A mysterious urge draws Leo Vincey and his guardian, Horace Holly, from the tranquility to the dangers of Africa, and a quest to find an explanation for the mysterious visions haunting Leo.
The quest ultimately leads them to the hidden city of Kor, ruled over by the beautiful but evil Queen Ayesha, the legendary She Who Must Be Obeyed.
Ancient and immortal, Ayesha has waiting millennia for the return of her dead lover... for Leo Vincey.
H. Rider Haggard’s classic romantic fantasy was an instant success upon its publication in 1886. It remains an influence to fantasy writers and has been adapted for film on numerous occasions.