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Popocatepetl

by Micha F. Lindemans
A young Aztec warrior who fell in love with Iztaccihuatl, the emperor's daughter. When he was send away to fight in a war, the girl died of grief. Upon his return, he took her body with him and carried her to the mountains, where he himself died of grief. They were transformed into mountains by the gods who took pity on them. Iztaccihautl

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