When Amalia left her hometown and came to the United States, she was running away from the abusive, hurtful, and despicable hand of her father, the man who was supposed to protect her and her mother. She was afraid to even lift a finger, but there was a moment in her life when she had to take a decision.
Then she met Martin, a suave young man who wooed her with such delicacy that she was unable to say no. They got married soon after they met, which everyone found suspicious. Even Martin. It was true, she loved her, but he tried to understand why she wanted to get married too soon. He couldn’t.