A mostly sad tale of an unfortunate young woman named Kiu. As she explains in the opening narration, she has known three men. They are Wah (a boy who worked in her family's shop), Chuen Wong (a local gang boss whom she is compelled to marry) and Man (a university student). Kiu's only friend is Tai Kim, whose husband died on their wedding night, and is now she (Kim) is now involved with Han, who turns out to be a womanizing con man. Kiu witnesses Kim and Han screwing one day on their boat, and this awakens her desire.