A Brahman priest is trapped by a creature known as a yakka, who has a woman's body and a horse's head. She wants to eat the priest, but he is very handsome, and she falls in love. She offers him the choice of marrying her or dying. He marries her, and they have a son together. The father and son are kept trapped inside a cave, but when one day they escape, the son, who is half yakka, is able to use his powers to work for a nearby king.