While on holiday, Connie receives devastating news from Mrs. Bolton. Urged to forsake Mellors, she refuses, realizing that she truly loves the gamekeeper. When Connie tells Sir Clifford of her pregnancy, he is ecstatic, believing the father to be one of her old flames. Mellors gives notice at the estate and announces that he will travel to Canada. Connie faces a wrenching decision that will forever alter her life.