The three rioters come to an agreement and decide to transport the gold during the night. they send the youngest of the men into town for supplies so that they could camp there for the rest of the day.
While the young man gathers supplies in town, the other two men collaborate on a plan to split the money solely between themselves by stabbing and killing the youngest when he returns.
When the young man returned he was stabbed to death by the others. In celebration of their accomplishment, the two men drank the poisoned wine brought to them by the youngest, unknowing of its effects. In the end, all three men perish, death had been under the tree after all.