Once upon a time, Don Juan and his wife Namongan lived in Nalbuan, now part of La Union in the Northern part of the philippines. Don Juan left his wife to go to her enemy to punished her enemies. But he didn't know that her wife is pregnant. Namongan gave birth to a baby boy without her husband. He gave her son's name Lam-ang.
Lam-ang is the first child who spoke after he came out to her mother's womb. When Lam-ang came out to her mother he ask her mother if where is her father. After 9 years Lam-ang decided to find/look for her father. When Lam-ang feel a tired he decided to take a rest and while he's sleeping he had a dream about her father heads hanging in the pole of the igorot tribe. When Lam-ang learned of what happend to her father, He rushed to their village and kill all the people except a one people who's going to tell to other people about Lam-ang greatness.
There was a young woman named Ines Kannoyan whom Lam-ang wanted to get married. Lam-ang decided to court Ines and he bring a rooster and gray dog. Lam-ang meet another suitor of Ines and the suitor of Ines decided to challenge Lam-ang and if one of them win they're going to win the heart of Ines. Lam-ang win the challege.
Lam-ang win the heart of Ines by the attention of her rooster who destroy the house nearby the house of Ines. The parent's of Ines decided to let Lam-ang to marry their daughter but Lam-ang need to have a proper dowry and Lam-ang promise it to the parent's of Ines. Lam-ang and Ines got married after the parent's of Ines approved.
There was a tradition that a newly married man will swim in the river to get the raring fish. Lam-ang dive straight into the mouth of water monster Berkakan. Lam-ang was eaten by Berkakan and the friend of Lam-ang saved her in the stomach of the monster.
Lam-ang ang Ines get married again after he came back to life. Lam-ang and Ines lived happily ever after with his white rooster and gray dog.