An Ethiopian princess, Aida, is held prisoner in Egypt. She lies about her identity and is now a slave of Amneris, the Egyptian King's daughter. Aida and Radamès, an Egyptian General, are secretly in love. When Radamès is appointed as the supreme commander against Ethiopia, Aida is forced to weigh her heart against the responsibility as the leader of her people. Will their love ultimately transcends the differences between their warring nations?