After robbing and massacring a village, the head of the gang of bandits, Captain Jagunço, kidnaps Flô, Mayor Cisso's wife and and torture her. Chased by stubborn Lieutenant Lazarus, the group drifts off to Colonel Soares' farm. Cisso tries to get his wife back, but is beaten. He refuses to join Lieutenant Lazarus' class, saying his fight is his honor. Soon Flo and Jagunço fall for each other and she becomes a gang member. Finally, Lazarus attacks the farm and Jagunço and Flo run away. This awaits the bandit in Monte Santo for the final confrontation.