Coyote is a famous trickster from Native American Folklore. He encounters Scrooge in the hospital and sends him on a journey with three spirits.
Mariposa is the Spirit of Christmas Past who takes Scrooge to his childhood village in Michoacán, Mexico.
Venado, a Yaqui deer dancer, is the Spirit who shows Scrooge the sad, lonely life he is living in the present day.
La Llorona is the legendary ghost from Mexican folklore. She shows Scrooge a sad future if he doesn't change his miserly ways and learn to love
Scrooge is a wealthy, mean old man in Santa Fe, NM. Mariposa shows him his blissful childhood in Mexico, as well as his decision, as a young man, to cross the border to seek his fortune in the U.S.