Annett dreams of a prosperous and beautiful life, a life without trouble and worry. But earning one's own living is so cumbersome, tedious and boring. Wouldn't it be better to find a well-heeled admirer to solve all one's problems in one go? Annett doesn't feel too bad about this - after all, she is by no means the first woman trying to make such a life for herself in Germany.
Will our protagonist find happiness by following her chosen path? Or will her surroundings force her to make some changes to the way she plans to live her life?