Into Hacienda El Soto live Doña Raimunda and her daughter, Acacia. When Raimunda is widowed, she gets married to Esteban, who is publicly rejected by Acacia. Raimunda lives without knowing that, actually, a deep love has aroused between Acacia and Esteban, which both hide behind a mask of hostility. The worst comes when Esteban begins to get rid of all the men around Acacia, who is started to be called La Malquerida.
Based on the play by Jacinto Benavente.