In ‘The Maid of the Mountains’ the chief bandit, Baldassaré, has decided to disband. Soon, however, the local Governor captures Baldassaré’s lover, Teresa. At first, she steadfastly refuses to give up Baldassaré’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 Baldassaré and he and his band are sent to prison. While in prison, Baldassaré realizes that Teresa is in fact his true love. With the help Lieutenant Rugini, the Governor of the prison, Baldassaré and his men escape. Baldassaré reunites with Teresa, she forgives him and all ends well.