In "The Maid of the Mountains" the chief bandit, Baldassare has decided to disband. Soon, however, the local Governor captures Baldassare's lover, Teresa. At first, she steadfastly refuses to give up Baldassare's location. However, she is furious when she discovers that he has fallen in love with Angela, the daughter of the retiring Governor. She proceeds to lead the authorities to Baldassare's and he and his band are sent to prison. While in prison, Baldassare realizes that Teresa is in fact his true love. With the help Lieutenant Rugini, the Governor of the prison, Baldassare and his men escape. Baldassare reunites with Teresa, she forgives him and all ends well.