The story centers around the fallout of the finale season of Xena on T.V. It picks up where the season finale ended.
Xena is still dead and a grief stricken Gabrielle has decided to resurrect her friend no matter the consequences. She makes a deal with an elder God, C'Thulon, and the story revolves around an altered reality where Xena and Joxer are alive but Xena is now more evil than ever. It then becomes Gabrielle's mission to turn her back to the light or kill her again.