Hera and Sinbad have been childhood friends and were even known to have loved one another during those tender times. While Sinbad was away, Hera was taken and sold away as a slave. Having never seen her friend again until years later, when the two are grown adults now. Hera's still innocent heart loves Sinbad, even when he's no longer the friend she once knew and loved. Hera slowly notices the changes in Sinbad's heart,and decides to keep her mouth closed until she deems him worthy of hearing her voice. Promises are broken. Hearts are shattered. Lives are now destroyed. What must a man do in order to hear a woman speak? Why does such a high and mighty king wish to hear the words of a lowly peasant?