Prince Prospero was a prince who was very wealthy, but very selfish. There was a plauge, called the Red Death, and everyone in his village was dying. Prince Prospero did not seem to care, trying to keep only himself alive and protected.
Prince Prospero threw a party in his kingdom, where only the most wealthy and healthy were invited. But then, there was a masked figure that entered the party, who looked like a corpse.
Prince Prospero chases after the masked figure, but it ends up killing the Prince.