King T'Challa returns domestic from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African kingdom of Wakanda to function his u . S .'s new chief. However, T'Challa soon reveals that he is challenged for the throne by factions inside his own united states of america as well as with out. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mom, his princess-child sister, participants of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'unique forces') and an American spy, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a international warfare.