Medea, a sorceress, having sailed from her homeland and born a son to her lover, Jason, waits for him to fulfill his promise of marriage. She takes emotional refuge in caring for their baby, but the strain of her ebbing faith takes its toll. When his betrayal is clear, she discards the role she embraced for love and remembers who she is. She reclaims her power, conjuring a potion that destroys Jason’s ambitions. Finally, she confronts him with the consequences of his tragic betrayal: the sacrifice of their family.