The lead character, called 'The Bride(Uma Thurman),' was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, lead by her lover 'Bill(David Carradine).' Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill's child, 'The Bride' decided to escape her life as a killer. She fled to Texas, met a young man, and on the day of their wedding rehearsal was gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill (with the assistance of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, O-Ren Ishii(Lucy Liu), Vernita Green(Vivica A. Fox), Budd(Michael Madsen), and Elle Driver(Daryl Hannah)). Four years later, 'The Bride' wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She, then, decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby. The saga of Kill Bill Volume I begins.