Sara has gone through some difficult times in her life: the death of her mother, a pregnancy at sixteen... but now, at twenty-four years old, she has found something approaching happiness. Modern and independent, she gives classes at a language school, where she meets and falls in love with one of her students. He, a westernised, romantic and impassioned Muslim slowly draws her into his culture and religion without ever revealing his true motives. When she begins to suspect the truth, it is already too late. Sara finds herself caught in a plot that affects the people closest to her, leading her to make a shocking decision.