This is the sequel to the Golden Lioness film. Shortly after the events of that one, Kiara gains a new brother Kion, and witnesses the return of Kopa, knocked out in an avalanche long ago and assumed dead. The film focuses on the tension between Kopa and her husband Kovu and her attempts to prevent the mistrust between them from sending the kingdom into civil war. It also features a friendship that grows between Kion and Vitani which will play a critical role in films 6 to 12. It will focus on Kiara's attempts to throw Zira's remaining soldiers out of the Pride Lands.