In the center of the action are varied fates extended Valenta's family who got rich on war contracts and moved from the countryside to Prague, Podolí. In this part of the city are not only meadows, a few old smokestacks and the postwar poverty. Enterprising Valenta but Podolí change. However, not themselves, and not lightly. In the family there is a rivalry between the brothers. There is a mystery that entails the search for the old pre-war murder, and also the characters experience their true love.