After the death of Philippe, Angélique has retired to the country.
There she lives a quiet and peaceful life until ...
... Desgrez comes along to tell her the king has an important mission for her.
In exchange for her help, the king will give her "Hôtel de Beautreillis", once owned by Joffrey.
After her meeting with the king she goes to
"Hôtel de Beautreillis".
Here she meets Savary, a scientist who lives there secretly.
Desgrez is, as always, right behind her.
Desgrez accompanies her to the Bey.
The Bey is impressed by Angélique.
He tries to seduce her.
She resists and the Bey wants to kill her, but ...
fortunatley she is saved by a group of rebels.
The leader of the rebels is Ràkóczi, a prince in exile.
After signing the treaty, the King tells him to choose a gift. He chooses Angélique.
Colbert tells him this is impossible, because she is the King's favorite. The King secretly tells her he regrets this is not true.
As a reward for her efforts she is given the moumy. She brings it to Savary.
One night she hears a strange noise.
It's prince Ràkóczi who is hunted by the police. Angélique offers him refuge.
The king is not amused, but forgives Angélique.
Mme De Montespan begs Angélique to leave Versailles but she refuses saying the King wouldn't like it.
Angélique and the King.
The King asks her to sit next to him while he plays.
A private room for the Marquise De Plessis-Bellières.
Desgrez warns her that people are trying to poison her.
After Desgrez leaves, Bontemps comes to take Angélique to the King.
At the King.
The King is pleased and wants to make her his mistress. At first Angélique agrees, but then ...
... she is reminded of her one true love, Joffrey. She accuses the King of killing him, but he tells her Joffrey didn't die on the stake. He was rescued but died trying to escape.
"Hôtel de Beautreillis"
Angélique can't believe it, could Joffrey still be alive?
She finds a poisoned nightgown on her bed. Her servant has put it there instructed so by Mademoiselle Des Oeillets.
Angélique goes to a swimmingparty near the river Seine.
She shares a tent with Mme De Montespan and notices a strange birthmark on her hip.
The King and Angélique are looking at the noblemen playing in the water.
Barcarole tells her there is going to be a black mass.
At night they go to a isolated house.
There Angélique sees them offering a baby in favour of Mme De Montespan. Angélique cries out and they have to flee. Barcarole is shot and dies.
Angélique goes back to Hôtel de Beautreillis, where she tells all to Desgrez.
Desgrez tells her Joffrey is still alive.
That night Joffrey appears, he looks at Angélique sleeping. Just as he walks away he notices a man who comes to murder Angélique. They struggle and he kills the man.
Angélique wakes up and sees Joffrey, she calls
out his name, but he runs away.
Angélique runs after him, but he closes the door. She begs him to open the door, but he doesn't respond.
Desgrez explains that Joffrey loves her so much, he doesn't want her to live as an exile.
Savary has brought her a letter of Joffrey.
Angélique decides to follow Joffrey.
Together with Savary she goes to the south of France.