The story tells a tale about a couple who start an affair and have a mutual arrangement until a change of job makes the arrangement impossible to carry on. Carla finds herself in a foreign country and falls in love with Paulo, who, unknown to her, is bad news. The problems start for Carla once she meets him and has a son to him whom he does not want. She eventually comes back home, restarts her affair with Max, but Paulo just won't let things rest and decides he wants his son back with him and even uses Max to try to get at Carla to get his son back. However, the twist comes at the end once it is revealed who has been behind all of Carla's and Max's problems.