A young man leaves home and fights bravely in a war. The king wants to reward him with treasures, including his daughter. The princess has a strange expectation, where anyone she marries has to pledge to also be buried alive with her to prove his love. The young man agrees and they are married, but the young queen dies pretty soon. The now king is weirded out at the prospect of being buried alive in her crypt with her, but he has to go. While there, he witnesses snakes reviving each other with the use of some leaves. So he uses the leaves to resurrect his wife and they’re happy for a while. Things are going well until the queen betrays her husband and sleeps with a sea captain. The king dies shortly after. A faithful servant uses the snake leaves to bring the king back to life, and they punish the queen and captain with death.