Doris Donath is just one doorstep away from making a career as a successful banker. Currently she has the position of team leader, but as assistant director Stracher claims to like her and supports her aims, she is highly motivated to go further. Her colleagues are already going to be eaten up with envy. When one day Stracher's support for Doris becomes a very explicit direction, Doris refuses. Now Stracher refuses to support Doris any longer and begins to blackmail her.