All that little Maria Rosa knew was that her mother had disappeared, and in her place had come Sara, the cruel woman who now cared for her. The only solace that Maria Rosa had was that her mother was in a mysterious country, where pain and suffering did not exist. Thus, her only hope was to go there too and to run into her mother's warm and loving arms. But how would she get there, and how would she escape from the evil Sara? One day, a light shined in her path and the indifferent world that surrounded her extended a hand of friendship. However, would anyone be able to offer her what she was desperately looking for?