Part one: A brown-haired man finds out that his wife cheats on him with a blonde-haired man. He kills his rival and is condemned to the capital punishment. Gazale takes her own life. Part two: Same story. Same denouement, the only variant being that it is the blond-haired man who is the husband and the brown-haired one who is the lover. Part three: The story starts over again and is the same until the two men come into conflict. But from then on it changes dramatically : the brown-haired man decides not to kill his rival. The latter marries Gazale and nobody dies.