. The last thing he deserved was a girl with bad reuptation but when he knew Daphne Starling story about she declining a gentleman´s proposal, the curiosity burned his soul. He need to meet this girl, whý she could do that. Was she really all the society said about her reputation? As a member of the Inferno Club he need to keep everything under discretion, no spotlight again because the Inferno Club was just an image. Inferno Club was more than a gentleman´s club full of bad woman and wine and poker. Everything was a lie, reality was that they were a group of selected men, raise in a school and trained to be spy. They protected government and knew the war movement even better that the ones who started the fight.
He fell in love with Daphne, but he couldn´t tell her the truth, it meaned to put her in danger. Daphne felt something wasn´t right and she figured out the truth, she discovered what the Inferno Club was about and finally the Marquess of Rotherstone apologize for not telling her and she reveals him they´re gonna be parents and together will fight and protect the other Inferno Club member. Finally Daphne has Max´s heart.