Aurelio Casillas is determined to become the most powerful and the only man to take the place of Pablo Escobar Gaviria.
An ambitious, intellegent and virile man, Aurelio has set out to amass a fortune that he could not possibly spend in a lifetime. He becomes a legend at the height of his career, when he becomes the most wanted drug lord in the world.
Ximena Letrán is the daughter of Don Letrán and the woman of Aurelio, with whom she has been romantically involved since they were very young.
Ximena always tolerated Aurelio's constant unfaithfulness, knowing full well that she was the one he really loved. However, now that they are enganged to be married, and that Aurelio has promised to be faithful to her, she is not willing to let him break his promise.
Leonor Ballesteros is a special agent of the Columbian DAS. She was a member of the teams that helped gun down Pablo Escobar Gaviria.
Marco Mejía is Aurelio's nemesis and number one foe. A police officer trained by the DEA, which he joined as a result of the murder of his father,the legendary agent Eduardo Cartagena.
Aurelio's younger brother is known as "Chacorta" because of his impulsive and explosive nature. He is loyal to his brother and committed to the family business.
Matilde Rojas, Charcota's wife, is a native of Cali, Colombia. Deceitful, envious, and a lair, she dreams of restarting her singing career.
Guadalupe Robles, the eldest Robles brother, has grown up with many complexes and frustrations. He is a misogynist who enjoys humiliating women.
The second of the of the Robles brothers, Isidro Robles is not handsome, but he has luck with women. He operates the family business, has away with words and knows how to be diplomatic.
Sensual and strong-willed, Monica Robles is a woman who is controlled by her passions. Her biggest weakness, her almost sickly obsession, is Aurelio Casillas, with whom she maintains a secret affair.