Rebel leader Leopoldo Mabilangan gets his alias from the boy Hector who gave his life fighting for justice. Ka Hector leads his followers with rigid rules and honorable principles that gain the respect of the masses. But some rebels split from his group because of Ka Hector's moral regulations. Ka Hector falls in love and marries student cadre Teresa (Dina Bonnevie) who gives him a son raised by Ka Hector's parents. Ka Hector becomes disappointed with the organization when his friend Andy is executed on the suspicion of being a DPA. Yet even after the end of the dictatorship, Ka Hector continues to fight the government until a congressman persuades him to accept amnesty and start a cooperative for the farmers. But, will the NPA let Ka Hector live peacefully?