Set in 1939 in a town in the coal city of Zonguldak, miner Davut leads a modest life with his siblings and parents. The owner of the mine where he works is a rich man named Paşazade Malik Bey. One day, when it rained a lot, the expected happened and the mine collapsed and this could have all been avoided if Mr. Malik heeded the warnings. And with that, Davut decides to raise his voice against this order. Malik Bey also has an unexpected offer for Davut. Malik Bey's daughter Gülfem was raised away from the realities of life, safe, protected. Over time, Gulfem, who initially thought of Davut as an unruly, disobedient, and even rude man, begins to admire him a lot. Malik, on the other hand, is considering marrying his daughter Gülfem to a wealthy mining boss named Ali Gelik.