Martin Zalacaín is a child born in a village called Urbía, away from civilization. He has grown up under the tutelage of Tellagorri, the owner of the tavern. Since childhood, Zalacaín has shown his love for freedom and the desire for adventure. In Urbía he meets Catherine, the youngest daughter of the Ohando family, and he falls in love with her. As he grows, we get to know the whereabouts of our hero and the changes of his destiny.
Based on the novel by Pío Baroja.