Scene 1The eastern shore of central Africa
Two men, Leo and Holly, are flung onto the shore during a violent storm. They take cover from the rain and dwell on the events that led to their predicament. Shortly, members of the lost Amahagger tribe, lead by a girl called Ustane, appear and offer to guide the men to the Lost City.
Scene 2A large cavern serving as home to the Amahagger
Whilst Leo and Holly are enjoying the hospitality of the Amahagger, they are ambushed by hostile tribesmen, who believe that these outsiders should be sacrificed, according to their ancient traditions. Ustane, who has fallen for Leo, even performing a mysterious bonding ceremony with him, fights together with Leo and Holly. At the last minute, Ustane, Leo and Holly are saved by the arrival of the Royal Guard, who arrest the attackers and take the visitors to the Lost City, but Leo has been badly injured.
Scene 3The Throne Room of She who must be obeyed
Holly stands near the throne as the Queen, Ayesha, sentences the attackers to death for defying her orders to bring the men to her alive. Then the room is cleared and Holly receives a private audience with Ayesha. She is intrigued by the outsider and asks him to report on the last two thousand years, since her people chose to hide from the world. Holly obliges but, in return, he beseeches Ayesha to tend to Leo, for whom he fears the worst.
Scene 4An antechamber, somewhere in the labyrinth of caves
Leo is lying wounded as Ustane tends to his injuries. The Queen arrives to see Leo and orders Ustane away. Ayesha is shocked to discover that Leo is the man she has been waiting for during the last two thousand years. She believes him to be the reincarnation of the Egyptian priest Kallikrates. Meanwhile, Ustane is unwilling to leave Leo and there is a confrontation between the women. Ayesha threatens to destroy the girl if she does not go away.
Scene 5A room in Ayesha’s private quarters
Leo is recovering well, thanks to the mystical and healing powers of the Queen. He is intoxicated by her beauty and power, though she warns him that there is much about her he doesn’t know. Ayesha then invites Leo and Holly to a celebration in their honour. Ayesha, Leo and Holy watch the festivities from the balcony, which overlooks the plains of Kor.
Scene 1The Fire Dance, as seen from the Royal Balcony
Ayesha, Leo and Holy watch the festivities from the balcony, which overlooks the plains of Kor. A dance takes place, which involves the burning of various body parts from the thousands of corpses that are scattered around the cave complex, perfectly preserved in the many crypts. The tribes have an almost magical embalming process, which keeps the bodies from deteriorating at all. Holly and Leo are shocked by the spectacle and wish to leave. During the dance, Ayesha sees Ustane trying to advise Leo to escape.
Scene 2The Throne Room
In a fit of jealous rage, the Queen kills Ustane. Leo and Holly are forced to look on in horror. With her dying breath, Ustane declares her feelings for Leo. To make things worse, Ayesha explains how she has loved Leo since she murdered him as Kallikrates two thousand years before. Then she offers Leo the one knife that can kill her. This is his chance for revenge... but he cannot do it. He has fallen too far for Ayesha.
Scene 3The Royal Crypt
She takes the men to her private crypt. Lying there is the perfectly preserved body of Kallikrates. The men cannot believe what they see. She destroys the body of Kallikrates and declares that their destiny is to be together for eternity. Holly can only stand by and observe as Leo is drawn in. tells them about the fire of life, hidden in a volcano on the other side of the plains of Kor. This is where they must go.
Scene 4Outside the ruins of the lost city of Kor
That night, they make camp. Holly and Leo consider the situation. Leo and Ayesha share a tender moment as they dream of their future together... the calm before the storm.
Scene 5In the Volcano
Ayesha and Leo confront the fire. Ayesha tries to coax Leo into the fire by going in first. She promises that bathing in it will give him eternal life. She is unaware that you cannot bathe in the fire twice. As she enters it, she begins to age, and the two thousand years are returned to her. Leo watches in horror as she crawls from the fire, pleading with him to wait for her. Then, with a last gasping breath, she dies. Something in the balance of nature is disturbed and the cave begins to collapse. Leo is devastated and, despite Holly’s pleas, refuses to leave. Holly can only watch helplessly as Leo enters the fire to become immortal and wait for her in eternity...