Paula is a humble girl. The father, by specifications, sends her to the convent. She obeys, but her destiny is not to dedicate her life to God. D. João V has an unhappy marriage and does not have a convent of Odivelas that he chooses as a friend. When he meets Paula, he falls head over heels in love. The two live an intense and forbidden love, whereas the conspiracies and intrigues: a queen, a brother and other sisters do not admit a existence of deep feelings between their soul and a woman nun. Power, sex and love in a story inspired by real facts.