Simba chooses to heart his or her own imperial destiny, and idolises his father, King Mufasa. However, perhaps not everybody else in the realm celebrates the cub's coming back. Scar, Mufasa's brother--and heir to the throne--includes plans of his or her own. The struggle for Pride Rock is ravaged with tragedy, betrayal and drama resulting in the exile of Simba. With assistance from a pair of friends, Simba might need to work out how exactly to mature and return what is his.