The legend takes shape
Cuzán princess was betrothed to the prince Ek Chapat. By knowing the young warrior Chalpol, their souls are trapped in a loop of fire. The king on hearing, decides to sacrifice Chalpol for his daring, so Cuzán would never see him again and promises to marry the prince in exchange for saving her beloved.
The king gives life, but a sorcerer delivers the princess turned into a beetle. She, true to his love, covers it with precious stones and lights it with his heart. Thus fulfilling the oath never forget.
Thus was born the Mackech.