As a new, zealous and ruthless Archbishop is installed into sultry colonial Mexico, the ramifications of his appointment begin to ripple out amongst the people.

Bishop Santa Cruz vows to outwit him. In a convent three hundred miles away, Sister Juana, a young nun, writes beautiful, dazzlingly intelligent plays and is the  literary darling of the Mexican court.

But her talents draw the  attention of the new Archbishop and the fight for Sister Juana's gift and her right to use it becomes a fight for the very soul of Mexico.

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