After entering the cave he saw a silver light at the end of the tunnel which when he reached it revealed a chamber filled witn gold and other treasure enough to rival that in The Cave of Wonders.
Despite the Golden Cobra's attempt to seduce Jay with treasure which the Cobra informed him was real and even promising to serve Jay if he abandoned his friends, Jay would not be detured. Jay fought with the stick which spewed venom but Jay captured it. The Golden Cobra transformed into a humble walking stick.
The purpose of the cave was to test loyalty and by capturing the snake which was no longer gold, Jay did something his father would not have which was to prove what was the more important than physical treasure. passage where was insid of a hidded
After the talisman had been caught, it attemped to seduce him in Just as Jay had aquired the Golden Cobra, the rocks in the cave began falling and disintegrating and the outline of a door appeaered on one of the rocks. This door led to a magically created city where the four had been told to look for some place called the "House of Horrors."