When Marga Engel, a cook, learns that she will lose her house to a corrupt company, she goes to Leipzig to fight it, and finds herself unwittingly employed by the company's CEO!
Marga gets Dr. Gössel to confess that he tampered with Mr. Ohrmann's car. As it turns out, they have a lot in common...
Marga goes to the university library to try to study cases similar to her own against Herr Ohrmann. Later, she cooks him dinner.