Princess Izta has many wealthy suitors but dismisses them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promises to be true to her, Izta finally falls in love. The emperor promises Popoca that if he can defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta can wed. However, when Popoca is near to defeating Jaguar Claw, he learns that his love is in a deep, deep sleep. Will he ever be able to wake her?