scene is a small southern town where Colonel and Christine Penmark
live with their daughter, Rhoda. Little Rhoda Penmark is sweet,
charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents,
admired by all her elders. But Rhodas mother has an uneasy
feeling about her. Could she have had anything to do with the
death of a classmate? How did the medal the dead boy won end
up in Rhoda's belongings?