Orisbela is a beautiful young lady who lives in the beautiful seaside region of Portugal. The year is 1570, and Portugal is in the peak of the Age of Exploration. One of their biggest territories is the South American country of Brazil. Orisbela decides that she must leave Portugal in order to explore the world and search for a husband. It is there that she falls in love with a Portuguese man who runs a sugar plantation. Together the couple share a great romance. Things are going fine until the man begins showing signs that he may not exactly be the type of man that Orisbela desires.