Synopsis: Angélique de Sancé lives far away from the splendors of Paris and the court. Contemporary with Louis XIV, chance events lead her life on the path of the King. By foiling a plot, she appears as a menace to the conspirators. After being cloistered in a convent, she is married against her will to Geoffrey de Peyrac, the most powerful man of Lauguedoc, whose strong mind eventually have her give in. However, the growing ties between the King and Peyrac herald a great danger. A downward spiral unfolds for Angélique.