The TARDIS materialises in Mexico during the Aztec civilisation.  The Doctor and his companions step outside to find they are in a tomb – the tomb of Yetaxa, once a High Priest of the Aztecs. Barbara is hailed as Yetaxa’s reincarnation by Autloc, High Priest of Knowledge, and Tlotoxl, High Priest of Sacrifice, when they find her in the precincts of the tomb wearing the bracelet of the deceased Priest, now revered as a god. And she takes advantage of her position and unaccustomed power to try and dissuade the Aztecs from practicing human sacrifice…