A simple country girl named, Lazara, is caught up in the Mexican Revolution, when her new husband, Juan, is forced to join the federal army on the eve of their Honeymoon. Refusing to be separated from Juan, she chooses to follow him, traveling with the troops. When Juan dies in battle against the Villistas, Lazara, is forced to change her allegiance to the winning side. Wanting security and a home of her own, she takes up with the Villista general, Nicolás, who she marry's and bears his child, only to have him killed in a battle with the Carrancistas. Still hoping to seize her dream of a home, she takes up with yet another man on the winning side, only to find as the was carries on, she is condemned to live as a vagabond.