Three women driven by a complex feeling: ambition. Now seen as a virtue, either as a great villain, the most distinctive aspects of this feeling will be revealed in the next novel nine.
Beatriz (Gloria Pires) is a privileged woman who thirsts for power and uses her sexuality to get what she wants. Inês (Adriana Esteves) is not as privileged as Beatrice, but it is so spineless as. Is frustrated and has real obsession with childhood friend. Regina (Camila Pitanga) is the counterpoint. It is the heroine who will prove that you can be able to achieve your dreams without going over the other. It's a simple woman of humble origin, who wants to succeed in life.
A crime intertwines the lives of these three women and blackmail relationship makes Beatriz and Ines compete a power play and balance of power. The protagonists live in Leme, Rio trademark of Babel, where all social classes intersect. Through them and their relationships, the authors outline a plot of greed and power, ethics and social criticism. The plot brings out the best and the worst that ambition can generate.