The red death starts to kill people so the prince takes his friends and locks them in a hold so they would be safe from death. He seals the hold so no one can get in or out.
The Prince and his friends dances and party with masks to hide from the reality of death.
The red death appears for the first time in physical form.
A figured dressed as someone infected with the pague appears so the Prince tries to attack it and the Red death kills the Prince
The the red death kills the rest of them and has then killed everyone
The clock symbolizes the red death appearing and hours counting down The colored rooms in a circle symbolize the stages of life. The Red Death figure symbolizes death and that you cannot escape death. The masks symbolize them hiding from the reality of death that will eventually kill them.