Topography, the circumstances of its foundation and prejudices determine every provincial city, as well as its piously hidden sins. Manizales is situated at over 2000 m above sea level, among Colombia's coffee growing mountains. Daughter of migrations and the civil wars of the 19th century, an old saying states that its 450,000 inhabitants are wedded to tradition, particularly the women. Sometimes, one of them imagines, out of frustration, shame, even out of faith, shattering her world, or herself, committing murder. And she does.