The life of Gabriela Suarez, the only woman in the San Pedro del Oro mine, takes a turn after she falls for Alejandro Beltran, the eldest son of Antonia Guerra, the most powerful and feared woman of the town. The love that blossoms between them is tormented by ambition. Gabriela is unjustly locked in a mental asylum where she is tortured and humiliated. Once she manages to escape, she is presumed dead. Years later she returns, transformed into Veronica Dantes, “The Boss”, who arrives determined to carry out her revenge against those who destroyed her life.