Victoria is attacked at the Tavern by a wanted man. Three men come to her rescue, the criminal dies, but the 3,000 pesos reward creates its own issues.
Don Alejandro bumps his head, falls into Zorro's hideout and when he comes to believes he is Zorro and rides out to fight injustice.
When the sons of an eminent minister from Madrid move to the pueblo and then die horribly, the Alcalde sees it as an opportunity to frame Zorro. But Zorro soon learns that the actions of Luis Ramone, the previous Alcalde, have come back to haunt them.