Veronica and Marco start a passionate love affair. She then sleeps with King Henry in order to convince him to lend Italy the ships. Marco and the rest of the army go off to war. Veronica has a sword fight with Marco's cousin and beats him. The cousin, later joins a religious cult against the Courtizans.Italy wins the war over Greece. All of the towns Courtizans are arrested and prosecuted as witches along with Veronica. Veronica refuses to confess she is witch. At her trial, Marco convinces all of the townsmen to stand up for Veronica and she found innocent and let go. Veronica and Marco wind up being lovers for the rest of their lives.