Princess Cuzán was engaged in marriage to Prince Ek Chapat.
Upon meeting the young warrior Chalpot. their souls are trapped in a fiery bond. When the king finds out, he decides to sacrifice Chalpot for his audacity, but Cuzán promises never to see him again and to marry the prince in exchange for saving his beloved.
The king grants him life, but a sorcerer gives him to the princess turned into a beetle, she, faithful to her love, covers him with precious stones and lights him next to her heart. Thus fulfilling the oath to never forget him ever.
Thus the Mackech was born.