The Red Death starts with the Prince inviting all his friends over for a masquerade in an abbey. That's how he plans to hide from the Red Death.
The prince entertained his friends at the party with dancing and not just any dancing but dancing for different stages of life in each room
While the party was going on people noticed a person that was wearing a Red Death mask and was there for the party but realized that the person wasn't there for the party but actually had the red death.
The Prince goes and tries to warn his friends that the Red Death had arrive but before he could do so he fell to his death
Soon the Red Death killed all the people at the ball after they tried to stop it, the Red Death eventually conquered all.
You can not escape death no matter your situation. At the end of the day we are all gonna die one day.