Three treasure hunters obtain possession of a document describing the location of a treasure which is hidden away in an almost inaccessible part of the mountain country. While they are discussing their plans at a small inn, the famous Dr. Nicola comes in and learns of their intentions. He notices that only one of the three men is suited for the business which the three are about to undertake. He decides, with the help of this man, to seek the treasure himself. He leaves, and soon after sends one of his Chinese servants to the inn, requesting him to come and see him at once. On his arrival he is persuaded to seek the treasure with Dr. Nicola, the latter explaining that he is more experienced than the other two men in such matters. The treasure hunter finally agrees to all that Dr. Nicola suggests. However, the other two find out that they have been betrayed, and make up their minds to have revenge. Secretly they board the steamer on which Dr. Nicola and their betrayer are passengers ...
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