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The Poet's Wedding
In the island of Gema, in the Adriatic Sea, Jeronimo Franck, a wealthy man nicknamed "the Poet", proposes to Alia Emar, the most beautiful girl on the island. Nonetheless, Esteban Coppeta, descendant of a local hero, does not like the idea, for Alia has been his platonic love. A group, led by Esteban's brother, kill Austrian soldiers who were trying to recruit people at Gema. Esteban and Alia become closer, making her doubt her upcoming marriage, while...