After Ruy's decisive intervention in the battle, Sancho of Castile takes Galicia from his brother García. But this does not bring peace to the Iberian Peninsula. On the contrary: the final battle between Leon and Castile is approaching. Meanwhile, Ruy is forced to betray Amina.
El Cid retells from a contemporary perspective the story of the most famous Spaniard in history, a man trapped between two worlds and two cultures. A nobleman, a hero, a mercenary, a vassal, but also a man who could have been king. El Cid was centuries ahead of his time and became transcended by his own legend.