The Stepdaughters Story Summary

The Stepdaughters Story Summary

The Stepdaughters tells a story of two families, the Dela Rosas and the Salvadors who are friends and from a humble beginning.
Luisa Dela Rosa is married to Mario Dela Rosa and has a daughter called Mayumi. They lead a simple life in the slums of Quezon City.

Mario Dela Rosa comes home one day to meet an unfortunate news that he and his wife, Luisa Dela Rosa and daughter Mayumi Dela Rosa have lost all their belongings through fire which burnt their house and are forced to live under the mercy of the Salvadors. Hernan is exceptionally loyal to Mario because he saved him from an out-of-control truck, driven by a middle-aged lady that nearly hit him. The lady, who introduced herself as a cosmetics company owner is also grateful to Mario for helping her evade an accident.

However, Hernan Salvador’s wife, Brenda who is pessimistic, nagging and self-centered cruelly fights with Mayumi and her mother, Luisa over a ruined make up kits which is destroyed by her own spoilt daughter, Isabelle Salvador and blames Mayumi for it. Brenda also doesn’t like the idea of the Dela Rosas’ living with them as she believes that her husband is attracted to Mario’s wife

The Dela Rosas are compelled to leave the house of the Salvadors to instill peace in the family. Discovering that Mario has heart problem, Brenda rats the driver out to his boss for Mario to lose his job. At that time Mario will celebrate the birthday of his daughter the next day, after failed attempts to get his boss to give him back his job, he decides to use the date of birth of his daughter to stake a lotto so that when he wins he can give his daughter and wife a better life.

Unfortunately, Hernan had a heart attack after winning the numbers. This is the first time that he has won a lottery, 120million and has so many in mind to accomplish for his only daughter. He is hoping to give his daughter, Mayumi the best and bought the favourite story of his daughter for her.

The man suffers hearts attack while talking with his wife on phone. He could not tell her the good news. The story book he bought for Mayumi which inside it his winning numbers were in fell into the van that he drives. He dies, however the story book which contains his fortune is now in the possession of his best friend, Hernan who claims the money and enrich himself and his family with.

The fortune of the Dela Rosa family was not known by the real beneficiaries. Fate had played with the Dela Rosa family so hard that when they finally meet the Salvadors after a long time, it was a different story now.  Hernan has lost his wife due to cancer and now owns a great cosmetic firm which he establishes with the help of the middle-aged woman that promised to award Mario for saving his life.

Members of the principal families struggle through truth and integrity, l0ve, passion, power and money. For the Dela Rosa family, as long as they stick together and view life differently, they persevere all their struggles.

Mayumi and Isabelle are now beautiful young ladies. Mayumi even though struggled, she gains the best of education to become a chemistry graduate and is employed by Hernan as a way of helping the family after escaping with their fortune.

Isabelle who had been influenced and poisoned by her late mother keeps on inflicting pains on Mayumi when they met again and work together in Coco Line, a business established with Mario’s stolen money.

Hernan gradually woos the wife of his late friend to marry her for the girls who grew in rivalry to become stepsisters. How will the scene unfolds when Luisa realises that all the wealth the Salvadors had been enjoying over the years is rightfully hers and Mayumi’s?


Joyceline Natally Cudjoe

An Entertainment Columnist, Content Writer, Blogger, Novelist, Poet, and a Publicist. For business or story tip off, contact me on +233 24 646 6866 or email: [email protected]

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