The Man in the Iron Mask finds France's King Louis the XIVth who has, unbeknownst to both himself and the kingdom, a twin brother Philip, hidden away. But when Philip realizes his royal heritage, trouble begins in the kingdom that pits the brothers against each other and throws all the kings advisors into sudden fits of confusion and treachery, raising questions about the throne. Will the brothers ever be able to reconcile now that they'v found each other, or will a battle for the throne ensue?
Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running.
With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman.