From the day Ella was born, she was cursed. Cursed to live with the evil Marilyn and her daughters, whom she thinks of as family. Cursed to never to able to leave the ancient tower where they live, unless on command. Cursed to be a slave until the day she dies. One night, Ella angers Marilyn, who locks her up in fury. Her godmother shows up, and sets her an impossible task, in exchange for freedom.