Karina, exploited by her husband, works as a striper in a club. Rufino, her husband, is a smuggler and owner of a clandestine casino with financial problems. Lucas, a farmer and friend of her husband, is in love with Karina but is rejected by her. During a poker game with Lucas, Rufino without money, bets his own wife and loses the bet. Karina refuses to give herself to the winner and ends up killing her husband. In jail Karina meets Sheila, the public defender who will handle her case, and to whom she tells her story. The lawyer gets a release permit and invites Karina to live with her. The lonely Sheila and the abused Karina develop a close friendship and together they will have to deal with Lucas who still pursues Karina.