An explorer visits what appears to be the ruins of a gothic cathedral.
There seem to be some strange statues, though, whose faces follow him as he makes his way to the end; the sun comes out, and he stops at the edge of a cliff.
She arrives in Wilkowyje with intent to sell the cottage but, after seeing the charm of the village, decides to stay.
Lucy Wilska - A Polish-American woman, who has inherited her grandmother's manor house in a small village - Wilkowyje - in Poland. She has fallen in love with Czerepach and they have married. Solejukowa lived with her alcoholic husband and their seven children in a small cottage near the forest, but she became friends with Hadziukowa and Więcławska and she then earned a lot of money.
She saved two horses and a dog which she named Hot-Dog. He has fallen in love with Leokadia and they have married.