When Don Juan returns home after years of travel, he brings with him a beautiful and mysterious young wife, Dona Pepa. Despite her beauty, Dona Pepa is mistrusted and disliked by everyone. Several years after this, Don Juan invites his nephew, Don Luis, for an extended visit. Don Luis takes an instant dislike to his aunt. Moreover, he often sees a sinister snake around the house, which fills him with fear and loathing. He soon realises that this snake is Dona Pepa in another form.
When the elderly widow Cipriana is visited by a strange and scary fire spirit, he tells her that he will help her to make her fortune. The weird elf tells her that he is responsible for fires all over the world and he tells her of a major fire that will break out in the city of Murcia in two weeks time. He advises Cipriana to go to the authorities there and predict the fire. Of course, she will not be believed at first...but when her predictions come true, she will be in great demand and will be well rewarded. Things do not go quite according to plan.
An old Spanish ghost story about a former convent which is haunted by a young nun who fell in love and broke her vows. Her punishment was to be walled up alive. Her tormented ghost haunts the cloister...until one day the occupants decide to unbrick the wall where the nun died, and the family find something quite unexpected.