A deluxe novelization of the Walt Disney Studios film Maleficent, a visually dazzling live action film explores the origins of one of the most iconic Disney villains: Maleficent, the infamous fairy who curses Princess Aurora in Disney's animated classic Sleeping Beauty. This "origin" story is told from Maleficent's perspective, intersecting with the classic in both familiar and unexpected ways.
In revenge for wrongs done to her and her home, Maleficent curses the newborn daughter of King Stefan. But as she watches the child grow, Maleficent finds herself becoming more and more fond of the girl. And when the conflict threatens both kingdoms again, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace. But how can she undo the curse she made in anger so many years ago?