At Kellynch and Uppercross, Anne and Wentworth meet again after a previous broken engagement, and Wentworth courts Louisa.
At Lyme, Louisa injures herself and Anne meets Mr. Elliot. Anne discovers even more how much she missed by not marrying Wentworth, and Wentworth finds out that Louisa’s decisiveness is less desirable than Anne’s thoughtfulness. Wentworth realizes that he is honor-bound to marry Louisa.
Louisa decides to marry Captain Benwick. Wentworth meets with Anne in Bath, but believes she is going to marry Mr. Elliot. Anne and Wentworth finally manage to resolve their confusion and marry.