The complex of relationships between the characters are exposed to new challenges, when Aurora agrees to marry the handsome Prince Phillip from a neighboring Kingdom. At an engagement dinner party, maleficent tries to be good-natured, but an insult from the Prince's mother, Ingrit, makes Her angry. Soon Ingrid accuses the sorceress of casting a curse on king John, and then declares war on her. When Maleficent escapes from the castle, she is helped by dark fairies who have been hiding from people for centuries. The lady of darkness will have to decide whether to side with the magical creatures from the underworld or make peace with people.