Even allowing for the fact that Stephen King is a one-man cottage industry, this farmed-out, made-for-television prequel to mini-series ROSE RED is particularly cynical fare. At the turn of the twentieth century, Ellen (Lisa Brenner) marries the dashing John Rimbauer (Steven Brand), but regrets her naivte after he turns their African honeymoon into a series of exotic orgies. Once back home, the oversexed John tries to placate his new bride by making a gift of her dream house, "Rose Red." The couple establishes a tenuous truce, and John dallies with servant girls while Ellen studies blueprints. Ellen's maid, Sukerna (Tsidii Leloka), a sort of souvenir from their trip ...