Maria Eduarda is a six years old. The girl was playing at home when she was bitten by a scorpion. Iracema, her mother, desperately searched for a boat to take her daughter to the nearest hospital at Belém downtown. Mary was between life and death. Upon seeing an image of Mary of Nazareth, holy patroness of this Amazon city, Iracema makes a promise to save her daughter's life. With her child recovery she now needs to leave her house in a journey to fulfill her promise.