Madeline is the daughter of Magician, who uses false illusions. Madeline later discovers that she can perform true magic and her father becomes so jealous, he sends her to the forest, where she tends all the animals and heals their wounds. The winter is too cold and Madeline becomes ill. The animals then carry her to a cave and give her cures from plants. A young man then finds her while she is healing, he is a witch doctor. He too takes care of her.